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Celebrating Twenty Years of Touro College in SCT

By Amanda Moses Mahatma Gandhi once said, “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Without those who standup and push for change, we wouldn’t be…

Breaking Records at the Rio Olympics

BY AMANDA MOSES The Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio, Brazil came to a close on Sunday with a blaze of color, samba music and beautiful dance routines. Every…

Ways to Stay Fit this Summer in Spring Creek Towers

BY: MALICK MERCIER The sweltering days of July have taken their toll on each and every one of us at Spring Creek Towers (SCT). Some may be wondering how to…

New Bicycle Lanes and Speed Humps

BY: PAMELA STERN New York City’s Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) has started to install new bicycle paths and speed humps to improve the access to the Jamaica Bay Greenway…

Oldest Woman Alive Passes Away

BY: AMANDA MOSES On May 12th, the world’s oldest woman, Susannah Mushatt Jones, passed away in her sleep within her apartment at the Vandalia Senior Center. Often hailed as a…

Exclusive Coverage at the Democratic Primary Debate in Brooklyn

By Amanda Moses and Pamela Stern Tensions were at an all-time high during the Democratic Presidential Primary Debate at the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard on April 14th.   Just a few…

Presidential Primary Debate in Brooklyn

BY: PAMELA STERN Brooklyn will host the last Democrat debate before the Presidential Primary in New York. Former Secretary of State and Former First Lady Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator…

Family Is More Than Blood

By Amanda Moses If you could save a friend’s life, would you? What would you sacrifice to help that person? Would you give up blood, bone marrow, maybe even a…

SCBC Honoring the Memory of Jimmy O’Pharrow

It only takes one person to make a change: one person to see a community and know its true potential for greatness. That was Jimmy O’Pharrow, a strong, intelligent, loving,…

New York City Blizzard 2016

Last Saturday, January 23rd, Storm Jonas, the first winter storm of 2016, hit the northeast coast of the United States bringing more than two feet of snow to the greater metropolitan…

SCT’s Senior Organizations Spread Holiday Cheer

BY AMANDA MOSES The holiday season is usually filled with cheer and good tidings, but it can be a lonesome time for those unable to be with their family and…

Community Profile: Q & A with Spring Creek Towers’ Comedian Damon Rozier

By Pamela Stern Damon Rozier is a resident of Spring Creek Towers for fifteen years and is a nationally known comedian. The saying is that “comedy comes from tragedy” and in…

JASA Hosts Early Thanksgiving Meal

BY AMANDA MOSES On November 25th, the holiday spirit was contagious during JASA Starrett Senior Center’s traditional Thanksgiving meal. Lunchtime was a grand affair as many of the seniors enjoyed…

Walking For a Great Cause

BY AMANDA MOSES On October 24th, the Spring Creek Towers’ community (SCT) joined the worldwide effort to make strides against breast cancer during their annual community walk. The hub of…

Voting For Your Favorite Boston Market Mural

BY: PAMELA STERN Students of Gateway Intermediate School 364 and Frederick Douglass Academy VIII have created their own murals on wooden barricades where Boston Market will open in mid-November. In…