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Inquiring Photographers asks: What are your summer plans

              Kimara Green, a staff member at Frederick Douglass Academy VIII: “I plan on taking several vacations this summer. We will be going to…

Members of Sisters with Purpose Win A Trip to the Ellen Show

BY AMANDA MOSES Heartfelt dedication and continuous work running a food pantry earned two members of Sisters With Purpose Inc. (SWP) a free trip to the Ellen Show in Los…

Spring Creek Youth Symphony’s Instructors Perform for Community

BY: PAMELA STERN On December 22, the Spring Creek Towers’ community was privy to a special holiday concert where the instructors of the Spring Creek Towers Youth Symphony and PS…

Let’s Dance Away Breast Cancer

By Amanda Moses October is Breast Cancer Awareness month; this year the Starrett City Lions Club will be coordinating a Zumba dance fundraiser at the Brooklyn Sports Club (BSC) in…

It’s Always Best To Be Prepared for an Emergency

By: Pamela Stern It’s that time of the year, when the weather starts to drastically change and we need to be prepared for any type of emergency situation that may…

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…