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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…

PS 346 Hosts “Moms Bring Your Child to School Day!”

In September, PS 346 held their third annual “Dads Bring Your Child to School Day,” which has been a successful and fun experience for both parents and children. The event…

Local Students Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

Throughout the month of October, schools in the Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) community made strides against breast cancer. Students ages four through fourteen decided, each in their own way, to…

SCT Community’s Involvement in Boston Market Mural Painting

The students at Gateway Intermediate School 364 (IS 364) and Frederick Douglass Academy VIII (FDA VIII) are aspiring artists and now the entire community knows it. In an attempt to…

It’s Time To Walk For Breast Cancer

The Starrett City Lions will be walking and showing their support on Saturday, October 24th for Breast Cancer (their team name is Starrett City Lions Plus Friends); as October is…

Preparing For An Emergency

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 happen. It’s always…

School Bells Ring In the Start Bells Ring In the Start of Another Year of Learning of Another Year of Learning

Students are excited to get back into the school groove again, as they line up outside for the first day of the new school year. Their backpacks are filled with…

Newest Members to Spring Creek Towers’ Department of Public Safety

Spring Creek Towers’ Department of Public Safety held a graduation ceremony for twelve of its newest officers on Wednesday, September 9th at the Brooklyn Sports Club. A diverse group of…