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Cooling off in the Pool

Students at the Starrett Early Learning Center’s (ELC) summer camp are participating in one of the most fun recreational activities in the summer— swimming. Twice a week students ages, four…

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Spring Creek Towers Scholarship Program Awardees

By Pam Stern It’s that time of the year and seventeen students will be receiving scholarships from the Spring Creek Towers Scholarship Program. This year’s recipients will receive varying amounts,…

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Spring Creek Towers’ Residents Help Save Lives

One of the most beautiful things about humanity is our ability to empathize and help others. In doing so, sometimes the smallest acts of kindness can make a difference. On…

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PS 346 Students Celebrate Various Cultures

Students at PS 346 were able to expand their palates with an assortment of food from around the world during the school’s annual multicultural event. The elementary school serves close…

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Enrichment Programs Showcases Talent

By Amanda Moses Spring Creek Towers (SCT) has an assortment of youth-oriented activities that are available to the community. These activities offer cultural enrichment as well as recreational fun for…

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Spring Creek Youth Symphony Entertains Community

By Amanda Moses Spring Creek Towers’ residents were able to enjoy a beautiful afternoon soaking up the sun’s rays on the Brooklyn Sports Club’s outdoor patio while listening to an…

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The Brooklyn Sports Club Celebrates Senior Fitness Day

There was a “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” at the Brooklyn Sports Club (BSC) last week when seniors ages 50 and up took a free Zumba Gold class. They shook…

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The Blood Donation Process and Who Can Donate Blood

To donate blood, a New York Blood Center (NYBC) specialist performs a strictly confidential medical history screening to clear prospective donors to have their blood drawn. The entire procedure will…

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Caption: During last year’s blood drive, Wendy Klein said she donates blood because the thought of helping others makes her feel good.

Give the Gift of Life at the Spring Creek Towers Blood Drive

  Did you know one pint of blood can help save the lives of up to three people? Every three seconds someone in the United States needs a life-saving blood…

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Father’s Day Gifts for Dads Planning to Go Camping This Summer

(StatePoint) Those who love to camp, hike and fish are always in need of equipment—and Father’s Day is the best time to gift outdoor-loving dads all the items that they…

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Spring Creek Towers Community Mourns Passing of Beloved Resident

On Friday morning, May 1st, 2015 at 11:04 am, Jean Marilyn Holden quietly and peacefully passed over into the comfort of the LORD. Jean was born on September 11, 1941…

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Tech Talk Exclusive: Interview with Yacht Club Games

By Dean Moses Do you ever wonder who made your favorite video game when you sit down to play it? Do you ever wonder what inspired those men and women…

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Reporter’s Reflections: Living Below the Line for a Second Time

BY AMANDA MOSES I have often heard of the term, “hangry,” a slang word for being so hungry that you are filled with Hulk-like rage, but I have never used…

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Rising Stars Take the Stage!

Last week, the Gateway Intermediate Middle School 364’s afterschool program, New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL), presented their first annual talent show. The program’s staff members helped students create…

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Honoring Spring Creek Towers’ Volunteers

Last month was National Volunteer Month, when community organizations like Spring Creek Senior Partners and JASA Starrett Senior Center celebrated the work volunteers do year-round. JASA kicked off their ceremony…