News

New Select Bus Service for Riders of the B82

BY AMANDA MOSES On October 1st, the MTA launched a Select Bus Service (SBS) for the B82 route, which provides limited service along Pennsylvania Avenue to Bensonhurst and other parts…

Advertising Week’s Brand Building With Will Smith

BY AMANDA MOSES Building your brand is a difficult task for businesses and entrepreneurs in this digital age. There is an abundance of social media outreach to choose from, but…

SCT Scholarship Winner: Devonte Griffiths

BY AMANDA MOSES The Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) Scholarship Program has a history of awarding students who excel academically, demonstrate civic responsibility, and are involved in extracurricular activities. It is not…

The Renaming of Penn and Fountain Parks

BY AMANDA MOSES On Wednesday, September 5th, Governor Andrew Cuomo officially signed a decree renaming Penn and Fountain Parks after Brooklynite and trailblazer, Shirley Chisholm (who was both the first…

Associated Supermarket Hosts Customer Appreciation Day

BY AMANDA MOSES On June 30th, Associated Supermarket hosted their Annual Customer Appreciation day in the Spring Creek Towers’ shopping center’s parking lot. The event was held on a bright…

SCTA Installation of Officers

By: Pamela Stern The Starrett City Tenant Association’s (SCTA) new board members were sworn into their new positions on Wednesday, June 13th by the Lions Club President, James Tillmon. The…

Spring Creek Towers Changes Ownership

By Amanda Moses On May 7th, Brooksville Company LLC and Rockpoint Group LLC announced their purchase of Spring Creek Towers from its previous owner, Starrett City Associates. As a part…

IS 364 Hosts Annual Malcolm Williams Memorial Basketball Game

BY AMANDA MOSES On April 13th, Gateway Intermediate School (IS) 364 hosted their annual Malcolm Williams memorial basketball game in the Brooklyn Sports Club (BSC). The event was held in…

New York Commemorated Oldest Woman with Street Sign

BY: AMANDA MOSES On May 1st, a street sign was erected on Vandalia Avenue in honor of New York’s oldest woman, Susannah Mushatt Jones, who passed away in her sleep…

Town Hall Meeting on the Proposed Ownership Change of Spring Creek Towers

By: Pamela Stern and Amanda Moses On April 15th, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries hosted a second Town Hall Meeting at the Brooklyn Sports Club on the proposed ownership change of Spring…

The Bonnets of Easter

By AMANDA MOSES On March 29th, State Committeewoman Nikki Lucas and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries hosted their second annual Easter Luncheon and Hat Pageant in the Brooklyn Sports Club’s (BSC) gymnasium….

Va Va Vroom…

By Pamela Stern and Amanda Moses Get Ready! Get Set! Drive! The 118th New York International Auto Show drove into the Jacob Javits Convention Center and will be parked there…

Students Participate in Nationwide Walkout

BY AMANDA MOSES On March 14th, Frederick Douglass Academy (FDA) VIII was one of thousands of schools across the nation to participate in a vivacious protest over gun laws one…

Hands-On Learning is Fun in the BioBus

BY: PAMELA STERN Frederick Douglas Academy VIII’s  (FDA VIII) sixth, seventh and eighth graders were in for a great hands-on science lesson when they boarded the BioBus on Wednesday, January…

Afterschool Media Club’s Holiday Extravaganza

BY AMANDA MOSES Last month, Spring Creek Afterschool’s Media Club kicked off the holidays with a festive photoshoot and impromptu interview session. The day began like any other for the…