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Wearing pink apparel and displaying their “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” drawings, students and their teachers posed for a group picture with P.S. 346 Principal Kevin Caifa, who wore a pink shirt in recognition of the occasion.

P.S. 346 Joins Fundraising Efforts

Community Project: Support for Finding a Cancer Cure P.S. 346 was again among the schools and organizations in the Spring Creek Towers community to take part in the American Cancer…

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It’s Harvest Time! From Garden to Kitchen Table

Earlier this week, the sixth grade members of the Spring Creek Afterschool Program@ P.S. 346 visited the Urban Garden Classroom (UGC) with one thought in mind, harvesting crops they grew…

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Community Walks for a Cure

October is the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Breast Cancer Awareness Month and on Saturday, October 25, the Starrett City-Spring Creek Lions Club, Inc. could not have asked for a better…

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Election Day Feedback

Tuesday’s nationwide elections had some interesting results. The Republican Party now has a majority presence in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. In New York State, Andrew Cuomo…

PERSPECTIVE: Brooklyn Council Member Calls For Alternative Plan To Lower Citywide Speed Limit.

“Having missed my first Council meeting in five years, I wanted to ensure that my voice was recorded on an important vote today regarding legislation that reduces the citywide speed…

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I.S. 364 Students Fundraising to “Stop Diabetes”

Small paper cutouts of white hands with the words “Stop Diabetes” written underneath them cover the glass entrance doors of Gateway Intermediate School 364. The Spring Creek Tower’s middle school is taking part in the American Diabetes…

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage month (September 15 until October 15) pays tribute to the contributions and influences of Hispanic Americans in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there…

Members of Spring Creek Towers  community  happily walked in support of cancer research last year.

Community Walk: Helping Making Strides in Cancer Research

“Each year that a survivor is alive to celebrate their birthday is a victory in the fight against cancer,” says Janice LaCroix, co-chair of the annual Spring Creek Towers Community…

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Dad’s Assembly at P.S. 346

Approximately 200 fathers and male guardians took their children to P.S. 346 last week (September 16) and participated in the statewide celebration “Dads Take Your Child To School Day”. Before classes started and…

Fathers and their children listened intently as P.S.
346 Principal Kevin Caifa welcomed them to the
special occasion.

Fathers Turned Out in Large Numbers for Dads Day at P.S. 346

In the wee hours of the morning, Andy Scantlebury, a member of the New York City Police Department, dons his uniform and then heads off to work. On September 16,…

Spring Creek Senior Partners (SCSP) Garden Club members gathered around the Urban Garden Classroom’s (UGC) Environmental Educator Randy Cameron, Jr. to learn how to properly start the growth of a vegetable plant by potting its seed in soil.

Urban Garden Classroom Opens Its Gates To Seniors

  Spring Creek Senior Partners (SCSP) has added another activity to its roster.  It now has a Garden Club for community residents with a green thumb or want to acquire…

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In Memory of…A Friendly and Willing Worker

  The Spring Creek Towers community mourns the passing of Christine (Candy) Nelson on September 8, 2014 after valiantly fighting an extended battle with kidney disease, which included receiving a…

Spring Creek Towers resident Morris Fielstein, 91, was a lucky raffle winner at Spring Creek Senior Partners’ “Strong Today, Falls Free Tomorrow ” seminar conducted by Kathleen Mangiaracina, Brookdale University Hospital Physician Assistant and Trauma Coordinator.

Seniors Learn How to Create Fall-Free Tomorrows

  Annie McNair scrambled around her Spring Creek Towers apartment getting ready to go see her mother who resides in a nursing home.  When done preparing herself in the bathroom,…

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Rosh Hashanah Ushers in the Year 5775

Yesterday was the first day of the Jewish New Year Rosh Hashanah.  It is considered a high holiday, during which G-d weighs all of your good and bad deeds, and…

Happy to help eliminate illiteracy, volunteers posted for a group shot.

Reading Council Gives Gift of Literacy

“I am elated by the enormous support and opportunities that our youth and their parents, teachers and neighbors are gaining today,” said Yvette Grant, coordinator of the Brooklyn Reading Council’s…