Health

Judo Students Learn About Gardening and Nutrition

Garden Educator, Jacqui Roytman and Judo Coach, Parnel Legros are teaming up to provide nutritional lessons to judokas (judo students) and their families.  Every Tuesday from 4 pm to 5…

Judokas Advance in Belt Promotions

By: Pamela Stern The Starrett Judo Club judoakas (students) have made great strides in their training during the pandemic. Discipline, determination and hard work all lead to level advancement and…

Walking For A Cure

By Pamela Stern Abe Stark Primary School’s (PS) 346 wanted to continue their annual acknowledgment of Breast Cancer Awareness month, where students, staff and the members of the PTA participated…

COVID-19 Testing Site at Spring Creek Towers!

BY AMANDA MOSES Earlier this month, a COVID-19 testing site has opened in Spring Creek Towers to help protect your health, family, and community. Testing and tracking is a necessary…

Spring Creek Senior Partners Hosts Mask and Farmer’s Market Voucher Distribution

On September 30th, Spring Creek Senior Partners (SCSP) hosted a mask and Farmer’s Market Voucher distribution outside of their office at 160 Schroeders Ave. Both the coupons and masks were…

COVID-19: Community Conversations Mental Health, Equity and Resilience on Oct 8th

The Covid-19 pandemic is a global shared traumatic experience that disrupts and affects our families, friends and communities. In NYC and nationally, people of color are disproportionally affected by COVID-19….

Judokas Sizzling Summer Lessons

By: Pamela Stern The Starrett City Judo Club students are virtually practicing and strengthening their Judo moves this summer. Additionally, they are having lessons about nutrition and how to prepare…

Free COVID-19 Testing Mobile Site at SCT

NYC Health+ Hospitals and Gotham Health East New York have been offering free COVID-19 testing at a temporary mobile site in the Brooklyn Sports Club’s parking lot from June 29th…

Share Your Thanks During Nurses Week

By Amanda Moses National Nurses week begins on Wednesday, May 6th and ends Tuesday, May 12th. These amazing individuals are on the frontlines of medicine. Nurses are the first people…

Spring Creek Senior Partners Nutrition & Health

BY: PAMELA STERN On April 17th, Spring Creek Senior Partners (SCSP) members started their first virtual Nutrition and Health class on Zoom. This is an online platform that allows individuals…

Starrett City Girl Scouts Donate Cookies to Healthcare Workers

By Amanda Moses On April 4th, the Starrett City Girl Scouts (SCGS) donated ten cases of cookies to healthcare workers at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital…

Virtual Exercise and Nutrition with Coach Legros

BY AMANDA MOSES On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Coach Parnel Legros hosts virtual judo and nutrition lessons for the Starrett Judo Club utilizing the video/audio application, Zoom. Students are ready…

Spring Creek Senior Partners Exercise Classes Go Virtual

BY: PAMELA STERN Spring Creek Senior Partners (SCSP) members started their first virtual Age Perfect and Stronger Longer exercise classes on Zoom this past week, Zoom is an online platform…

Open House at the Brooklyn Sports Club

BY: PAMELA STERN The Brooklyn Sports Club (BSC) held an Open House on Monday, February 17th from 6am to 10pm. This was an opportunity for people who are considering joining…

Students are Making Strides for Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and schools within the Spring Creek Towers’ community are banding together to shed light on this deadly disease by hosting fundraisers for cancer organizations….