September 26, 2014

Backpack Facts And Figures

(NAPS) — If any of the more than 79 million American students who carry school backpacks is someone you care about, here are a few ideas you may care to…

Foods You Can Stop Buying and Start Making Yourself

(StatePoint) Even if you’re a well-versed cook, there are certain foods you may not have ever considered making yourself. For example, when is the last time you made your own…

Ten Home Décor Trends for Your Rental

(StatePoint) Just because you’re a renter doesn’t mean you need to settle for bland, boring décor. You can make more of your space in an inexpensive yet trendy way. Don’t…

Kitchen Diva: Pick a Pepper

HEADLINE: Pick a Pepper As fall approaches and the days grow shorter, most of the summer crops are winding down. There are a few undaunted vegetables, though, that have flourished…

Americans Not Getting Enough Relaxation Time

 (StatePoint)  Nearly all Americans understand that relaxation time is essential to good health, yet most of us don’t spend nearly enough time unwinding during a typical day or week. While…

For A Healthy Start to the School Year, Schedule Your Preteen’s Health Check-up

(NAPS) — Taking your preteen or teen for a health check-up or sports physical is an important part of getting them ready for the new school year. During the appointment,…

Heart Palpitations Due to Sleep Apnea?

I am 26 years old, 6 feet, 3 inches tall and weigh 290 pounds. About two years ago, I had chest pain and palpitations. I saw a cardiologist, who performed…

September

SPRING CREEK SENIOR PARTNERS INVITES YOU TO AN OPEN HOUSE October 16th at 1:30 p.m.  Bring your friends and come by our offices, share some refreshments with us, meet our…

Dear EarthTalk: The Truth About Processed Food

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that much of our food — including cereals and snacks eaten by children — is actually over-fortified with excessive amounts of vitamins and minerals that…

Hip Hop Review: Chris Brown’s ‘X’ to debut high on Billboard’s 200 Chart; Announces Tour With Trey Songz

Things are finally looking good for multi-platinum Grammy Award winning singer Chris Brown, aka Breezy, after having a rough year. It’s been a difficult 12 months for the 25-year-old Virginia…

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 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,…

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…

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…

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,…