October 24, 2014

Sun Spots: What’s Happening in and Around Our Community in October

  Friday thru Sunday, October 10 – 12 7:30 p.m./Sunday 3 p.m.: Shakespeare’s Sonnets @ BAM Opera House.  As a part of the 2014 Next Wave Festival, Shakespeare’s sonnets have…

Spring Creek Towers College Award Program

The Spring Creek Towers College Awards Program is now accepting application online: http://springcreekscholarshipprogram.org/ If you are a high school seniors who lives in Spring Creek Towers, and you are planning to…

Tomorrow, Take a Walk for A Cure!

Join the Starrett City Lions Club & Spring Creek Towers Community “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” and Celebrating Survivors. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25TH — – REGISTRATION @ 9 AM; WALK BEGINS…

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes is the condition in which the body does not properly process food for use as energy. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies…

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…

From the Bookshelf: “Falling Sky” by Rajan Khanna (Pyr)

The surface of the Earth has become the domain of the Ferals — animalistic, zombie-like humans taken over by the mysterious virus known as the Bug. What’s left of civilization…

City Schools Cell Phone Ban To Be Lifted

The New York City Department of Education (DOE) will soon allow students to take their cell phones to school. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced this month he wants to lift…

Hip Hop Review: Introducing RCA’s Tinashe; ‘Aquarius’ Lands At #16

R&B singer, songwriter and dancer Tinashe Jorgen Kachingwe, also known by her stage name Tinashe, heated up the airwaves last summer with the released of her single, “2 On” Ft….

Big Gaff @ The Movies: “The Good Lie” is Compelling Cinema

This is too easy. The economic system we live under pays you for working. I won’t be paid for this review. It is a pleasure to spread the word about…

Reports

October 8/6:05 p.m. Spring Creek Towers (SCT) Department of Public Safety (DPS) observed a male driving his vehicle in the wrong direction in the F Loop of SCT. The individual,…

“Bridging the Gap Through Motivating Students…”

Literacy Workshops for All Education Professionals and Students and Parents Brooklyn Reading Council Conference 2014 Friday, November 7, 2014 – 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Brooklyn College Student Union Building,…

Meet Health Care’s Secret Weapons: Pathologists

(NAPS) — The next time you or someone you care about needs hospitalization or just a medical test, your well-being could depend on a medical professional you may have never…

MRI or CT Scan

What is the difference between a CT scan and an MRI? Dr. Roach says: A CT (computerized tomography) scan uses X-rays to create an image that looks like a slice…

Zucchini Quiche

When we think of harvesting the bounty of the season, zucchini comes immediately to mind. Try this delicious quiche and see if you don’t try to plant more hills of…