Issues 2014

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ball

You better not pout and you better not shout, cause Santa is coming to town with a bag full of healthy chocolate goodies. Now that’s a “gift of the season”…

It’s Cookie Time

Of all the traditional baked confections we associate with the holidays, probably none is more popular than the cookie. During the holiday season, old recipes are pulled out — or…

Fiesta Ware

Q: Although I don’t collect Fiesta Ware, I spotted a coffee creamer, sugar and tray set at a local thrift shop and bought it. I paid $25 for the set,…

Happy Holidays

FYI… Starrett City Tenants Association, Starrett City Girl Scouts and Spring Creek Towers’ Teen Central will be singing Christmas Carols and other holiday songs throughout the community Sunday, December 14…

Top Tips for Safe Online Holiday Shopping

Before you start your holiday shopping, remember to STOP. THINK. CONNECT: Make sure security measures are in place, understand the consequences of your actions and behaviors and enjoy the benefits…

Father Figure Instills Importance of Strong Work Ethic and Giving

My name is Dante J. Leary and at this present time, I am 17 years of age. I am a senior at Brooklyn College Academy High School, which is an…

SCSP Fall Ball Food Festival

Balloons and other adornments decorated the room and created a warm and festive environment in the Café at the Brooklyn Sports Club (BSC) during Spring Creek Senior Partners’ (SCSP) Fall…

Traditional Holiday Meal Brightens Seniors Day

Last Wednesday’s light snowfall did not dampen holiday spirits at JASA Starett Senior Center when members of the community gathered for a pre-Thanksgiving lunch. “The atmosphere was so lovely, almost…

Lions Club to Raise Money with Holiday Gift Wrapping Service

For the past three years, the Kings Plaza Shopping Center has hosted a gift wrapping event that allows community groups to raise money for their favorite cause. On Saturday, December…

Shoppers Toy Safety Guide

Christmas and Hanukkah play big parts in the winter holidays’ gift giving season. Family members flock to toy shops to buy presents for the children in their lives. Their presents…

Civics Lesson: High School Students Vote To Close Controversial “Poor Door”

Last month, 51 New York City high school students participated in the 13th Annual CUNY Model City Council Project’s debate in the City Council Chambers at City Hall in Manhattan….

In case of Identity Theft

Make sure you change your passwords for all online accounts. When changing your password, make it long, strong and unique, with a mix of upper and lowercase letters, numbers and…

PERSPECTIVE/America’s Women Veterans Deserve Better

More than a quarter-million American women served honorably in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. These brave women sacrificed much to keep us safe. Now that they are home, our country…

Reports

November 23/1:56 p.m. After reviewing the surveillance videotape of building C2, Spring Creek Towers (SCT) Department of Public Safety (DPS) was able to identify the individual who broke a glass…