January 16, 2015

Sun Spots: What’s Happening in and Around our Community in January and February

Saturday, January 17 2 p.m.: Creative Art-Making: “Bound and Unbound” @ The Brooklyn Museum. If you like to make jewelry than this hands-on workshop with designer Zebi Williams is just…

The Dream Lives

The Spring Creek Sun and Spring Creek Towers Management Offices will be closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 19.

Agnes E. Green, Editor-in-Chief of The Spring Creek Sun, Passes

Agnes Elizabeth Green, affectionately known as “Cookie,” was the eldest of seven children born on December 24, 1945 to David Cokley and Agnes Cokley. She was born and raised in…

Surviving Frigid Temperatures with Heat Technology

BY AMANDA MOSES The New Year started with a cold reception. The dramatic drop in temperature has many, myself included, donning layers of thick apparel and quilted, puffy coats. It’s almost impossible to move when wearing…

The True Horror within The Evil Within

By Dean Moses Rated: M for Mature Consoles: PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360 As a reader you may ask, what is the most frightening thing about the recent…

Big Gaff @ the Movies/ “Selma,” An Emotionally Involved Film

By George Gaffney I won’t be able to review “Selma” like a regular or ordinary film.  This production is far from ordinary, the audience at the showing I attended did…

Decking The Halls

Twas’ the season for holiday beauty during the fifth annual “Decorate Your Building’s Lobby for the Holidays,” event sponsored by the Starrett City Tenants Association (SCTA). About 32 Spring Creek Towers’ buildings participated in the…

2014 Year in Review

January Teen Central Members had an Exciting Year BY AMANDA MOSES Members enjoyed an exciting year of kayaking, roller skating, swimming and other special events. “We want to create a safe…

Devorah Fong Pays Tribute To A Phenomenal Woman & Friend

By DEVORAH FONG, DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS/ PUBLIC AFFAIRS Agnes and I worked together for more than 18 years; eighteen years, three months, and 15 days, and trust me, I did not have enough…

Scholar Shines on the Court and in the Classroom

In November, Fulton-Montgomery Community College named Spring Creek Towers’ (SCT) Scholarship recipient, Tyrone Davis, Male Raider of the Month for his academic and athletic success. The school writes: Davis is…

Getting Your Vehicle Ready For Winter

It’s foolhardy to head out in a poorly maintained vehicle in the dead of winter, of course, but even vehicle owners in temperate zones need a car care check as…

Lee Daniels’ “Empire” Has Opened Strong

BY DONOVAN MOORE Last week, the Lee Daniels directed “Empire” premiered on Fox. The 9 p.m. Hip-Hop drama series averaged a 3.8 rating among adults 18-49 and 9.9 million viewers, per adjusted Nielsen ratings. Last…

From the Bookshelf “Small Move, Big Change” By Caroline L. Arnold (Penguin Books)

Reviewed by Ealish Waddell It’s that time of year when we flip the calendar page and start to think about ways to improve our lives. And yet, the vast majority…

Top Five: A Day in the Life of a Superstar Comedian

By George Gaffney “Top Five” stars Brooklyn’s favorite son and mega-star, Mister Chris Rock. This very talented young man also directed the film. No one I speak to seems to…

Restrictions due to Pancreatitis

By Keith Roach, M.D. I went to the emergency ward with severe chest pains and bloating. I was sure I was having a heart attack. After tests, a CT scan…