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Tips to Stay Cool in the Heat

While the temperatures are starting to rise, there are a number of things that you can do to stay cool. Here is a list of things to do to stay…

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Spring Creek Afterschool Students Travel to an Interactive Museum

While students were off from school on Thursday, June 8, 2017 for Brooklyn/Queens Day, many children decided to sleep in later and enjoy their day off from school; however, 28…

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Congrats Justin!

Dearest Justin, Congratulations on your Kindergarten Graduation. We are extremely proud of you, your accomplishment and the person you are becoming. Shoot for the stars love, because even if you…

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Students Celebrate A Multicultural Feast

BY: AMANDA MOSES On June 9th, students at PS 346 broadened their pallets during the school’s annual lunchtime gathering for Multicultural Day. Dozens of tables were lined along the gymnasium’s…

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Seniors Stay Active At the Spring Creek Recreational Fund’s Urban Garden Classroom

BY AMANDA MOSES The smell of freshly cut grass and the feeling of the sun’s warmth are just a few reasons seniors should spend their time outside gardening this summer….

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The Departure Premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival

BY DEAN MOSES When we have setbacks in life, become forlorn, or face emotional obstacles, many of us have family and friends on whom we lean on for support. However,…

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The Best of E3

BY DEAN MOSES It’s that time again—the month every gamer waits for with expectant glee. Cinema lovers have film festivals like Tribeca and Sundance, comic book aficionados have events like…

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From the Bookshelf / Two New Children’s Books to Keep Your Little Ones Entertained

BY: PAMELA STERN Author, Kate B. Jerome has published two new children’s books, Lucky to Live in New York and Wise Animal Handbook. Lucky to Live in New York is…

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Celebrating Ramadan

BY AMANDA MOSES The holy month of Ramadan is upon us. This Islamic celebration began on the evening of Friday, May 26th and will end on the evening of Saturday,…

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Father’s Day Facts

Date When Celebrated : Third Sunday in June Is Father’s day a day to honor Dad? NO. Rather, it is a day to enjoy time with Dad and appreciate all…

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Relieving Arthritis Pain With Tai Chi

BY AMANDA MOSES Arthritis is one of the most debilitating, life-changing diseases many adults face. It is an inflammation in the joints that causes constant pain and stiffness (which can…

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SCTA’s Blood Drive

BY: PAMELA STERN The Starrett City Tenants Association (SCTA) held their annual blood drive on Saturday, June 10th at the Brooklyn Sports Club (BSC). This bright and sunny day drew…

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National Senior Health and Fitness Day

By Amanda Moses Compression leggings, sweat resistant tank tops, and running sneakers were the style of choice during the Brooklyn Sports Club’s (BSC) annual National Senior Health and Fitness Day….

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Tribeca Film Festival’s Love After Love Premiere

By Dean Moses Love After Love is Russell Harbaugh’s directorial debut, and a film that explores human emotions unlike any I have seen before it. We have all been sad,…

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Understanding Life’s Impermanence Through Art

By Amanda Moses Members of JASA Starrett Senior Center are enraptured by art— whether it is sketching inanimate objects found around their apartment, painting portraits in JASA’s art-based programs or…