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…

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…

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…

“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,…

New App Helps Students Prep for AP Tests

(NAPS) — There’s good news for students preparing for Advanced Placement (AP) exams. One of the most popular study systems now lets students create their own customized study plans —…

Pathways2Graduation Course

Spring Creek Residents who have never received a New York State High School Diploma or GED may attend Pathways2Graduation Course, a free course at Medgar Evers College Pathway2Graduation classes are…

Noncitizens and Selective Servicea

(NAPS) — Many people in other parts of the world still see the U.S. as a place where they can enjoy the opportunity for greater freedom and prosperity. Both these…

Irreplaceable Pumpkin

It’s that time of the year when certain foods take the stage in a grand fashion. Fall ushers in a long season of iconic ingredients and homey, familiar dishes. Much…

Earth Talk: Banning Plastic Bags

Dear EarthTalk: What’s the latest on efforts to ban plastic bags? How many U.S. locales have instituted some kind of ban, and have these initiatives made a dent in the…

The 10 Signs of Readiness

Whether the start of potty training comes earlier or later for your child, you’ll get your cues on “when it’s time” from your child. That emerging independence starts shining through…

Tried-and-True Potty Training Tips to Ease Your Child’s Transition

(StatePoint) Kids grow up fast. While some transitions are bittersweet, most parents are happy to say goodbye to diapers when the time is right. However, potty training can be frustrating…

In Memory of…Solomon Peeples

On October 18, long time Spring Creek Towers resident and respected community leader Solomon Peeples, 90, passed away after a brief illness. Andrew Peeples says he wants others to know,…

Marci’s Medicare Answers

Dear Marci, I know that we are now in the Medicare Fall Open Enrollment period. Should I change my Part D coverage during Fall Open Enrollment? You should investigate your…

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded To Young Education Activist

The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced earlier this month that two activists, Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai, were the co-recipients of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize “for their struggle against the…

Chelsea Teapot

Q: I have a Chelsea teapot that originally belonged to my aunt. I suspect it is from the Victorian era. How much do you think it is worth? — Rob,…