Sisters With Purpose Inc. Host Holiday Food Pantry

In collaboration with the Starrett City Tenants Association, Inc., Sisters with Purpose will be hosting a holiday food pantry featuring fresh produce, canned and dry goods. Holiday Food Pantry on…

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Changes in the Classroom

(StatePoint) If you have school- age children, you likely have heard about the new Common Core State Standards. Already adopted by forty-three states, the District of Columbia, four territories, and…

Arts Just as Crucial as Math and Science, Say Education Experts

(StatePoint) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math — known collectively as STEM — has been the buzz phrase for educators for some time. But, with many school districts eliminating art, music…

SLOW DOWN! IT’S THE NEW LAW

Starting today November 7, New Yorkers have to take it slow on city streets.  The new vehicle speed limit will be in effect on 90 percent of the city. Mayor…

Veterans Speak: Putting An End To War

“The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it,” President John F. Kennedy once said. Since 1938, Americans have dedicated a day to honoring the men…

FDA VIII Students Do Their Part to Find A Cancer Cure

Community Project:Support for Finding a Cancer Cure  Frederick Douglass Academy VIII is a middle school that places an emphasis on students learning how they can help to create a better…

P.S. 346 Joins Fundraising Efforts

Community Project: Support for Finding a Cancer Cure P.S. 346 was again among the schools and organizations in the Spring Creek Towers community to take part in the American Cancer…

It’s Harvest Time! From Garden to Kitchen Table

Earlier this week, the sixth grade members of the Spring Creek Afterschool Program@ P.S. 346 visited the Urban Garden Classroom (UGC) with one thought in mind, harvesting crops they grew…

Community Walks for a Cure

October is the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Breast Cancer Awareness Month and on Saturday, October 25, the Starrett City-Spring Creek Lions Club, Inc. could not have asked for a better…

Election Day Feedback

Tuesday’s nationwide elections had some interesting results. The Republican Party now has a majority presence in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. In New York State, Andrew Cuomo…

Better sleep, naturally

The world looks very different at 3 a.m. when you’re lying in bed staring at the ceiling or the clock. “How will I make it through tomorrow without any sleep?”…

Fall in Love With Winter Squash

Winter squash are prominently displayed at grocery stores during the fall and winter months, but many shoppers pass them by because they don’t know how to prepare them. I used…

Couscous-Crusted Salmon

This quick and simple salmon, coated in couscous and baked until just crispy, will get even the pickiest eaters to enjoy their healthy portion of fish. 1 cup water 3/4…

Sewing Machine

Q: I have inherited a Priscilla sewing machine, model 14A314. Can you tell me more about it and, perhaps, its value? — Susan, Surprise, Ariz. A: The Priscilla sewing machine…

Zucchini-Pimiento Bread

Who would have thought it? Zucchini and a bread machine … together. But after one bite, you’ll be glad that we did. 1/2 cup water 1 teaspoon table salt 1…