JASA Members Celebrate Birthdays and the Jewish New Year

  On September 24, members of the JASA Starrett City Senior Center danced the morning away during a party that celebrated members’ birthdays and Rosh Hashanah. The center, located in…

I.S. 364 Students Fundraising to “Stop Diabetes”

Small paper cutouts of white hands with the words “Stop Diabetes” written underneath them cover the glass entrance doors of Gateway Intermediate School 364. The Spring Creek Tower’s middle school is taking part in the American Diabetes…

Vintage Fruit Jars

  Q: At a farm sale earlier this summer, I bought several older fruit jars. One is especially interesting. It is a “Leader” jar with glass lid and wire bail….

From the Book Shelf: “I Want My MTV” by Rob Tannenbaum and Craig Marks

If the MTV era of the 1980s meant something to you, if it was an essential part of your musical and television life, then “I Want My MTV” should be…

Big Gaff @ the Movies: “The Equalizer” Adds Screen Credit to Denzel’s Filmography

I first saw Denzel Washington in the play “A Soldier’s Story” in New York City in 1981. The production was off-Broadway, presented by the world famous, Negro Ensemble Company. He…

October

New York City Open Competitive Exams School Safety Agent, Exam No. 5307, file through October 31st Traffic Enforcement Agent, Exam No. 5308, file through October 31st For further information on…

Job Corps Works

Job Corps Works (NAPS) — For many young people, traditional paths to successful careers do not always take a straight, well-marked line. The expense of college, family turmoil, economic hardship and…

Hip Hop Review: Def Jam Recordings Celebrating 30th Anniversary

The house that Rick Ruben and Russell Simmons built in 1984 is celebrating its 30th anniversary in style this month. The prominent Hip-Hop label announced a concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays…

The Sounds of Music

Mariachi is a traditional style of Mexican music. With its folk-like form, the music is played on violins, trumpets, an acoustic guitar and occasionally even a harp. Since the 18th…

Check This Out: One of A Kind Comedy Show to Make History

After years of talking to others about producing a comedy show starring disabled artists, Damon Rozier, a wheelchair bound comedian, decided last year to stop talking and to do it…

Inquiring Photographer: Residents’ Opinion on the Numerous White House Breaches

Inquiring Photographer: In recent weeks and months, there have been breaches in the White House’s security.  How dangerous a situation do you think it is? Why?

Accepting the Mantle of Leadership Adds Elements of Maturity

The transition from childhood to adulthood is an inevitable juncture that we all must come across in our lives. This transition requires great responsibility and maturity and can appear to…

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage month (September 15 until October 15) pays tribute to the contributions and influences of Hispanic Americans in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there…

Community Walk: Helping Making Strides in Cancer Research

“Each year that a survivor is alive to celebrate their birthday is a victory in the fight against cancer,” says Janice LaCroix, co-chair of the annual Spring Creek Towers Community…

Spring Creek Towers Issues Resident Parking Reminder

Vehicle Garage & Parking Lot Space Requirements: Residents who park their vehicles in the Spring Creek Towers garages or parking lots are reminded that several matters must be in order…