Years of Fun Learning at the Starrett Early Learning Center

BY AMANDA MOSES Forty-two years ago, the Starrett City Early Learning Center (ELC) opened its doors to its very first daycare students. At the time it was called Starrett Nursery…

Helping Trauma Survivors Through Art

BY AMANDA MOSES Trauma is defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “a behavioral state resulting from severe mental or emotional stress, or physical injury.” A traumatic event can happen to…

Drummers Achieve Excellent Scores at NYSSMA Festival

By Amanda Moses On May 12th, for the first time ever, the Spring Creek Youth Orchestra participated in the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) 2018 Festival at Marine…

Tribeca Film Festival Premieres: The Miseducation of Cameron Post

By Dean Moses The Miseducation of Cameron Post follows a seemingly typical teenage girl. As a film reviewer and avid reader, I have come across countless articles beginning with the…

Spring Gardening With Seniors

BY AMANDA MOSES The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and the gates of the Spring Creek Recreational Fund’s (SCRF) Urban Garden Classroom (UGC) are open for students and…

Garage Resurrects Old School Gaming and Horror

By Dean Moses Game: Garage Platform: Nintendo Switch Rating: M for Mature Cost:  $14.99   Only a few years ago it would have been almost unthinkable to have had a…

Spring Creek Towers Changes Ownership

By Amanda Moses On May 7th, Brooksville Company LLC and Rockpoint Group LLC announced their purchase of Spring Creek Towers from its previous owner, Starrett City Associates. As a part…

Tribeca Film Festival’s Premiere of We the Animals

By Dean Moses Family plays a vital role in our lives. Whether it is a parent, child, cousin, lover, or close friend, family shapes us, for the better or worse….

Starrett Early Learning Center’s Budding Green Thumb

BY AMANDA MOSES The students at Starett Early Learning Center (ELC) are learning all about plants this spring. Their teachers have been reading plenty of books on the things that…

What Judo Means to Judokas

BY AMANDA MOSES For almost 30 years, Spring Creek Towers (SCT) has offered a Judo program under the tutelage of Coach Parnel Legros, a United States Judo Federation’s Coach of…

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Annual Kite Festival Soars

BY AMANDA MOSES On May 5th hundreds of multi-colored kites filled the city skyline during the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s spring kickoff event, “Lift Off: A Waterfront Kite Festival.” This…

Tribeca Film Festival’s Sneak Peak of Shadow of the Tomb Raider

BY DEAN MOSES Video games bring us together, whether it is playing side by side on a couch or playing with a friend or loved from around the world. Thanks…

Celebrating National Nurses Week

BY: AMANDA MOSES My mom is a nurse, and has been one for over 30 years. As a child, having a nurse as a mom was the greatest because I felt…

Is the Latest God of War a Masterpiece?

By Dean Moses Game: God of War Platform: PlayStation 4 Rating: M for Mature Cost: $59.99 Masterpiece. It’s a word that tends to get thrown around a lot these days….