By Fatia Kasumu

Wynnefield: Chess Club Teacher Provides Opportunity for Students

Wynnefield: Chess Club Teacher Provides Opportunity for Students

As students gathered in the classroom, one young boy assembled the chess board on the table ready to play the game. The Paul Robeson Chess Club is an independent Mikyeil El-Mekki founded in 2005. El-Mekki grew up in Wynnefield and started playing chess when he was 4. The chess club meets every Tuesday and Friday […]

 By Kate Formica

Wynnefield: Teacher Helps Students Learn to Dance

Wynnefield: Teacher Helps Students Learn to Dance

Quiet often envelopes walk into the John C. Anderson Cultural Center, located at 5301 Overbrook Ave., until a descent downstairs to the dance studio.  There music blares from a stereo as young girls of various ages stand around talking, before they use the ballet bars and mirrors on one wall. The music and talking is […]