By Corey Woods and Imani Nieves

Haddington: Olympic Champ Trains Young Boxers

Haddington: Olympic Champ Trains Young Boxers

  At 6 feet 5 inches, Tyrell Biggs presents an intimidating physical presence. However, due to his quiet demeanor, it is easy to overlook him. Biggs, 51, is soft-spoken. On most weekdays, he can be found quietly wandering around the premises of the Shepard Recreation Center, often with cups of McDonald’s coffee for his friends […]

 By Corey Woods and Imani Nieves

Haddington: Local Rec Center Hosts Comedy Fundraiser

Haddington: Local Rec Center Hosts Comedy Fundraiser

For one evening it was not the sound of squeaking sneakers or dribbling basketballs, but laughter which filled the Shepard Recreation Center gym. Friday night, community members staged a comedy fundraiser at the recreation center, located at 5700 Haverford Ave. in the Haddington section of West Philadelphia. The three-hour event featured four local comedians and […]