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Strawberry Mansion: Shoe Drive Campaign Makes Environmental and Economic Impact

Strawberry Mansion: Shoe Drive Campaign Makes Environmental and Economic Impact

Irvin B. Shannon, executive director of the Harmonious Volunteer Center (HVC), walked into Wash-n-Dry Laundromat at 26th Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue on Wednesday, Dec. 2. He greeted the laundry attendant, opened the lid of a large trash bin, and reached his arm all the way to the bottom. This particular trash bin wasn’t […]

 By Kadida Kenner and Tom Knopp

Fairhill: Jordan Retro Shoes Hard to Come By

Fairhill: Jordan Retro Shoes Hard to Come By

Art enthusiasts collect Picassos. Baseball fans collect autographed balls. Shoe collectors, or “sneakerheads,” buy the Nike Air Jordan. The term sneakerhead refers to a person who collects rare, original or exclusive shoes. Fairhill native Chris Jackson, 32, fits that description. Jackson has been collecting basketball legend Michael Jordan’s Nike Air sneakers for more than 20 […]