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News & Scoop – Curtis Lewis, a longtime Aliquippa music minister and gospel music hall-of-famer, dies

Curtis Lewis, the music minister for more than half a century at Aliquippa's Church in the Round and a member of the International Gospel Music Hall of Fame, died Thursday of natural causes at a Pittsburgh hospital. He was 74. "Words can't fully express what he meant to the community," Lewis' eldest daughter, Carsetta Lyles, [...]

August 1st, 2017|Categories: News & Scoop, Special Features|0 Comments

Gospel Legend Remembered: Kitty Parham

Catherine “Kitty” Parham  - November 16, 1924 - June 27, 2003 Kitty was born to the Rev. Charlie and Lela Burney Parham on November 16, 1924 in Thomasville, Georgia. Kitty was the oldest child born to this Union. Kitty joined and was baptized at Galilee Baptist Church in Trenton New Jersey under the pastorate of the [...]

July 13th, 2016|Categories: Special Features|0 Comments

North Philly’s Denise’s Delicacies Reopens After Fire

When Denise Gause first saw the long line of customers this week who turned out for her bakery’s reopening, she broke down in tears. Tuesday marked the reopening of Denise’s Delicacies, a popular eatery in the 2900 block of N. 22nd St. in North Philadelphia. It had been closed for 14 months after being gutted [...]

June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Special Features|0 Comments