“Some days working with my dogs was a lot less stressful than it was working with people. Of course, it depended on the day,” says Aliyah Taylor who became a breeder of Azawakhs (as-a-wakhs) while still a Philadelphia Police patrol officer.

The Vision for Philadelphia Award Program was held recently at the Union League. The event recognizes and honors individuals who have contributed to making the region better for its residents, businesses and visitors. Our honorees have left an indelible impression and all have strong ties to…

Reava J. Curson was born Nov. 5, 1919, in Aiken, South Carolina. She eventually moved to Philadelphia and joined Zion Hill Baptist Church in 1942. During Curson’s 77 years at Zion Hill, she worked with the Sunday School, Cub Scounts, Boy Scouts and Baptist Training Union. She was also a memb…

Philadelphia Club of Frontiers International held its awards reception and jazz concert at PECO on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. The Philadelphia group was established in 1942 and is the second oldest club in the international organization. This nonprofit provides volunteer service to children and …

A Wedding Story

The former Adesola Ajayi and Abdulrahman Elabor were married Sunday, May 5, 2019, at The Waterfall Banquet and Conference Center in Claymont, Delaware. The wedding colors were red, mauve, gold, and cream. BCG Events did all of the wedding décor and floral arrangements. Adesola looked stunnin…

Teachers are the most important in-school influence on student achievement. It’s the teachers who remain intellectually curious and make a difference in a student’s life — both inside and outside the classroom.