While I was teaching at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Elie Wiesel visited our college twice, in 1983 and 1985. We started an active correspondence then, and between 1984 and 2009 I received more than three dozen letters and notes from him plus telephone calls.
Lucia Romano has been a cheerleader for Carrboro High, and Max Van Name has been a runner for both cross country and track, as well as a basketball player for Carrboro. Lucia was born with Down syndrome, and Max has developmental disabilities.
After 42 years in public education, closing out this school year was an emotional experience. Upon visiting a few schools on the final day, it hit me pretty hard when I realized this was my last time. You see, since I announced I would be retiring at the end of July, my perspective seems to be changing. I am much more sentimental than expected. I suppose this is what happens when we find ourselves on the verge of a new normal.
Eugene "Gene" Drogos, 91, and Evelyn Louise Drogos (Louise), 94, of Chapel Hill will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary this month (July 2016). In these clips they talk about falling in love and how they knew they had met the right person.
A first kiss remembered more than 70 years later
Officials discuss immigrant fears about photo IDs
Carrboro Mayor Supports Faith ID
America beer by Mystery Brewing tangles with Budweiser