February 21, 2008
Dr. Dalliah Mashon Black, a breast surgeon, recently joined the staff of the Hoffberger Breast Center at Mercy Medical Center. Black, a former professor of surgery at Yale School of Medicine, is a 1998 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. She interned at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia; did her residency at the University of North Carolina Hospitals at Chapel Hill; and completed a fellowship in breast surgical oncology at Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital.
November 11, 2007
Neill Andrew Langston, son of Drs. Susanne and Henry Dragun of Severna Park, and Mr. Bill Langston of Sterling, VA and Erin Jennifer Simmons, daughter of Mrs. Carol Simmons and the late Capt. Carlton Simmons, USN, of San Diego, CA., were married on October 6, 2007. The Rev. Richleigh Powers officiated the wedding ceremony at the Admiral Baker Country Club in San Diego, CA where a reception followed. The bride was attended by her sister, Stacey Simmons, and Krista Mitzel as maids of honor.
February 24, 2007
Pauli Murray, a Baltimorean, made history in 1977, when she was ordained the Episcopal Church's first African-American female priest during services held in Washington. The year of her ordination, she connected with her personal past when she celebrated her first Holy Eucharist at the Chapel of the Cross on the University of North Carolina campus, where her grandmother, a slave, had been baptized 122 years earlier. She brought with her two items that day. She had a purple ribbon from a box of flowers that Eleanor Roosevelt had sent to her years, and she carried her grandmother's worn Bible.
October 8, 2006
Dr. Peter Socrates Creticos In the news Creticos was the lead investigator for a small Johns Hopkins study of the effectiveness of a novel DNA-based vaccine for ragweed allergies. The experimental vaccine relieved subjects of hay fever symptoms through at least two ragweed seasons. Occupation Associate professor of medicine, clinical director of the division of clinical immunology and medical director of the Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center in Baltimore. Career highlights He earned his bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1971 and his medical degree in 1978 from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.
September 17, 2006
Kimberly L. Hills and T. Eric Carpenter were married June 24, 2006 at the historic Kent Manor Inn in Stevensville Maryland. The Bride is the daughter of Joyce Fisher-Hills of Stevensville and Dr. Michael Hills of Annapolis. The Groom is the son of Thomas and Evelyn Carpenter of Supply, NC. The Rev. Melody Sutherland of Christ Church Parrish, Stevensville officiated the double-ring, evening wedding. The Maid of Honor was Kristen DeMoss of College Park, MD, and the Matron of Honor was the groom's sister-in-law, Amber Carpenter of Shallotte, NC. The Bride was also attended by six Bridesmaids, Lauren Cox of Holden Beach, NC, Shawna Daniels of Montauk, NY, Kristen Spoales of Silver Spring, MD, Lindsey Reiner, Katie Wimmer, and Colleen Youngblood of Wilmington, NC and a Flower Girl, Kylie Peterson, of Wilmington, NC. The Groom's brother, Nicholas Carpenter, served as the Best Man, Groomsmen included Roger Harper, Mark Kretzschmar, and Todd Reiner of Wilmington, NC. Ushers were the Bride's uncles, Mark Clark of Baltimore, Richard Clark of Annapolis, and Peter and Chris Hills, from London, England.
April 20, 2006
CHICAGO -- David H. Murdock, 82, has a ninth-grade education, billions of dollars and dreams of changing a down-and-out textile center in North Carolina into a greenhouse for scientific innovation. Murdock, the owner of Dole Food Co., is investing $1 billion into converting the old Cannon Mills site in Kannapolis, N.C., into a 350-acre research park. It's the latest twist in the career of a man who once aimed to revive Baltimore's Howard Street retail district and built the Harbor Court hotel, office and condo complex at the Inner Harbor.