Money Matters: Setting Up a Pension for Kids & Grandkids

Story by Pete “Coach Pete” D’Arruda

Over the last decade, many companies have phased out company-sponsored pensions in favor of plans that shift most of the savings burden onto employees. With pensions becoming a pipe dream of the past, it has become more important for people to realize the need to develop a firm, consistent and guaranteed retirement account on their own. Read more

Hand-Cut French Toast – Perfect for Mother’s Day

 

Recipe by Hal Goodtree. Picture by CurryPuffy.

Cary, NC – Mother’s Day is next Sunday (May 8). Officially, it’s a holiday for kids to celebrate their Moms. Unofficially, Dads better have a plan of action.

Here’s a sure-fire recipe that takes traditional French Toast and kicks it up a notch. Plus, with a little supervision, you can get the kids to do most of the work. Read more

Summer Program: Zumba, Knife Skills and Pet Ed

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, N.C. – The 2011 Summer Program Brochure has just been released by the Town of Cary. Of interest: for the first time, programs are listed for the new Cary Arts Center, under construction downtown. Also new: Zumba, knife skills and Pet Ed. Read more

Man Plans Run Across NC to Help Cary’s Mariposa School

 

Story by Matt Young. Photo by Josh Janssen.

Cary, NC – Jordan Stafford of Pittsboro N.C. is running across the Tar Heel State to raise money for the Mariposa School for Children with Autism here in Cary. You can support his worthy cause. Read more

Theater: A Reproduction Production

 

Story & photo by Lindsey Chester

Cary, NC – Oh Baby! A Collection of Fertility Plays, is the latest production by FATE, and weaves together eight vignettes about the hopes, dreams, and fears involved with becoming a parent. For many Cary citizens, this reproduction production should hit home. The show opens April 29, 2011. Read more

Recipes: It’s Strawberry Season!

 

Story by Leslie Huffman. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – I love strawberry season. Strawberries are the most delicious and versatile of fruits. And what fun it is to pick your own at one of the local strawberry farms! Here are a few wonderful recipes to make the most of Strawberry Season. Read more

Mental Health: PTSD and Law Enforcement

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Randy Byrd, President of the Cary PBA, wrote to us to help spread the word about an upcoming seminar on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Suicide Prevention for Law Enforcement workers. Read more

Happy Earth Day

Story by Leslie Huffman

Cary, NC – The movement to protect our environment grows larger every day in communities across America. We are consistently reminded of the small ways in which we can collectively make a big difference. Read more