Inside the Eye: Jets Ground Canes

Story by Bob Fennel. File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary-lina, NC –  The Carolina Hurricanes had the Winnipeg Jets in town the day after Thanksgiving for a Southeast Division matchup.  The Canes have 4 of the next 5 games at home and need to win all as they’re against Eastern Conference teams.

The Canes have also played more games than any NHL team this season so a flat-out win is a must.  Unfortunately, that didn’t happen as they lost 3-1 in a disappointing performance. Read more

Film Review: J. Edgar

Film review by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Want something to talk about with grown-ups this holiday season? Go see J. Edgar, the new redhot biopic about the head of the FBI, directed by Clint Eastwood. Read more

Events: Black Friday, Small Biz Saturday, or Cyber Monday?

Survey by Hal Goodtree for CaryCitizen. Photo by Gerald Stolk.

Cary, NC – Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday. It’s safe to say there are a lot of opportunities to shop this weekend. Is it all too much? Read more

Late Edition to Page-Walker Concert Steals the Show

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Brooke Meyer

Page Walker Arts & History Center hosts an annual Winter Concert Series. Sunday last was the season’s first,  “Classical Interlude“.   Read more

Pictorial: State Soccer Final

Photos by Tom Mousseau.

Cary, NC – Earlier this week, we reported that Green Hope won the state soccer championship in a gripping match against Myers Park on Saturday night. Now we have the pictures to prove it.

Great job by Tom Mousseau capturing the drama and passion of the final game.  Read more

Events: Wreaths Across America on Dec 10

Story from staff reports. Above, recent Yates Mill D.A.R. luncheon at Page-Walker.

Cary, NC – The Yates Mill Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) hosts a Wreaths Across America ceremony at noon, Saturday, Dec. 10, at Hillcrest Cemetery (off Page Street) in Cary. Attending will be Bianca Strzalkowski of Fuquay-Varina, the 2011 Military Spouse of the Year (named by Military Spouse magazine) with a color guard of U.S. Naval Cadets. Read more

Real-Life Guitar Heroes

Cary, NC –  Some time ago, we ran a story about a local band called Mind the Gap. The name of the band is derived from a British saying used as a public announcement when people are stepping from a train or subway.  It is a warning to watch your step. MTG considers “the gap” a metaphor for life. They play solely for charity. Read more

Theater: TOCS’ “Ganip” Warms Your Heart

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester

Cary, NC- Alan Rosen is leading a new kind of theater group here in Cary. In association with the Cary Players, Alan has brought his inclusive Together on Center Stage (TOCS) program to the Cary Arts Center. Read more

Mills Park Collects a Ton of Food

Story by Cindy Sinkez. Photo from Mills Park Middle 6th Grade Blog.

Cary, NC – Mills Park Middle School delivered 2276 pound of food to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC last week. Read more

Holiday Giving: Share The Season

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by K. Joyner.

Cary, NC- The spirit of giving is strong in Cary, and the Heart of Cary Association is harnessing that energy with a toy drive this month. They’ve dubbed their initiative, Share The Season. Read more