Harold’s Blog: Geese, Dogs, Solar and More ICE

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through August 14, 2011. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

This week was a busy week that included a council meeting, a dinner with elected officials on all levels, and the dedication of the Cary Arts Center. Read more

2011 Cary Elections: Candidate List

 

 

Story and photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Friday was the filing deadline for candidates in upcoming Wake County elections. Here’s the final slate so CaryCitizen readers can start gathering information leading up to the vote on Tuesday, October 11, 2011. Read more

Recipe: Chile-Chocolate Brownies

 

Story by Matt Young. Recipe by Sandra Gutierrez. Photos courtesy of University of North Carolina Press.

Cary, NC – Cary author and food legend Sandra Gutierrez shares a sinfully delicious recipe from her soon-to-be-released book with CaryCitizen readers. Read more

JustNeem

Business Meets Beauty: JustNeem

JustNeem

Story by Leslie Huffman. Photos by Leslie Huffman and provided by JustNeem.

Cary, NC – Sometimes a business starts with just a seed. An idea to create a quality product and at the same time make a positive change in the world.

That is what Peter and Magda Radtke have done with their Cary-based company JustNeem. Read more

Concert Notes: Alison Krauss And Union Station

Concert Notes by Cris Cohen.

Cary, NC – Alison Krauss could sing selections from the US Tax Code and it would sound good. Her voice is that amazing.

She and her band, Union Station, performed Thursday night at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary, playing a mix of older tunes and songs from their new album, “Paper Airplane”. Their country / bluegrass music and their friendly demeanor made for a relaxed, you-are-hanging-out-with-friends feel. Read more

School Sports: Concussion Testing


Story by Janna Fonseca, Head Athletic Trainer with Carolina Sports and Family Practice. Edited by Leslie Huffman. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Ready or not, Fall is around the corner and once again school will be in session. That means many teens are already practicing for their school sport, whether it’s football, soccer, cheerleading or any other physical activity.

As parents, we make sure that our children are well prepared for school and sports by providing all the equipment needed. But, what about preparing for the possibility of a future head injury? Read more

Baseball Takes Cary Kids to Taiwan

Cary kids along with chaperone Chris Duty of USA Baseball traveled to Taiwan for the World Children's Baseball Fair

story by Lindsey Chester, photo provided by USA Baseball and the WCBF

Cary, NC – 3 young Cary baseball players recently traveled halfway around the world to attend the World Children’s Baseball Fair in Taiwan. Read more

Cary Arts Center: Grand Opening Weekend

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Drum Roll, please – the new Cary Arts center marks its official opening and dedication this weekend on Saturday, August 13, 2011.  An entire day of activities is planned on Saturday including a cornerstone ceremony and lots of music in the new theater. Read more

Opening a Business in Cary Gets Easier

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree

Cary, NC – At a Heart of Cary meeting a couple of months ago, public frustration at a cumbersome Inspections and Permitting (I&P) process boiled over in front of senior town staff and officials. Since then, real progress has been made on the issue.

CaryCitizen spoke with Town Manager Ben Shivar about changes already in place and others still to come for I&P. Read more

Hospitals: There’s an App for That!

Story by Lindsey Chester

Cary, NC – There seems to be an application developed for everything these days. WakeMed has just developed one too. Read more