Events: 30 Things to Do In Cary this Weekend

Story by Hal Goodtree and photo by Bill Gracey. Lindsey Chester edits the Calendar of Events.

Cary, NC – With January’s mild weather weather stretching into February, it’s a great weekend to get out and have some fun in Cary. Friday through Sunday, the Calendar lists 30 events for this weekend around town. Here are a few highlights. Read more

Happy 20th Birthday Cary YMCA!

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo of 1992 ribbon-cutting provided by the Cary YMCA.

Cary, NC- Hard to believe, but this year the Cary Family YMCA turned 20 years old. I met with Executive Director, Diane Hillsgrove to talk about the past and future of this powerful community organization. Read more

Inside the Eye: Islanders Strand Canes 5-2

Story by Bob Fennel. Photos by Tom Mousseau.

Cary-lina, NC – The New York Islanders beat the Carolina Hurricanes in a battle of cellar dwellers at the RBC Center January 31, 2012.  The Canes are at the bottom of the Southeast Division and the Islanders are at the bottom of the Atlantic Division.  Read more

Event: Summer Camp and Education Expo

Story from staff reports. Photo by Sarita.

Cary, NC – Our friends at Carolina Parent run a great Summer Camp & Educational Fair. This year, the fair is on Sunday, February 19, 2012 right here in Cary. Read more

Inside the Eye: Hurricanes Ground Jets 2-1

Story by Bob Fennel and photos by Tom Mousseau.

Cary-lina, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes finally got a win against the Winnipeg Jets this season in a 2-1 squeaker at the RBC Center, January 23, 2012. Read more

Inside the Eye: Canes Cap Washington 3-0

Story by Bob Fennel and photos by Suzie Wolf.

Cary-lina, NC – The Washington Capitals have owned the Carolina Hurricanes over the past two seasons with the Canes having only one win, in a shootout no less.  The teams played just 5 days ago with the Canes reeling off that loss as they felt they should have won. On Friday night at RBC Center, the Canes triumphed 3-0. Read more

Community: Three Events to Fight Cancer

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – For six years,  the Matt Cossa Memorial Foundation, named for a Green Hope student, Matt Cossa, has raised money to fight cancer. This year, the Foundation has three events this spring where you can help the fight against cancer and honor the memory of a special young man.

Since its inception, the Matt Cossa Memorial Foundation has raised more than $125,000 in the fight against lymphoma and other blood cancers. I spoke with Bill Cossa, Matt’s son about this year’s events. Read more

Play Ball with the Pros

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Gonzalo Andres.

Cary, NC – The Cary Invasion landed in Downtown Cary last Spring and they return this year with a new league, a new uniform, and some track out camps for kids. Read more

Sports: Cary Invasion Sets 2012 Season

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The Cary Invasion, Cary’s pro basketball team, has set the schedule for its second season. The first home game is April 1, 2012. Read more