Your local Patch site will go dark during national observance for victims of the Sandy Hook tragedy.
Friday, December 21, 2012
Patch sites around America, including yours, will take part in a National Moment of Silence at 8:30 a.m. Central time on Friday. At that hour, the website will go blank for 5 minutes. The page will be replaced by a message noting the National Moment of Silence, and a link will direct viewers to a website that explains ways you can join the campaign to help the people of Sandy Hook. The Moment of Silence coincides with one across social media sites. Over 100,000 people have pledged not to tweet or post to Facebook, reports TechCrunch, including Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, Britney Spears, Suze Orman, Tyler Florence, Goldie Hawn, and Joe Montana. After 5 minutes, the website operation will return to normal. Looking for ways to help the …
Tell your neighbors what you want to hear about. On Patch you can blog about what you want. Become a voice in your community.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
You Might Be a Blogger If... - You're passionate - You've got an opinion - You're a community expert Patch wants to know what you think. Have you checked out our Local Voices section recently? It's full of bloggers from the area who are sharing their thoughts about a wide number of topics. Did you know the Local Voices feature was one of the most popular on our site with readers? Well, it is! What Do You Want to Read About? I hear it all the time from readers who say, "I'd like to blog on Patch, but what would I write about?" That's actually the easy part, because on Patch, you can write about anything. Still, let's give some concrete ideas to our potential bloggers—what do you want to see a blog on Patch about? Tell us in our poll what …