Thursday, January 10, 2013
Follow your favorite hyper-local news site from the palm of your hand.
New electronic devices are one of the biggest gifts of the holidays, and now with smartphones, tablets and the like available, Patch has a free present for you. You follow Patch on websites, Facebook pages and Twitter accounts, but have you downloaded our Patch app? Well, now that you've got that new smartphone/tablet/fun electronic device, you should download the Patch app, which gives you up to the minute information from your local Patch site. You can search through the App Store on your device, or you can click here to get the Patch app for free on iTunes. Not only can you read news on it, but post photos and videos as well. Your storm-battered neighbors will attest, the Patch app was a big help when the power went out for days at a…
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Patch editors score tickets to live taping of 'America's Got Talent' at New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark – and they liked what they saw
Even despite my inherent love as a reporter for the occasional happy, heart-wrenching human-interest story, I was skeptical of what I was about to sit through Tuesday night during a live taping of "America's Got Talent." A miniature mariachi singer belting out a love ballad? Muscular men clogging in tight jeans in front of a massive American flag? Tiny dancers cartwheeling in nauseating succession? For two full hours? This was not the Newark I knew. This was some alternate universe. Since early July, NBC's ratings-topping "America's Got Talent" has been filming twice a week at NJPAC, drawing hundreds of out-of-towners to Brick City for the feel-good, all-American show that you can't help but fall in love with. I did. After snagging two VIP…
Monday, February 6, 2012
Got something to say? Come tell us on Patch.com.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Got something to say? South Orange Patch has made room for local bloggers on the site. We're looking for bloggers who can riff on various topics, share their personality and engage our readers in discussions. Patch is more than a news site, it's an online conversation about your community. Then, we want to hear from you. This isn't a reporting job. It's blogging. You write what you want to say when you want to say it. Do it on your schedule, whether that's posting multiple entries per day or a couple times a month. Patch won't own what you post, so you can repost your entries to your other blogs. Much like The Huffington Post has done, Patch is providing local bloggers an online platform to have their words seen by a larger audience. Be …