Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Community Editor Amanda Harnocz wants to interview the people behind the pages everyone in Stow 'Likes'.
Do you operate a Facebook page for a local organization, group, business or school in your community? Then I want to talk to you. But first, a quick introduction. I'm Amanda Harnocz, a community editor for Patch. I'm a Facebook and general social media junkie and recently I was put in charge of managing social media sites for many of the Ohio Patch sites. (I know, lucky me! Right?) I'd click "like" on that sentence if I could ... Anyway, I want to do more than share your information on our Patch Facebook pages, I want to feature the person behind that page. I want to talk to the operator about why the page was started, how your audience is growing and what types of things you like to post. I plan on doing several features like this in …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
According to WKYC, the man could face a $1,000 and 30 days in jail.
After the tragic school shooting in Newtown, CT, last week, a Medina man updated his Facebook status in favor of the gunman, according to WKYC. Joseph Resovsky's status read, "I'm so happy somebody shot up all those little (expletive). Viva la School Shootings!!!!" WKYC reports. Resovsky is 20. The man said he was trying to make a point, but that point could get him a $1,000 fine and 30 days in jail. Read more of WKYC's story here. In another incident, 33-year-old Virginia man Christopher Johnson wrote "High Powered Rifle" on a wood plank and walked into Sandy Hook Elementary in Shenandoah County, VA, News Channel 5 reports. The man was detained and no one was hurt, Channel 5 reports. What do you think of these incidents? Take our poll …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
This free event has limited seating and is offered in partnership with the Center for Community Solutions and the Saint Luke's Foundation.
Patch is hosting an event for charities next month to help organizations learn how to use Patch and Facebook. "Telling Your Story (Lite) on Patch and Facebook" is set for May 1 at 8:30 a.m. at the Residence Inn, 3628 Park East Drive, Beachwood. The event is being produced in partnership with the Center for Community Solutions and the Saint Luke's Foundation. Patch.com is a local, online news, information and community website with 17 sites in Northeast Ohio. We offer tons of free ways organizations can reach their supporters and get new ones: The experts at Patch will walk the organizations through, step-by-step, to show them how to can get the most out of Patch. And that’s not all. The Patch editors will show you how you can harness the …
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
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Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Stow Police Department.
A lot of people are guilty of surfing Facebook for too long, or looking up exes or former classmates, to name a few — but this person was actually guilty of a crime because of something that was posted on Facebook. A Treeside Drive resident called after someone left a “threatening” message on the victim’s Facebook page Jan. 31. The suspect posted the victim’s address and wrote, “Whatever happens at this point is out of my hands,” according to the report. The victim told police he believes the suspect or a friend of the suspect may try to harm him because they are upset the suspect’s estranged wife is living with him now, according to the report. Menacing by stalking is a first-degree misdemeanor in this situation.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
We're all about sharing, so here's some tips we can share about how to use the site to your advantage.
Did you know that you can use Patch just like Facebook? It's like having a local social media hub. Here's how: Even though you can use the site just like Facebook, don't forget to follow us on Twitter @StowPatch and on the Stow Patch Facebook page!
Monday, October 3, 2011
Want to see Stow's name in lights again for the Homecoming matchup against Hudson this Friday? Vote in the Facebook poll!
A preview, real-time statistics and attendee's comments from the Stow vs. Hudson game will be featured on Summit County billboards if the matchup gets enough votes on Facebook. Stow was already featured as the Akron General Sports Medicine Billboard Game of the Week in September when the Bulldogs lost to Kent Roosevelt. To vote all you have to do is log on to Facebook and go to the Billboard Game of the Week Facebook page. Be sure to share the poll with your friends as well, here's the link: http://www.facebook.com/questions/123054797798221/?qa_ref=qd As of Monday afternoon, when voting opened, Stow vs. Hudson was in the lead with 20 votes. Other matchups included in the poll: Buchtel vs. North; Ellet vs. Firestone; Walsh vs. Hoban. The …
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
If the game gets enough votes on Facebook, it will be featured on billboards in Summit County
Think the Stow-Munroe Falls High School football team and Kent's Theodore Roosevelt High School should have their name in lights? Then vote for the matchup Friday to be featured as the game of the week on Facebook. If the Stow/Kent game is selected, it will be featured as the game of the week on six Summit County billboards, according to Billboard Game of the Week. Clear Channel Outdoor Akron/Canton is responsible for the program. As of 8:27 a.m. Tuesday, the Stow/Kent game was in the lead with 330 votes. Second place is St. Vincent St. Mary versus Walsh with 199 votes. The Stow/Kent game is at Theodore Roosevelt High School this Friday at 7 p.m. Click here to see the Bulldogs' full schedule. The bulldogs are 1-0 after beating Hoover Aug. …
Friday, May 13, 2011
Do you like the Stow Police Department? You can virtually "like" it now.
We've heard it since we were young, "Police officers are your friend." Now, thanks to a Stow Police Department Facebook page, you can "like" the department even more. The department decided to use Facebook, "basically as a communication tool and for public interest and educational items," said Police Chief Louis Dirker's Administrative Assistant Deb Berkey. Not only is it a good communication tool, but it allows the department to quickly let residents know what's happening on a daily basis, or hourly if need be. So far, the department has used the page to alert residents of road closures and water main breaks. This isn't a one way communication road though, residents can also post comments to the police department's page, said Berkey. "…