Sunday, April 28, 2013
It’s the season for garage sales and yard sales. Post your event on Patch for free.
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Sunday, April 28
Every weekend in Marple Newtown is an opportunity to sell your stuff to yard sale junkies. Whether you are a homeowner, church or civic organization, let the community know about your event by posting it for free on our events calendar. And if you are heading out on the garage-sale circuit, access the locations on your smart phone by downloading the free Patch app. Here’s how to post your garage sale: The Patch community will know about your sale and we may feature it on the homepage.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
On Tuesday, Jennifer Kim will begin in her new position as a Field Editor for the Greater Philadelphia Patch region.
Hello, Marple Newtown Patch readers. In November 2010, I assumed the position as a local editor for Patch and in December 2010 Marple Newtown Patch launched. Since then, I've had the pleasure of meeting many folks in the community–from township officials, first responders, and school officials to business owners, parents, and students. During that time, I've covered the annual Memorial Day and July 4th parades, seen a handful of businesses close only to be replaced with a new business, a growing involvement from Marple Newtown parents, a change of hands in leadership roles, a fatal car accident, a fire that had a family lose nearly everything, and much more. Some memorable stories have included covering Mitt Romney's visit to Broomall, …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Photos from the biggest events and new stories in Marple Newtown taken throughout 2012.
Take a glance back at the events of the past year in Marple Newtown. What events were most memorable to you? The closing of Tortilla Factory, Herndon Festival, damage from the derecho storm or Homecoming? Tell us in the comments. Want to stay on top of news in Marple Newtown? Sign up for our daily or breaking news emails.
Marple Newtown Patch wants to help you get even more out of your community site.
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- Bob Byrne
Wednesday, January 2
2013 is heare already, and we're ready to serve Marple Newtown in even bigger and better ways. Marple Newtown Patch (marplenewtown.patch.com) is as much your site as it is ours. Here's how you can use Patch to make an impact, make a connection, or just make your life a little more convenient. Blog. Everybody in any community has a story to tell. Don't keep them to yourself. Sign up to be a blogger on Marple Newtown Patch. Share the news. When we know about community news, we're on the case. From important city announcements to power outages and crime, Patch is covering news 24-7. See something you think others should read? All you have to do is click the Facebook "recommend" button above an article or blog to share it with your neighbors …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Find out what some of the most popular business stories were on Marple Newtown Patch in 2012.
Another year brings more new businesses to the Marple Newtown area, including several transformations of formerly vacant sites and a few developers eyeing several locations around town. Find out what the top 10 most popular business stories were on Marple Newtown Patch in 2012: 1. Life After 'Undercover Boss' For Broomall Philly Pretzel Factory 2. The Nail Bar: Bringing Manis/Pedis To a Whole 'Nother Level 3. The Newtown Grill To Be Transformed To Casale 4. Are Whole Foods and Marriott Hotel Really Coming To Newtown? 5. Toll Brothers To Develop 449 Luxury Homes in Newtown Square 6. Freddy's Steakburgers' Grand Opening Is Tuesday 7. Panera Bread, Verizon Coming to Newtown Square 8. Approved in Newtown: Dunkin' Donuts, Smoothie King 9. …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Facebook is one of the ways you can get Marple Newtown Patch news online.
Every so often, we bug you to like us on Facebook—or to encourage your friends to do so—by providing examples of how it's a mutually beneficial deal. One example is seeing all of Marple Newtown Patch's Instagram photos–from events to meetings and to things seen around town, we've posted neighborhood photos in an album on Marple Newtown Patch's Facebook page. And here are a few more examples of what's happening on Marple Newtown Patch's Facebook page: Sharing Local Information–A Brookside Road resident informed Marple Newtown Patch Facebook fans that Bryn Mawr Avenue in Newtown Square was still closed after Hurricane Sandy. Another resident posted a photo of a car accident she saw in Broomall earlier this summer, informing and alerting …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Find out what you’re missing if you don’t “like” West Chester Patch on Facebook.
Want to know what’s going on in Marple Newtown? Want to help Patch decide what to cover? You’ll get all this by liking Patch, but you won’t get all of it all of the time because Facebook has changed the way it gives you the news from businesses that you like. If you want to make sure you see it all, you need to change a few settings. Go to the Marple Newtown Patch Facebook page. Hover your mouse over where it says "liked" and click on "add to interest lists." (see the image associated with this story if you’re not sure where to click).
Sunday, October 28, 2012
We’ve got the community covered…with your help.
With Hurricane Sandy almost certain to batter the east coast this weekend, the need for up-to-the minute info is even more important. At Patch, we will be working around-the-clock to cover the storm but as with all of our reporting, the more interaction we get from users, the more comprehensive our coverage will be. Marple Newtown Patch is as much your site as it is ours. So in wake of Sandy, here’s how you can use Patch to help paint the local picture of the event. 1. Get the news. When we know about storm-related news, so will you. From important county and township announcements, damages, power outages and floods, we’ll have all the news covered. Refresh the homepage often; we move fast. 2. Comment. If you have relevant information to …
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Bookmark this page when you're wondering how to post an event, announcement or blog to Marple Newtown Patch.
Would you like to post events, announcements and blogs to Marple Newtown Patch? Keep this article handy each time there is something you'd like to share with our community. To post events to the site for free: navigate to the Events page and click “Add an Event” on the right side of the page. Tell us all the details about your upcoming event, then click “post my event” at the bottom of the page. That puts the event directly on our calendar. The end result is the same as if a Patch staffer had posted it for you. The only difference is, when you post it, it goes up right away. If you send it to us, you might have to wait until we're done reporting on the School Committee meeting, photographing an event, meeting with community members, or …
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Business owners are encouraged to claim listings in Patch Places.
When Patch launched in your town, editors and freelancers ventured to local businesses in order to collect information for our directory. Patch Places is a spot where users can find descriptions, hours, accepted payment methods and much more for spots around town. All users can add events taking place at local spots, can rate the business on a scale of one to five stars and can add a review. But owners of local businesses get extra bonuses when they claim a listing. Owners or managers should search for their business listing and select "claim your listing" in order to make updates to the page. A form will pop up asking for your name, contact information and proof of ownership. Within a few days, someone from Patch should contact you to …