Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The concert will benefit Hurricane Sandy victims, via the Robin Hood Foundation.
- COUNT US IN
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Some of the biggest names in music take the stage at Madison Square Garden for the live 12-12-12 concert for Sandy relief. While thousands of people fill the arena, billions are watching live on a variety of screens worldwide. The concert is streaming live on television networks, movie theater screens and on the Internet, including right here on Patch. The pre-event coverage begins at 4:00 p.m. EST and the concert is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 p.m. The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who, and Paul McCartney, with other artists to be announced. Every penny sold from ticket sales will go …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian is organizing efforts to improve support programs for corrections officers.
Corrections officers face many dangers in their work environment, but none may be more serious than the stresses they endure from years of working in such an extreme setting. To improve the health and wellness of corrections officers nationwide, the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office is launching a campaign to better support officers who feel the heavy burden of their jobs. One part of the effort will be a conference to share ways to assist corrections officers facing mental or physical job-related stresses, according to the Sheriff's Office. The conference will host experts from across the country to discuss the causes and consequences stemming from a prison work environment. The Sheriff's office, in partnership with the National Sheriff…
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Here is how Massachusetts residents' donations can aid victim's in the most affected areas.
Massachusetts was largely spared from catastrophic damage from Superstorm Sandy, but residents in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and other coastal areas were not so lucky. Patch has gathered some local resources if you want to help in relief efforts. Volunteers in New Jersey are being coordinated through an emergency response hotline, 1-800-JERSEY-7 (1-800-537-7397). Alternate numbers, for when the hotline isn’t staffed, include 609-775-5236 and 908-303-0471 or emails can be sent to Rowena.Madden@sos.state.nj.us. The New York City agency NYC Service is coordinating volunteers for various relief projects in New York City. Go to its Facebook page or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and email address. The American Red Cross…
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Massachusetts State Police Trooper Shawn McIntyre, formerly of the Stoneham Police Department, was one of 28 officers to receive valor awards during a ceremony Tuesday in Boston.
Hundreds of officers filled the ballroom at UMass Boston's Campus Center Tuesday to honor dozens of their own for exceptional valor. Among the 28 award recipients was Massachusetts State Trooper Shawn McIntyre, a former officer with the Stoneham Police Department. McIntyre, along with Pepperell Officer Steven Burke, were honored for their roles in a Feb. 22, 2011, incident in which McIntyre shot and killed a 21-year-old Fitchburg man as he drove a vehicle at McIntyre and Burke, according to a Lowell Sun report. "Today is about giving our full gratitude to those who put themselves in harm’s way on behalf of their fellow citizens," Chancellor J. Keith Motley told the crowd, which included Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray and Gov. Deval Patrick. The …
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Father Carlos Keen will be at St. Patrick Parish the weekend of September 29-30 for the annual Sponsor a Child in Peru program.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
They collected 333 pounds of food for the Stoneham Board of Health Food Pantry.
Monday, September 3, 2012
Customers purchased food kits/boxes that contained 10 items including oatmeal, rice, fruit etc. Customers paid $10 to purchase a box to be donated.