Wednesday, February 15, 2012
We're actively recruiting bloggers to contribute to our "Local Voices" section.
Stoneham Patch is looking for those passionate about sports and journalism to join our growing team of bloggers. Specifically, we are looking for Stonehamites interested in covering all of the Stoneham High School games at home or perhaps on the road. Do you often check out the local basketball, track, hockey or other winter sports teams? If you have the inside information on what goes down at Stoneham's sports matchups, we would like to get you involved in writing about them for our website. Experienced or inexperienced writers and sports enthusiasts are welcome. A great way to get some of your own writing published (we regularly feature our bloggers on our homepage) and also looks wonderful on college resumes for those interested in …
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Love Stoneham High School sports? Submit game recaps or stories, photos and videos from the games.
Stoneham Patch is looking for bloggers to write about the Stoneham High School sports teams. We need bloggers to pen pieces about basketball, gymnastics, hockey, indoor track, wrestling and any other winter-related sports activity. Writers with experience and even those new to blogging are welcome to join our growing team. This is a great way to get experience in the blogging world and also looks great on a resume. If writing isn't your thing, we are always on the lookout for photographers and videographers to share their best pictures and videos of town sports too. If you're interested in writing about sports in town, contact Community Producer Jonathan Pickering via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and let him know what sports you'd…
Monday, January 23, 2012
We've recently added, tweaked and changed a host of features on Stoneham Patch that you may find useful.
It's a big year, this 2012. No, not because there is a movie spelling the world's doom, or even what's sure to be a high-intensity presidential election. It's a gigantic year because you can get involved and share all things Stoneham like never before. We have certainly grown and changed since we started back in December 2010. So even if you think you know how to use Patch like a pro, here are some more tips. Here are 10 ways you can use Stoneham Patch to stay informed - and more importantly, inform others:
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Let us know by taking our poll and posting a comment below.
Now that the new year has settled in, Stoneham Patch wanted to ask our readers what they think should be the top priorities for the town and elected officials in 2012. Treat this as an opportunity to express your concerns toward how Stoneham should use its resources to make it stronger financially, safer and an all-around better town. The poll options are broad. Please feel free to include more detailed sentiments in our comments section below.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Have a passion for sports and writing? Contribute content to the website.
Stoneham Patch is looking for those passionate about sports and journalism to join our growing team of bloggers. Specifically, we are looking for Stonehamites interested in covering all of the Spartan's match ups at home or perhaps on the road. Do you often check out the local basketball, track, hockey or other winter sports? If you have the inside information on what goes down at Stoneham's sports matchups, we would like to get you involved in writing about them for our website. Experienced or inexperienced writers and sports enthusiasts are welcome. A great way to get some of your own writing published (we reguarly feature our bloggers on our homepage) and also looks wonderful on college resumes for those interested in persuing …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Big changes could be coming to the MBTA.
The MBTA recently released a press statement detailing a plan for potential fare increases and service reductions for the entire MBTA transit system. 132 Bus and Commuter Rail Changes The biggest change for Stoneham comes if scenario 2 passes. This would impact the 132 bus out of the Redstone Shopping Center. The route would be eliminated on weekdays and Saturdays, only being available on Sundays. Changes to Commuter Rail Under both scenarios, the MBTA would eliminate weekend commuter rail service, while ending weeknight service at 10 p.m. While there is no commuter rail station in Stoneham, commuters who regularly use the nearby Wakefield and Winchester rails would be impacted. The Details The document details two “scenarios” that would …
Saturday, December 31, 2011
With 2012 almost here, we want to find know what you will be resolving to do in the new year.
Are you going to be making a New Year's Resolution this year? Maybe you're going to try and eat healthy and get to the gym? Maybe this is the year you finally quit smoking? Or, maybe, your resolutions are more relaxed, finally finishing that novel you've been working on or spending more time with friends and loved ones? We want to know your New Year's resolutions and how you plan on keeping them throughout 2012. Post your New Year's resolutions in our comments section below. If you have any good tips on how to make 2012 resolutions really stick, post a comment.
Thursday, December 22, 2011
With Christmas right around the corner, we want to know what you'll be listening to during the holiday. Let us know by taking our poll and posting a comment with your top pick.
Now that Christmas is upon us, we want to know: What is your favorite holiday song? Do you like "Silent Night," "O' Holy Night," "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree?" Or maybe you have another song we didn't mention in our poll? Let us know your favorite song by taking our poll and posting a comment as to why it's your top pick. Happy holidays!
Monday, December 19, 2011
Want to be the next Howard Cosell? Patch is looking for Sports Bloggers!
Stoneham Patch is seeking out those interested in local sports to blog with us about the ongoing winter sports season in town. We are looking for people to write about basketball, hockey, gymnastics, indoor track, wrestling and any other winter-related sports activity. Those with experience and those new to blogging are equally welcome to join our growing team. This is a great way to get experience in the blogging world and also looks great on college resumes. If writing isn't your thing, we are always on the look out for photographers/videographers to share their best pictures/video of town sports too. If you are interested in writing about sports in town, email Community Producer Jonathan Pickering at Jonathan.Pickering@patch.com and let…
Just let us know about a good deal in town in the comment section below and maybe you'll be this week's winner.
Each week until the end of the year, Patch is running a shopping tip contest. All you need to do is offer a shopping tip in the comment section below and we’ll pick a winner at random each week. Shopping tips can include sales or deals on anything: from supermarket bargains to sales on holiday gift items. And although we hope to find out about sales at local small businesses, large chain store deals are fine too. Each week, we’ll announce a new winner, as well as list all of the great deals that were submitted to help you with your shopping. For this week’s contest, all entries must be received by noon on Thursday, Dec. 15 (Eastern Time). This week’s prize: A $25 gift certificate to Turner's Seafood Grill and Market in Melrose. Please …