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Thursday, May 23, 2013
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Leave a comment to join the conversation about the Marketplace Fairness Act.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Which of these designs do you like best? Tell us in comments.
Three Patch readers submitted entries for our PEEPS creation contest. Using the marshmallow candies, they made "5 Golden Peeps", "Peeps on the Virgina Beach Boardwalk" and "Peeps on the Farm". Two of the Patch users have a chance to win a Prize Pack worth $25. It includes a PEEPS® Plush Chick Basket valued at $15 and an electronic gift card valued at $10 from PEEPS and COMPANY®. Use the comments section to vote once for your favorite Patch entry. The two with the most votes will each win a prize pack. Voting ends at 12 p.m. EST on March 30. Which of the three entries is your favorite? Vote once in the comments below for "5 Golden Peeps", "Peeps on the Virgina Beach Boardwalk" or "Peeps on the Farm".
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
If you've got a creative streak and a passion for PEEPs, enter Patch's Easter PEEPs contest for a chance to win a prize package.
Editor's note: This contest is now closed. PEEPS, those famously delicious and delightful marshmallow candies, aren't just for eating anymore. These days, crafty PEEPs creations are all the rage. You can find them on display on Pinterest. And transformed into everything from the White House front lawn, to re-creations of children’s books, historical settings and other unusual situations. Think you can invent something fun with PEEPS? Now's the time to show us! Enter Patch's Easter PEEPs photo contest. Here's how: Read the complete contest rules here.
Friday, March 15, 2013
To accompany corned beef, we forgo boiled cabbage for a slightly fancier (and just as easy) braised version.
St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday that Americans of all backgrounds have embraced wholeheartedly. For some, the celebrations don’t go beyond wearing a green sweater to work or putting green dye in a Budweiser. For others it’s an excuse to make one last hearty winter meal before spring: corned beef and cabbage. [What are your St. Patrick's Day food traditions? Leave a comment!] Appropriately enough for a holiday celebrated with much more gusto in the United States than in Ireland, corned beef was born on the Isle of Manhattan, not the Emerald Isle. It was eagerly adopted by Irish Americans and somewhere along the line it became the traditional dish associated with St. Patrick’s Day. Instead of the usual boiled dinner, we're changing it up a …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The economic impact of damage to shipping in Michigan will be felt across the country.
More than four months after Superstorm Sandy devastated parts of the Eastern United States, recovery and reconstruction efforts are far from complete. And while most of the attention has rightly focused on the need for aid to areas in the Northeast that were devastated by the storm’s landfall, Sandy’s power was so great that its effects were felt as far west as our own Great Lakes. When Sandy reached land in October, it cut a deadly path across the country. More than 120 deaths are blamed on the storm, and Americans will never forget the scenes of devastation in the storm’s wake. Sandy was not just powerful, it was huge. Hurricane force winds were recorded in an area more than 900 miles across, making it the largest Atlantic Ocean …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Leslie Ellis will serve as content recruiter, teaching community leaders, business owners, athletic and arts boosters, and anyone who has important information about the community how to use Patch!
Change is in the air. We are only weeks away from the official start of spring and the days already are getting longer. Soon the tree buds will unfurl and the flowers will poke up through the soil to see the sun. Here at Patch, things are changing, too. After more than two years as Fenton Patch editor, Jason Alexander recently said farewell as he moved on to a new role within the company. His departure ushered in a new era for Fenton Patch, one in which you will have the opportunity to serve as the community's voice. As your content recruiter, I will be working with you to democratize Patch, to make it a news and information website of the people, by the people, for the people – to put in the parlance of the Gettysburg Address. That means …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Show us your snowy shots!
The salt trucks are out, and nearby, the sounds of snow shovels scraping pavement have begun. The major snowfall of the season is here. Are you going out to build a snowman with the kids, or keeping cozy in your living room? Share your snowy photos of Fenton this week by clicking on the "Add Photos and Video" button!
Monday, February 4, 2013
Vote on some of the most popular Super Bowl commercials.
One of the most anticipated aspects of the Super Bowl each year are its commercials. 2013 is no different with popular brand names like Dodge, Budweiser, Taco Bell and many more pulling out all the creative stops to make their ads pop. Advertisers paid an average of $3.8 million for each 30 seconds of air time, according to USA Today. You can re-watch some of the most popular Super Bowl commercials attached to this article. Readers posted on Fenton Patch's Facebook page that they liked the Jeep commercial, along with the Budweiser baby Clydesdale and the Dodge Farmer commercial. What was your favorite Super Bowl commercial? Vote in our poll and tell us the best and worst in the comments below.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Getting ready for the big game Sunday? Here are some recipes that are perfect for your football gathering.