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Sunday, February 17, 2013
Thursday, February 7, 2013
A review of the announcements posted by Fredericksburg Patch readers between Jan. 24 and Feb. 6, 2013.
Everyone is invited to share their news and announcements for free on Fredericksburg Patch. This way you don't have to "pitch" your story, or wait for someone else to write it; you just post it! Recent Postings Share Your News, Too From the homepage of Fredericksburg Patch, sign-in at the upper right hand corner. Then under the "News" tab click on "Announcements", then Add An Announcement (in the upper right hand corner). Share news of your special event, award, yard sale, team stats, company news, birthday wishes, etc! Include a photo or logo, in jpeg format, and your announcement may be featured on the homepage, as well as in the announcements section. Advertising Interested in your advertising options on Patch? Contact Gresham: …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
It's easy and free to share your news on Fredericksburg Patch.
Fredericksburg Patch is a local news and information site dedicated to fostering community connections. That’s why in addition to daily news coverage, we offer an events calendar and an announcements section for readers to share their news. From the homepage of Fredericksburg Patch, first sign-in at the upper right hand corner. Then under the "News" tab click on "Announcements", then Add An Announcement (in the upper right hand corner). You can announce special events, awards, garage sales, team stats, etc; even post your press release. Add your event to the Events Listing. Scroll down the homepage to 'Events' in the right hand column, and click on Post Your Own Event. If you have any questions, please email Fredericksburg Patch Editor …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Meet your new Patch editor.
You may have noticed a new face atop Fredericksburg Patch. Starting today, Patch's Susan Larson will be the new Fredericksburg editor. Susan formerly ran Burke and Fairfax Station Patches in Northern Virginia but will be heading up coverage for the Fredericksburg area. Susan's email is email@example.com. If you see her around town be sure to say hello! Tomorrow, you'll hear more from Susan about her background and what she's looking forward to about the area.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
I have moved to Buffalo, NY, for an investigative reporter job, but Fredericksburg will always have a place in my heart.
I am still pinching myself every morning. For at least a decade I have been dreaming about getting a job that would allow me to focus on watchdog and investigative journalism, but newspapers across the country aren't investing in this form of journalism. My dream was clouded by the failures of this industry to stay afloat in a digital age. This is why I still feel like I am in a dream when I was offered a job with a nonprofit investigative journalism center in downtown Buffalo, NY. I am a New York native and spent all of my childhood and college years in upstate New York. I attended a state university near Buffalo and most of my family lives in the Fingerlakes Region. My niece and nephew grew up without me and I missed too many Christmas …
Thursday, May 17, 2012
There are a lot of special things readers and business owners can do on Fredericksburg Patch, such as posting events, claiming their business listing and posting videos and photos.
Fredericksburg Patch is happy to bring news and information to the community in ways that are easy and engaging, but area residents can help add to the information and discussion in many ways too. For example, when there's breaking news we can send out alerts straight to your email so you're always on top of the latest happenings in town. You can sign up for those alerts, as well as our daily and weekly newsletters, here. Here are more ways for our readers to contribute to the site. 1. Sign Up for Newsletters The daily Fredericksburg Patch newsletter brings you articles and announcements that have been posted on the site in the last 24 hours. It is delivered to your email every morning. You can also sign up for the weekly newsletter, which…
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Business owners can claim their free listing in Patch Places to promote their business and inform local Patch readers.
When Patch launched in late 2010 editors and freelancers ventured to local businesses to collect information for our directory. They made Patch Places into a spot where your local customers can find descriptions, hours, accepted payment methods and much more for stores and restaurants around town. All Patch readers can add information about local events, can rate the business on a scale of one to five stars and can add a review. But many owners of local businesses don't realize the full advantages and extra bonuses they get when they claim a listing. How to Claim Your Listing—and Why Owners or managers should search for their business listing on Fredericksburg Patch in the search box above, click on your business listing and then click on…