Monday, April 1, 2013
Get updates from Avon-Avon Lake Patch on the popular social media platform.
Glad you're here checking out Avon-Avon Lake Patch! But have you found us on Twitter? We post updates from articles, share information from local businesses and organizations, and upload photos from around the community. The social media site can also spark conversations about what's going on in Avon and Avon Lake. When you visit Avon-Avon Lake Patch on Twitter, make sure to follow us to receive updates throughout the day on what's happening in each city. If you're on Twitter, send us a direct message so we can follow you, too!
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Here are some tips to using Avon-Avon Lake Patch to your advantage
Did you know that you can use Avon-Avon Lake Patch just like Facebook? It's like having a local social media hub. Here's how: Even though you can use the site just like Facebook, don't forget to follow us on Twitter at @AvonOHPatch and on the Avon-Avon Lake Patch Facebook Page!
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Rumors of "something memorable" become elaborate.
A Twitter comment about "something memorable" happening on Feb. 21 led to a police investigation after Avon Police were alerted by a student about a twitter message. On Feb. 20, Avon Police received a call from the parent of an Avon High School student asking if they were aware of a Twitter post regarding an issue that was supposed to occur at the high school. The Twitter post reference Feb. 21 2013 as a date that "would be remembered,'' a press release by the police department said. The tweet was originally posted by an Avon High School student at the end of January. The student is now attending Lorain County JVS. Students began asking if school would be open Feb. 21. The tweet was reposted and rumors began circulating, primarily in the …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
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Monday, December 24, 2012
Josh Cribbs used profanity in a Tweet after seeing fans bash the Browns after the 34-12 loss to the Denver Broncos. The Plain Dealer reported that he later deleted the tweet.
Everybody likes to vent and after Sunday's loss to the Denver Broncos, Cleveland Browns fans weren't alone in the habit. The fans were especially critical of Cleveland Browns Wide Receiver Josh Cribbs after a fumble and a penalty. Cribbs had a few words to share in response on Twitter. The Plain Dealer reported that Cribbs tweeted from his @JoshCribbs16 account, "I see all the negativity on twitter after I gave my life to this (stuff)," he Tweeted. "So 2 all u who are against me (Expletive) all y'all. I'm still gonna do me!" He later deleted the post, but continued to complain Sunday night: "Yea I had a moment smh..... wooossssahhh aiiight man I 4got each day there are a new breed of haters out there disguised as fans!" One blogger on …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Avon, Avon Lake businesses are welcome to free training seminar.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Help those hardest hit by tweeting.
It’s been a few weeks since SuperStorm Sandy has come…and gone. And now the rebuilding starts. Patch is helping. While many in Northeast Ohio were affected, it was the east coast that bore the brunt of the storm. Like many others, I was without power for a few days. An inconvenience, yes, but no real long-term consequences. The pictures featured were taken by my sister, Terri, who lives along the Hudson River in one of the hardest hit cities, Hoboken, NJ and from the Hoboken Patch. My sister's town was ravaged as the Hudson surged and swept over the town. Her daughter’s school has been destroyed, and many friends and neighbors lost their homes and belongings. Now Patch is stepping in to help with Patch Rebuilds Click here to go to Patch …
Thursday, July 7, 2011
What are your can't-live-withouts?
Twitter's a funny place. You never know what topic might pop up as a trending topic. Today, it's #icantgoadaywithout. So Avon Patch took up the challenge. What can't Avon go without? Here's our top five. Add your #icantgoadaywithout in the comments.
Monday, May 2, 2011
Reaction from a generation just coming of age on 9-11.
People always say you will remember where you were and what you were doing during significant historical events. Almost as interesting, I think, is exactly how I came to find out about bin Laden’s death on Sunday night. At 10:30 p.m., I was sitting on Boyfriend’s futon when he received a text from his dad that simply read, “Turn on the news.” As soon as we saw the ‘Breaking News’ banner on CNN, we exchanged worried glances as we learned that Obama was going to be making a speech concerning national security. Since Obama’s speech kept getting pushed back and CNN wasn’t speculating on what he was going to talk about, we opened our laptops and turned to our most trusted resource: Twitter. Call me ridiculous, but Twitter can be a great news …