Monday, May 6, 2013
Bookmark this page when you're wondering how to post an event, announcement or blog.
Would you like to post events, announcements and blogs to Johnston Patch? Keep this article handy each time there is something you'd like to share with our community. To post events to the site for free: navigate to the Events page and click “Add an Event” on the right side of the page. Tell us all the details about your upcoming event, then click “post my event” at the bottom of the page. That puts the event directly on our calendar. The end result is the same as if a Patch staffer had posted it for you. The only difference is, when you post it, it goes up right away. If you send it to us, you might have to wait until we're done reporting on the local government meeting, hanging out in a courtroom waiting for a disposition, meeting with …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Whether it's a wedding, engagement, graduation or any important event, Johnston Patch makes it easy to tell neighbors your news.
Every life is a story — and Johnston Patch wants to hear yours! By creating a profile on Johnston Patch — or signing in with your Facebook account — you can post announcements about weddings or civil unions, births, baptisms, graduation, First Communion and obituaries. And the best part is: Our announcements are free. That's right — free. All it requires is your free membership to Patch. There are two simple ways to register on the site: Either way, your profile gives you access to all of our sites and lets you add photos, videos, and comments. Oce you've created a profile, click on the Announcements link — it's also found under the News menu at the top right of the home page. Once there, look for the "Add an Announcement" button to …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Have a great photo, painting or drawing that you think will be a perfect cover photo for our Facebook page? Upload it now!
Last year when Facebook changed to the new timeline layout, Johnston Patch asked Facebook fans what image should appear as the cover photo. We want to continue to highlight Johnston's artistic talent as the seasons change on our Facebook page. A panoramic overlooking the town during a snowstorm has been on the site for a while, but it's officially Spring, so we need something a bit...warmer. From now through next Friday, we'll be accepting spring-themed submissions for a cover photo. Whether it's a photo of a flowers blooming, a serene pond scene or people simply enjoying the warmer weather, we want to see your take on springtime in Johnston. Be creative and try to capture the essence of the town to represent Johnston on Facebook. There'…
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Have a cute couples pic? Upload it to this post to be included in our Valentine's Day gallery! And vote for who you think is the cutest couple in the comments section below.
Is there a special someone in your life? Are you celebrating your first Valentine's Day with a new love, or honoring a lifetime of memories? Either way, we want to share in your bliss! Johnston Patch is putting together a local photo gallery to celebrate love in our town — but we need your help. Add photos of you and your special someone right here in this Patch post. The only thing we need from you is a photo of the lovebirds with both of your names. All day today, we'll feature a different couple. Cast your vote for your favortite in the comments section below.
Monday, December 31, 2012
Images from Rhode Island's first and last snowstorm of 2012
Rhode Island's snow storm arrived a few days late for Christmas, but Father Time has always said Mother Nature is not known for her punctuality. We compiled images from across the state contributed by Patch readers and local editors. Have more photos to add? Click the Upload Photos and Videos tab and add to the collection. Enjoy!
Friday, December 28, 2012
The first significant snowstorm in a year may hit us overnight Saturday. Share your pictures with Patch.
Friday, December 28, 2012
We haven't seen much snow around here in almost a full calendar year, but the first significant snowstorm of the season hit Saturday night, dumping upwards of 8 inches around town. The novelty of the white stuff after a full year is sure to bring winter lovers outside. Whether you build a snowman, take a stroll through the woods or watch the kids battle it out in a good ole fashioned snowball fight, we want to see your pictures. Simply click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button on the right, or add them to our Pics & Clips page. We also want to keep track of snowfall totals around the town. Let us know in the comments section below how much fell in your backyard.