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Tuesday, November 6, 2012
It appears Election Day is about more than who you vote for.
Patch editors all over the country are busy getting the hottest Election Day stories today, and as it turns out, those tales aren't all about the candidates. Check out these election stories that are going viral in our little corner of Patchland. • Collingswood Patch reports a man in Millerstown, PA, stepped up to his touchscreen voter booth ready to vote for Obama but found every time he pushed Obama's button, it registered his vote for Romney. Find out what the man did after several attempts here. • Oak Forest Patch, outside Chicago, reports a 21-year-old mother-to-be was not about to give up her first-time voting experience just because she was going into labor. Click here to read about her voting experience. • Sewickley Patch, Plum-…
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Here's a look at the most-read stories on our site in October.
October was a busy month in the Plum-Oakmont area! Think you might have missed a big story? Look no further! We have a list of the most-read articles: 1. Riverview Band Steps in When Senior Prank Goes Wrong 2. Storm Affects Plum-Oakmont Area Trick-or-Treat Time 3. What Time is Tuesday's Presidential Debate? 4. Sex Offender Watch: A Map of Homes in the Plum-Oakmont Area 5. Oakmont Police Investigate Rash of Burglaries 6. Frankenstorm' Expected to Affect Pittsburgh Region 7. George W. Bush Spotted at Oakmont Country Club 8. Oakmont Police Tase Teen During Fight 9. Verona Woman Reportedly Shot At Midget Football Game 10. Local Officials Declare Disaster Emergency Before 'Frankenstorm' Hits _____________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Read all of the important Hurricane Sandy coverage and updates on how the storm will affect the Pittsburgh area.
The Pittsburgh area is expected to experience high winds and heavy rain late Monday night through early Tuesday morning. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Allegheny County and surrounding areas. The warning, which went into effect at 6 p.m. Monday, includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence and Washington counties in Pennsylvania. The warning extends until 11:45 a.m. Tuesday. The National Weather Service is warning that the flooding could hit small streams and urban areas. The Plum-Oakmont Patch will be bringing continuous, local coverage of the weather event and how it is affecting our residents, school districts, roads and more. We've compiled a list of all the …
From our storm central to our mobile versions, Patch's network in Western Pennsylvania has you covered during Sandy.
With Hurricane Sandy set to strike this week, your Patch team in Western Pennsylvania will be working to bring you every bit of Sandy news. Here are six ways to get the most out of Patch during the storm. 1. Follow our storm central. We'll be on top of Sandy-related issues and developments relevant to you and your family via news, photos, videos, Facebook and Twitter. If you haven't already, sign up for the Plum-Oakmont Patch newsletter to get breaking news and weather alerts. 2. Get the app. If the power goes out, your smartphone may end up being your only tool for getting the info on what’s going on in your community. Click here to get the Patch app for free on iTunes. Not only can you use it read news, but you can post photos and videos…
Sunday, September 23, 2012
There are many ways to make sure your sports teams are highlighted on Plum-Oakmont Patch.
Fall sports at Plum and Riverview have started, and Plum-Oakmont Patch hopes to make it ridiculously easy for you to share every exciting moment with the community. We are looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are ready, willing and able to share their team spirit on Patch. News about any community team is welcome. Here's how you can share news about your sports team: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos and/or videos from the game in your own sports blog. Discuss the team, coaches and players with other fans in the community. 2. Upload pictures and videos to our Pics and Clips gallery: Did you snap an awesome photo while you were watching your favorite team? Catch the …
Monday, August 20, 2012
We've compiled a list of the best of the Plum-Oakmont area—according to you! Check out our list below to see our Patch Readers' Choice 2012 winners!
You nominated and voted for your favorite businesses in the area, and now we have winners! Winners were chosen based on the number of votes received on the Plum-Oakmont Patch 2012 Readers' Choice polls for each category. Thank you to everyone who participated! The votes have been counted and here are the winners: Dining Shopping Services Health/Beauty Recreation/Entertainment Congratulations to the winning businesses! _______________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.