Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Proud of your team? Keep us updated on their successes!
While we love to pretend we can be everywhere in Holmdel or Hazlet at once, we all know it just isn't that simple. And it is especially difficult to keep up with all of the great sports teams in the area. Hopefully, that's where you come in! Check out Holmdel High School's football coach blogging on Patch about the success of the 2012 team. If you've got a team you'd love to keep everyone updated on, our Local Voices section is for you. Whether you are a proud football mom or a cheering soccer dad, we want to be rooting them on right along with you! Blogging on Patch Blogging on Patch is more simple than it ever has been. You can begin blogging right away! Visit the Patch website, find our Local Voices section on the front page and click …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Use our Holmdel-Hazlet community calendar to drive traffic to your driveway for your garage sales.
So you've cleaned out your garage, your attic, the back of your closet...but where do you put it all? Your driveway, of course. You dig out the price stickers and folding tables, and you wait for the weekend treasure hunters to flock. But, your neon poster on Holmdel Road didn't exactly do the trick. Looking for some free publicity to promote your yard sale so you can fill your pockets instead of your closets? Use Patch! Post your garage sale in our Community Calendar. Let others know what you're selling, where you're selling it and when. You can even post pictures of your items with prices. Do as much or as little as you'd like, it's just that easy, and free!
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Print coupons, find grocery specials and email lists to yourself and friends using Patch's "Grocery Specials" section.
Saturday, April 20
Patch is all about making your life ridiculously easy, and we're continuing ourmission with our Grocery Specials section. Grocery Specials allows readers to browse local grocery coupons and weekly specials. Similar to the weekly circulars found in print newspapers by each local retailer, the Grocery Specials section has hundreds of retailers’ specials in one place. This section uses a third-party (Grocery Server) to deliver local grocery data. Reader benefits How to access grocery specials from Holmdel-Hazlet Patch
Upload a photo to the Holmdel-Hazlet Patch Neighborhood Gallery and it could be "Pic of the Day"! How would you describe Holmdel or Hazlet in a single picture — or even a dozen?
If a picture says a thousand words, then Holmdel-Hazlet Patch wants to write a novel. We're looking for pictures of Holmdel and Hazlet that capture the culture of a community, share a beautiful scene, or tell a story. Get snapping and then upload your photos to the Holmdel-Hazlet Patch Neighborhood Gallery. The best photos will be used for features like "Photo Find," "Pic of the Day," and "Where in Holmdel or Hazlet?" Here are the kind of pictures we're hoping for from photographers, whether you're using a smartphone or a professional camera: Please include a caption with your photo describing where it was taken and any relevant context. All photos will be attributed to the photographer and may be used in future Patch articles. How would …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Don't let a morning go by without your Patch fix. We'll send you a steamy mug of the latest news, events, opinion and fun stuff, ready for you when you wake up. Here's how you can sign up.
We're Holmdel-Hazlet Patch, and we just want to say, "good morning!" That's what the daily Patch e-mail newsletter is all about. Every morning, as you're rising to start your day, we send you the latest local headlines, events, blogs, photos and community tidbits — right to your inbox, free of charge. You can read our headlines on your smart phone as you're on the train, or simply on your computer as you sip your coffee and prepare for the day. All you have to do is sign up. You won't believe how easy it is. Here's why we think you'll like it. 1) It's quick. Hey, we know you get a lot of email. That's why we made it easy to read. 2) We're all about your community. With a quick scan, you'll find stories about your schools, the local …
Monday, March 25, 2013
You've got two new editors, and we want to learn everything you know about Holmdel and Hazlet.
We're new Editors to Holmdel and Hazlet, but we know there is rich history all around us. From Longstreet Farm in Holmdel to the rich history and stories behind Veterans Memorial Park in Hazlet, our townships have ways of taking history and bringing it to the present. Are you a local historian? Consider blogging on Patch. Did you know the atellite antennas on Holmdel's Phillips Park were part of a mostly-secret anti-aircraft defense program operated by the US government during the Cold War? Patch wants to know what you know. Tell us your favorite part of Holmdel and Hazlet's history in our comments section below.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Our Local Vices section is full of great tips to make your life easier.
If you and I are anything alike, tax season is simply an annoyance. And while the light at the end of the dark, smelly tunnel could be a refund check, getting there hardly ever seems worth it. Luckily, our Patch Local Voices section contains IRS and tax experts that are setting out to make the tax life of the Patch reader easier while maximizing your refunds. These are tips, we really all should know, like how to check your availability for the earned income tax credit. David Stewart of the IRS is blogging on Patch sites across the country, trying to make your life easier. Check out his posts on Holmdel-Hazlet Neck Patch, and keep checking our Local Voices section for more tips as tax season progresses.
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Find out what Patch bloggers are saying this week in Holmdel-Hazlet Patch Local Voices.
Each week Patch will be taking a look at the best Local Voices posts by our area bloggers. Do you an opinion on the issues that impact your community? Do you have a skill or hobby you would like to share with your friends and neighbors? Patch has made our blogging platform easier to use. Start here! Ever since its inception at Holmdel High School in 2010, the World Language Lab at Holmdel High School has made great strides in enhancing language instruction at the high school and middle school levels. Patch bloggers Doreen and Gerine Skamarak take a look at the real estate trends in both Holmdel and Hazlet throughout February. From how many homes sold to the average price. The award-winning Mater Dei Prep Seraph Players brightened the days…
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Check out the top ten stories on Holmdel-Hazlet Patch in February.
10. Bomb Investigation Leads to False Public Alarm Charges in Holmdel. A disturbance call at the Holmdel Motor Inn on Jan. 31 morning led to the arrest of Frank Espen, 48, and the discovery of fake bombs in his hotel room. 9. Holmdel Helps Keansburg Residents Return Home. In the continued aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Holmdel Township is banding together to get the lives of Keansburg residents and their town back to normal. In December, Holmdel announced it would partner with officials in Keansburg in longterm recovery and rebuilding efforts. 8. Police: Holmdel Man Charged With Possession of Heroin in Hazlet. Magdy Samaan, 35 of Hillcrest Court in Holmdel, was arrested and charged in eaely February with possession of a controlled dangerous…
Monday, February 4, 2013
Check out the top ten stories on Holmdel-Hazlet Patch in January.
10. House Hunt: Just Listed in Holmdel and Hazlet Take a look at the photos in the gallery above to see addresses and prices of listed properties list the week of Jan. 20 in Holmdel and Hazlet. 9. Accused Bed Bath & Beyond Attacker Appears in Court The Middletown man accused of stabbing a woman at Bed Bath & Beyond was stone-faced during an initial appearance in Judge Thomas F. Scully’s courtroom in Freehold on Friday afternoon. 8. Hazlet Man Indicted For Allegedly Using a Forged Prescription at Walgreens A Monmouth County grand jury voted to indict a Hazlet man on charges he fraudulently obtained pain killers from a township pharmacy. 7. Obituary: Tamara Lynn Rongo Moe, 40 of West Keansburg Tamara Lynn Rongo Moe, 40 of West Keansburg, …