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Monday, March 18, 2013
Have a great photo, painting or drawing that you think will be a perfect cover photo to illustrate the change in season from winter to spring for our Facebook page? Upload it now.
With the start of the new season, it's a great time to freshen up the Shelby-Utica Patch Facebook page cover photo — and we're looking for your help. From now until Friday, March 22, we'll be accepting submissions for a cover photo — it could be a recent photograph, something from the archives, a painting or a drawing. For a while now, the cover photo has been of the Utica Ice Festival. While the ice sculptures at this event were pretty incredible, our cover photo is overdue for an update. Show us your favorite photo of the change in seasons in Shelby Township and Utica. Your submission can be from anywhere in Shelby Township or Utica, of a business, sports team, in a neighborhood or in one of the parks. There's no age requirement to …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
From posting specials to interacting with fans, here are five Shelby Township and Utica restaurants sharing the love on Facebook.
The following list is in no particular order. After you've "liked" your favorite Shelby Township and Utica eateries, be sure to review them in Patch's business directory and send a little extra love (or tips for improvement) their way. Be sure to follow Shelby-Utica Patch on Facebook, too. We serve Shelby Township and Utica news and events fresh daily. What Shelby Township and Utica restaurants or bars do you follow on Facebook? Tell us in the comments.
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Here's a look at the top stories on Shelby-Utica this week.
We like to assume you read Patch every day. But just incase you missed a day or two, here's a look back at the top headlines from the week: Make sure you follow Shelby-Utica Patch on Facebook and Twitter for updates throughout the day. Also, signup for the daily newsletter to get Patch in your inbox, Shelby-Utica.patch.com/newsletters.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
A Shelby Township teenager remains lodged at a youth home after police said he made threats to Jeanette Junior High school students on Facebook.
A 14-year-old Shelby Township boy was arrested Friday for allegedly making death threats to junior high School students on Facebook, police said. The teen, whose name is not being released because he is a juvenile, is expected to be charged with two felonies: count one, false report or threat of terrorism and count two, using computers to commit a crime. Each felony count carries a maximum penalty of 20 years imprisonment and/or a $20,000 fine, according to authorities. Police said the teen threatened to kill Jeannette Junior High School students online. Sterling Heights police officers went to the school Friday and helped school officials secure the area. Police told CBS Detroit that the four students who “liked” the teen's threatening …
Saturday, September 15, 2012
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Monday, June 25, 2012
Because of changes to Facebook pages, many of our posts are only visible to a handful of users. Here's how to make sure you still get Patch news on Facebook.
Because of a recent change to Facebook's pages, Shelby-Utica Patch's news posts on the site are becoming visible to far fewer readers. There is a simple step to make sure you still get our updates in your news feed: Step 1: Navigate to Shelby-Utica Patch's Facebook page. Step 2: Click the button at the top of the page where it says "Liked." Step 3: Check "Show in news feed." And you're done! Not a fan of ours on Facebook? Like Shelby-Utica Patch today! You can also find us on Twitter. And to get Shelby-Utica news delivered right to your inbox, subscribe to our daily newsletter.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Kathleen Edward, the girl who made news all over the world after she was taunted on Facebook about two years ago, died late Wednesday night.
After a long battle with Huntington's disease, Kathleen Edward, the 9-year-old girl who was taunted on Facebook in 2010, died at about 10 p.m. Wednesday night, according to Trenton Mayor Kyle Stack. Kathleen was at her father's house in Wyandotte when she died. Kathleen was the center of a feud with neighbors, Jennifer and Scott Petkov on Detroit Street, that eventually led to Jennifer Petkov admittingly doctoring photos to depict Edward and her late mother in a skull and cross bones and embraced by the grim reaper. Laura Edward, Kathleen's mother, died as a result of Huntington's disease in 2009. Kathleen's grandmother, Rebecca Rose, said she had mixed emotions about Kathleen's death. "A part of me is angry as hell because I shouldn't …
Thursday, August 18, 2011
If you get your family updates, national and local news and keep tabs on your close friends on Facebook, then you should check out Patch's recommended list of who to 'like' on Facebook for updates on everything Shelby Township and Utica.
If you are not one of the 750 million active users on Facebook, then you are missing out. If you are, then Shelby-Utica Patch wants to help you maximize your Facebook potential and know pretty much everything there is to know about the neighboring cities. Here is a list of Facebook users and pages that we "like" and we think you should, too. If you grew up in Shelby Twp, MI you remember... When former Shelby Township resident Jennifer Bowman Pascoe started the page as a group on a Tuesday morning, she already had more than 2,000 users and 3,000 posts in just two days. The group exploded overnight and Pascoe had to convert the group to a page to make it more manageable. The page is a place where young and old, past and present Shelby …
Friday, August 12, 2011
With the help of Facebook users, Paws for Life could win up to $10,000 in The Great Charity Giveaway on Aug. 24.
With a little help from its Facebook friends, Paws for Life Rescue & Adoption could win $10,000 from The Great Charity Giveaway, sponsored by Troy-based auto dealer, The Suburban Collection. The Great Charity Giveaway awards monetary prizes to the top 10 charities that receive the most votes during the contest period. Only the charity with the most votes can claim the $10,000, but the contest will also award $5,000 to the runner-up, $3,000 to the third place winner and $1,000 to the charities ranked fourth through 10th. “Paws for Life is excited to be part of The Great Charity Giveaway and if the Rescue receives the most votes and wins $10,000, it will make a major difference for the homeless pets in our care,” said Courtney Protz-Sanders…