Thursday, November 22, 2012
Express your gratitude to a special person, organization or the community by posting your tribute on Shelby-Utica Patch.
Has someone touched your life in a special way? Have you been impressed by the way an organization is contributing to our community? Does your organization have sponsors or volunteers to thank? You can publish a virtual "thank you" note any time, by posting an announcement on Shelby-Utica Patch. Here's how: Once your announcement has been reviewed, it will be posted and featured on our home page.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Share photos of your election journey on Patch.
Did you vote? If so, prove it! Patch readers sent in their photos wearing their "I Voted" sticker after casting your ballots Tuesday! While we're on the topic of elections, be sure to check the local election results. Also, be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest election news.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
A local woman's stunning picture of fall colors at Stony Creek will replace Shelby-Utica Patch's Facebook cover photo.
Deanna Kahler of Shelby Township upoaded the winning photo for the Shelby-Utica Facebook cover contest. Kahler's fall Stony Creek photo captured the essence of the beautiful fall colors in Shelby Township. Nearly 25 photos depicting Shelby Township's natural beauty were uploaded to the contest in the past few weeks. Kahler's photo will replace the Shelby-Utica Patch's Facebook cover page, but before we post it, let's take a second to get to know our local photographer. Patch: Where exactly was that photo taken? Kahler: The photo was taken from Winter Cove, facing the island. Behind the island is the boat rental portion of the park. Patch: How did that shot catch your eye? Kahler: My husband and I were just walking around taking in the …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
A local mother and author shares a personal story about how to stand up to bullies in the hopes that she can teach her daughter to be strong.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
If you've got a garage sale coming up, put it in our calendar for free.
If you're trying to get rid of your stuff before old man winter blows in, and if you're having a sale, tell Shelby-Utica Patch readers all about it. Here's how: And there you go. Your neighborhood's sale will show up on the Events calendar for all of Shelby-Utica Patch to see.
Monday, September 24, 2012
Families find a petting farm, small haunted house, storybook barn and more at Blake's Orchard and Cider Mill in Armada.
Changing leaves and cooler weather welcome cider mill season in Macomb County. And, while there's warm donuts and fresh cider to spare, there's also many other family-friendly attractions to find at popular autumn haunts like Blake's Orchard and Cider Mill. See our photo gallery here and upload your own fall photos in our contest.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Share photos and videos of your community with your neighbors.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Show off your favorite photos, from Up North to your own backyard. We'll award weekly prizes for the photos that say 'Michigan' in content, tone and spirit.
Sunday, April 8, 2012
From egg hunts to church services and holiday dinners, everyone celebrates Easter a little differently.
There have been many Easter-related activities around town, including Easter Bunny visits, Easter egg hunts and egg-dying activities. But how do you celebrate? Do your kids go on an Easter egg hunt in the back yard every Easter morning? Do you dress up in your Sunday best for church services? Do you make a big family meal in the afternoon? We want to know, so upload your photos here and tell us in the comments (or photo captions) how you celebrate! Have you participated in any holiday events? If so, please add them to our photo gallery by clicking 'add photos' and selecting the desired files from your computer. It's that easy! You can also email your photos to editor Marina Cracchiolo or text 586-216-2244.
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Upload photos of the Eisenhower and Utica Lacrosse teams throughout the season.
Help Patch document the lacrosse season by uploading great action and team shots to the photo gallery. If you're not sure how to upload photos, check out our step-by-step guide. You can also text or email photos to Patch.