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Friday, May 24, 2013
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Well, this is embarrassing. Nothing worse than getting caught with your leg up.
Patch readers, you're up! We need your wit, creativity and animal psychic abilities to craft the perfect caption for the next edition of our pet photo caption challenge! Suggest your caption in the Comments section below. Comments will close at 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 29. The winner will be announced Thursday, May 30. The author of the winning caption and pet owner can find a Patch-branded version of the photo, with the caption inserted included in the next week's edition. Congratulations to Bill Miller, who won last week's edition, Caption This: Dog in a Bow Tie: Now can I sit at the dinner table. Have a photo you'd like captioned in future editions? Add it to our collection and your pet will be featured in weeks to come! Remember:
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
If you've got wit, add your punchline to Patch's weekly comic and win a personalized print.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your south suburban neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch. Congratulations to Tobias Cichon with the winning caption to last week's UFO cartoon: So, does that make THESE the "illegal" kind?
Saint Rita plays in the baseball regional finals Wednesday, May 22 at 4:30 p.m. Watch the gave live on Patch.
The baseball playoffs march on as the Saint Rita Mustangs play in the regional semifinals. The Mustangs are taking on Kennedy at home starting at 4:30 p.m. Watch the game live on Patch. If you miss it, come back to watch a full replay.
Donations to organizations and agencies that will take in displaced animals can help.
In the wake of a 2-mile wide tornado that tore through Oklahoma on Monday, Americans across the country are stepping up to help out however they can. READ: Oklahoma Tornado: How to Help Residents might not be the only ones in need of a helping hand. One woman's happy reunion with her dog has touched hearts nationwide, but other animals left homeless will be scooped up and housed in rescue facilities manned by volunteers. Many agencies are lending their services, some by bringing in search dogs, or collecting food for animals and connecting lost pets with their loved ones. There are a few ways you can contribute to their efforts, according to Vetstreet.com: Search Dog Foundation Oklahoma City Animal Shelter Pet Food Pantry of Oklahoma …
Monday, May 20, 2013
Here is a list of organizations helping the victims of Monday's devastating tornado in Moore, Okla.
Americans across the country are reacting with shock to the devastation caused by a 2-mile wide Tornado in Oklahoma. Dozens have died, and President Obama has declared the path of the tornado a major disaster area. If you would like to help, you can do so from your computer or mobile device right now. Patch will be posting stories of locals who are working to help victims from afar. If you know of someone local was affected by the tornado or who is working to help the victims, please contact local editors Dan Lambert or Lorraine Swanson. —Original reporting by John Ness.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Some people are destined to draw more attention than others, apparently.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
It's been a long week. You need a pick-me-up.
Friday's here. Thank goodness. One more day of work, and that's it. Here's a little inspiration to get you through to Saturday. For more than a month now, Patch and Grape-Nuts have teamed up to present stories about your neighbors, neighbors who have faced challenges that would seem insurmountable to many of us. But not to the people we've featured in this series, Journeys. Not surprisingly, the stories have generated dozens of comments on Patch and on Facebook: "Great story..." "Thanks for sharing..." "So wonderfully inspiring..." And, so, here they are again. Great stories shared to inspire. Take a look at what these people have faced. Then click on the story to see their responses. And feel better about your tough week. Pit Bull …
Someone looks pretty spiffy. What's this pup thinking?
Patch readers, you're up! We need your wit, creativity and animal psychic abilities to craft the perfect caption for the next edition of our pet photo caption challenge! Suggest your caption in the Comments section below. Comments will close at 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 22. The winner will be announced Thursday, May 23. The author of the winning caption and pet owner can find a Patch-branded version of the photo, with the caption inserted included in the next week's edition. Congratulations to James, who won last week's edition, Caption This: A Pup Cools Off. I'm busy. Go fetch it yourself. Have a photo you'd like captioned in future editions? Add it to our collection and your pet will be featured in weeks to come! Remember:
The annual award honors an outstanding faculty member.
Marist High School teacher and alum Don Richardson ’77 is this year’s winner of the Champagnat Award, an honor given to faculty members who demonstrate the example set by St. Marcellin Champagnat in their teaching. Don will also be celebrating his 25 anniversary at Marist next year.