Monday, December 10, 2012
Some of the biggest names in music will play at a benefit concert Wednesday. All proceeds will go to Hurricane Sandy victims, via the Robin Hood Foundation.
Huge names in music are lending their talents to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts at the “12-12-12” concert on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Every penny sold from ticket sales will go directly to Sandy victims through the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which provides material, money and aid to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm, including over 200 Patch towns in New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island. The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney, with other artists to be announced. According to the 12-12-12 concert’s website, “…
Monday, November 5, 2012
Employees help out, and you can, too.
It's been said it's far better to have a neighbor who's near than a brother who's far away, but in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Americans across the nation have proven to be the best neighbors and the strongest of families. This past weekend, AOL and Patch employees took an opportunity to pitch in, packing two tractor trailers worth of food, water and supplies in Dulles, VA, and Baltimore. The donations are headed to Hurricane Sandy ravaged areas in New Jersey and Long Island. Want to join the relief efforts? Click here to donate: https://donate.networkforgood.org/aol "When a catastrophe of this size hits, we all feel it, both the hundreds of us who live in the impacted towns, and our colleagues who are watching and wishing they could help…
Monday, October 29, 2012
Lows to reach the mid-30s Monday night.
Monday, October 29, 2012
The New England states are dealing with the brunt of "Frankenstorm" Sandy, but the North Georgia area is still feeling the effects of the massive storm. Local weather expert and Patch blogger Steve Brueck explained Sandy will bring high winds and colder temperatures to our area. "Winds will increase today with gusts increasing to 35 mph, with 45 mph in the mountains," Brueck wrote in an email to Patch. "Wrap around moisture will possibly bring showers/snow showers to the extreme north Georgia mountains as Sandy slows down after coming ashore. If it weren't for the winds, we would most likely have freezing temperatures (and still may on Tuesday) but we can still expect lows in the mid 30s overnight." Gwinnett County is under a wind …