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Welcome to the "Refreshed" Easton Patch

We've updated the website's design to make it more fun and friendly.

No, you're not losing it! Patch looks different today. We did a quick visual nip-and-tuck to the homepage to make it even more user-friendly. And we've moved a couple pieces of furniture. For those keeping score:

  • We tweaked some words in our navigation bar to save space (e.g., "Traffic & Gas" is now "Commute").
  • We moved the weather icon next to the Patch masthead so you can find it more quickly!
  • We moved, well, YOU closer to the top! (Our "shout stream" featuring your comments is now front and center on the homepage.)
  • And of course we prettified a few things. 

While the site might look a little different today, we still offer the same hyperlocal coverage of everything happening in Easton. 

We hope you'll let us know what you think of our tweaks. Drop me a line at tom.coombe@patch.com or offer a comment below. And, as always, be sure to like us on our Facebook page (if you haven't already), so you can interact there as well!

DOCurmudgeon March 30, 2012 at 02:15 AM
That was a shock, Tom. Took a short time to learn, but I really liked the time stamp on the comments; any chance to bring them back? Overall grade on the redo...B+... that means it was worth it.
Tom Coombe (Editor) March 30, 2012 at 03:05 AM
I can let our people know. We'll see... I'll take a B+
J. Drew Stefancin March 30, 2012 at 03:40 AM
Hey, did we do away with leaving comment without an article? Like when i tell Pamela Porter when someone passes away?
Tom Coombe (Editor) March 30, 2012 at 12:48 PM
We did. Apparently it was a feature that not a lot of people used, company wide. Even on this site, I think only you and Pamela -- and occasionally Christina -- took advantage of it.

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