Wednesday, October 31, 2012
CONTEST: Halloween photo contest, win $20 Giant gift card
|SUBMITTED PHOTO: Jaclyn Smith of Hatfield dresses of as Disney's Ursula for Halloween 2012|
Sandy may have blasted through our neighborhoods and made a bit
of a mess, but she does not have to put a damper on your Halloween spirit!
The Reporter is hosting a Halloween photo contest in which
all individuals who enter will have a chance at winning a $20 gift card from
Giant (something that may come in handy with power outages and loss of food in
The contest is easy. Today through Monday, Nov. 5,
individuals will have the chance to send The Reporter pictures - of you, your
kids, your pets, YOU NAME IT – in Halloween garb and winner will be selected
at random. The winner will be announced online and in our print addition
on Wednesday, Nov. 7, with Halloween photos (from those submitted) as our
Lifestyle issue for the day.
Want to enter? There are four ways to do it:
us a picture via Twitter using the hashtag #LansToT and our handle
us a picture through Instagram using the hashtag #LansToT (PLEASE NOTE: IF YOUR
ACCOUNT IS PRIVATE ON INSTAGRAM WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SEE IT.)
us a picture through our Facebook page, www.Facebook.com/Lansreporter
us a picture through email to Community Engagement Editor, Amanda Piccirilli, firstname.lastname@example.org.
With your photos, please include your name and what
municipality you are from. If you would like to send more details as a caption
Good luck to all and we hope you have a spooktacular
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Staying safe and healthy before, after natural disaster
Hurricane Sandy: How to stay healthy and safe
MAP: Sandy road troubles in our area
PHOTOS: Sandy's aftermath in our readership area
Facing Sandy the Superstorm (Monday)
Friday, October 26, 2012
Interactive map to help you keep track of Hurricane Sandy
Preparing for Frankenstorm: Hurricane Sandy set to hit East Coast
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Manna on Main host annual 5k/1-mile fun run
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Not on Instagram? No worries.
not have a smart phone? Do you not have an Instagram
account? Do you not know
what Instagram is?
worries, The Reporter
is allowing you to experience what Instagram is all about
will a little help from us. (regardless if you have a smartphone or not!)
Instagram, a free photo-sharing
network, is becoming the new social networking hot spot, allowing people of all
ages to snap a photo and share it with the world instantly.
The Reporter, we obviously find written word a high importance; however, we
also love to share stories through photos.
our writers, photographs and editors are out in YOUR community, we are often
taking photos of the NOW – giving you clips and images of what is taking place
in your neighborhoods EXACTLY as they are happening.
people don’t have a cell phone, some people don’t have a smartphone and regardless
of your cellular service (or lack thereof), The Reporter wants our readers to
be able to see what we are capturing, especially on our Instagram account.
With Facebook applications, The Reporter’s Facebook followers can now see, share
and comment on our Instagram photos without having an account.
you have to do is click on the “Reporter’s Instagram” icon located at the top
of our Facebook page and you can see every picture we post on Instagram. (See
the photo below for example/location.)
ahead, “LIKE”, comment and share away. After all, these photos are for YOU, the
Saturday, October 13, 2012
PHOTOS: Happy Fall! Montgomery Twp hosts Autumn Festival
PHOTOS: SE Pa Red Cross 3rd annual Montgomery County 5k Run & Walk Race for the Red
Friday, October 12, 2012
Ways to get your clubs information out
On Wednesday afternoon, executive editor Ann Cornell and community engagement editor Amanda Piccirilli will be stopping by Souderton Area High School where they will speak with staff, clubs and parents on ways to help publicize their events to the local media.
Here is the slide show that will be presented. Please feel free to use this presentation as a source:
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
HALLOWEEN: Share your paranormal experiences, ghost stories
Have you heard footsteps upstairs when you know you are the only one in the house? Do your doors open and close on their own? Have you felt someone touch you only to turn around to find that no one is there?
Halloween is just around the corner and to celebrate The Reporter wants to hear about your paranormal experiences – whether they have occurred in Lansdale, Souderton, Montgomeryville or somewhere else – for a special feature for our website and Oct. 30-31 print editions.
We will highlight the best stories leading up to Oct. 31 on our website. To share your story, simply fill out the form below and please be sure to identify yourself. Full names do not have to be used but we do appreciate first names and last initials.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Sandusky sentencing: Live feed of multimedia posts
Be sure to follow for live coverage of the Sandusky hearing taking place at the Centre County Courthouse today.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
INSTAGRAM: Photos following debate #1, PBS blowout
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
PHOTOS WANTED: Celebrating National Cat Day
We saw your pooches for ‘Take Your Dog to Work Day,’ meow we
want to see your kitties.
The Reporter is looking to celebrate National Cat Day, which
falls on Oct. 29, and the puuurrrrr-fect way to do that is by meeting your
The Reporter wants to know how much you love your kitty cat(s).
A slide show will be made with these purrr-cious friends of ours and some will
be featured in an upcoming article on National Cat Day.
Want to have your cat’s cute face on The Reporter for all
readers to see?
If so, the following is needed by Wednesday, Oct. 25 at noon:
Send an e-mail to Amanda Piccirilli, Community Engagement
Editor, at email@example.com. In your e-mail include your name,
your cat(s) name(s), where you are from, a photo of your furry friend(s) and
why your cat is the greatest feline friend out there.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Success during National Preparedness Month #NatlPrepChat