Monday, May 13, 2013
The department has 23,618 followers.
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Monday, May 13
OK, so maybe it's not trending right now, but chances are, it soon will be. The New Jersey State Police ranked second among state police agencies nationally in terms of Twitter followers, according to statistics recently released by the IACP Center for Social Media. The agency has 23,618 followers, trailing only the Massachusetts State Police, which had a whopping 62,493 followers, as of April 30. The Texas Department of Public Safety (18,787), the Ohio State Highway Patrol (13,587) and the Indiana State Police (13,466) round out the top five. As of Monday morning, May 13, the State Police had 23,932 followers and had sent out 991 tweets. However, with over eight million people in the state as of the 2012 Census, the State Police still …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
All NJ Goddard Schools were placed on lockdown as a precautionary measure this afternoon due to a tweet found by Goddard’s corporate offices.
Around noon on Friday, the corporate offices of Goddard found a comment on Twitter that seemed to be threating to Goddard schools, as a precaution all New Jersey Goddard Schools were informed and placed on a partial lockdown, according to Fanwood’s Goddard School owner Tracy Brace. Brace said the tweet was said to have come from a high school student in Randolph, NJ and was eventually said to be a misunderstood joke. As a precaution, the Fanwood Goddard School locked the front door and would not let anyone new into the building, including parents. However, at 12:30 p.m. the school dismissed of their half-day students by walking the students outside to their parents. “We didn’t perceive it to be a threat to let anyone out of the building…
Friday, November 23, 2012
Find deals on Twitter and Instagram via our Black Friday New Jersey hashtag #bfnj
Friday, November 23, 2012
On Thanksgiving, timing is everything — proper coordination between bird, beans and stuffing can be the difference between the perfect stress-free meal with loved ones or a complete kitchen catastrophe. On Black Friday, getting on the right line at just the right time might save you hours and help you snag that perfect gift at a once-in-a-lifetime price. Patch is here to turn that dream into a reality and make smart shopping on Black Friday ridiculously easy. Find us on Instagram and Twitter and connect with us and local readers via our Black Friday New Jersey hashtag #bfnj. We'll be sharing up-to-the-minute deals, 140-character anecdotes, and photos and video from the front lines of consumerism. Show us those long lines, share your …