Saturday, October 20, 2012
A look at what was happening around the area this week.
Two Years Later, Family of DJ Henry Pledges to Push Forward For Easton resident Angella Henry, things have not gotten easier in the two years since her son's death. The mother of DJ Henry relives it each and every day. "Some days have been worse as some information has been revealed about Oct. 17, 2010 and we find out how cruel-fully he was treated it actually hurts even more," she said. "I don’t think time makes things any easier." Henry will spend her day Wednesday mourning the loss of her son, who was shot and killed by police officer Aaron Hess on Oct. 17, 2010 while driving away from a bar in Pleasantville, N.Y. The two years since that night have included vigils, legal battles, widespread media attention, and differing accounts from …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Stoughton’s Jeffrey Cramer, a junior at Hofstra University, went behind the scenes as a media volunteer at the second presidential debate between President Obama and Governor Romney, held Oct. 16 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY.
Editor’s Note: Stoughton’s Jeffrey Cramer, a junior at Hofstra University, site of the second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, shares his behind the scenes debate experience as a media volunteer. Cramer is a 2010 graduate of Stoughton High. At Hofstra, he is a Broadcast Journalism major with a minor in Marketing and Sociology. *** My Experience at the Presidential Debate at Hofstra University For any college student, you always dream of being able to be a part of a historic and worldwide event. I had the chance to cover the second Presidential Debate at my school, Hofstra University. I know this sounds cliché, but I can honestly say it was the best experience of my life and I…
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney squared off in the second presidential debate on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Here's how Massachusetts Republicans and Democrats reacted.
Editor's note: This article was corrected to refer to the consulate in Libya on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 9:07 a.m. The attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya that led to the death of four Americans became the flashpoint in Tuesday night's second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney: that's the major finding of the Red and Blue Commonwealth flash polls sent out to local politicos immediately after the debate ended on Thursday night. Obama and Romney faced off on Oct. 16 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York in a town hall format, with CNN's Candy Crowley moderating a debate that covered both domestic and foreign policy. Of the 17 local influential Democrats who took the poll after the debate …
Monday, October 15, 2012
The second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney is scheduled for 9 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Oct. 16.
Monday, October 15, 2012
After Joe Biden and Paul Ryan sparred throughout last week's Vice Presidential Debate, the nation's voters are looking forward to President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney's second debate: a town hall event focusing on foreign and domestic policy. The second presidential debate between Obama and Romney is set for 9 p.m EST on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Check below for more information on that debate and the remaining debates leading up to Election Day. AOL will provide a live stream of the debate. TV Channels Broadcasting Live: ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and more, including CNN Espanol. Live Streaming Online: YouTube's Election Hub, AOL. Where to Watch the Debate in [TOWN]: [INSERT LOCAL INFORMATION HERE] Full info on Tuesday …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Vice President candidates Joe Biden and Paul Ryan squared off in the VP debate on Thursday, Oct. 11, a week after presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney had their first debate. Here's how Massachusetts Republicans and Democrats reacted.
Massachusetts Democrats were more enthusiastic about Joe Biden's vice presidential debate performance than Bay State Republicans were about Paul Ryan's performance: that's the major finding of the Red and Blue Commonwealth flash polls sent out to local politicos immediately after the debate ended on Thursday night. Biden and Ryan faced off on Thursday, Oct. 11 at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, with ABC News' Martha Raddatz moderating the debate that covered both domestic and foreign policy. Of the 14 local influential Democrats who took the survey, 12 of them (85.7 percent) voted that Biden won by a large margin, with one voting that the current vice president won by a slim margin and one voting "neutral." Meanwhile, of the 25 …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Get the details on the debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan airing Thursday night, October 11.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
The vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan is set for 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Check below for more information on that debate and the remaining debates leading up to Election Day. AOL will provide a live stream of the debate. TV Channels Broadcasting Live: ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and more, including CNN Espanol. Live Streaming Online: YouTube's Election Hub, AOL. Below is more detailed information on Thursday night's debate, as well as the schedule for upcoming debates: The debate will cover both foreign and domestic topics and be divided into nine time segments of approximately 10 minutes each. The moderator will ask an opening question, after which each candidate will have …
Monday, October 8, 2012
If you have a question for the candidates, submit it in the comments section below and it could be asked during the televised Oct. 16 Town Hall Presidential Debate.
Monday, October 8, 2012
If last Wednesday’s presidential debate left you with more questions than answers, here’s your chance for the presidential candidates to address the issues that most matter to you. The next presidential debate will be a town hall meeting format at Hofstra University in Long Island, where voters will ask President Obama and Mitt Romney about domestic and foreign policy. Patch is asking you, our readers, to participate by submitting questions for the candidates. All you have to do is post your question in the comments section below and we’ll send it to the Commission on Presidential Debates. The Commission is partnering with Patch's parent company AOL, along with Google and Yahoo, to take questions from web users across the country. Don’t …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Local Republicans and Democrats both weighed in with their thoughts on Wednesday's presidential debate, but what was your reaction?
While reactions have been mixed as to who won Wednesday's presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican Candidate Mitt Romney, Red and Blue Commonwealth flash polls sent to Massachusetts Republicans and Democrats immediately after the debate revealed that many thought Romney came out on top. On the more local level, strong views were held by voters in both Republican and Democratic parties. Republicans in Westwood said they felt Romney had the upper hand. Members of the Westwood Republican Town Committee, during a private viewing party, said they were pleased with the Presidential candidate's approach. "From our perspective, Mitt Romney really laid out the path differently. He backed it up with facts. He was very well …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Five Things You Need to Know Today: Presidential Debate Viewing Party; Time Change for Stoughton High Football Game; Stoughton High Boys' Soccer Fundraiser at Stelios; and more...
1. Presidential Debate Viewing Party Voters from Stoughton, Sharon and Canton are invited to watch the first presidential debate Wednesday night, Oct. 3, between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney at Centerfields Bar & Grille in Canton, according to the Stoughton Democratic Town Committee website. The viewing party will kick off at 9 p.m. in the billiards room at CenterFields. No reservations are needed, according to the StoughtonDems website. The event is expected to be casual in nature. For information, contact Donna Smith at 781-344-8741 or John Kavin at 781-344-6748 or at SellMyHouse@USA.net. Stoughton residents can also join others throughout the Commonwealth in a live chat on Patch during the debate…
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Local Republican and Democratic Party members from across the state will discuss the Oct. 3 presidential debate live in our chat room. Join in with your questions!
Local Republican and Democratic Party members from across Massachusetts will discuss the Oct. 3 presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney live in our chat room above. We'll start at 8:30 p.m. with some pre-debate discussions, before the debate begins at 9 p.m. If you have a comment you'd like to add to the discussion, or a question for one of our panelists, type it in the chat room above once we're underway. Patch staff will pick out the best comments and questions to add to the chat.