11/15/2013 by Matt Q
11/09/2013 by Matt Q
10/29/2013 by Matt Q
09/26/2013 by Matt Q
Via Patch.com we’ve learned of a medieval historian who teaches at Boston College, lives in Newton, Massachusetts, and has just been selected for a MacArthur Fellowship; or “genius grant,” as many have it.
09/03/2013 by Matt Q
From Pacific Palisades, California’s Patch.com blog we learn of Chase Holiday, a local woman whose cat videos have found her a semi-finalist in The Friskies, which are awarded annually to the best Internet cat videos of the year. This year’s prizes will be given out on October 15.
09/02/2013 by Matt Q
From Plymouth, Massachusetts’ Patch.com blog, we learn of a local woman who is nothing short of a hero for some of our four-legged fellow travelers.
Megan Saucier, of Plymouth, and Katie Montgomery of nearby Somerville, have started Survivor Tails, a group dedicated to rescuing and finding homes for dogs who have been scheduled to be euthanized.
Run entirely by volunteers, thus far they’ve already saved 14 dogs. And they’ve only just begun in their efforts.
To learn more about Megan Saucier and Survivor Tails, head on over to Megan’s PeekYou profile here.
08/21/2013 by Matt Q
The Patch.com blog for Agoura Hills, California shares with us the story of Louis Spirito, author of the recently published book Gimme Shelter.
Shelter chronicles Louis‘s experiences caring for an adopted pit bull named Tanner, and how through Tanner’s sensitivities to anger Louis was forced to overcome his own personal demons.
To learn more about Louis and Gimme Shelter, head on over to Louis’ PeekYou profile, where you’ll find links to social networking profiles, articles, and more. Check it out here.
07/19/2013 by Matt Q
Patch.com tells us that four time Olympian, and Hillsborough, NJ resident, Joetta Clark Diggs, is being inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame.
The daughter of famed Patterson, New Jersey high school principal Joe Clark (memorably dramatized in the film Lean on Me), Joetta shares her father’s passion for inspiring youth, and motivating people of all ages to realize their fullest potentials. She spreads her message of positivity and good health through her own Joetta Clark Diggs Sports Foundation, as well as her many appearances as a highly sought after public speaker.
Over at Joetta’s PeekYou profile you will find links to her websites, charities, social networking profiles, mentions throughout the news and sports media, and well beyond. Click here and give it a look.