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Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor)'s Blog – January 2010 Archive (6)

Convicted killer arrested in slaying of Tedeschi’s clerk

By Maria Cramer Globe Staff / January 15, 2010

Almost 40 years ago, Edward Corliss held up a store clerk at gunpoint in Salisbury, tried to steal the $15 in his cash register, and then shot him to death before fleeing in a car.

Last month, a day after Christmas, Boston police and prosecutors say, he committed the same… Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 15, 2010 at 8:23am — 1 Comment

Jamaica Plain has the blues and they are so so good!

Check out this video I captured at the the blues night at the Midway!

Find more videos like this on Neighbors for Neighbors JP

Let them know you'd like to see more blue's at their… Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 12, 2010 at 12:43am — No Comments

Neighborhood Zone Group Monitors Needed!


There are 11 critical roles that need to be filled on this network. They are the roles of the Neighborhood Zone Group Monitors!

A Neighborhood Zone Group Monitor performs the following:

1. Monitors the CrimeReports tool embeded in each of the 11 Zone Groups and posts new discussions as crimes are reported. Each time a discussion is posted, members of the group… Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 11, 2010 at 2:48pm — No Comments

Create a Virtual Gift image for us please and thank you!

Hey JP,

There is a feature here on the network called Virtual Gifts. You may have noticed it on your my page.

Virtual Gifts are meant to acknowledge and show appreciation for someone. They are also a way for NFN to generate some revenue to support our operation.

We're thinking it would be cool to have gifts like a Jar of Sugar, a Shovel, a Hammer - you know neighborly gifts.

We're not really using gifts yet because we need art work that is relevant to… Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 11, 2010 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Rebecca F, new Community Manager


Please help me welcome and say thank you to Rebecca F, who is going to be one of our new Community Managers.

Rebecca has stepped up to assist with welcoming and guiding new members, featuring content, and ensuring all content meets our… Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 9, 2010 at 7:00pm — 3 Comments

New Chat Feature

Hey Neighbors,

I've just added a new chat feature to the network. You notice it at the bottom of your screen and under the Multimedia Nav drop down.

You can use chat to:

1) Organize online chats about topics your interested in
2) Ask either myself or Rebecca a question.
3) Get to know your neighbors better.

If you have any questions or suggestions about this. Please leave a comment.


Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 8, 2010 at 1:14pm — No Comments

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