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Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor)'s Blog – March 2011 Archive (8)

Pictures and details of missing 10yr old Tobias Chance, from Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130: CHILD FOUND

The Boston Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in their efforts to locate Tobias Chance, a 10 year-old male, who went missing this morning, Thursday, March 31, 2011. According to his parents, Tobias ran away at about 7:30am. Tobias was last seen leaving the family home in the…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on March 31, 2011 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Policies and Guidelines: What you can and cannot do on NFN

Hey Neighbors,

Every couple of months we remind everyone what you can and cannot do on NFN. Here is an updated version of our Policies and Guidelines. You can always refer to them here

We add dates next to items that are new or change so you can track the document. 

 



COMMUNITY GUIDELINE:


The…
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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on March 30, 2011 at 10:56am — No Comments

Pictures of the Red Tail Hawk in Jamaica Plain, MA

Neighbors,

Check out these two awesome pictures of the (Bald Eagle) Red Tail Hawk taken the other day along the road where the old Kelley rink was (Willow Pond Road). Props to neighbor John O'Brien for sharing the pictures with us. Like birds? Join John's …

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on March 29, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Network consolidation and the future of Neighbors for Neighbors

Dear neighbors, we've been working on this plan for the last 8 months and I'm pumped and relieved to finally be sharing it with you. Here goes...

Why we are consolidating our 18 neighborhood social networks:

  • We can't afford to continue operating all our networks 
  • We don't have the capacity to manage them
  • Patch is doing a great job fulfilling the need we once served. Go Patch!
  • Our partners, like…
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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on March 22, 2011 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

How to control email, messages, and group notification settings

 

There are many types of notifications that allow you to receive emails about new activity on Neighbors for Neighbors. You can receive email notifications when you have new private messages, new friend requests, when Administrators send broadcast messages, and when your content is being featured or when a new member joins a group you are a member of. You can control which message you wish to received…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on March 22, 2011 at 10:37pm — No Comments

Results from the Neighbors for Neighbors February 2011 Network Evaluation

Dear Neighbors,

Here are the results of the Neighbors for Neighbors February 2011 Network Evaluation. The evaluation was generously and voluntarily lead and prepared by our neighbor Anna Sandoval. Anna, thank you so much for the weeks of work and all your help. You rock neighbor!

Kindly review and leave your thoughts as comments below. 

Beginning next week, we'll begin incorporating recommendations…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on March 22, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

JPNC Votes that Whole Foods is "Not a Good Fit for Hyde Square"

The JP Patch is reporting the JPNC (Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council) Voted that Whole Foods is "Not a Good Fit for Hyde Square."

Joseph

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on March 9, 2011 at 1:35pm — 1 Comment

What do you get for broadband speeds with http://www.speedtest.net/?

Neighbors,

I'm wondering what you get for download and upload speeds using - http://www.speedtest.net/. Please leave comments with your download, upload, resulta and your provider. 

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on March 3, 2011 at 10:00pm — 5 Comments

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