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Let's revisit some of my favorite posts that appeared in January. Just as I asked you to pick which news story from January was your favorite or most memorable, I'm asking you to pick your favorite blog post too. Please cast your vote in the poll and add your thoughts in the comments.
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No. 1 — What We'll Lose in a Post-Post-Office America (Jan. 26)
The inaugural post from our friends at Occasional Planet looked at the architecture of local post office buildings, including the Maplewood Post Office.
No. 2 — "I've Always Loved that House" (Jan. 18)
No. 3 — Brentwood Police: Don't Warm Your Car For a Thief (Jan. 3)
This line sums up the entire post: "The thief not only got a warm car. It also was full of gas."
No. 4 — It is Time to Start Planting Vegetable Seeds? (Jan. 30)
Our friends at Garden Heights Nursery offer some guidance on when (and how!) you should start planting vegetable seeds. Whether you're new to gardening or a seasoned expert, this post will be helpful.
No. 5 — 15th Annual Food Drive at Madosky Chiropractic a Huge Success (Jan. 30)
We love to hear good news at Patch, and when Dr. Madosky's office collects more than $500 for St. Vincent de Paul Societies food pantry at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, we're very happy to share the good news.