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The 5 Weirdest Things That Happened This Week

A nude congregation. Banning yoga pants. Valentine's Day canceled. Barbie on the cover of Sports Illustrated? It's been quite a week.

News. Sometimes it's just plain weird. 
Marcus Johansson February 16, 2014 at 10:00 PM
Ron, I understand what you're saying. But I find it insulting that on a website that is supposed to be about local news - and only about local news - these sorts of articles are posted. It seems to go against the spirit of the site. And P Berger - I guess this story was shared among different sites, since I accessed it not from Easton Patch, but from Chestnut Hill-Mt. Airy Patch. The fact that the same article could be posted on any Patch site - any at all - shows that Patch really isn't in the local news business anymore, which makes me think that it's totally irrelevant by now.
Marcus Johansson February 16, 2014 at 10:01 PM
It's not the fault of the writers of articles like this, who are just doing their job - it's the fault of Patch's direction. And my heart goes out to anyone who lost their job over this, because that is always awful.
Sierra Salin February 18, 2014 at 01:24 PM
The Patch IS dead folks, unless "it/they" return to local editors and stories which have anything to do with where one lives. It has become a tabloid, run by folks hundreds of mile away who are managing numerous sites.
John February 18, 2014 at 08:57 PM
It's the Huffington Post leftovers. And the Huffington Post is garbage.
Elvis February 19, 2014 at 01:04 PM
I used to like Patch, it had some information that was very useful and many good commenters aswell. But now consolidation has doomed the patch to irrelevance. I guess I will go back to reading the Ross Valley reporter and san rafael Times !

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