Monday, October 4, 2010
"You Ask ... Patch Answers" continues to tackle burning questions in the community.
Why are there talking traffic lights in town? Why do some beep? Why do most of them do nothing? This is the latest question in Morristown Patch's newest series, "You Ask ... Patch Answers," where we want to hear what queries you have about things around town. Last week, we found out why a police officer is directing traffic outside Kings, but seemingly nowhere else. "Walk sign is on ... walk sign is on ... walk sign is ..." You have probably heard it, the disembodied vaguely European female voice informing people crossing South Street that–wait for it–the walk sign is now on and they can cross. Well, I know the sign is on, I can see the sign is on. Why does this light need to tell me the sign is on? For that matter, why does the sign …
Friday, October 1, 2010
Send us a question ... we'll get you an answer.
Have you ever wondered where a certain restaurant went on South Street and what's going to take its place? Why there's a police officer outside Kings but nowhere else? Or why there always seems to be road work happening on Elm Street? Well, so do we, and we're going to do something about it. But we can't do it without your help! "You Ask … Patch Answers" is a weekly column for locals looking for solutions to community problems or issues. Everything from school news to potholes to eye-sores to local mysteries: Why has it taken so long for the library to reopen? Why do some of the traffic signals talk?
Why? WHY?! WHY?!?!
If you've got a question about something in Morristown, send it to John Dunphy, at email@example.com, and our team…
Monday, September 27, 2010
'You Ask ... Patch Answers' scratches mental itches in the community.
You've probably seen them stationed outside the Kings supermarket. Maybe you've waved to them. Maybe they helped you get out of the parking lot. Or maybe you had to wait in traffic while they helped someone else. But exactly why are there always police officers directing traffic outside of Kings, and seemingly nowhere else? That's the question we're answering in this first installment of "You Ask ... Patch Answers," a weekly look at, well, whatever Morristown residents want to know. Got a question about life in Morristown? Why something's a certain way, or how you can take care of a perplexing problem? E-mail John.Dunphy@Patch.com. If we use your question, we'll even send you a special gift from Patch. The Morristown police officer has …