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Patch - Local News, community, things to do

By Patch Media

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If you're looking for "everything local," Patch is your place. The Patch app puts you in touch with local events, leading voices in your community, and news reported by our award-winning journalists. Local schools? Check. Breaking news? Check. Homes for sale? We've got those, too. You'll always be in touch with your town with the Patch app.

Check out these features:
- 950+ Patch Towns throughout the country to keep you connected to your town 24/7, and more towns join Patch every month.
- Push notifications as important news breaks — you will be the first to get the scoop.
- Swipe left or right to view articles faster, and show everyone how you feel about what you've just read with our new emoticons.
- Local weather forecasts and alerts — you'll never be caught without an umbrella or snow boots again.
- Share stories to your Facebook friends and Twitter followers, or email/SMS to a friend!

Our new Patch app delivers a beautiful browsing and reading experience for iOS users. Our pages load super-fast. Lightning fast. So fast, you barely have time to blink. You'll never be kept waiting to see what's behind that headline. And the sleek design provides an in-depth storytelling experience, written concisely and fueled by rich imagery.

We're eager to hear your feedback and suggestions. How can we make the app even better? What features would you like to see? We aim to be the best news app in the country, and your ideas are crucial. Please email us at

What's New in Version 5.6

- Bug Fixes.
- We will continue to fix any performance issues. Please send any feedback or report further issues to


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Customer Reviews

Patch is my local CNN

Loving the Patch app so much.
Able to read the local news as well as the regional. Keeps me up to date on what's happening nearby as that's more close to home.

Enjoy the app

I like the app but wish there was a way to mark multiple articles as read without clicking into them since I subscribe to a few local towns there is a lot of duplication

This app is awesome!!!

These guys have current and relevant news and they usually break their story about 20-30 minutes before everyone else.

Patch - Local News, community, things to do
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 5.6
  • Size: 27.1 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity

Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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