Sometimes people don't have time to play an entire game of Risk. That's why one Woodstock man devised his own set of rules for the 60-year-old board game, called Kingdom Keep - Battlefield Risk, speeding up play so a game takes about an hour. Joseph Arena - a lifelong Risk player who recalls fondly vintage versions from the early '60s - said his rapid-fire riff on the game was well received by beta testers at last year's London Comic Con.
A College Avenue secondary school (CASS) teacher wants city hall to stop charging public schools to use municipal sports fields. Woodstock charges area public schools a subsidized youth rate of $3.95 an hour to use its soccer pitches, baseball diamonds and tennis courts. Area elementary and high schools used the fields for a total of 74½ hours last year.
People from across and outside of Oxford County were in Otterville over the Sept. 16-17 weekend to relive the past. The annual civil war re-enactment took place at Woodlawn, with a large crowd in attendance to watch re-enactors portray the 42nd New York infantry going head-to-head with soldiers from the Confederate army. “There’s the historic value, but also the way these people love what they do,” one of the spectators Greg Brame said. “The skirmish was awesome.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".