It was reported on one major news network that chatter about unusual activity in Abbottabad, Pakistan, began via Twitter long before the White House made the announcement that Osama bin Laden had been killed. A tweet went out from someone in the neighborhood about helicopters at the compound.
Texting, tweeting, smartphones and handheld computers are changing the way we gather information about the world in which we live. In the past, living in a small mountain town like Westwood would make it more difficult to stay up to date with current events. That is no longer true. Whether in the rural mountains or downtown New York, you can stay connected.