HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- Hastings has plenty of Facebook pages devoted to various local businesses, organizations and even one to the village itself. The Daily Hastings took a look at some of the most popular pages to see which ones have the strongest presence on Facebook.
Leading the way for Hastings on Facebook is the page devoted to the village with 667 likes and 50 check-ins, which means using your mobile phone to let people know where you are. This page is more of a database of all the locations around the village that people have checked into, such as several popular restaurants.
The next most popular page in the village is the Hastings Parks and Recreation Department , which currently boasts 449 likes. The recreation department page is a true hub of information. The department lists upcoming events and updates time changes and cancellations several times throughout the day. The recreation department also uses the page to host conversations with local residents and answer any questions they may have. It also lists the departments contact information and includes a map with directions.
The Hastings-on-Hudson Alumni Association also has one of the strongest presences in the village with 119 likes. This page is primarily used to post nostalgic photos, information on successful alumni and provide updates on upcoming events. It's also a place for members to exchange messages. The information page has a full description of the association and its purpose along with contact info and a map.
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