We asked readers to share their marriage proposal stories with the New Castle News for a special Valentine’s Day Contest we are conducting. Here are today's contestants.
Brandon was getting off work early and I just happened to have a doctor’s appointment in a town close to where he works. We decided to meet up for dinner.
My husband, Michael, and I were friends for years before we started dating.
We had traveled to Geneva on the Lake to finish the summer off right. The day went by as any normal day together, and we were also excited to see two of our best friends.
LINDA CASACCHIA SERVEDIO
It all started when my sister, Lisa, gave us free tickets to Hawaii.
This love story starts some 40 years ago at the Rollercade, when I asked Cindy to skate. She said, “yes,” and it was love at first sight.
LEE S. WINTER
Upon returning from the Navy I needed to have a project finished that I had started and didn’t know how to finish. I had met a neighbor that I knew had the skills I needed for the project so I arranged a meeting, fixed the problem and made a date.
Janet and I had been dating about two years when, at her house one night we were thinking of something to do and I agreed to watch a chick flick.
It all started the in the fall of 1993. Deacon Alphonzo Brown was going to the same church as I was attending for three years, and although people knew he liked me there, I did not realize it at all.
We went to lunch one day and while we were eating John said to me, “have you ever been to Jared’s?”
My man, Clint, and I decided to take the Harley out for a ride, stopping for a bite to eat when we were encountered by two deer.
My wife loves lighthouses, so it occurred to me that a lighthouse would make for a great location to propose to her. The problem was finding one in western Pennsylvania.
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Local teen off to state DYW event
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Veterans seminar to view technology
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Part-time guard position created
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Mohawk senior Jared Gustafson elected nation FCCLA officer
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Concert to feature sounds of ’60s
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Environmental groups oppose forced pooling
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