The New Castle News asked readers to reveal how they met their spouses or significant others for a special Valentine’s Day contest we are conducting. Here are today’s contestants.
I worked at the Sankey Youth Center as a youth counselor, and he took the position of another employee.
I had met my husband, James, in 1988 at Vo-Tech.
I had broken off a five-year relationship a few months before. My best friend tried to hook me up with someone but he wasn’t what I was looking for. At that point I was feeling like the hopeless romantic.
My husband and I met through a lady who worked as a temporary secretary for both of our companies at the same time.
LISA C. FALBA
Myspace, a place for friends. A place where you can stay connected with friends and family. A place where you can be yourself, with music, pictures, and a cool profile.
The summer after my first year of college, I attended a 1964 high school graduation party. While there, I saw a cute girl in tight, checkered pedal pushers trying to get my intoxicated younger brother to the car.
I met my husband on a chat group called Yahoo Messenger Cultures and Community. It was a case of mistaken identity at first, which grew into a strong friendship and drew us toward each other from two ends of the earth.
My husband, Anthony, and I met at Jameson Hospital in November 1966.
It was 1976 orientation at the University of Pittsburgh Bradford campus. I was 23 and had just completed four years in the Navy.
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