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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Westminster names alumni director
Westminster College has named Kara Petro as its director of alumni relations.
County fair concert to benefit LATCOM
The Christian band Unspoken will perform a benefit concert for LATCOM at this month’s Lawrence County Fair. The event will take place at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 in the fairgrounds grandstands.
Fallen Warrior Ride to preface soldier tribute
Area motorcyclists will be heading out once again this month to pay tribute to the nation’s soldiers and veterans. The second annual Fallen Warrior Ride is scheduled to leave Cascade Park at 6 p.m. Aug. 15 for a one-hour, circuitous route to Laurel High School. Once there, riders — led by the Patriot Honor Guard of Western Pennsylvania — will parade into the Lawrence County Fairgrounds, where they’ll join a Salute to the American Soldiers: For God and Country, a crusade by Vision Ministries of Lawrence County.
Love Kitchen: Little Caesars provides special delivery for Rescue Mission
The Little Caesars Love Kitchen rolled into the City Rescue Mission for a special delivery Wednesday. A pizza kitchen on wheels, the big rig travels across the United States and Canada to meet the needs of the hungry, the homeless and disaster survivors.
County fair looks for a few good bakers
The countdown to the 2014 Lawrence County Fair has begun. In less than two weeks, the fairgrounds will be brimming with animals, vegetables, fruit, flowers, music, food and fun. This year’s fair runs from Aug. 11 to 16.
Local teen off to state DYW event
Lawrence County’s 2015 Distinguished Young Woman is heading back into scholarship competition.
County to buy new office for Nicholson
Before the end of the year, the Lawrence County commissioners plan to move District Judge Jennifer Nicholson into new offices.
Portersville Steam Show summer event arrives
The Portersville Steam Show will stage its summer event Thursday through Sunday at its show grounds.
Veterans seminar to view technology
A veterans benefits seminar has been set for Friday. The program will run from 2 to 4 p.m. in the commissioners room of the Lawrence County courthouse.
Part-time guard position created
The Lawrence County Salary Board created a part-time temporary court guard position Tuesday.
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