Friday, February 8, 2013
The following area lovebirds submitted their unique love stories in the Patch Greatest Love Story Contest.
After taking loving submissions over the past couple weeks, it's time for you to choose your favorite local love story in Patch's Greatest Love Story Contest. Below you'll find contestants' stories in their own words. In addition, you'll find faces to go with the names in the photo box above. To cast your vote for your favorite, write the couple's names in the comments section below. Voting ends at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. Couple: Greg & Diana Town: Richfield We met 4 years ago on Facebook by our mutual love of hockey. I think we have the greatest love story in Minnesota because we found each other at a time when we both were probably at our lowest and somehow we found each other on Facebook. I knew from the first kiss we shared …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
And you could win dinner out on us!
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Have you resolved to have a family movie night each week? Take more time for yourself? Share your 2013 resolutions in the comments section below.
I make new resolutions every year. There's something about Jan. 1 that makes me want to start some things fresh. And usually I'm able to stick to about half of them—like giving up watermelon for the month of February or taking a nap once a week. (Wink) Try as I might, I haven't been able to convince myself that a gym is a great place to be three times a week—however, I'll give it another shot in 2013. Patch wants to know what resolutions you've made for the new year. Have you vowed to have a family movie night each week? Take a family vacation to Yellowstone National Park? Make a standing date with your partner? Or maybe you've decided to count to three before yelling at your clumsy nine-year-old for breaking yet another glass dish. Tell …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Bake sale? Fundraiser? Band concert? Let the community know what's happening by adding your event to the Patch calendar.
Friday, December 28, 2012
We're counting down the most inspiring, popular, interesting and tragic stories of the year.
The final voting day is Dec. 28.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Employees help out, and you can, too
It's been said it's far better to have a neighbor who's near, than a brother who's far away, but in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Americans across the nation have proven to be the best neighbors and the strongest of families. This past weekend, AOL and Patch employees took an opportunity to pitch in, packing two tractor-trailers worth of food, water and supplies in Dulles, VA, and Baltimore. The donations are headed to storm-ravaged areas in New Jersey and Long Island. Want to join the relief efforts? Click here to donate: https://donate.networkforgood.org/aol "When a catastrophe of this size hits, we all feel it, both the hundreds of us who live in the impacted towns, and our colleagues who are watching and wishing they could help more. So…
Monday, October 15, 2012
We're searching for the best Halloween Costume in America. Enter yourself or your kids for a chance to win $5,000.
It doesn’t matter if you’re Lady Gaga or Lady Liberty for Halloween—if you have an awesome costume, showcase your creation in our Best Halloween Costume in America Contest. Last year, the headless boy from Wyckoff, NJ, won. This year, it could be you. Enter our contest for a chance to win the $5,000 grand prize! Adults and children are eligible to enter (sorry...no pet costumes). Parents can post costume photos of themselves and their families from this Halloween or from years past. Here’s how to enter: Simply click the green "Upload Your Photos and Videos" button above and upload your image (but first make sure you’re a registered Patch user). Then add a caption with the name of the person in the photo and a description of the costume. …