Thursday, February 14, 2013
Have a cute couples pic? Upload it here!
It's Valentine's Day and you know what that means — love is in the air! Portsmouth Patch is gearing up for the big day by seeking pictures of the cutest couples in town, but we need your help! Add your photos of you and your special someone right here by clicking the green button above. We'll ask readers to vote on the cutest couple! We've already recieved two nominations for best couple: John and Peggy Brady, and Duncan and Jeannie Ingraham. Who do you think is the best couple in town? Tell us in the comment section below or upload a photo of them above! We'll announce the winner on Feb. 15.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
In honor of Valentine's Day, we're looking for Portsmouth's most well-known couples.
Portsmouth has its fair share of lovebirds, but we're looking for couples that stand out among the rest, especially on Valentine’s Day. It’s time to take a closer look at what makes Portsmouth couples so sweet. We want to hear your everlasting love story. We want to know how you met, how you lasted and what makes you the best couple in town. If you know a couple that stands out or are part of this couple, feel free to e-mail me at Sandy@Patch.com. You can also nominate the couple in the comment section below!
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
The school hopes its annual American Heart Association fundraising event exceeds last year's donations.
Melville Elementary students really sprang into action Monday. The students spent Valentine's Day participating in the school's annual American Heart Association Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser. Patch dropped by Melville as two of the four first grade classes jumped, skipped and hula-hooped along to thumping dance music. Physical Education teacher Pam Storme said she's anxious and excited to tally this year's donations. So are the students. That's because Storme promised that she would teach basketball while dressed in a pink and black tutu if the students topped last year's total of $5,500. According to Storme, the chances of topping that number are good as many students brought in donations of a $100 or more.
Saturday, February 12, 2011
Christina Lantz explains how the meaning of Valentine's Day has evolved as she's grown up.
Valentine’s Day is a holiday that changes meaning to me as I get older. When I was a child, Valentine’s Day meant thin paper valentines of popular cartoon characters passed out among my classmates. It meant candy hearts and cupcakes or cookies made by someone’s mother. Aside from Christmas and Halloween, it was one of the best holidays of the school year. Our teachers would let us break for a few hours and have cupcakes and exchange Valentine’s. I didn’t know what the day was about and I certainly didn’t know Valentine’s Day was named for a person. As a young teenager, I remember being focused on having a “Valentine." Among my friends, it was a big deal to say you were “going out” with someone around Valentine’s Day for the sake of …
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Looking to have a romantic dinner with your Valentine? Here are 5 places cozy places to snuggle up with your sweetheart!
Don't know where to take your Valentine this year for a romantic dinner? Here's our top 5 choices for where to spend a romantic evening in Portsmouth:
Thursday, February 3, 2011
What's in store for Valentine's Day in Portsmouth this year? We checked out a few shops this week and found the following heart-stopping gifts.
Portsmouth shops are offering all things romantic to please Cupid this year. From chocolates to roses, bling to bubbly, look no further than Portsmouth shops to find your way into that special person's heart on the lovely holiday. Here's a few heart stoppers in Portsmouth just in time for Valentine's Day: