I fear this singles issue has turned me into a creepy stalker. The About staff started accepting nominations for this issue in August. We started spreading the word among our friends and colleagues first, then to businesses and nonprofit organizations, our advisory board and all of our social media feeds.
Old foodie joke: “Did you hear about the new restaurant on the moon? Great food, no atmosphere.” This is certainly not a problem at Main Street Grille, where the warm, welcoming atmosphere approaches perfection.
Maureen Kampman and Jason Tate met in Jackson, Miss., in 2007, where they were introduced by a mutual friend. At the time, Maureen was dating someone else, but Jason continued to pursue her for more than six months until she was single and agreed to go out with him.
“Cross-country skiing is great if you live in a small country.” Steven Wright wrote that joke. So it’s safe to say that he doesn’t slip Nordic ski boots on, bind a couple of boards to the bottom of his feet and slide off into the snowy countryside — not even when he knows he’ll reach the border quickly.
For one in six of Stark County residents and one in four Stark County children, this is the reality of many nights throughout the year, numbers that are greater than the average in Ohio and nationwide.