Tyffani Marie Adams and Bradley William Martin have announced their engagement. Tyffani is the daughter of Barbara FerrarañAdams, of Schenectady and Michael Adams of Ravena. Brad is the son of William and Gail Martin, formerly of Niskayuna.
The future bride is a graduate of Schenectady High School and Ithaca College. She is employed by Partizan Entertainment, Music Video Division, Hollywood, CA.
Her fiance is a graduate of Niskayuna High School, RPI, and UMASS, where he received his MBA. He is manager of finance at Warner Brothers, Burbank, CA.
A Fall 2009 wedding is planned in Malibu, CA.
William and Donna Richards of Scotia announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Richards to Kevin Sichler, son of Debbie Sichler of Flushing.
The future bride is a graduate of ScotiañGlenville High School, RPI and is currently pursuing her master's degree in engineering at Penn State.
The future groom is a graduate of Francis Lewis High School and RPI. He is employed by Custom Spine Inc. A June 2008 wedding is planned.
Jaclyn L. DeMarasse and Frank P. Ferrucci Jr. were married August 24, 2007 at St. John the Evangelist Church, Schenectady. Father Richard Carlino officiated. A reception followed at the Glen Sanders Mansion, Scotia.
The bride is the daughter of Raymond and Dorthea DeMarasse of Troy. The groom is the son of Frank and Peggy Ferrucci Sr. of Schenectady.
Maid of honor was Michelle DeMarasse. Bridesmaids were Elizabeth DeCurtis, Melissa Ferrucci, Andrea Ostrander, Kim Brown and Michelle Gariepy. Flowergirl was Emily Cimins.
Best man was James Vardaro. Ushers were Dave Dagostino, Kevin Heigel, Greg Smith, Leo Rosenholz and Phil Cafaro. Ringbearer was Dan Brown.
The bride is a graduate of Tamarac High School and Siena College. She is an accountant at Marvin & Company, PC in Latham.
The groom is a graduate of Colonie High School and LeMoyne College. He is an accountant at Wojeski & Company, PC in East Greenbush.
The couple took a honeymoon trip to Aruba. They reside in Latham.
Sarah T. Baumgardner and Mark A. McKee were married July 7, 2007 at St. James Episcopal Church, Lancaster, PA. The Right Reverend Nathan D. Baxter officiated. A reception followed at the Berkshire Country Club, Reading, PA.
The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Jane Baumgardner of Wyomssing, PA. The groom is the son of Brad and Mary Lynn McKee of Niskayuna, NY.
Maid of honor was Kate Baumgardner. Bridesmaids were Kirsten Crosby Blose, Stacey Gaenzle, Sarah Kepchar, Ashley Lobb; and sisters of the groom, Meredith Flynn and Michelle McKee.
Best man was Brian Gould. Ushers were Brandon Querbes, Billy Querbes, Steve Wertalik, Mike Parisi; and brothers of the bride, Will Baumgardner and John Baumgardner.
Sarah is a graduate of the University of Virginia. She is director of marketing for Nicelodeon. Her husband is a graduate of Union College. He is vice president of sales strategy at Joost, in NYC.
The couple honeymooned for two weeks in South France. They reside in NYC.
Kristen M. Rosecrans and Benjamin N. Powers were married on June 16, 2007 at St. John the Evangelist Church in Schenectady. The reception was held at the Mohawk River Country Club in Rexford, NY.
The bride is the daughter of Peter and Debra Rosecrans of Niskayuna, NY. The groom is the son of Neal and Kathleen Perelle of LaGrangeville, NY and Jeffrey Powers of Brewster, MA.
Maid of honor was Lindsey Rosecrans, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Hillary Barton, Nicole Cook, Christina Dombroski, Juliet Kunkel, Kaitlyn Perelle, Jaime Stoops and Betsy TrottañSaunders. The flowergirl was Jordan Rosecrans.
Best man was Neal Perelle. Groomsmen were Edward Dombroski Jr., Jeremy Perelle, Jonathan Perelle, Craig Rosecrans, Peter Rosecrans Jr., Frank Sorrentino and Blake Wynot. The ringbearer was Oliver WilsonñCook.
The bride is a 1996 graduate of Niskayuna High School and received her BA in English from James Madison University in 2000 and her MS in education from the University of New England in 2004. She is the director of campus life and literature department chair at the Kildonan School in Amenia, NY.
The groom is a 1995 graduate of Arlington High School, NY and received his BA in Russian from LaSalle University in 1999. He is the assistant headmaster of the Kildonan School.
The couple took a wedding trip to Nuevo Vallarta and reside in Amenia, NY.
Tom and Helene Brogan of Schenectady recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at a dinner celebration at Cornell's Restaurant, Schenectady. The party was given by their children and grandchildren.
The former Helene Karl graduated from Woestina High School, Oneonta State College and SUNY Albany. She was a school teacher in the Schalmont District for over 30 years. She enjoys shopping, cooking, taking care of family and Tony Stewart.
Her husband is a graduate of Roanoke College, VA. He retired from BridgestoneñFirestone and is employed partñtime with Amored Car Services. He enjoys hunting, fishing, reading and traveling.
Their children are Cyndy (Paul) Chevalier of Rotterdam, Charles Brogan of Kissemee, FL., and Kristen Brogan of Rotterdam. Their grandchildren are Paul Chevalier Jr. and Andrew Chevalier, both of Rotterdam.
Henry and Genevieve Fornal of Schenectady, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a dinner party at Canali's Restaurant, hosted by their children and Mrs. Fornal's brother, Edward Grabicki.
The couple were married September 14, 1957 at St. Adalebert's Church, Schenectady.
Their children are Karen Peterson of East Greenbush and Martin Fornal of Ballston Spa. They also have one grandson, Lucas Fornal.