Lara Kuliszewski, daughter of Ellen Kuliszewski and the late Joseph Kuliszewski of Aldan, PA, and Matthew Ciesinski, son of Paula Ciesinski of Schenectady and the late Adam Ciesinski, are engaged to be married.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of Penn Wood High School and Elizabethtown College and West Chester University, PA. She is a clincial services director for Elwyn Media, PA.
The future groom is a graduate of Niskayuna High School and Ursinus College, PA and Arizona State University. He is a senior manager at Vanguard in Valley Forge, PA.
The couple plan a May 23, 2009 wedding.
William and Judy Premerlani of Glenville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Kathleen, to Marcus Wilson Ragland, son of Ronald and Janet Ragland, Richmond, Virginia.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of Niskayuna High School, Marist College and the University of Rochester. She is a high school guidance counselor for Henrico County School District, Virginia.
Her fiance is a graduate of Douglas Freeman High School and Virginia Tech. He is a senior district executive for the Boy Scouts of America, Heart of Virginia Council.
A March 21, 2009 wedding is planned in Hanover, Virginia.
Maria and Guido Quattrocchi of Albany announce the engagement of their daughter, Christine Quattrocchi, to Nicholas McKiernan, son of Linda McKiernan of Schenectady and the late Dennis McKiernan.
The future bride is a graduate of Guilderland High School. She is a quality assurance specialist at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.
Her fiance is a graduate of Mohonasen High School. He is a driver for Quandt’s Foodservice Distributors.
A February 2009 wedding is planned.
David and Leslie McLoughlin of Stillwater and Deborah and Keith Atlas of Ballston Spa announce the engagement of their son, Douglas McLoughlin, to Ashlee Woodruff, daughter of Mark and Linda Woodruff of Hilton, NY.
The future bride and groom are both graduates of Rochester Institute of Technology. Ashlee is employed by BPM Metals. Doug is employed by SJ Associates.
A September 2009 wedding is planned.
Kelly Lynn Alois and John Richard Krause were married September 26, 2008. The wedding and reception took place at Paradise Cove, Bueno Vista Lake, Orlando, FL. Rev. Sarah Lund officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Gary and Sue Alois of Glenville. The groom is the son of Robert and his wife, Linn Krause of Apopka, FL., and Charlene Santasiero of Williamsville, NY.
Maid of honor was Laura Alois, sister of the bride. Best man was Robert Krause, Jr., brother of the groom.
Kelly is a graduate of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Schools and Rochester Institute of Technology. She is a project manager in marketing for DME of Daytona Beach, FL.
Her husband is a graduate of Depew High School and SUNY at Buffalo. He is a graphic designer at the Daytona Pennysaver.
The couple took a wedding trip to Jamaica. They reside in New Smyrna Beach, FL.
Emily Elizabeth van Beek and Peter von Stein Hansen were married December 6, 2008 at
6 p.m. in Greenwich Village, NY, NY. Rev. Leslie Harry officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Walter and Pamela van Beek of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The groom is the son of Erik von Stein Hansen and Carolyn Hansen of Niskyauna.
Emily is a graduate of the University of Toronto. She is a children’s literary agent and rights director at Pippin Properties, NY, NY.
Peter is a graduate of Albany Academy, Cornell University and Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a senior manager at Accenture’s Health and Life Sciences Strategy practice in NY.
The bride’s father is a hotel executive in Canada. Her mother is a retired flight attendant.
The groom’s father is a retired Union College professor of European history. His mother taught elementary school in Guilderland, NY.
Amy M. Walker and Ryan M. Gleason were married September 6, 2008 at a beach ceremony in Santa Barbara, CA. Rev. Jerry Bellamy officiated. A reception followed at Fess Parkers Resort, Santa Barbara.
The bride is the daughter of Mark Walker of Niskayuna and Theresa Walker of Schenectady. The groom is the son of Mark and Doreen Gleason of Schenectady.
Amy is a graduate of Southern Vermont College, with a bachelor’s degree in communications. She is employed by Mattel Inc., El Segundo, CA.
Ryan is a graduate of Pratt Institute, with a bachelor’s degree in communication design. He is a creative director for Mattel, Inc.
The couple took a honeymoon trip to Maui, HI. They reside in Redondo Beach, CA.
Rebecca Jeanne White and Steven Michael Sherck were married June 7, 2008 at Cannon Memorial Chapel at the University of Richmond, VA. The Very Reverend William McKeachie officiated. A reception followed at Jepson Alumni Center at the University.
The bride is the daughter of Thomas and Margaret White of Scotia. The groom is the son of Michael and Linda Sherck of Davidson, NC.
Matron of honor was Jessica Murphy. Bridesmaids were Lauri McDaniels, sister of the groom, Meredith Mehra, Sarah Rogevich and Linnea Westerberg.
Best man was Keith Hammond. Groomsmen were Hunter Lane, Will McKeachie; Alex White and Tim White, brothers of the bride.
Rebecca and Steven are both graduates of the University of Richmond. She is a risk analyst at Bank of America, Charlotte, NC. He is a CPA for Grant Thornton in Charlotte.
The couple took a honeymoon trip to Belize. They reside in Charlotte.