Carol and Richard Fredenburg of Guilderland announce the engagement of their son, Joseph Fredenburg, to Melanie Groser, daughter of Renee and Fred Groser of Newtown, PA.
The future bride is a graduate of Our Lady of Mercy Academy at Lauralton Hall in Milford, CT. She is employed by Withum Smith & Brown in Princeton, NJ.
Her fiance is a graduate of Christian Brothers Academy in Albany and the University of Massachusetts, Boston, where he received a bachelor’s degree in economics. He is employed by JBH Technologies, Glenview, IL.
A September 2009 wedding is planned.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael F. Krisanda Jr. of Schenectady announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Lynne Krisanda, to David Naumowicz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wieslaw Naumowicz of Pattersonville.
The future bride is a graduate of Mohonasen High School and Schenectady County Community College. She is currently employed by EvensonBest.
Her fiance is a graduate of Schalmont High School and Hudson Valley Community College. He is currently employed by Atlas Copco Comp-tec Inc.
An October 2009 wedding is planned.
Sarah M. Oliker and Ryan E. MacGregor were married in the drawing room at the Canfield Casino in Saratoga Springs, NY on March 29, 2008. An elegant reception in the ballroom immediately followed. The couple honeymooned in Whitehouse, Jamaica.
Sarah’s parents are David and Lynn Oliker of Charlton, NY. Her grandparents are A. John Oliker, M.D. and Peggy Oliker, late of Auburn, NY, and Capt. (Ret.) Edward and Betty Klaus, late of Pompano Beach and Winter Park, FL.
Ryan’s parents are Paula and Louis MacGregor of The Villages, FL and Asheville, NC, respectively. His grandparents are Paul and Imogene Ebbert, late of Columbia, MD, and Louis and Geneva MacGregor, late of Lehigh, PA.
The bridal party included Lorin Oliker Allan, sister of the bride, as matron of honor. Bridesmaids included sister of the groom, Morgan Leanne MacGregor, as well as Stacy Bobroff Edelman, Shanti Lisa Hageman, cousin of the bride, Erica George Hitzusen, and Melissa Leigh Hoskinson.
Groomsmen included Joseph E. Oliker, brother of the bride, and Erik Hans Rasmussen, Gary Daniel Benik, James Louis Mahen, and Vojtek Kaminski.
A Friday night reception at Brindisi’s Restaurant in Saratoga Springs was hosted by the bride and groom for family and out of town guests, followed by a cocktail reception at the Saratoga City Tavern.
An ecumenical marriage ceremony was performed by Reverend Robin Posson. A reading was offered by Hope Hageman, aunt of the bride.
The bride is a graduate of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School, Colgate University and has a juris doctor from Syracuse University College of Law. She is senior counsel for ProCure Treatment Centers, Inc., a company that provides management leadership for design, construction, financing, staffing, training and day-to-day operations of world-class proton therapy centers.
The groom attended South Lakes High School in Reston, VA. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University and received a master’s in business administration from the University of Chicago. He was previously a lieutenant in the United States Navy, stationed mostly near Seattle, WA and in Washington, DC, and an investment banker with Lehman Brothers, before reinventing himself as an entrepreneur.
The couple resides in New York, NY.
Dr. Kristin Sarah Baltazar and Brian Paul Ford were married on September 26, 2008 at the Church of St. Adalbert in Schenectady. Father Carl Urban officiated. A reception followed at the Mohawk River Country Club and Chateau in Rexford.
The bride is the daughter of Kathleen and Lawrence Baltazar of Rotterdam. The groom is the son of Paula and Ronald Ford of Auburn, New York.
Maid of honor was Lisa Seymour. Bridesmaids were Laura Pezzulo, Stephanie Simard, Erin Jankowski, Shannon Harmon, Stephanie Bradshaw and Nina Strollo.
Best man was Kevin Ford. Groomsman were Eric Sidor, James Matthews, Gerard Krem-
pasky, Justin Baltazar and Nicholas Cianfrocco.
Kristin is a graduate of Schalmont High School, Elmira College, and Upstate Medical University. She is completing her residency in general surgery at the University of Buffalo.
Brian is a graduate of Auburn High School and Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a senior software & hardware engineer at Jadak Technologies in Syracuse, New York.
The couple honeymooned in Costa Rica and currently reside in Buffalo, New York.
Christine Jochim and John Boote were married August 16, 2008 at Hamilton College Chapel, Clinton, NY. Rev. Matthew Waterstone officiated. A reception followed at The Oneida Community Mansion House.
The bride is the daughter of Kenneth and Marcia Jochim of Boulder, CO. She is the granddaughter of Edwin and Helen Martin of Rotterdam Junction.
The groom is the son of Carey and Susan Boote of Holland, MI. He is the grandson of Joan Ponstein, and Clarence and Carol Boote.
Matron of honor was Alicia Greenfield. Bridesmaids were Alexandra McCauley, Michelle Hohensee, Kelsey King and Jacquelyn Boote.
Best man was Benjamin Togtman. Ushers were Brian Parsons, Michael Jochim, Joseph Zessin, Ross Coleman and Douglas Fox.
The bride is a graduate of Hamilton College and the University of Maryland. She is an attorney at the U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Rockville, MD.
Her husband is a graduate of Hope College and is a graduate student at George Mason University.
The couple took a wedding trip to Isle Royale National Park in Michigan/Lake Superior. They reside in Arlington, Virginia.
Danielle Marie Salvatore and Daniel Anthony Ciampino Jr. were married Saturday, October 25, 2008 at St. Luke’s Church in Schenectady. Father Dominic Isopo officiated. A reception followed at The Hall of Springs in Saratoga.
The bride is the daughter of Frank and Mary Salvatore of Rotterdam. The groom is the son of Daniel and Jeanne Ciampino of Niskayuna.
Co-maids of honor were Suzanne Piccirillo and Ashley Livingston. Bridesmaids were Gina Ciampino, Kristin DeBrino, Louise Carney, Heather Guy, Nina Franco and Carrie Champagne. Flowergirl was Bryana Bowman.
Best man was Peter Bouleris. Ushers were Anthony Salvatore, Philip Sidoti, Ryan De-
Brino, Michael DeBrino III, Jason DeBrino, Marc DeBrino, and James DeBrino, Jr. Junior ushers were Skylar Bowman and Nicholas DeBrino. Ringbearer was Sam Leone.
Both the bride and groom are graduates of Siena College. Danielle works for Time Warner Cable in Rotterdam. Daniel works as an accountant at Staff Ciampino & Company P.C. in Albany. They reside in Rotterdam.