John and Barbara Orton of Clifton Park announce the engagement of their son, David Orton to Nichole Ritchie, daughter of Martin and Barbara Ritchie of Howell, MI.
The future bride is a graduate of Pinckney High School, Michigan State University and the University of Michigan. She is a research associate in engineering at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute in Ann
Her fiance is a graduate of Shenendehowa High School, SUNY Binghamton and the University of Michigan. He is a senior engineer with NSF International in Ann Arbor, MI.
An October 2009 wedding is planned in Ann Arbor, MI.
Wayne and Cheryl Hwaszcz of Glenville announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Janice Hwaszcz, to Tyler Matthew Oliver, son of Ralph Oliver of Voorheesville and Deborah Snyder of Rotterdam.
Ashley is the granddaughter of Frederick Hwaszcz and the late Stephanie Hwaszcz and the late Janice Stevens and Irving Peck. Tyler is the grandson of Janet Laverty and the late Arnold Laverty and the late Chester and Betty Oliver.
The future bride is a graduate of Scotia-Glenville High School and is currently a student at The College of Saint Rose. She is an office assistant and youth camp director at Shaker Ridge Country Club.
Her fiance is a graduate of Clayton A. Bouton High School and The College of Saint Rose. He is the manager of Colonial Carwash.
An August 2011 wedding is being planned.
Mike Girard and Carissa Jenne of Glens Falls are happy to announce their July 31st engagement.
The future bride is a 1996 graduate of South Glens Falls High School and a 2001 graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC, where she received her bachelor’s degree in advertising and mar-
keting communications. She is employed with Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics as a sales consultant. Carissa is the daughter of Ed and Becky Murray of Moreau and Rick Jenne of Diamond Point.
The future groom is a 1997 graduate of Queensbury High School and received his bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from Utah State University in 2003. He is employed locally with his family at Jim Girard Landscape Maintenance Corp. as a designer. Mike is the son of Jim and Peggy Girard of Queensbury.
Mike and Carissa have planned an April 25 wedding on the cliffs of Negril, Jamaica.
Brian and Teresa Forget of Schenectady, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Lynne Forget, granddaughter of Joan Nikolski, to Daniel Lotano, son of Ernest and Carol Lotano of Schenectady, and grandson of Arthur and Lydia McDonald.
The future bride graduated from Schenectady High School and RPI. She is a manager for Accenture in Miami.
Her fiance graduated from Schenectady High School and RPI. He is the manager of Corporate Finance, FPL Group in Jupiter, FL. Dan proposed to Katie on the cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean at sunset in San Diego, California, on April 25, 2008.
An April 2009 wedding is planned at The Breakers in Palm Beach, FL.
Rebecca Anne Verhayden and Daniel Micah Darling were married April 12, 2008 at Zion Lutheran Church, Schenectady. Rev. Shawn Dugan officiated. A reception followed at River Stone Manor, Scotia.
The bride is the daughter of Robert and Margaret Verhayden of Schenectady. The groom is the son of Richard and Joanne Darling of Pattersonville.
Maid of honor was Katherine Clark. Bridesmaids were Michelle Richards and Gretchen Schlansker. Flowergirl was Abigail Verhayden.
Best man was Peter Darling. Ushers were Steven Darling and Richard Darling.
Rebecca is a youth services librarian at the Town of Ballston Community Library in Burnt Hills. Her husband is a public safety officer at Union College.
The couple took a wedding cruise to Mexico and Belize. They reside in Burnt Hills.
Lisa Marie Buczkowski and Michael Robert O’Brien were married October 11, 2008 at St. John the Evangelist Church, Schenectady. Father Carlino officiated. A reception followed at The State Room in Albany.
The bride is the daughter of Gary and Kathy Buczkowski of Scotia. The groom is the son of Thomas and Carol O’Brien of Niskayuna.
Matrons of honor were Pamela Troncone and Jenny Hudman. Bridesmaid was Kristine Impellizzeri.
Best man was Tim O’Brien. Groomsmen were Steve Tifft and Shaun Burns. Ushers were Micah Troncone and Casey Nolan.
The bride is a graduate of The College of Saint Rose. She is a youth counselor at Safe Inc. of Schenectady.
Her fiance is a graduate of The University of New Haven. He is a firefighter for the City of Schenectady.
The couple took at honeymoon trip to St. Maarten. They reside in Schenectady.