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Posted January 23, 2011
Engagement: Phillippe and Connors

Dick and Cindy Phillippe
of Niskayuna have announced
the engagement of their daughter,
Jennifer Ellen Phillippe,
to Ryan Patrick Connors, son
of Tom and Jenny Connors of
Delmar. Jennifer is the granddaughter
of Cynthia Hamilton
of Niskayuna. Ryan is the
grandson of Anne Connors of
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The future bride is a graduate
of Niskayuna High School,
Boston College and the
Georgetown University Mc-
Donough School of Business.
Her fi ance is a graduate of
Bethlehem High School and
Rider University. They work in
the fi nancial industry in New
York City.
A February 12, 2011 wedding
is planned.

Engagement: Gabriele and Heigel

Rudolph and Doreen Gabriele
Jr. of Guilderland, NY
announce the engagement of
their daughter, Danielle Rose
to Timothy James Heigel, son
of Frederick and Marianne
Heigel of Rotterdam, NY.
The future bride is a graduate
of Guilderland High School.
She is a graduate of SUNY
Plattsburgh and received
her masters in guidance and
counseling from Sage Graduate
School. She is employed
as a school counselor at Farnsworth
Middle School.
Her fi ance is a graduate of
Schalmont High School and received
his bachelor’s degree in
information systems and business
processes from Clarkson
University. He is employed by
the NYS Dept. of Motor Vehicle.
The couple will exchange
vows in April of 2011.

Engagement: Stewart and Bowder

Colonel and Mrs. Ronald
L. Stewart of Williamsburg,
Virginia have announced the
engagement of their daughter,
Megan Marie Stewart, of Mons,
Belgium, to Major Andrew
Paul Bowder, United States
Air Force, recently assigned to
Offutt Air Force Base, Omaha,
Nebraska. He is the son of David
and Elizabeth Bowder of
Schenectady, NY.
The bride-to-be is a graduate
of Lafayette High School and
The College of William and
Mary, Williamsburg, VA. She
taught math at Lafayette High
School in Williamsburg and at
A. T. Mahan High School, Kefl
avik, Iceland. She is currently
a high school math teacher and
chairperson of the math department
at SHAPE American High
School, near Mons, Belgium.
The prospective bridegroom
is a graduate of Niskayuna High
School, Niskayuna, NY, and
Daniel Webster College, Nashua,
New Hampshire. After completing
his Air Force fl ight training
he has served as a pilot for
the RC-135 in the 38th and 343rd
Reconnaissance Squadrons at
Offutt AFB and the Gulfstream
V in the 309th Airlift Squadron,
Chivres, Belgium.
A July 16, 2011 wedding is
planned in Williamsburg. The
couple will reside in Bellevue,

Engagement: Tidmarch and Ketcham

Mrs. Laura Tidmarch of Scotia,
New York, announces the
engagement of her daughter,
Victoria Rebecca Tidmarch
to Mr. Jeffrey Ryan Ketcham.
Miss Tidmarch is also the
daughter of the late Dr. Charles
Tidmarch. Mr. Ketcham is the
son of Mrs. Marilyn LaMont of
Toledo, Ohio and Mr. Thomas
Ketcham of Perrysburg, Ohio.
Miss Tidmarch is a graduate
of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake
High School, and a magna cum
laude graduate with a B.S. in
cinema and photography from
Ithaca College. She studied
abroad at FAMU-The Film and
TV school of the Academy of
Performing Arts in Prague.
Miss Tidmarch is an assistant
camera operator and a member
of the International Cinematographer’s
Guild, IATSE Local
600. Her credits include fi lms,
commercials, and TV shows,
such as “Prom Night”, “Paranormal
Activity 2”, and HBO’s
“True Blood”.
Mr. Ketcham attended St.
John’s Jesuit High School of
Toledo, Ohio, and graduated
magna cum laude with a B.S.
in mass communications from
Miami University. He is a producer’s
assistant to Allen Covert
at Adam Sandler’s production
company, Happy Madison.
Mr. Ketcham’s past credits include
numerous fi lms such as
“Transformers”, “Bedtime Stories”,
and “Click”.
The couple became engaged
when Miss Tidmarch visited
Mr. Ketcham in Maui, HI while
he was on location fi lming the
soon-to-be released movie,
“Just Go With It”. The couple
will wed this August in Albany,
NY, and continue to reside in
Los Angeles, California.


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