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Weddings, engagements and anniversaries

Posted February 12, 2012
Engagement: Heagle and Bruce

Elizabeth C. Heagle and Alexander D. Bruce
have announced their engagement. Elizabeth
is the daughter of Dale and Cassandra Heagle
of Bridgeport, NY. Alexander is the son of David
Bruce of Inverurie, Scotland and Martha Dietz of
Scotia, NY.
The future bride, born and raised in
Syracuse, NY earned her MS in counseling
psychology from the University at Albany. She
is a clinical coordinator at Northeast Parent &
Child Society.
Her fi ance earned his BA in theatre arts from
the University at New Paltz. He is a technician
with Time Warner Cable. He is blessed with a
daughter, Anna Grace.
A May 2012 wedding is planned.

Engagement: King and Andersen

Dixie King of Ballston Spa and Dale King
of Ballston Spa are proud to announce the engagement
of their daughter Linda, to Ryan Andersen.
Ryan is the son of Loretta and the late
WC Andersen of Thomasville, Alabama.
Linda was homeschooled and graduated
from Samford University. She is a teacher in Birmingham,
Ryan went to Thomasville High School and
also graduated from Samford University. He
works for Enterprise Holdings.
They are planning an October 2012 wedding
in Birmingham.

Engagement: Kukan and Zwecker

Bill and Cathy Kukan of Scotia announce
the engagement of their daughter Kate Elizabeth
Kukan to Robert Zwecker, son of Suzanne
Zwecker and the late Herbert Zwecker of
Farmington, NY.
The future bride is a graduate of Nazareth
College, where she received her bachelor’s degree
in English Literature/Inclusive Education.
She received her master’s degree in literacy
from the University at Albany. She is a special
education teacher at Dryden Central School.
Her fiance is a graduate of Rochester Institute
of Technology, where he earned his bachelor
and master degrees in mechanical engineering.
He is employed by Constellation Energy as
a nuclear engineer. He also served four years in
the U.S. Navy as a “nuke” on the USS Truman.
A September 2012 wedding is planned.

Engagement: Nowicki and Paniccia

Robert and Ingrid Nowicki of Malta announce
the engagement of their daughter Kristen
Nowicki to Ted Paniccia, son of Ted and Anna
Paniccia Jr. of Ballston Spa. Kristen is the
granddaughter of Svanhild Srokowski. Ted is the
grandson of Olga and Anthony Pallotolo.
The future bride is a graduate of Sage
College of Albany. She is a human resources
assistant at State Farm Insurance. Her fiance
is a graduate of Marist College. He is a business
systems analyst for the Office of the State
A September 2013 wedding is being

Wedding: McDonald and Yacowenia

Alicia McDonald and Matthew Yacowenia
were married July 16, 2011 at Shenendehowa
United Methodist Church in Clifton Park. Pastor
Alan Delamater officiated. A reception followed
at Michael’s Banquet House in Latham.
The bride is the daughter of Craig and
Annette McDonald of Schenectady. The groom
is the son of Tom Yacowenia of Fort Plain and
Jodi Crouse of Burnt Hills.
Maid of honor was Kerstin Gage. Bridesmaid
was Kaylee Kraus. Junior bridesmaid was Abigail
Smith. Flowergirls were Paige Smith and
Sophia Mackes.
Best man was Keith Lemack. Ushers were
Evan Yacowenia, Daniel McDonald, Dominick
Lanci and Connor Smith. Ringbearer was
Jaxson Yacowenia.
Alicia is attending the College of Saint Rose.
Her husband is a graduate of Nyack College. He
is employed by Global Foundries.
The couple took a honeymoon trip to Portsmouth,
NH. They reside in Burnt Hills.


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