Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements.



Dignon and Goyer

Frederick and Nancy Dignon of Niskayuna, NY, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Virginia Dignon, to Zachary Allan Goyer, son of Bruce and Delinda Goyer of Grafton, NY. The future bride graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Science degree, and the State University at Albany, SUNY with a Master of Science degree in education. The future groom received a Bachelor of Science degree from Manhattan College in finance. He is currently employed by AOW and Associates, located in Albany, NY. An August wedding is planned.


Velte and Purcell

Marcy Lynn Velte and John Christopher Purcell were married on Aug. 31, 2014, at the Lakefront Ramada in Geneva, NY. Marcy is the daughter of James and Sharon Velte of Waterloo, NY. John is the son of Christopher and Lynn Purcell of Scotia, NY. The maid of honor was Nicole Thayer, with bridesmaids Jacqueline Jones, Ashley Harris, Siara Harris, Cat Tosiello and Sarah Worob. The best man was Thomas Alfree, with groomsman Robert “Spike” Paull, Dylan Hayden and Charlie Woznack. The usher was Shane Harris and the ceremony reader was Danielle Smith. The ceremony was officiated by Bruce Chambers. Marcy and John met while attending SUNY New Paltz, where they majored in journalism. Both are now reporters for Spotlight News in Albany County. Marcy is a 2006 graduate of Waterloo Senior High School, and John is a 2004 graduate of Scotia-Glenville Senior High School. The couple honeymooned in Washington, D.C., and live in Schenectady County.


Arico and Shultz

Theresa and Patrick A. Arico Jr. of Slingerlands announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Margaret Arico, to Geoffery Daniel Shultz of North East, Md. The future bride is a graduate of Clayton A. Bouton Jr./Sr. High School in Voorheesville and also Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, Boston Mass., with a doctorate in pharmacy. She is a pharmacist at Rite Aid in Baltimore, Md. The future bridegroom is the son of Rhonda and Brian Shultz of North East, Md. He is a graduate of Towson University, Towson, Md., and also the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Baltimore, Md. He is a dentist in Elkton, Md. A January 2015 wedding is planned.


Primomo and Millwood

Gene and Carroll Primomo are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelyn Primomo, to Jared Millwood, son of Ellen Neilly. Katelyn is a graduate of Bethlehem Central High School and earned her bachelor's degree in biology and sociology from SUNY Albany and her juris doctorate from Albany Law School. She is employed as an attorney with The Legal Project. Jared is a graduate of Rondout Valley High School and earned his culinary arts degree from Johnson and Wales and is a Chef at the Fort Orange Club. A January 2013 wedding is planned.


McCarthy and Hovish

Ms. Joan McLaughlin and Mr. Alfred Bugenhagen of Loudonville, NY., and Mr. William McCarthy of Springfield, NY., would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin McCarthy, to Lawrence Hovish, son of Leon and Peggy Hovish of Loudonville. Erin, a graduate of South Colonie High School and SUNY Oneonta, is currently a budget analyst for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in Albany, NY. Larry, a graduate of Shaker High School and SUNY Oswego, is a communications manager at Angio Dynamics in Latham, NY. A wedding is planned for December 14th, 2013, at Christ Our Light Catholic Church in Loudonville, followed by a reception at the State Room in Albany, NY.


Mayo-Pike and Hulihan

Jessica Mayo-Pike of Delmar NY and Tim Hulihan of Guilderland NY, together with their families, are pleased to announce their engagement.  The future bride is a graduate of the College of Saint Rose and is a Business Development Manager for  IP Logic, Inc.     The groom is a graduate of Union College and is employed as an Assistant Principal with the Mohonasen school district.  The happy couple is planning an August  2013 wedding.   


O'Donnell and Kochersberger

Amy Elizabeth O’Donnell, daughter of Patrick M. and Jean O’Donnell of Delmar, New York exchanged wedding vows in a September 30, 2011 ceremony at Colgate Divinity School of Rochester, New York with Gregory George Kochersberger, son of David and Patricia Kochersberger of Rochester, New York. Deacon Thomas Driscoll performed the ceremony. The bride graduated from Bethlehem Central High School, Nazareth College, and New York Chiropractic College and is a Chiropractor practicing in Webster, New York. The groom graduated from Brighton High School and SUNY Cortland, and is owner of Twelve Corners Landscaping in Rochester, New York. The couple resides in Rochester, New York.


Youngs and Neviackas

Mr. and Mrs. William Youngs of Delmar proudly announce the engagement of their daughter Andrea Christine to Andrew William Neviackas, son of Mr.and Mrs. William Neviackas of Wrentham, MA. The future bride is a graduate of Bethlehem Central High School. She earned a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Vermont and a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Lesley University. Andrea currently teaches first grade in the Cambridge, MA school district. The future groom holds both a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering from the University of Maryland. He is currently employed as an engineer with Arup in Boston. The couple plans a July, 2013 wedding in Albany.


Brozzetti and Morrill

Valerie Rose Brozzetti, daughter of Constance Nahumyk of Cohoes, married Christopher John Morrill, son of James and Mary Morrill of Glenmont, on October 19, 2012 at St. Thomas The Apostle Church in Delmar. Deacon Alfred Manzella officiated. A beautiful reception at Franklin Plaza followed. Valerie is a graduate of Cohoes High School and SUNY Albany and works as a litigation paralegal supervisor in Albany. Christopher is a graduate of Bethlehem High School and The College of St. Rose and works for the New York State Attorney General’s Office in its Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. The couple will honeymoon in Mexico and return to their home in Albany.


Griesemer and Mainville

Patrick and Lynette Griesemer of Rotterdam, NY are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Patrice Lynn to Richard E. Mainville, Jr., son of Richard Mainville, Sr., of Cohoes, NY and Robin and Thomas (stepfather) McGrath, Jr., of Wynantskill, NY. The future bride is a 2005 graduate of Mohonasen High School. Patrice graduated from Siena College in 2009 with a B.S. in Math. She is currently employed at the NYS Department of Tax & Finance, Albany, NY as a Tax Representative. The future groom is a 2005 graduate of Troy High School. Richard graduated from Siena College in 2009 with a B.S. in Marketing & Management. He is currently employed at MAXIMUS, Albany, NY as a Quality Assurance Specialist. The couple will wed December 8, 2012 at Mallozzi's in Rotterdam, NY.


Cain and Nuttall

Mallory Cain, daughter of Steve and Dee Cain (Sedalia, MO), was married to Michael Nuttall, son of John and Lynda Nuttall (Delmar, NY), on May 13, 2012. The bride is a graduate of Smith-Cotton High School (Sedalia, MO). She attended Boston College and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Welfare from the University of California, Berkeley. Mallory is employed at San Francisco General Hospital (San Francisco, CA) as a Clinical Social Worker. The groom is a graduate of Bethlehem Central High School (Delmar, NY). He attended Boston College and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and a Masters of Arts Degree (Higher Education). Michael is currently employed at Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA) as an Interim Associate Director of the Ignation Center. The ceremony was officiated by Tim Wilson, brother-in-law of the groom. The Maid of Honor was; MacKenzie Cain (sister of bride) and Best Man was Matthew Nuttall (brother of groom). The wedding party consisted of: Bridesmaids: Gaelle Baker, Lorna Mishler, Tracy Robertson, Maria Gendron and Anna Schindelar. Groomsmen were: Tim Pitta, Chris Abbott, Jon Maier and PJ Wagner. The vocalist was Maureen Nuttall and Melissa Wilson was the reader (sisters of the groom). The wedding and reception took place at Studio B in Kansas City, MO. The happy couple honeymooned in Costa Rica and will reside in San Francisco, CA.


Atwell and Richburg

ATWELL, RICHBURG TO EXCHANGE VOWS Jerrold and Margaret Atwell of Wyomissing, PA (with honorary mention of Linda (Snare) Atwell, deceased mother of the future bride) proudly announce the engagement of their daughter Sarah Atwell to John Richburg, the son of John and Wendy Richburg of Colonie, NY. The future bride is a graduate of Wilson High School and is currently employed by the United States Navy. The groom to be is a graduate of South Colonie High School and is employed by the United Parcel Service. The happy couple is planning a winter 2012 wedding.


Osta and Nagelsmith

Bill Osta and Dana Nagelsmith were married on August 25, 2012, at St. John the Evangelist Church in Schenectady. The bride is the daughter of Christine and Gary Nagelsmith of Rotterdam. The groom is the son of Edward and Kathleen Osta of Rotterdam. Dana received her degree in Business Administration from Hudson Valley, and is currently a kitchen and bath designer at Capitol District Supply in Albany. Bill is an associate at the DeLegge Funeral Home in Schenectady. The couple plans to reside in Rotterdam.


Moskowitz and Hoerz

Steven and Paula Moskowitz (Glenmont) proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Angelina Moskowitz, to Tyler Hoerz, son of Joyce Hoerz (Middleburgh) and Robert Hoerz. The bride to be attended Bethlehem Central High School and SUNY Oswego. She received her Master’s of Social Work at SUNY Albany, and recently passed the SW licensing exam. She is currently a foster care social worker at Parson’s Child and Family Center. The groom attended Middleburgh High School and received his bachelor’s degree at SUNY Oswego. He is currently employed by the State of New York Dept. of Tax and Finance . A spring 2013 wedding is planned. The couple will reside in Albany with their dog Laker.


Taffe and Webb

Brian Patrick Taffe, son of Mary Ann and Jack Taffe of Slingerlands and Mara Elizabeth Webb, daughter of Dr. and Mrs, Thomas Webb of New Hartford, NY, will exchange vows on Saturday, August 25th at the church of Saint Thomas the Apostle in Brigantine, NJ. Brian is a 1997 graduate of Bethlehem Central High School and a 2001 graduate of Boston College. He is an Anchor with ABC News 6 in Philadelphia. His fiancee is a 1999 graduate of New Hartford High School and and a 2003 graduate of Villanova University. She is a Executive Producer, also with ABC News 6 in Philadelphia. The ceremony will be officiated by the Rev. James Walsh. A reception will follow the ceremony at the Seaview Resort in Galloway, NJ.

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