Laura Long and Benjamin McCracken are happy to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Laura is the daughter of Mr. Robert Long of Pittsfield, Pennsylvania, and Mrs. Dale Ann Krahn of Jamestown, New York. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford with her Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine in 2012 and received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Gannon University in 2015. She is currently employed as a physical therapist for the Visiting Nurses Association of Northwest Pennsylvania.

Benjamin is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl and Marsha McCracken of Bradford, Pennsylvania. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Sport and Recreation Management from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford in 2010. He is currently employed at McCracken Energy Services in Limestone, New York.

The wedding will be held in Franklinville, New York, at The Woods at Bear Creek on September 9, 2017. The couple plans to reside in Bradford, Pennsylvania.