Engagements

West-Lobdell

Emma West and Brendan Lobdell have announced their engagement. She is the daughter of Rick and Laurie West, Russell. He is the son of Karen Lobdell, Clarendon, and the late David Lobdell.The future bride graduated from Edinboro University and is employed by Head Start. Her fiance graduated from ...

Bevevino-Dorrion

Caprece and Troy McDunn wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Marie Dorrion, to Joseph Harry Bevevino, son of Ross and Virginia Bevevino. Lindsay also is the daughter of the late Timothy Dorrion.The bride-to-be graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in communication from ...

Sopkin-Nickels

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sopkin are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Marie Sopkin, to Darrell C. Nickels, son of Adele and Darrell Nickels of Osage Beach, Missouri. Ashley is a graduate of Eisenhower High School and Missouri State Unviersity with a degree in hospitality ...

Engagements

Jeffrey and Joletta Manelick of Youngsville have announced the engagement of their daughter, Cassandra Manelick, to Daniel Novak, son of Daniel and Karen Novak, Fishertown, Pa.The bride elect graduated from Youngsville High School in 2005, received a degree in marketing from Penn State Behrend ...

Crocker-Church

Mr. and Mrs. Todd Church of Russell announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Marie Church, to Cale Allen Crocker, son of Allen Crocker and Tammy Gentz of Pittsfield.The future bride graduated from Eisenhower High School in 2008 and Mercyhurst University in 2012 with a bachelor of ...

Holcomb-Terry

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Holcomb of Warren announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashlee Holcomb, to John Terry, son of Butch and Marg Terry of James City, PA. John and Ashlee reside in Warren and are planning a November wedding.

Ford-Swanson

Jim and Amy Swanson of Warren are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily J. Swanson, to Stephen A. Ford, son of Stephen and Cynthia Ford of Lakewood, N.Y. Emily is a graduate of Mercyhurst University and is a licensed physical therapist assistant. Stephen is a graduate of ...

Swedler-Smith

Laura Smith and Cody Swedler of Pittsburgh have announced their engagement. She is the daughter of Susan and Stephen Smith of Kensington, Ohio. He is the son of Jack and Kim Swedler of Warren.The bride-to-be received a bachelor's degree from the University of Miami at Ohio and a master's degree ...

Anderson-Gorrell

Courtney Rice Gorrell and Troy Thomas Anderson of 1220 N. Fillmore St., #608, Arlington, Va., have announced their engagement. She is the daughter of Warren Gorrell and Cathy Gorrell, McLean, Va. He is the son of Tom and Judy Anderson of Russell.A June 13 wedding is planned in Washington, D.C.

Guiffre-Terrasi

Sara Guiffre and Joseph Terrasi, together with their parents, announce their engagement. The couple resides in Youngsville.Sara is the daughter of Paul and Natalie Guiffre of Warren. She is s 2007 graduate of Warren Area High School and is employed as a consumer finance representative at ...

Horsley-Massa

Elizabeth C. Horsley and Clayton S.F. Massa, both of Arlington, Va., announce their engagement and plans for a July 24, 2015, wedding in Seattle, Wash. at The Yacht Club on Lake Union.The bride-to-be is the daughter of Erik Horsley and Jan Culp of Seattle. She is a 2009 and 2013 graduate of ...

Carlson-Freeborough

Dru Freeborough and Shelly Carlson, along with their parents, are happy to announce their engagement. Shelly is the daughter of Jackie Carlson of Sugar Grove and Jerry and Debbie Carlson of Cadiz, Ohio. Dru is the son of Gary & Elaine Freeborough of Warren and Alyson and Larry Stoddard ...

Engagements

Rebecca Tutmaher of Jamestown, N.Y., and Paul Tutmaher of Sugar Grove, Pa., announce the engagement of their son, Jacob Andrew, to Michelle Star Winston, the daughter of Julia and Bruce Steinberg of Kansas City, Kan.Miss Winston is a graduate of Blue Valley North High School in Kansas City, ...

Natal-Paddock

Mr. and Mrs. Gilberto Natal of Warren announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Marie Natal, to Nathan William Paddock, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Paddock of Mayville, N.Y. Julie and Nathan both received bachelor's degrees from Edinboro University. A June wedding is being planned in ...

Engagement

Dave and Sue Papalia of Warren announce the engagement of their son Zack Papalia of State College to Katelyn Bodenschatz, also of State College. She is the daughter of Michael and Beth Bodenschatz of New Germany, PA. Katelyn is the Attending RN of the Heart and Vascular Institute at the Penn ...

Engagements

Kara Mattern and Jamie Hess are proud to announce their engagement.Kara is the daughter of Robert and the late Danene Mattern of Warren and Jamie is the son of Edgar and Kathy Hess of Fort Loudon, Pennsylvania.Kara and Jamie currently reside in Ludlow and their wedding is set for September 26, ...

Sanford-McCarthy

Paul and Vivian Sanford of Youngsville have announced the engagement of their daughter, Molly Jean Sanford, to Charles Andrew McCarthy, son of John and Michaela McCarthy of Atlanta, Georgia. The future bride graduated with a Forest Resource Management degree from Clemson University. She is ...

Knapp-Stover

Kourtney Taylor Knapp of 263 Hessel Valley Rd., Sugar Grove, and Matthew Louis Stover of 7 State St., Russell, have announced their engagement. She is the daughter of Tammy Knapp and Jack Knapp, both of Sugar Grove. He is the son of Melinda Landers, Russell. No wedding date has been set.

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Local Self-Help Meetings

Alcoholics AnonymousCall 866-839-3401www.wpaarea60.orgSundayWarren Serenity Group, Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 207 Second Ave., 11 a.m. Unity Meeting, Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 207 Second Ave., 8 p.m.MondayYoungsville New Hope Group, St. Francis Episcopal Church, East Main St., 8 ...