December 04, 2006


Edward and Linda Meldron announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Mae Meldron, to William Edward LeDane Jr., son of Sarah LeDane of Smithsburg and the late William LeDane Sr.

Ms. Meldron is a 1991 graduate of Williamsport High School, received associate degrees in law and project management, and is pursuing a bachelor's degree in law from Hood College. She is employed with the Washington County States Attorney's office.

Mr. LeDane is a 1990 graduate of Smithsburg High School and received a bachelor of science degree in communications from Frostburg State University in 1995. He is employed with Abbott Laboratories.


A July 2007 wedding is planned.


Michael and Paula Platz of Williamsport announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Platz, to Gary Bridges II, son of Gary and Jean Bridges of Boonsboro.

Miss Platz is a 2001 graduate of Williamsport High School and plans to receive an associate degree in 2007 from Hagerstown Community College. She plans to pursue a degree in radiology at Hagerstown Community College.

Mr. Bridges is a 2003 graduate of Boonsboro High School. He is employed as a correctional officer with the State of Maryland.

A May 2008 wedding is planned.


Peggy Sue Sharkey and Ronald Lee Switzer of Hagerstown announce their engagement.

Ms. Sharkey is the daughter of Sylvia Marie Haymond of Augusta, W.Va. She is employed as a budget analyst with DOI/NPS in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Switzer is the son of Dolores Switzer of New Kensington, Pa. He is employed as a technical specialist with Hughes Network Systems in Germantown, Md.

An Aug. 4, 2007, wedding is planned.

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