August 25, 2007


Karen Patrick of Hagerstown, announces the engagement of her daughter, Amber F. Patrick, to Travis V. Bloom, son of Sandra Bloom of Leitersburg.

Ms. Patrick is a 2004 graduate of Williamsport High School. She is attending the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and plans to graduate with a bachelor's degree in health sciences and a master's degree in occupational therapy in May 2009.

Mr. Bloom is a 2004 graduate of Smithsburg High School. He is employed at Applied Industrial Technologies in Hagerstown and is the head coach of the Smithsburg Jets.


A May 2009 wedding is planned.


Randy and Penny Pittman of Hancock, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaitlynn Ann Pittman, to Brandon Allen Hill, son of Stacy and Wendy Hill of Warfordsburg, Pa.

Miss Pittman is a graduate of Hancock High School and a graduate of Shepherd University with a degree in fine arts. She is employed as a graphic designer at BJ's Custom Creations in Hagerstown.

Mr. Hill is a graduate of Southern Fulton High School. He is employed as a parts and service specialist at Smith's Implements in Mercersburg, Pa.

A Sept. 8, 2007, wedding is planned.


Denise Cookus and Matthew Nutter announce their engagement.

Ms. Cookus is the daughter of William and Deborah Cookus of Charles Town, W.Va. Mr. Nutter is the son of Donald and Connie Nutter of Boonsboro.

Ms. Cookus is a 1995 graduate of Martinsburg High School. She is employed by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Charles Town.

Mr. Nutter is a 1990 graduate of Williamsport High School. He is employed by UPS in Hagerstown.

An Oct. 6, 2007, wedding is planned.

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