Kerry Hayes and Ryan Yerico, both of Philadelphia, Pa., announce their engagement. Kerry is the daughter of Janice and Richard St. George of Fredonia, and William and Laura Hayes of Dunkirk. Ryan is the son of Melisa and Chris Eichmann and Tony Yerico of Fredonia.
The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of Fredonia High School, a 2004 graduate of Syracuse University and received a master's degree in criminal justice from St. Joseph's University in 2006. She is the director of planning and research for the Baltimore City Police Department. Her fiance graduated from Fredonia High School in 2001 and obtained his bachelor's degree in communications from SUNY Brockport in 2005. He is a recruiting manager for Volt Technical Resources in Philadelphia. A September 2012 wedding is planned in Philadelphia.