NEW MIDDLETOWN -- Patrick and Denise Gentile, 6339 Columbiana Road, are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Gentile of the same address, and Timothy Hephner, a son of Timothy and Debra Hephner, all of 307 Park Ave., Lowellville.
Miss Gentile, a news producer with WKBN/WYFX in Youngstown, graduated from Youngstown State University with a bachelor's degree in telecommunications.
Mr. Hephner graduated from YSU with a bachelor's degree in political science. He is a sales associate with Home Depot in Boardman.
St. Paul the Apostle Church has been chosen for the couple's open wedding at 1:30 p.m. May 18. Their evening reception will be held by invitation at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Hall, Youngstown.