Couple to wed in April

Diane LaVada and David L. Blackwood of Mayfield announce their engagement.

LaVada is the daughter of the late Lawrence Carling of Mayfield and the late Barbara Carling of New York City. She is a 1988 graduate of Mayfield High School and a 1992 graduate of Fulton-Montgomery Community College with an associate degree in accounting. She is a staff accountant at Spinnaker Management, Broadalbin.

Blackwood is the son of Erma Blackwood and Eugene Krohn of Amsterdam and the late Lester Blackwood of Amsterdam. He is a 1988 graduate of Johnstown High School. He is a retail merchandiser with Advantage Sales Marketing, Albany.

A wedding is planned for April 26.