Announcement has been made of the engagement of Samantha Nickoal Harmon, of Maryland and Tyler Adam Kachelries, of Boonsboro, Maryland.

A Oct. 20, 2018, wedding, in Shelocta, is being planned.

Harmon is the daughter of Frances and Glenn Harmon, of Kittanning. She graduated from West Shamokin High School in 2011 and received a master’s degree in business accounting from Slippery Rock University in 2015. She is employed by Alpha Space Control Company, Chambersburg, as an accountant.

Kachelries is the son of Pamela and Terry Kachelries, of Jersey Shore. He graduated from Jersey Shore Area High School in 2012 and received a degree in safety management from Slippery Rock University in 2016. He is employed by Waste Management covering Western Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, as a safety specialist.