Ellen and Michael Silberman of Penn Valley, Pa., and Longport, N.J., announce the engagement of their daughter, Leigh Marcy Boriskin, to John James Calarco, son of Sylvia and James Garry of Allentown, N.J. John is the son of the late John Calarco.
Leigh earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and a Master of Journalism degree from Temple University. She is a freelance writer in Philadelphia.
John graduated from LaSalle University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business. He is a community manager for Chancellor Properties, Inc., in Philadelphia.
The couple is planning an October wedding at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia.