Sandy and Roy Feinstein of Newtown announce the engagement of their son, David Bryan Feinstein, to Laurie Beth Puhn, daughter of Ellen and Howard Puhn of Great Neck, N.Y.

    Dave graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor's degree in economics. He is an independent equities trader and investor.

    Laurie graduated from Harvard University with a degree in economics, and from Harvard Law School. A lawyer and legal mediator, Laurie is the author of Instant Persuasion, and the host of the television show "I on NY With Laurie Puhn," which will begin airing in December on Pax/NBC.

    Dave is the grandson of the late Zelda and Samuel Ostroff, and the late Pearl and Bernard Feinstein. Laurie is the granddaughter of Julius Vermut of New York, N.Y.; and the late Frieda Vermut; and Sydelle Prince of Great Neck, N.Y., and the late Irving Puhn.

    The couple, who lives in Manhattan, met on a blind date arranged by Dave's cousin. They are planning a May wedding on Long Island, N.Y.