Eileen and Brent Brodsky of Blue Bell announce the engagement of their son, Eric, to Elaine Simson, daughter of Geraldine and Robert Simson of Rockland County, N.Y.

    Elaine is a toy buyer at Ross stores, and Eric is a production manager with CNN in New York.

    Joining in the celebration is Eric's maternal grandmother, Zelda Silver.

    The couple is planning a September wedding.