Ella and Alby Platnick of Livingston announce the engagement of their son, Joshua, to Stefanie Friedman, daughter of Daria Friedman of Springfield and Paul Friedman of Chappaqua, NY.

Mr. Platnick, a graduate of Livingston High School, earned his BS at University of Michigan and his MS at Colorado State University. He is a vice president at Falkin Platnick Realty Group in Cranford.

Ms. Friedman, a graduate of Newark Academy, earned her BA in English and legal studies at Brandeis University and her JD at Brooklyn Law School. She is a lawyer at Credit Suisse in New York City.

A November wedding is planned at Maplewood Country Club.

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