Vanessa Williams Engaged to Bona Alum

Yes, that was Vanessa Williams you saw during St. Bonaventure University’s Alumni Weekend in June – and you just might be seeing a lot more of her in Allegany, and the Buffalo area, too.

The former Miss America and current actress recently got engaged to 1984 St. Bonaventure graduate Jim Skripp, who still lives in Western New York.

The relationship started in Egypt when Williams – whose mother grew up in Buffalo – approached Skripp, who was wearing a Sabres shirt.

Vanessa was making no secret of her visit to Bona's ...:

So we don't know why this local paper chose not to identify her:

The news leader of the Twin Tiers ... since 1947


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