November 20, 2012 by JAN TYLER / Special to Newsday
Folklore pictures Cupid as a chubby little matchmaker who shoots love arrows from a fancy bow. But for one couple, the messenger of love took the form of a bowless but savvy woman acting on instinct.
“I had a hunch that they’d hit it off,” said Judy Carey, who introduced Emily Costanza and Frank Sciaretta about a year ago.
And they did. Costanza, 37, of Bay Shore, and Sciaretta, 49, of Levittown, both of whom have spinal disorders that have confined them to wheelchairs, are engaged to be married and plan to tie the knot in September.
“There are so many details, like working out everyone’s schedules,” Costanza said, “and we’re still looking for a catering facility that’s completely handicapped-accessible where we [...]