15 "New York" Category Articles

24 DAYS AGO | 1.3.2023

What to Know About New York's New One-Day Marriage Officiant License

Governor Kathy Hochul just signed legislation to approve a one-day-marriage officiant designation in New York State. Read about the new one-day officiant lic...

219 DAYS AGO | 6.22.2022

NY’s one-day marriage officiant license awaits final approval from Governor

New York is one step away from creating a new one-day marriage officiant designation for lay individuals who want to perform weddings there, after legislatio...

298 DAYS AGO | 4.4.2022

NY is one step closer to approving one-day wedding officiants

One-day marriage officiant designation is one step closer in New York as Senate Bill 729A heads back to the Assembly for review. (NY Senate Bill S739A, previ...

324 DAYS AGO | 3.9.2022

New York considers one-day marriage officiant designation

See what’s next: Lawmakers in New York are once again considering legislation to designate lay individuals (non clergy) as one-day marriage officiants, autho...

504 DAYS AGO | 9.10.2021

Mayor De Blasio calls out NYC Marriage Bureau

Couples in New York sometimes wait weeks for a virtual appointment to get a marriage license during the COVID pandemic. Mayor de Blasio says it’s time for th...

511 DAYS AGO | 9.3.2021

NY lawmakers reconsider online weddings with new bill

Will online weddings return to New York? Lawmakers reconsider virtual marriage ceremonies and marriage license services provided through video conferencing t...

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549 DAYS AGO | 7.27.2021

A Katz’s Deli micro wedding?! Do officiants get free bagels?

Take a look at what's on the menu for this Katz's Deli micro wedding, as the NYC icon becomes the latest unlikely venue to emerge in this year's wedding boom...

550 DAYS AGO | 7.26.2021

New York officially bans the marriage of minors

New laws in New York raise the minimum age of consent to marry to 18, removing all exceptions for minors. NY is the latest state to ban child marriage, follo...

556 DAYS AGO | 7.20.2021

Updates to NYC’s Project Cupid, Marriage Bureau reopens

The NYC Marriage Bureau reopened for scheduled in-person services on July 19, including civil marriage ceremonies and marriage license appointments. These ap...

560 DAYS AGO | 7.16.2021

NYC Marriage Bureau reopens Monday, July 19

The Office of the City Clerk and NYC Marriage Bureau will reopen on July 19 to in-person services and civil wedding ceremonies.

580 DAYS AGO | 6.26.2021

N.Y. Ends Online Wedding Ceremonies, State of Emergency Declared Over

Gov. Cuomo has rescinded the Executive Order that allowed online virtual wedding ceremonies over video-conference in New York. As of June 25, 2021, all weddi...

598 DAYS AGO | 6.8.2021

NY lawmakers consider removing marriage license wait period for military pers...

NY may remove the marriage license waiting period for military personnel who are scheduled for deployment within 30 days. Senate Bill 6272, SB6272

631 DAYS AGO | 5.6.2021

A New York bride is selling her entire wedding on TikTok

A NY bride is selling a discount Brooklyn wedding on TikTok after she and her husband eloped in a small, intimate ceremony with family and friends in Massach...

683 DAYS AGO | 3.15.2021

Weddings, Receptions (and Dancing!) Resume in New York on Monday

New York’s expanded guidelines for weddings and catered events, including receptions, go into effect Monday, to the relief of many venues, brides, and grooms...

981 DAYS AGO | 5.21.2020

New York City Marriage Bureau opens its doors (partially), now accepting appo...

The New York City Marriage Bureau announced that couples can begin setting appointments to apply for their marriage licenses, suggesting that things might be...


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