The Wedding Party

by Rachelle Hruska · March 3, 2009

    [Photo by Katie Orlinsky for the NYTimes]

    Let's take a look at the weddings that made the headlines this week. Do you know of a fun, interesting wedding? Drop us a line and let us know about it!

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    Christie Love and J. Lee Hill Jr. (pictured above). The couple met on Valentine's Day in '07 at a community forum on troubled children in lower Manhattan. J. Lee is a youth pastor at Riverside Church, and Christie a Columbia-educated staff lawyer at Advocates for Children of NY. Immediately after their first dinner Mr. Hill told a friend "I met my wife today."  The couple married the day after this year's Valentine's Day in Riverside's soaring Gothic cathedral.

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    Melissa Frey and Malcolm Levine. Married Saturday at the American Museum of Natural History. Melissa is a fourth-year medical student at Weill Cornell in NY. She graduated magna cum laude from Duke.  She is the granddaughter of Alan C. Greenberg who was the chairman of Bear Sterns. Malcolm is an associate at Apollo Management and graduated from Stanford and is the son of Nancy and Alan Levine.

    Margarette Foster and Christopher Gulinello. Married Saturday at Convent Avenue Baptist Church in Manhattan. The couple are with the NY Police Department (she is in the Midtown North Precinct, and he is in the 46th Precinct in the Bronx). Margarette graduated from the Borough of Manhattan Community College. Christopher from Suffolk County Community college.  Fun Fact: The proposal: In August 2008, while they were playing Scrabble, Sergeant Gulinello spelled out: “Will You Marry Me.”

    Nicole Greene and Charles Poliacof. Married Saturday at the Woodbury Jewish Center in Woodbury, N.Y. Nicole is the merchandising manager for the Elsa Peretti jewelry line at Tiffany & Co. She graduated from the State University of NY at Binghamton. Charles is an independent stock trader, previously at Opus Trading Fund. He graduated cum laude from the State University of NY at Stony Brook.