Ossining mayor marries partner

Dr. Alan Stahl, left, marries his longtime partner,

Dr. Alan Stahl, left, marries his longtime partner, Ossining Mayor William Hanauer, in a ceremony at Sparta Park in Ossining. The Rev. Lynda Clements of the First Presbyterian Church in Ossining officiated at the wedding. (June 3, 2012) Photo Credit: Nancy Siesel

Westchester County's only openly gay mayor married with his longtime partner on Sunday in a small ceremony in Ossining's Sparta Park. Village of Ossining Mayor William Hanauer married his partner, Dr. Alan Stahl, before a crowd of more than 100 family members, friends and well-wishers, nearly 38 years after the two men met at a terminal at Kennedy Airport. (June 3, 2012)

Guests await the start of the wedding ceremony
Photo Credit: Nancy Siesel

Guests await the start of the wedding ceremony of Ossining Mayor William Hanauer and his longtime partner, Dr. Alan Stahl, at Sparta Park in Ossining. (June 3, 2012)

Ossining Mayor William Hanauer, left, and his longtime
Photo Credit: Nancy Siesel

Ossining Mayor William Hanauer, left, and his longtime partner, Dr. Alan Stahl, enter Sparta Park at the start of their wedding ceremony in Ossining. (June 3, 2012)

Dr. Alan Stahl, left, marries his longtime partner,
Photo Credit: Nancy Siesel

Dr. Alan Stahl, left, marries his longtime partner, Ossining Mayor William Hanauer, in a ceremony at Sparta Park in Ossining. The Rev. Lynda Clements of the First Presbyterian Church in Ossining officiated at the wedding. (June 3, 2012)

Guests observe as Ossining Mayor William Hanauer and
Photo Credit: Nancy Siesel

Guests observe as Ossining Mayor William Hanauer and his longtime partner, Dr. Alan Stahl, exchange wedding vows at Sparta Park in Ossining. (June 3, 2012)

The Rev. Lynda Clements of the First Presbyterian
Photo Credit: Nancy Siesel

The Rev. Lynda Clements of the First Presbyterian Church in Ossining officiates at the wedding of Ossining Mayor William Hanauer, center, and Dr. Alan Stahl. The couple, together nearly four decades, were wed in a ceremony at Sparta Park in Ossining. (June 3, 2012)

Wedding guests at the ceremony for Ossining Mayor
Photo Credit: Nancy Siesel

Wedding guests at the ceremony for Ossining Mayor William Hanauer and his partner, Dr. Alan Stahl, blow bubbles after the couple exchanged wedding vows at Sparta Park in Ossining. (June 3, 2012)

Dr. Alan Stahl, left, marries his longtime partner,
Photo Credit: Nancy Siesel

Dr. Alan Stahl, left, marries his longtime partner, Ossining Mayor William Hanauer, at Sparta Park in Ossining. After the ceremony, the couple sang to each other. (June 3, 2012)

Dr. Alan Stahl hugs a guest at his
Photo Credit: Nancy Siesel

Dr. Alan Stahl hugs a guest at his wedding to Ossining Mayor William Hanauer at Sparta Park in Ossining.

Wedding guests at the ceremony for Ossining Mayor
Photo Credit: Nancy Siesel

Wedding guests at the ceremony for Ossining Mayor William Hanauer and his partner, Dr. Alan Stahl, blow bubbles after the couple exchanged vows at Sparta Park in Ossining. (June 3, 2012)

Ossining Mayor William Hanauer greets old friend Abigail
Photo Credit: Nancy Siesel

Ossining Mayor William Hanauer greets old friend Abigail Gilman after marrying his longtime partner, Dr. Alan Stahl.

Ossining Mayor William Hanauer, and his partner, Dr.
Photo Credit: Nancy Siesel

Ossining Mayor William Hanauer, and his partner, Dr. Alan Stahl, display their wedding rings after taking their wedding vows at Sparta Park in Ossining. (June 3, 2012)

Ossining Mayor William Hanauer, right, greets a guest
Photo Credit: Nancy Siesel

Ossining Mayor William Hanauer, right, greets a guest after his marriage to longtime partner, Dr. Alan Stahl, at Sparta Park in Ossining. (June 3, 2012)

Dr. Alan Stahl, left, marries his longtime partner,
Photo Credit: Nancy Siesel

Dr. Alan Stahl, left, marries his longtime partner, Ossining Mayor William Hanauer, at Sparta Park in Ossining. After the ceremony, the couple sang to each other. (June 3, 2012)

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