2 Jersey City Couples Married at City Hall Today — While Practicing Social Distancing Of Course

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Love in the time of the Coronavirus is complicated. And when it comes to weddings — they take months, even years to plan, and many have been canceled or postponed till later in 2020, or even 2021. But for two local Jersey City couples, they refused to let a virus take away their dreams of a big day.

Jersey City’s Official Instagram page posted the happy nuptials of two Jersey City couples today, officiated by Mayor Steven Fulop and Stacey Flanagan, Director of Health and Human Services. The ceremonies took place at City Hall on March 25, 2020.

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City Hall posted on its Instagram page, the following caption:

Mayor @stevenfulopjc and Director of HHS, Stacey Flanagan #HealthierJC, use #SocialDistancing measures while officiating the weddings of #JerseyCity residents. The guest lists and parties were cut but #LOVE still wins. Congrats and #bestwishes to Mr. & Mrs. Figueiras and Mr. & Mrs. Ramirez. #SafetyFirst #DoYourPart

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The couples stood before Mayor Fulop and said their vows, all while having their bridesmaids, photographer — and of course —  their officiant stand at least 6 feet away.

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Mr. & Mrs. Figueiras on their way out of City Hall.

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Mr. & Mrs. Ramirez sharing a newly-married kiss in front of City Hall.

Mayor Fulop also shared about the happy couples on his Instagram, writing:

“The party may be delayed due to #coronavirus but the marriage is happening w/social distancing. We are happy to help these couples out. Wishing them a lifetime of happiness.”

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Best wishes to the happy couples, who unfortunately can’t enjoy a getaway or party juuust yet, but will most likely spend some quality newly-wed bliss at home in quarantine.

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Jen is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Hoboken Girl. She started the site to discover and share the wealth of things happening in Hudson County. Her roots in the area extend to her maternal grandparents, who owned two textile factories in Weehawken and North Bergen. When not planning the next Hoboken Girl event/volunteer project or editing her life away, she can usually be found shopping at local boutiques, eating an Insta-worthy meal, walking her French bulldog + rescue pup, or watching the latest murder doc on Netflix with her husband.