Edward Heim, Christian Lynch

Edward Louis Heim and Christian William Lynch were married June 22 at the Current, an events space at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan. Rosemary S. Pooler, a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, officiated. Mr. Heim (left), 55, is a senior underwriter for the Fidelity National Title Insurance Company in…

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Paulene Meyers, Robert Underwood

Paulene Beth Meyers and Robert Alexander Underwood were married June 22 at the Bordone, an events space in Long Island City, Queens. Alex Meyers, the brother of the bride who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. Mrs. Underwood, who is 30 and works in New York, is the director of technology projects…

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Bryana Turner, Robert Jackson Jr.

Bryana Lauren Turner and Robert Joseph Jackson Jr. were married June 20 at their Manhattan apartment. Dr. Aaron L. Turner, the bride’s brother who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. Mrs. Jackson, 31, is the founder and principal of Turner Divorce Mediation, a law firm in Manhattan specializing in resolving family conflicts…

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Sarah McCue, Maxwell Kaplan

Sarah Eileen McCue and Maxwell Bernard Kaplan were married June 22 at the home of the bride’s parents in Rye, N.H. Nicholas E. Milne, a friend of the couple, officiated, having received a license from New Hampshire to solemnize the marriage. Ms. McCue, 32, is a freelance website designer in Ottawa. She graduated from Simmons…

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Lily Brynes, Samson Walla

Lily Sarah Brynes and Samson Travis Walla were married June 22 at Troutbeck, an events space in Amenia, N.Y. Victor F. Imbimbo, who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion and is the groom’s stepfather, officiated, incorporating Jewish traditions. The couple each graduated from George Washington University, he summa cum laude. Mrs. Walla, 28,…

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Marissa Krupen, Daniel Shlomi

Marissa Gabrielle Krupen and Daniel Shlomi are to be married June 23 at the Langham Huntington hotel in Pasadena. Rabbi Stephen W. Goodman is to officiate. Ms. Krupen, 31, will take her husband’s name. She is an associate producer in marketing services at Technicolor, a provider of production, postproduction, and distribution services for the entertainment…

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Frozen sperm retains its viability in outer space conditions

Vienna, 24 June 2019: Zillionaires like Amazon founder Jeff Bezos who see the ‘colonisation’ of space as an answer to the Earth’s ever threatened resources will be reassured to learn that human sperm retains its complete viability within the different gravitational conditions found in outer space. In a study reported today at the 35th Annual…

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The Catskills Are Back. Again. And Again.

The Catskills have had more comebacks than Tony Bennett. The first wave came in the late 1880s when summer vacationers filled boarding houses. Decades later, Jewish families arrived by train to play shuffleboard and swim in opulent hotels. Remember Woodstock in the 1960s? That’s when the hippies showed up. Nowadays, aging Brooklyn hipsters are bringing…

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9 American Tourists Have Died in the Dominican Republic

Three more deaths among visitors to the Caribbean island have come to light. Authorities are still looking for connections. Image The Punta Cana section of the Dominican Republic, where a number of American visitors have died. CreditCreditF. Schneider/Picture-Alliance, via DPA and Associated Press June 20, 2019 Earlier this month, Amir Allen traveled to the Dominican Republic…

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A ‘Girls’ Night Out With a Twist

Sidra Saba Zaidi and Sean Michael Galvin were married June 22 at Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska. Benjamin Rutkin-Becker, a friend of the couple who received temporary permission from the state of Alaska to officiate, led the ceremony. The couple met while at N.Y.U., from which each received a law degree. The bride, who is…

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