Two upstate mayors seemed to be competing for the distinction of which public official was first to perform a SSM ceremony under the NY law effective today.
Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster had the best backdrop as he tied the knot for two Buffalo women on Goat Island with the famous Falls in the background lit in rainbow colors.
However Albany Mayor Gerald Jennings tweeted that he performed the first ceremony at 12:01 AM in the capital.
NY is the sixth and by far the largest state to allow the unions.
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