Kathleen Ughetta and Andrew Wood

Kathleen Ughetta and Andrew Wood met on a set of monkey bars at Lafayette Avenue Elementary School in Chatham, and their relationship was set in motion when he asked to hold her hand at their school’s fifth-grade roller-skating party. Later that school year during one very memorable recess, they shared a first kiss.

“It was on a dare from one of our classmates,” Ms. Ughetta said with a laugh.

When asked who had kissed the other first, Ms. Ughetta, laughing much harder, said, “I think it was a tie.”

They dated throughout high school and continued as an item through most of their time together at North Carolina, but in their last semester as seniors, their relationship “hit a serious rough patch,” as Ms. Ughetta put it.

They graduated from North Carolina in May 2015, but rather than going separate ways, they got into Mr. Wood’s Subaru two months later and drove 10,000 miles, from the Jersey Shore to the California coast and back, camping and hiking at close to 20 national parks and forests.

Along the way, they discussed a great many matters of the heart, everything from the reasons their longtime relationship made so much sense to the senseless death of Ms. Ughetta’s mother, who had died two years earlier from nonsmoker’s lung cancer and became her inspiration for pursuing a career in oncology and end-of-life care.

“Many things were mended during the course of that trip,” Ms. Ughetta said. “Above all, we realized how much we always enjoyed each other’s company.”

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Lauren Moore, Jay Shifman

Lauren Renée Moore and Jay B. Shifman were married Dec. 15 at the Center, an events space in Cincinnati. Tamaya Dennard, a Universal Life minister, officiated.

The bride, 32, is the program and policy manager for the Cincinnati Preschool Promise, a nonprofit organization that aims to expand access to quality preschools. She graduated from Queens University in Charlotte, N.C., and received a master’s degree in anthropology from the University of Kansas.

She is the daughter of Debora M. Slate of Charleston, S.C., and Richard H. Moore of Charlotte, N.C. Her father is a forensic engineer for Moore Hackney and Associates in Charlotte, N.C. Her mother is the president and chief operating officer of Dispute Resolution Data, an international subscription database for commercial arbitration and mediation dispositions in Charleston, S.C.

The groom, 32, is the political director for MainStream Strategy, a consulting firm in Cincinnati. He graduated from Northern Kentucky University.

He is a son of Julie C. Shifman and Steve J. Shifman of Cincinnati. The groom’s mother is the executive director of Adopt-A-Class, a nonprofit organization providing mentors to high-poverty schools in Cincinnati. His father is the chief executive of Michelman, an advanced material manufacturing company in Cincinnati.

The couple met through the dating app Tinder in 2016.

Michelle Barras, Alexander Rosenberg

Michelle Shana Barras and Alexander Austin Rosenberg are to be married Dec. 16 at the Liberty Warehouse, an events space in Brooklyn. Rabbi Michael Feshbach is to officiate.

Ms. Barras, 30, works in Manhattan as a senior compliance officer for Pomona Capital, a private equity firm. She graduated magna cum laude from Brandeis University.

She is the daughter of Rochelle R. Tarasuk Barras and Steven R. Barras of Lido Beach, N.Y. The bride’s father is a lawyer in private practice in Manhattan. Her mother, who is retired, was a middle schoolteacher at the Brian Piccolo Middle School in Far Rockaway, Queens.

Mr. Rosenberg, 29, works in Manhattan as the editor in chief of Real Vision, a subscription-based finance and business media company based in the Cayman Islands. He graduated with honors from Brown.

He is the son of Geanne P. Belton of Lenox, Mass., and Dr. Kenneth P. Rosenberg of Manhattan. The groom’s mother is a professor at Baruch College and the Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, where she teaches journalism and media law. His father is a psychiatrist and documentary filmmaker, whose films include “Bedlam” “Drinking Apart” and “Back From Madness.” He is also the author of “Infidelity: Why Men and Women Cheat” (Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2018).

The couple met in 2012 in Manhattan through a mutual friend.

Alexandra Haseotes, Richard Taussig

Alexandra Englis Haseotes and Richard Jennings Taussig were married Dec. 15 at the Boston Public Library. Elly Jackson, a justice of the peace for the Town of Brighton, Mass., officiated.

Mrs. Taussig, 31, is a director of consumer innovation at Cumberland Farms, the family-owned convenient store chain throughout New England and Florida. She is based in Westboro, Mass. She graduated from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and received a master’s degree in psychology from the New School for Social Research. She also holds an M.B.A. from Babson College.

She is a daughter of Dana D’Alessandro Haseotes of Johnston, R.I., and George P. Haseotes of Halifax, Mass. The bride’s father is an agricultural developer and investor in Halifax. Her mother is a social worker at Women and Infant’s Hospital in Providence, R.I., where she specializes in women’s oncology.

Mr. Taussig, 36, is a senior account executive at Forrester, a research and consulting company in Cambridge, Mass. He also graduated from Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

He is a son of Kathryn Totaro Taussig and Jeffrey Jennings Taussig of Rye, N.H. The groom’s mother is a registered nurse at Exeter Hospital in Exeter, N.H. His father is the owner and president of JTA Corp., a packaging and shipping supplies company in Seabrook, N.H.

The couple, whose families have been friends since 1972, met in Boston three years ago and promptly began dating.

Emily Benson, Douglas Miller Jr.

Emily Lusk Benson and Douglas Jesse Miller Jr. were married Dec. 15 at the Cosmos Club, a social club in Washington. Todd E. Edelman, an associate judge for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, officiated.

Ms. Benson, 30, is a program associate working on public relations at the Antiquities Coalition in Washington, a nonprofit organization that combats the illicit trade of ancient art and antiquities. She graduated with a degree in international affairs and political science from the University of Colorado, and received a master’s degree in political science from the University of Geneva in Switzerland.

She is the daughter of Molly Lusk and Arthur A. Benson II of Kansas City, Mo. The bride’s father is a civil rights lawyer in private practice in Kansas City. Her mother is the internal special projects manager, in Kansas City, at Eisterhold Associates, which focuses on interactive museums around the world.

Mr. Miller, 29, is the origin manager responsible for new technology development, promoting investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency, at the Energy Web Foundation in Washington. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in philosophy, politics and economics and another in environmental studies, and received a master’s degree with distinction in environmental technology from Imperial College in London.

He is a son of Sheri Bialczak Miller and Douglas J. Miller Sr., both of Baltimore. The groom’s mother is an interior designer at CF Interiors in the Greenspring Station section of Baltimore. His father is the chief executive of ManagInc, a corporate social responsibility consulting firm in Baltimore.

The couple met in 2015 through the dating app Hinge, and had their first date at the Squeaky Bean, an organic restaurant in Denver, where Ms. Benson, a vegetarian, ordered accordingly, and Mr. Miller had a hamburger. After being together for about a year, Mr. Miller became a vegetarian, too.

Ali Perry, Michael Yohai

Ali Brooke Perry and Michael Zagoory Yohai were married Dec. 15 at the Stone House at Stirling Ridge in Warren, N.J. Rabbi Jennifer Krause officiated.

The bride, 31, is a supervising producer at “The Dr. Oz Show” in New York, where she has won two Emmy Awards as part of a team, one for producing in 2017, and the other in the category of supervising producer in 2018. She graduated from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa.

She is the daughter of Enid L. Perry and Bill Perry of Monmouth Junction, N.J. The bride’s father is a former sportscaster and coordinating producer at ESPN in Bristol, Conn. He won an individual Emmy for outstanding sports reporting in the Philadelphia area in 1984, and two other Emmys, as part of a team for “SportsCenter” in 2003 and 2004. Her mother retired as an elementary schoolteacher in the West Windsor Plainsboro school district in West Windsor, N.J.

The groom, 30, is a grant writer and budget manager for the City University of New York. He graduated cum laude from Colby College in Waterville, Me.

He is the son of Rachel Yohai of Manhattan and Jeffrey Yohai of Coram, N.Y. The groom’s mother is a real estate salesperson for Corcoran, the residential real estate brokerage firm in New York. His father is a pharmacist at Sag Harbor Pharmacy in Sag Harbor, N.Y.

The couple met on Coffee Meets Bagel in May 2016, but discovered on their first date that, during their preteenage years, they both went to Camp Lohikan in Wayne, Pa.

Alyssa Principato, Daniel Bell

Alyssa Leigh Principato and Daniel Benjamin Bell were married Dec. 14 at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pa. Marian Johnson who was ordained by the Universal Brotherhood Movement, officiated.

The couple met at East Stroudsburg University, from which they graduated.

Mrs. Bell, 29, is an academy program manager in Center Valley, Pa., for Aesculap, a company based in Tuttlingen, Germany that manufactures medical devices.

She is a daughter of Megan E. Principato and Richard J. Principato of Easton, Pa. The bride’s father is president and chief executive of Tower Products, an Easton-based manufacturer of chemical products used in the graphic arts industry. Her mother owns the Sprinkled Crumb, a specialty cookie business, also in Easton. She retired as a registered nurse.

Mr. Bell, also 29, is a server network specialist for Discovery Communications in New York.

He is a son of Kathleen D. Love and Glenn B. Bell of East Brunswick, N.J. The groom’s mother is the founder and chief executive of Motherwell Resources, a consulting and executive coaching firm in East Brunswick.

Catriona Love, David Olstein

Dr. Catriona Stewart Love and David Warren Olstein were married Dec. 15 at the Green Building in Brooklyn. John P. Griffith, a friend of the bride who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated.

Dr. Love, 33, is a veterinarian at Heart of Chelsea Veterinary Group in Manhattan. She graduated from the University of Connecticut and received a veterinary doctorate from the University of Florida.

She is a daughter of Elizabeth Johnson Love and Richard A. Love of South Windsor, Conn. The bride’s father is the associate director for the environmental stewardship department at United Technologies Corporation in Farmington, Conn. Her mother retired as a teacher of English as a second language for the South Windsor Public School District.

Mr. Olstein, also 33, is an associate in the Manhattan office of McKinsey and Company, the management consultancy. He graduated from Vanderbilt and received an M.B.A. from Columbia.

He is the son of Annette Healey Dowling of Bronxville, N.Y., and Richard Olstein of Tuckahoe, N.Y. The groom’s mother, who works in Manhattan, is an executive vice president with CBRE, a global real estate services company. His father is a managing director at Sandler O’Neill, an investment banking company, also in Manhattan. The groom is the stepson of Suzanne Olstein and William Dowling.

The couple met in 2016 at their officiant’s birthday party, which was held at a Brooklyn bar.

Amanda Smith, Kyle Sullivan

Amanda Theresa Smith and Kyle Louis Sullivan were married Dec. 15 at St. Anthony of Padua Church in New York. The Rev. Mario Julian, a Roman Catholic priest, performed the ceremony.

Mrs. Sullivan, who is 32 and works in San Francisco, leads consumer public relations for North America at Airbnb, the technology company that connects renters with available accommodations. She graduated from Florida State University.

She is a the daughter of Sharon Hoatland of Bradenton, Fla., and Michael M. Smith of Boca Raton, Fla. The bride’s father owns Smith Paving, a family business in Boca Raton. Her mother is the public relations and marketing director at a Paradise, a vacation rental company in Anna Maria Island, Fla. The bride is a stepdaughter of Timothy Hoatland.

Mr. Sullivan, 31, and works remotely from San Francisco in business development at Game Creek Video, a television production company founded by his father, Patrick J. Sullivan. The company, based in Hudson, N.H., services networks such as N.F.L., Fox Sports, CBS Sports, MSG Network, SNY and the YES Network. The groom graduated from Wake Forest University.

He is also a son of Lynne M. Sullivan. The groom’s parents live in West Newton, Mass. The groom’s mother designs Game Creek Video’s television production units. His father was also the general manager of the New England Patriots from 1983 to 1990.

The couple met in 2011 at a New York Yankees game in the Bronx.

Malavika Rao, Ryan Budhu

Malavika Abhay Rao and Ryan Dave Budhu were married Dec. 13 in Brooklyn. Chief Judge Dora L. Irizarry of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, for whom the groom serves as a law clerk, officiated in her chambers. The couple is to have a Hindu ceremony Dec. 22 the J. W. Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Ms. Rao, 29, is a litigation associate for Kelley Drye & Warren in Manhattan. Her work focuses on general commercial and intellectual property litigation. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arizona and received a law degree from Cornell.

The bride is the daughter of Alpana A. Rao and Dr. Abhay V. Rao of Gilbert, Ariz. The bride’s father, an internist, owns Apex Internal Medicine, in Mesa, Ariz. The bride’s mother is a marketing director for Thema Health Services, an in-home health, palliative and hospice care company in Phoenix.

Mr. Budhu, 34, graduated from St. John’s University and received his law degree from Hofstra.

He is a son of Nariza Budhu and Robert J. Budhu of Queens Village, Queens. The groom’s father, who is retired, was a mortgage and real estate broker for his own companies, National Realty Group and Affordable Brokers Group in Jamaica, Queens.

The couple met in 2013 at a public interest law panel hosted by the North American South Asian Law Students Association; the bride was the moderator and the groom a panelist. They currently serve on the board of the South Asian Bar Association of New York.

Jo Ann Zino, Christopher DiMaio

Jo Ann Zino and Dr. Christopher John DiMaio were married Dec. 15 at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church in Plainview, N.Y. The Rev. Valentine Rebello, a Roman Catholic priest, officiated.

Mrs. DiMaio, 40, is a senior business development manager focusing on global financial services and financial technology industries at the New York law firm Shearman & Sterling. She graduated from Hofstra, from which she also received an M.B.A. in banking and finance.

She is the daughter of Enza Zino and Joseph Zino of Melville, N.Y. The bride’s father retired as an owner of Zino’s Pizzeria and Restaurant that was in Patchogue, N.Y.

Dr. DiMaio, 44, a gastroenterologist, is the director of therapeutic endoscopy focusing on pancreaticobiliary diseases and advanced endoscopy at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, and an associate professor of medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine there. He graduated from Cornell and received a medical degree from SUNY Buffalo.

He is a son of Jennie DiMaio of Hamilton, N.J., and the late Frank DiMaio. The groom’s father retired as the chief financial officer at the American Tissue Corporation in Hauppauge, N.Y.

The couple, who grew up seven miles from each other in Suffolk County, on Long Island — he in East Northport, and she in Melville — were introduced through an online dating app in spring 2017. Later that year they realized they were in love while taking a Christmas holiday cruise around Manhattan.

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