Friday, November 05, 2004

WEDDING OF THE WEEK A wedding in a shipping warehouse? One couple, facing a time crunch, seems to have found a way to make it work:
In her dreams Elly Livingston would have had a traditional wedding in a church, walking down the aisle with well-dressed guests putting on their best wedding smile. Instead, Livingston and Luis Rosas were wed yesterday in front of the 6th truck bay at a 240,000-square-foot warehouse, in front of about 100 co-workers dressed for casual Friday, wearing their best wedding smile. And it was beautiful, said Livingston. "This is as good as a dream wedding," she said, following a wedding planned on five-day's notice. Monday the 46-year-old Rosas learned he was being activated, as a member of the Army National Guard's 145th Maintenance Company, based in The Bronx. The couple, who had yet to set a date for a church wedding, made hurried-up plans to have Mayor Joseph Vas marry them at City Hall in Perth Amboy, where the couple lives. Alco executive Bruce Diamond had a better idea. "I told them rather than City Hall, why not get married in front of friends?" Livingston, who works at Alco as a senior collections analyst, and Rosas, who heads its maintenance department, agreed.
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