Dr. Gregory David Young and Jessica Rachel Eber were united in marriage on April 11, at Stump City Brewery, Johnstown. Gloversville Mayor Vincent DeSantis officiated and pronounced the newlyweds in the company of a few close family and friends and many other loved ones who tuned into the event, which was broadcast over Zoom.
Young, 36, of Gloversville, represents Gloversville’s 5th Ward on the Fulton County Board of Supervisors, a position he has held since 2014. He is the son of Nancy L. Young and the late Donald G. Young of Gloversville. He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the College of St. Rose and a doctorate degree in American Studies from the State University of New York at Buffalo, Erie County. Young teaches government, history and writing composition at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, the State University of New York at Cobleskill, Schoharie County, and other colleges and volunteers for the Fulton County Historical Society and Gloversville Neighborhood Improvement.
Eber-Young, 35, of Queens, is Deputy Counsel for the New York State Office of Mental Health, where she specializes in health care finance law and policy. She is the daughter of the late Ellen Kaye Eber, of Long Island and Russell Eber, of Queens. She graduated with honors from Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn. and Fordham University School of Law, Manhattan.
The couple was encouraged to meet by a mutual friend in 2014, and quickly bonded over their shared love of history, government and sustainability. They love to travel and aspire to tour all 50 state capitol buildings and fill up their national parks and monuments passport. At home, they can be found tending to raised bed garden. They live in Gloversville with their cat, Willow.