RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — New Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney just officiated his first wedding, early Sunday morning while ringing in the new year.

He tweeted about the event, congratulating John Maher and his longtime partner Drew Thomasson, saying he is “honored to ring in the New Year at the Rogue Gentleman with great friends.”

Maher owns the restaurant and bar.

He also was a supporter of Stoney’s candidacy for mayor and held a fundraiser for him at the restaurant during his campaign.Never miss another Facebook post from 8NewsFind 8News on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram; send your news tips to