SOUTH AMBOY – On Tuesday, South Amboy residents will elect three members of the City Council, in a race that is overshadowed by the 4-way mayoral campaign. Democrats City Councilmen Joseph Connors and Donald Applegate and new comer Michael Gross say progress has been excellent, even with hardships imposed by the recession.
SOUTH AMBOY – John Dragotta is struggling to gain recognition as South Amboy residents select the first new mayor in 24 years.
SOUTH AMBOY – City Council President Fred Henry has won a slew of endorsements in his quest for election as mayor.
SOUTH AMBOY – City Council President Fred Henry announced that Windsor Health Care has signed an agreement to construct a $28 million sub-acute medical care and dialysis treatment center, which will create 350 new jobs in the city and contribute property taxes.
SOUTH AMBOY — Buried in discourse about the municipal budget, the city’s redevelopment agency struck a deal to sell O’Neill Properties Group land for a new waterfront restaurant.
There are a number things a large portion of the public believes as we head into the election that are just false. If people elect leaders based on wrong information, observers fear the things those leaders do in office will not be what the public expects or needs.
This year’s Democratic Team is the clear and best choice for South Amboy. Fred Henry, Joe Connors, Mickey Gross, and Don Applegate embody the true spirit of public service and the best ideals of the Democratic Party.
While two of them appear to be well-intentioned and honest, another one of the three independent candidates is just plain irresponsible. Mary O’Connor’s naivete shines through almost every remark and her dishonesty is remarkable.
I was liking John Dragotta but after the debate, I am voting for Vinnie Mackiel. I agree we need a change so I will pass over Fred Henry, although I know him and believe he is a trustworthy person who has worked for what he thinks is best.