Did State Senate Candidate Lie On His Resume?

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By Art Gallagher

Art Haney, the State Senate candidate in the 12th legislative district aligned with Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli’s gubernatorial campaign, indicates that he is a Middlesex County Freeholder in his campaign literature.

Haney was a Freeholder in the 1990’s.

Campaign workers distributed Haney’s cards, along with Ciattarelli propaganda, to Republican voters’ homes in Matawan on Saturday.

The 12th district includes Allentown, Englishtown, Manalapan, Matawan, Millstone, Roosevelt and Upper Freehold in Monmouth County; Old Bridge in Middlesex County; Jackson and Plumsted in Ocean County and the Burlington County towns of Chesterfield, New Hanover, North Hanover, and Wrightstown.

Reached on the phone and asked to explain his bio on the campaign literature, Haney refused to say if he proofed or approved the card before it was printed.  He did say, “Yes. I was a Middlesex County Freeholder. You know that. What is the issue?”

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Posted: May 7th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: 2017 Elections, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Old Bridge | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Old Bridge Democrats Embrace Owen Henry’s Vision for Old Bridge

By Old Bridge Republicans

An article in yesterday’s Suburban touts Republican Mayoral Candidate Owen Henry’s success in bringing a true economic revitalization plan to Old Bridge after eight years of Democrat malfeasance:

Planning Board member Owen Henry said the new changes to the R-120 zone, allowing for one house per acre and the clustering of homes, will make development cheaper and create more open space.

For example, a property owner with 100 acres, under the old requirements of the R- 120 zone, could build 33 homes spread out over the entire property. Now, the township would allow 30 homes to be built on 30 acres, with the rest remaining open space. Because only one corner of the 100 acres is being used, Henry said, this makes developing the property much cheaper and gives the township free open space.

“It’s an oxymoron — with development will come new open space,” Henry said. “Hopefully, we will expand that to other areas.”

Republican Mayoral Candidate Owen Henry, a former Business Leader of the Year, worked tirelessly on and with the Planning Board for two years, against significant resistance from the Democrat Council Members and Mayor Patrick Gillespie, to bring a real plan for economic revitalization and jobs to Old Bridge.

While it is encouraging to see the Democrats and Mayor Gillespie fully endorse the Republican plan for economic growth in Old Bridge, (albeit in an election year), we shouldn’t forget that the need for such a plan is of their own doing. Eight years of economic malfeasance by Mayor Gillespie and the Council Democrats has led Old Bridge to the situation in which it finds itself.

On November 9th, put Owen Henry, Brian Cahill, Debbie Walker and Jim Anderson on the Old Bridge Council so we can continue on the right track to jobs and prosperity in Old Bridge.

Posted: July 29th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Old Bridge | Tags: , | 4 Comments »