Guest Mayor Posted December 8, 2005 Report Share Posted December 8, 2005 THE FOLLOWING IS SAID TO BE FACTUAL, WEATHER YOU BELIEVE I AM WHO I SAY I AM OR NOT. FACTS ARE FACTS: "Harrison is believed to have had the longest-serving Mayor in American history, Frank E. Rodgers, who was first elected in 1946 and served 48 years, from 1947 to 1995, being elected to 24 two-year terms. He also served one term in the New Jersey State Senate, from 1979 to 1983." You see we learn from history, Frank E. Rodgers was in office to long. He should have gave up his seat way before he did and maybe Harrison wouldn't have gone into the "HARRISON DEPRESSION". Pete and I had this brilliant idea of a re-development since the late 1980's, when we saw the real jobs of Harrison leave Harrison. "Current Mayor McDonough, who had served on the Council for 17 years prior(since 1977) to the 1994 election, had the backing of the retiring Rodgers, but had never known another Mayor in his lifetime, and has been known to speak of Rodgers as such: "When The Mayor was The Mayor...""You see, I don't think I can do the same as my Mayor. I am the leader of a united town council. There is no one on my council more qualified then I to run this town. If there were someone more qualified, I would welcome them with open arms to take my seat. Though, I would appreciate if we can put some post up with all the good things i have done for this town. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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