Hey, Ever wonder about something in town but haven't found the time to get to a borough council meeting to ask about it?
We know we have, like why does the business area around the train station resemble a ghost town and has anyone ever looked into sidewalks on Prospect Avenue between Harding and Rumson?
For all we know, there are perfectly good explanations for why things are the way they are. Or maybe we've already been told, and we need to be reminded.
Little Silver Mayor Robert Neff, Jr. has kindly agreed to let Patch field questions from our readers, which he will answer in an upcoming article.
Now, all we need are your questions: Formulate your query and e-mail in to us by May 9 at noon: firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line: "Ask the Mayor."
Bonus: We've dug up when he took office in January to get you inspired.
Last year, this time, three feet of snow, gave Little Silver fits.
Later still, Irene’s ill will, and earthquake tremors, hit.
Our EMS and Fire Police, our firefighters too,
Police and Public Works prevailed, as they always do.
Nature triumphed only once, our mayor fought that fight,
But Suzy, missing Don (for sure) went into that good night.
Others lost set spirits low - Chief Ambrosino, Chip Connell,
And Bernie Marx, who served our town, they surely did it well.
Retirement blessed Tom Mancuso, Bob Tetley and the Chief.
And Susan Edwards said goodbye, Anita’s her relief.
Memorial Park is now online, from Goff a big hooray.
The courtyard at Point Road is cool (plans by Jim Gilday).
The world’s stage was “occupied,” on Wall Street most of all.
Bin Laden’s end by Seal’s shot - free people cheered his fall.
What’s to come? Well, who’s to say, but issues that loom large,
Are Parker House, replacing bridges, perhaps a new garage?
Spiffed up recreation fields are up for some discussion,
a winery, new homes and more, keep planners’ meetings buzzin’.
Arnold and Smith are new this year, they joined Chief Shaffery,
They’ll keep us safe in two-aught-twelve, the best is yet to be.
With Dan and Don, and Dane and Jon, and thankfully Stuart and Dave,
Your Council works hard, and, says this bard, prudently makes its way.
I’ve missed some names - we know you’re there, and no offense was meant.
Appreciation is the key, our thanks was the intent.
My rhyme is done, the meter’s busted, besides, it’s growing late,
Happy New Year to all of you, who make Little Silver great!