Time4Change was the guest of the Residents' Assn of Asbury Tower, on Monday, April 6th, along with the other 7 candidates. Resident Joyce Grant asked each candidate in succession if they would support the residents' opposition to a 15-home development directly in front of Asbury Tower. The question was,"This is a yes or no question. Are you willing to align yourself with the community will to publically oppose the building of the Bradley Cove Townhouse Project in front of Asbury Tower?" Please NOTE: This was the exact wording of the question: "This is a yes or no question. Are you willing to align yourself with the community will to publically oppose the building of the Bradley Cove Townhouse Project in front of Asbury Tower?"
With the exception of Ed Johnson, every candidate on the incumbent ticket voted no. Challengers unanimously voted in favor of the Residents' position.
We each spoke for three minutes in the reverse alphabetical order. I split the sound recordings - Mp3s - into 8 files so that no file would be too large. So please bear with me, when looking for your candidates. There may be some overlap. They are all up here. Some audience members in the back of the room came across faintly. If you want me to boost the sound on any file, please email me at AsburyRadio@aol.com. But if you have the volume turned up on your speakers, you should be able to hear most of the candidates' presentations and answers to questions. Just click the files below to listen:
File 1 - The opening; File 2 - Starts with Mayor Sanders; File - 3 End of Mayor's talk; File with Quinn, Pacheco & Perillo, File with Nevin and John Loffredo: File - 4 starts with candidate Rosetta Johnson and councilmember Ed Johnson; and File - 5 starts with councilmember Sue Henderson.
Time4Change would like to thank Barbara Sibley, president of the Residents Assn. and the other residents and staff of Asbury Tower for their hospitality.