Rick ‘The Pretender’ Brandt, the 30 year old challenger to Little Silver Mayor Bob Neff in the Republican primary on June 4 took posed for photos with 8 grade students of Markham Place School today, a violation of the school’s social media policy ( and of common sense and decency), and posted with photos on his campaign facebook page.
Brandt’s action caused a stir among parents in Little Silver facebook groups. The school was alerted of Brandt’s actions and immediately demanded that he remove the photos. MMM obtained screenshots of the offense and edited the photos to protect the identity of the children and to maximize the ridicule of Brandt. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: May 22nd, 2019 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Little Silver, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: 2019 elections, Bob Neff, Dr Carolyn M. Kossack, Little Silver mayors race 2019, Little Silver Republican Primary, Markham Place School, Monmouth County News, Rick Brandt | 3 Comments »
By Don Galante, Little Silver Councilman
Can we take a minute to contemplate what’s been unfolding in our community with this upcoming Primary election and consider how it highlights the very definition of community service? We see a veteran Mayor who has donated 12 years of his time researching topics so he can make responsible, educated decisions to benefit his community and never looking for any credit for doing so. We see a leader who has been endorsed by every other sitting person on the Governing Body, all the employees of the Borough, a number of state and County elected Officials, members of both political parties, a number of volunteer organizations in our town and so many other informed members of our community. I personally have been fortunate to serve on Town Council, putting me in a position to sit next to Bob for this entire journey and watch his efforts to improve facilities, services and the quality of life in our incredible community. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: May 22nd, 2019 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Little Silver, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, News | Tags: 2019 elections, Bob Neff, Don Galante, Little Silver mayors race 2019, Little Silver Republican Primary, Monmouth County News | 3 Comments »
Rick Brandt is banned from school properties, says he’s “taken aback” by invitation to meet at a school
Little Silver Mayoral Candidates Bob Neff and Rick Brandt
Little Silver Republican Chairman Stuart Van Winkle has invited all candidates in the June 4th Republican Primary to attend a Meet the Candidates Night on Tuesday, May 28, 8PM at Markham Place School. The event is open to the public.
Little Silver Democrats do not have any candidates running in their primary, meaning that is is likely that the Republican primary will determine who will be the mayor for the next four years. Incumbent Mayor Bob Neff is seeking a third term. He is being challenged by Rick Brandt, aka Little Silver’s Superman.
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Posted: May 20th, 2019 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: 2019 elections, Bob Neff, Corinne Thygeson, Don Galante, Little Silver mayors race 2019, Little Silver Republican Primary, Monmouth County News, Rick Brandt | 4 Comments »