West New York, New Jersey – In a momentous ceremony, former Congressman Albio Sires was officially sworn in as the Mayor of West New York once again. The event, held in the presence of the Governor, garnered significant attention as the community celebrated the return of their respected leader.
Expressing deep gratitude towards Governor Murphy, Mayor Sires acknowledged the Governor’s unwavering support for education and his remarkable efforts during the challenging COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Sires emphasized the importance of education in West New York, where a significant majority of students are Hispanic. The collaboration between the Governor and Mayor Sires in building a new school promises to positively impact the lives of many children in the community.
Amidst expressions of gratitude, Mayor Sires thanked Brian P Stack, a longtime friend and supporter who has stood by his side for over four decades. He also acknowledged the invaluable contributions of his assistant, Richard Turner, and other elected officials who attended the swearing-in ceremony, including Mayor Davis from Bayonne and Mayor Fife of Harrison. The presence of the county executive Tom DeGise was highlighted, with Mayor Sires commending him for bringing integrity and honesty back to the Hudson County executive’s office.
Mayor Sires expressed heartfelt appreciation to his wife for her unwavering support and understanding throughout his political journey. He acknowledged the sacrifices made by his family, recognizing the challenges faced when pursuing a career in public office.
Reflecting on his connection to the community, Mayor Sires spoke passionately about his roots in West New York. The town, where he grew up, played sports on the streets, attended school, and eventually returned, holds a special place in his heart. With a strong commitment to serving the community, Mayor Sires promised to dedicate the next four years to the betterment of West New York.
Concluding his remarks, Mayor Sires expressed confidence in the team of commissioners who will work alongside him, emphasizing their collective efforts to benefit the entire community.
As Albio Sires begins his mayoral term in West New York, residents eagerly anticipate the positive impact of his leadership and the progress that lies ahead for their beloved town.