JERSEY CITY - Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy last week announced that community activist and Hudson County Democratic Committeeman Gerald "Jerry" Meyers will run on his reelection slate for the Ward B City Council seat.
Meyers, who is now retired, spend his working years employed at the Preston Trucking Company, where he worked for 28 years.
For several years Meyers was also active in the Lincoln Park Little League, where he started as a coach and worked his way up the ranks to become Little League president. In 2005, Meyers was inducted into the Hudson County Hall of Fame with a Community Service Award.
Meyers joins Healy's previously announced council candidates, who include Democratic Committeeman Omar Perez (at-large), former Jersey City Superintendent of Schools Dr. Charles Epps (Ward A), City Council President
Peter Brennan (at-large), and community activists Janet Chevres (Ward C) and Dan Levin (Ward E).