Old Bridge, NJ – Sept. 24, 2019 — The Old Bridge Public Library building was dedicated to the late former Old Bridge Mayor Arthur M. Haney in a Ceremony on Sunday, September 22nd.
Mayor Owen Henry presided over the celebration which was attended by members of the Haney family, the Township Council, the Library Board and the public. The Township Council had previously passed a resolution to dedicate the building to Mr. Haney after his passing in August, 2018, in recognition of his service to the community and efforts towards the development of the new library building in 1993. Mayor Henry unveiled a new bronze plaque officially naming the building the “Arthur M. Haney Building.” The ceremony featured remarks by Library Board President Frank Weber as well as Mr. Haney’s son, Sean Haney, and a rendition of “Danny Boy” sung by his daughter, Carolyn J. Haney-Kimock. There was a posting of the colors by Old Bridge High School ROTC and violinist Alex Yavtuhovich and pianist Elaine R. Gaber performed a musical interlude.
The Old Bridge Public Library has consistently been voted one of the three Best Public Libraries in Middlesex County by the readers of the Home News Tribune. The Library is open seven-days-a-week and is located at 1 Old Bridge Plaza at the corner of Rt. 516 and Cottrell Road in the Municipal Center. More information about this and other Library programs is available at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033. The satellite Laurence Harbor branch is located at 277 Shoreland Circle; phone: 732-566-2227.