Carmelo Garcia, no stranger to controversy is seeing some of his problematic associations sprung out of the sewer of the fourth ward show up in the sixth ward council race.
Garcia who is currently suing both the Hoboken Housing Authority and the City of Hoboken for the former’s terminating an at-will contract in his infamous “ethnic cleaning” lawsuit is attempting to unseat Councilwoman Jen Giattino in the sixth ward of midtown Hoboken.
A recent Facebook entry to announce a Happy Rosh Hashanah saw questions raised about his paid Assembly staff and racial remarks cited in detail by a user called Hoboken Onion.
The remarks by those closely associated and paid (with taxpayer money) by Garcia are highlighted in detail from an actual screen shot of his Facebook page.
Putting aside the holiday wish for “healthliness” from the claimed Harvard educated Garcia, his council candidacy is troubled with his associates who unleashed anti-Semitic and racial venom in public meetings and later renounced any apology (allegedly written on their behalf by another taxpayer paid aide in former Hoboken resident Chris Campos in a letter to the Hudson Reporter).
Campos earns $40,000 annually courtesy of Hoboken and NJ taxpayer and Patricia Waiters earned $10,000 before leaving the post and renouncing his alleged ghostwritten apology.
Garcia swept aside the troublesome remarks of his close supporters and handpicked aide by saying he was in the bathroom during its occurence and nothing happened on taxpayer time.
Apparently, Carmelo Garcia has no problem with any of this or suing Hoboken residents while asking them to pay him more of their hard earned dollars to “represent” them.
Talking Ed Note: More on the controversial doings of one Carmelo Garcia, litigant, lame duck Assemblyman and leader of the Old Guard Carmelo Ticket featuring Terry Castellano, Michael Russo, Ruben Ramos, Eduardo Gonzalez and insiders suggest Peter Biancamano.
Related: Carmelo Garcia’s original “ethnic cleansing” lawsuit thrown out, amended, mostly thrown out again and costing Hoboken $150,000 and counting to date.
Garcia pocketing thousands from Housing Authority vendors on illegal no-bid contracts.
Garcia taxpayer paid aide on racial rant at the HHA