STAFFORD TOWNSHIP – Gov. Chris Christie told residents here today that actor Alec Baldwin donated $250,000 to the Mill Creek Community Center in Manahawkin.
The governor shared the story during his town hall in Stafford Township, saying the liberal actor called Christie shortly after Superstorm Sandy and asked how he could help.
“I can’t believe I’m actually doing this,” Christie joked, adding, “Thank you Alec Baldwin.”
Christie said the Sandy relief charity First Lady Mary Pat heads has collected about $31 million so far.
Campaign season now under way in Bergen County Politics is practiced year-round in Bergen County, and street-level campaigning has been going on quietly all summer. But both Republicans and Democrats say the Rutherford Street Fair on Labor Day signals a more intense phase of electioneering. (Ensslin/The Bergen Record) http://www.northjersey.com/news/campaign-season-now-under-way-in-bergen-county-1.1079080 ...
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"Governor Christie ripped President Obama this summer for failing to carve out some time during a Texas fundraising swing to visit the Mexican border, where the unprecedented flood of immigrant children from Central America had reached a crisis point. ...Yet Christie is not squeezing in a tour of the troubled border during his own three-day trade and diplomatic mission to Mexico, which is set to begin on Wednesday. The governor is planning a series of meetings with Mexican officials, including President Enrique Peña Nieto and the finance and energy ministers." - columnist Charles Stile- The Bergen Record
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