NJ gov helps many towns mark Sandy anniversary
SEASIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New York Jets owner Woody Johnson joined New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in a visit to a town ravaged by Superstorm Sandy.
Christie was in Moonachie on Tuesday to recognize the progress made since the town was flooded by the waters of the Hackensack River a year ago. It was one of a daylong series of stops the governor planned up and down the state on the storm's anniversary.
The NFL and the two teams that play at MetLife Stadium, just a few miles from Moonachie, all donated to the Sandy relief effort.
Goodell spoke about the strong partnership the NFL has with the Christie administration.
Late Tuesday morning, Christie attended an interfaith prayer service at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark.