- Associated Press - Friday, February 7, 2014

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s inaugural committee says it will donate nearly $225,000 to three charities.

The money was left over from fundraising.

A snowstorm forced the committee to cancel Christie’s $500-a-head inaugural gala that had been planned for Ellis Island.

Save Ellis Island, The New Hope Baptist Church in Newark and New Jersey Heroes will each receive $75,000.

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