Hoboken Sunday update: Gov. Christie, Homeland Security Sec. Napolitano to visit in afternoon; list again of sites for free food; Hoboken-based ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ stars undertake a relief effort

HOBOKEN — Gov. Chris Christie planned to tour Hoboken on Sunday around 3:15 p.m. to look at the devastation and relief operations.
With him will be U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Mayor Dawn Zimmer and other state and local officials.
They will visit the Point of Distribution Mobile FEMA Site at 94 Washington St. (City Hall) and other sites.

The city has been releasing updates from Twitter (cityofhoboken@) and on its website.
The following information was on the special Sandy page for the Hoboken city website:

FOOD: 7 POD locations (10am-4pm): Hoboken High School (8th St & Clinton St), 76 Bloomfield St, 1st & Jackson, 220 Adams, 5th & Park, 9th & Jefferson, Fox Hill (13th & Willow). Bring shopping carts, bags, or backpacks to carry supplies back. The A&P, Target Jersey City, downtown CVS, uptown Rite Aid, Kings, Aspen Market, Basic, and other stores are reopening. Food trucks with free meals are at Church Square Park, 3rd St & Washington St, and other locations throughout the city. Elks Club (10th & Washington) is serving hot food.

Disaster Relief (FEMA):
Call: 800-621-FEMA (3362). Online:www.disasterassistance.gov, in person: A FEMA mobile registration center will be at Washington St & Newark St.

Food & Beverage Sales
Establishments must be inspected and cleared for opening prior to establishing operation. Please contact: The Hoboken Health Department, 94 Washington Street, 3rd Floor, Hoboken, NJ 07030. (201) 420-2375. Although you must call for an inspection, we would also prefer that you email the Health Department as well: fsasso@hobokennj.org.

Star power

Albie Manzo from the ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey,’ who lives in Hoboken with brother Chris Manzo and friend Greg Bennett, helped out locally, then moved over to his sister’s shop, Cafface, where they are collecting supplies to distribute to towns statewide that need help. He Tweeted this week, “Just left Hoboken. Great to see so many people helping out. Stopped by a few of the shelters, city hall, and HPD. Everyone’s working hard!”

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