Healy fundraises in JC

Trying to get off the floorboards and in the game against a highly energized Fulop Campaign, Team Healy held a fundraiser last night at Casino in the Park and raised over $100,000.

Money has been the big issue for Healyites against well-financed downtown City Councilman Steve Fulop as Mayor Jerry Healy fights to hold onto City Hall.

Money, and momentum.

Last night, Healy’s allies tried to address both issues, as Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise surveyed the large crowd and remarked, “It looks like Woodstock.” 

750 people, according to estimates.

Fulop’s allies dismissed the hoopla as bused-in seniors trying to look festive in the face of 2013 disaster. 

"This meeting is entirely off the record. Until somebody leaks it."
—Michael Kempner, addressing a roomful of Democratic powerbrokers organizng for Hillary Clinton