Outbreak After Christie Family Party, NJ School Closes

The New York Post reports:

A New Jersey middle school was forced to hold virtual classes on Friday after several students contracted COVID-19 while celebrating the bar mitzvah of former Gov. Chris Christie‘s nephew, The Post has learned. The event involving the 13-year-old son of Todd and Andrea Christie took place last weekend and school officials learned late Thursday night that it led to an outbreak, Mendham Township schools Superintendent Salvatore Constantino said.

Todd Christie, 56, hung up immediately after The Post contacted him by phone Friday evening and didn’t return a voicemail message left at his home. In 2010, the New York Times reported that Todd Christie earned more than $60 million when Goldman Sachs bought the Spear, Leeds & Kellogg stock specialist firm, of which he was CEO, ten years earlier. He was later implicated in a federal criminal fraud probe but never charged in a case that led two traders to plead guilty.

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