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Tan Mom, Nutley Native, Running For US Senate
From the tanning salon to the US Capitol: Patricia Krentcil a.k.a. "Tan Mom" is trying to make it happen.
Krentcil, an Essex County native, who went viral 2012 after being accused of bringing her five-year-old daughter to a tanning salon in her native Nutley, announced she is running for the Republican nomination for US Senate in Florida next year.
"Patricia went out in the streets of Florida and came face to face with the heartbreaking issues affecting so many here," her campaign website reads.
"From the attacks on LGBTQ+ rights, equality, diversity, and beyond, Patricia is a champi…
Suspected Cocaine, Oxy, LSD Found During Baldwin Drug Bust: Police
Three people were arrested for possessing thousands of dollars and multiple alleged illicit substances during a Long Island investigation, police announced.
On Wednesday, Aug. 9, Nassau County Police announced that an inquiry into a fatal overdose led to the arrest of the following:
Alia Salway, age 23, of Freeport;
Andy T. Salazar, age 23, of Freeport; and
Estiven Membreno, age 18, of Roosevelt.
The three had been the target of the probe in Baldwin on Wednesday, July 19, which stemmed after a Nassau County resident’s overdose death.
During the investigation, authorities found a sta…
Protest Planned For GOP Presidential Hopeful Ron DeSantis' Visit To Suffern
As Republican presidential candidate, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, heads to the Hudson Valley for an upscale fundraiser, local Democrats, and LBGTQ supporters, plan to protest.
DeSantis is slated to appear at an invitation-only $ 6,600-a-person fundraising event in Rockland County at the Crowne Plaza in Suffern on Thursday, June 29.
In advance of the event, reportedly planned by Seth Gribetz, the Englewood, New Jersey investor, local Democrats are putting out the call for demonstrators on their Facebook page.
"We are taking action and organizing a powerful, peaceful protest to let Gover…
Hochul's Favorability Rating Negative For First Time; Strong Majority Says 'Hard Working': Poll
For the first time since taking office, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul’s favorability rating is in the negative, new polling finds.
Among registered voters, 45 percent hold an unfavorable view of the 64-year-old Democrat, compared to 40 percent who view her favorability, according to a newly-released Siena College poll.
In March 2023, voters were split evenly 43 to 43 percent.
Hochul’s job approval rating also appears to have taken a hit, sliding to 50-44 percent from 52-41 percent in March, according to pollsters.
A strong majority, 58 to 20 percent, think she is hard-working, and a plu…