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'Frightened Faces': Sen. Cory Booker In Israel Describes Horror During Surprise Hamas Attacks
US Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey is safe, but he'll never be able to shake the horror he saw this weekend.
The Harrington Park, New Jersey native posted a YouTube video, his backdrop the Old City in Jerusalem, on Sunday, Oct. 8.
Booker said he was jogging in Jerusalem on Saturday, Oct. 7, when he got an urgent call from his chief of staff, telling him to get back to the hotel immediately: Israel was under attack.
Hamas, which controls Gaza, launched a surprise attack on Israel, wounding thousands and killing hundreds in the longtime conflict.
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Tan Mom, North Jersey 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…
Double-Dipper Voted In Both NJ, FL For 2020 Election, Police Say
A Sussex County woman has been arrested for voting from two states in the 2020 presidential election year, authorities said.
Donna Prentes Brady, 66, of Ocala, FL, and Susssex Borough, NJ, was charged with two counts of casting more than one ballot in any election, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said.
Brady was arrested on Monday, March 13, as part of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ crackdown on voter fraud through a vote crime unit he created last year.
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Voting more than once is a third-degree felony in Florida, punishable …
Two NJ Elected Officials Killed Week Apart
Just one week after the shooting death of a 30-year-old Sayreville councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour, another elected official died the same way.
Russell Heller, 51, a Republican councilman in Milford, was gunned down at work — a PSE&G parking lot — in Somerset on Wednesday, Feb. 8, authorities in Somerset County said.
The suspect, former PSE&G employee Gary T. Curtis, 58, was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound just more than an hour later, authorities said.
An admired senior distribution supervisor, Heller had more than 11 years of service with PSE&G, the company said.