Monday, April 1, 2013
Rule inspired by Nutley's tanning mom Patricia Krentcil becomes state law.
"Tanning Mom" might have escaped her grand jury indictment last month, but the state hasn't forgotten about her altogether. The Associate Press reports that on Monday, April 1, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed legislation banning anyone under 17 from using a tanning bed and anyone under 14 from getting a spray tan. The legislation was written after Nutley resident Patricia Krentcil was accused of taking her 5-year-old daughter into a tanning booth last year and was subsequently charged with child endangerment. The deeply tanned Krentcil became a grotesque sort of celebrity, with tabloids dubbing her Tanning Mom. The AP reported that Christie cited the "documented and well-understood" risks associated with the misuse of indoor …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Patricia Krentcil tells InTouch magazine she'll portray ordeal after she was accused of allowing her five-year-old daughter into tanning booth.
A published report Wednesday says the Nutley “Tanning Mom,” who was accused last year of bringing her five-year-old daughter into a tanning booth, told InTouch magazine she’ll star in a new movie based on her ordeal. Patricia Krentcil said she was “going to portray everything that’s happened,” including the stress and “mental abuse” suffered by her family, the report said. Late last week, an Essex County grand jury decided not to indict Krentcil on child endangerment charges for the incident. At that time, Krentcil told NBCnewyork.com she planned on moving to London to pursue “several modeling jobs” before returning to her Nutley home.
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Belleville Superintendent of Schools accused of sexual misconduct, Nutley Commissioners join a lawsuit to protect telephone tax dollars, and the Nutley "Tan Mom" came back last week.
The Belleville Schools Superintendent has been accused of sexual misconduct by a former male employee and has been placed on a paid leave of absence. Calls to the Belleville Board of Education confirmed Superintendent Joseph Picardo is on leave, he has been unavailable for comment. A former male emloyee filed a lawsuit in state Superior Court accusing Picardo of "a series of sexual abuses suffered during his employment," according to Gerald Saluti, lawyer for the former employee. The Nutley Board of Commissioners voted this week to join a lawsuit with Hopewell Township and the New Jersey League of Municipalities to keep from losing $200,000 in taxes from Verizon. Because the number of residents using land lines has dropped, the company …
Monday, June 11, 2012
State Department of Health and Senior Services fines business $5,200.
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Monday, June 11, 2012
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Mom is accused of endangering her six-year-old daughter with burns from a tanning bed.
The mother accused of endangering the welfare of her her five-year-old daughter by allowing her to use a tanning salon bed is due back in court June 4 after pleading not guilty yesterday. Patricia Krentcil, 44 of Nutley is scheduled to appear in Essex County Superior Court again on June 4, after pleading not guilty yesterday, according Katherine Carter, spokeswoman for the Essex County Prosecutor's Office. Krentcil first appeared yesterday "after 11 a.m." before Roslyn Holmes, a Newark Municipal Judge who hears criminal judicial processing, Carter said. Krentcil is scheduled to appear before Superior Court Judge Michael Ravin on June 4, Carter said, to answer the charge of second degree endangering the welfare of a child. Krentcil has …