I'm the Digital News Reporter for NJ101.5.com covering news from all over the great Garden State. With the exception of a year in Hartford, and six months in Amish Country, I've spent my whole life in New Jersey, and wouldn't have it any other way. I've covered everywhere from Somerset County to the Jersey Shore, and am now looking forward to looking at the whole state. I'm a proud father, a lifelong Mets fan, and longtime lover of college and New Jersey high school wrestling.
Pingry School could’ve stopped widespread child rape, 2 victims say
Thad Alton was convicted in New Jersey and New York on charges of sexually abusing children, while several teachers had concerns about his behavior at the Pingry School.
8 billionaires from NJ among world’s richest tycoons
The Garden State billionaires are all men and made their money in media or finance.
Girl punches boy. NJ school punishes girl. Parents go to battle
A seventh-grade girl admitted to hitting a sixth-grade boy who tried to scare her, but her parents said she should not have an in-school-suspension on her record from the incident.
Toy grenade prompts evacuation of Seaside Park beach
The scene was cleared after around an hour when it was determined the item found on the beach was not a real grenade.
Coach fired for gun crack about special ed student gets hearing
Coach Stephen Gibble was suspended and ultimately fired as the wrestling coach at Hunterdon Central High School in 2014.
I exposed corruption and they called me anti-Semitic, Lakewood official says
Tobree Mostel says she was removed from her school district position after raising red flags about an expensive special education program.
Horizon says it will use $550M in tax refunds to help members
The company said starting this year it will use the refund to help patients with emotional and behavioral health issues, and also address substance abuse issues.
‘Dump Trump’ atop NJ’s Perillo Tours, but he’s been great for business
Tiles on the roof of Perillo Tours spelled out "Dump Trump" during the primaries but were taken down after the election.
Why were there more anti-Jewish incidents in NJ last year?
All 50 states reported at least one incident of anti-Semitism in 2017, while New Jersey had the third most with 208.
‘Sky’s the limit’ after Polar Bear plunge raises $2M for Special Olympics
The annual event has gone from less than 100 participants 25 years ago to more than 7,000 this year, helping to raise more than $2 million for Special Olympics New Jersey.
These NJ districts are adding armed cops after Parkland shooting
More than a dozen districts across the state have announced plans to bring armed security to schools after the deadly shooting in Florida last week.
Family blames cops for killing man who wanted police to shoot him
Police went to the New Jersey home with a child support warrant but were held at bay for almost four hours. It was not the first time the man had a run-in with cops.