Ever since I was a precocious 5 year old who read the Bergen Record and then published his own neighborhood newspaper I've always had an interest in the news. I learn something new on this job everyday and that's what keeps it interesting. I've been with NJ101.5 for the past 10 years on the digital team writing news and working behind the scenes on a variety of projects.
Holmdel grad couldn’t cross stage in wheelchair, family says
Blake Portmann said her sister Lili, who uses a wheelchair, was not allowed on stage at Holmdel High School's graduation after she went through rehearsal without any problems.
Two found shot near bullet-riddled car in Plainfield, prosecutor
Police found the pair with gunshot wounds after the ShotSpotter system detected shots being fired.
Have you seen him? Lacey man missing since Wednesday
Stewart Vaughan, 23, was dropped off in front of the Toms River branch of the Ocean County Library on Wednesday and has not been seen since.
Measles-infected traveler may have exposed others in South Jersey
An traveler who went to several South Jersey medical facilities after a trip outside the United States may have exposed others to measles.
Osprey rescued after getting trapped by balloon ribbon in nest
The Seaside Heights Public Works Department brought a cherry picker truck to the nest on Island Beach State Park so the ribbon could be removed.
Ex-Newark Bishop McCarrick hit with 40-year-old sex abuse claim
No allegations were reported against Cardinal Theodore McCarrick by either the Newark Archdiocese or the Metuchen Diocese.
Kids heard crying on Senate floor: Menendez blasts ‘zero humanity policy’
As the entire New Jersey congressional delegation comes out against enforcement of family separation rules one representative is targeted for a rally to urge him to do more.
Hamilton teacher who predicted Arts Fest shooting gets lawyer, shuts up
Investigators want talk to a teacher who posted on Facebook warning that the Art All Night Festival in Trenton would be shot up.
Pickup truck thief drives through dealership door — VIDEO
The pickup was damaged after a police pursuit that reached 100 mph.
In NJ’s skies today: Jets conducting military exercises
Keep an eye on the skies over Central Jersey and the Jersey Shore for the low flying jets.
‘THEY WILL BE SHOOTING IT UP!’ — Post warned of Trenton arts gunfire
Jerrel Blakeley said he found out about the post after Sunday's shooting which left 20 people injured.
NJ school early dismissals for Monday, June 18 — heat closing schools
This time its the heat and lack of air conditioning forcing school to end early.