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.
7-year-old struck by Jeep at busy Lakewood, NJ intersection
The 6-year-old girl was taken to the trauma unit at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.
Wall, NJ officials get blowback after offering to pay accused students
The Board of Education said it would be happy to meet with state Sen. Paul Sarlo to go over the case with him.
2 die after BMW hits truck and utility pole in Burlington County, NJ
The driver and a rear sear passenger were killed after they were ejected from the BMW sedan in Burlington County.
Toms River, NJ mayor: Stop blaming town for stores’ mandates
Toms River Mayor Maurice "Mo" Hill visited two retailers whose signs said their mask and contactless payment requirements followed local ordinances that don't exist.
NJ cops charge ex-WWE ‘Diva’ with threatening to kill boyfriend with scissors
The Matawan native is considered the first WWE (WWF) “diva” and was AOL’s “most downloaded celebrity” in 1996.
Hazing victim’s family outraged; Wall, NJ offered to pay suspects’ tuition
"He firmly believed that he was about to be sodomized and was scared to death," a family spokesman said of the assault in the Wall High School locker room.
Lakewood, NJ players taunted for not having proper basketball sneakers
The state Attorney General's Division on Civil Rights is investigating the allegations.
NJ Catholic school that kept in-class instruction during pandemic is shutting down
Parents were surprised by the announcement and say the school's directors and the board did not give parents an indication the poor enrollment numbers and financials would lead to the closure.
Workers are hoping to unionize the first Starbucks in NJ
Two of the coffee chain's stores in suburban Buffalo have voted to form unions and more in Boston and Cleveland are considering it over concerns about safety and staffing during the pandemic.
Lawyer says Wall, NJ ‘hazing’ was ‘not sexual’ — and adults were watching
"This is not the Sayreville case. This is not the Glen Ridge case of old. This isn't the Holmdel case of decades ago," attorney Chris Adams said about the alleged locker room assault.
Wall, NJ high school students charged in locker room hazing
Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey said because juveniles are involved the exact number of students charged will not be disclosed.
Yet another Walmart temporarily closes in Neptune, NJ
Nine stores throughout the state and over 60 nationwide have been closed as what the retailer calls a proactive measure to minimize the spread of COVID-19.