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.
Lakewood plans all in-person school. 67 concerns from teachers
The Lakewood Education Association said it is trying to be diplomatic in voicing their concerns about Lakewood's plan to return to in-person instruction with no hybrid plan offered.
NJ theater cancels play after criticism of cast being too white
The Red Bank theater said it will host a public forum "to continue this complex conversation about representation in the theater."
Pig leads cops on 3-hour chase into Freehold Township woods
Not even three darts fired from a tranquilizer gun could take down the 400 pound pig running in traffic on Route 9.
Teen party blamed for COVID-19 outbreak, not helping contact tracers
Middletown Mayor Tony Perry is looking for better cooperation with contact tracing in order to track and narrow down the extent of this cluster.
‘Total freak tragedy’ — NJ parents die within hours in separate accidents
A couple raising children died hours apart Monday in two separate accidents, leaving grieving friends and relatives across New Jersey.
Man killed in Route 195 crash Wednesday morning
The westbound lanes of Route 195 were closed for over four hours on Tuesday morning.
Police injured breaking up house party crashed by 400 people in Brick
Homeowner Michelle Cicchillo told police the party grew beyond her control and guests refused to leave.
Rescuers return to Monmouth home and find 60 more dogs in squalor
he Monmouth County SPCA rescued 60 small dogs from a filthy house on Monday as the temperature hovered around 107 degrees.
Outdoor water use temporarily banned in Monmouth, Ocean counties
Heavy water use brought on by the heat wave and problems at a treatment plant led to the temporary ban.
Ocean County store mall manager: Duo spit, hit me when I asked them to mask up
The manager of an Ocean County Mall store said her first mask dispute elevated quickly with spitting and an assault with a belt.
Cops, first aid member rescue 4 swimmers from ocean
Other rescues around New Jersey included wedding guests helping to rescue a man from the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday and a doctor reviving a boy who fell into a hotel pool.
NJ beach workers hit by COVID-19 outbreak — borough limits tags
Manasquan said it will limit beach crowds this weekend after an outbreak of 23 COVID-19 cases traced back to employees of the Beach and Recreation departments.