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.
Police, prosecutor help lead George Floyd protest in Toms River
A peaceful march of about 100 people went through downtown on Tuesday morning to protest last week's death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police.
Gyms opening ‘soon’ — Owners disappointed Murphy won’t give set date
While salons and restaurants get a date to reopen from Gov. Phil Murphy, gym owners only got assurances they'll open "soon."
Charges dropped, attorney general apologizes for reporter’s arrest in Asbury Park
The state attorney general has issued an apology and criminal charges were dropped against an Asbury Park Press reporter who was arrested after Monday night after a protest march.
Toms River, Ocean City prepare for George Floyd protest marches
Law enforcement officials say they are ready for whatever happens during the expected marches.
‘Today is Atlantic City at it’s worst’ mayor says about looting
A city building used to prepare meals for seniors was also vandalized and food stolen, according to Mayor Marty Small.
Violence in Trenton & AC, but most NJ George Floyd protests were peaceful
Sunday protests in Rahway and Long Branch remained peaceful with more protests and virtual vigils scheduled for this week.
Humpback whale makes second appearance this week at Jersey Shore
The number of whale sightings off the Jersey Shore has increased in the past few years.
1 in 5 restaurants in NJ may not survive — ask for June 5 outdoor dining
A group of restaurant owners gathered outside Woody's Ocean Grille on Friday to push for a June 5 reopening date for outdoor dining.
Republican lawmakers want Murphy to provide timetable for reopening
Republican state Senators want clear benchmarks from Gov. Phil Murphy as to when businesses deemed "non-essential" will be allowed to open to the public.
CVS opens 45 more drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites in NJ
Gov. Phil Murphy said the more people who get tested the stronger the data that leads to more portions of the economy being restarted.
NJ guidelines for July graduation ceremonies leave districts with questions
Throwing caps in the air will be out at New Jersey's commencements and it's not clear how many people would be able to attend.
Gyms: We don’t want to defy Murphy … but come June 1, we will
A loosely organized group of gym owners and salon owners say they'll open up if Murphy doesn't budge on his order shutting them down.