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.
Powerball goes winless again, jackpot tops $500 million
The jackpot for Wednesday's drawing will be the 8th largest ever offered after having gone without a winner since Dec. 26.
One stabbed at Lakewood Country Club, reports say
The stabbing at a bar at the Country Club as reported by the 'Lakewood Scoop', came a day after shots were fired outside a banquet hall in downtown Lakewood.
Fight leads to gunfire outside Lakewood banquet hall, cops say
Shots were fired after a fight at a banquet hall early Saturday morning.
NJ ‘sickened, devastated’ and on alert after New Zealand slaughter
Security was tightened and prayers requested for the 49 victims of shootings in two mosques that was live streamed.
NJ E-ZPass website down for second time in two months
The E-ZPass customer service website, voicemail and other automated services went down sometime Thursday morning but tolls are still being collected.
Facebook, Instagram back online after lengthy outage
It has been a rough week for digital platforms, as Verizon had issues with texting on Tuesday morning and Google Gmail and Drive users encountered problems late on Tuesday.
Horrific conditions at FEMA-scamming motel closed by Toms River
Pictures from inside a motel that authorities closed this month show ramshackle conditions, collapsed ceilings, broken walls, piles of debris and vermin.
Garden State Parkway smoke is from a controlled burn
Smoke in the sky over Ocean County is part of several prescribed burns scheduled for around the state today.
3 guilty of fatal beating of Red Bank teacher they mistook for drug dealer
It took six years to make arrests in this case.
UPDATE: Verizon says NJ texting issues fixed
Verizon said the issues in New Jersey and on the east coast were resolved around 9 a.m.
Man who accidentally shot himself served 21 years in the military
James Hammer was a volunteer firefighter and served 22 years in the Marines, Air Force & Army National Guard.
NJ Transit bus hits Jersey barrier at Port Authority Bus Terminal
None of the 49 passengers on board were injured, and Port Authority Police assisted all passengers off the bus.