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.
Lightning sparks NJ house fire, killing several pets
A kennel and dog training facility on the property was unaffected by the fire, according to police.
Atlantic City mayor trying to stop protesters from ruining Fourth of July
Mayor Marty Small said law enforcement is ready for whatever happens with a planned protest on Saturday.
Wildwood postpones fireworks, asks everyone to mask up outside
Mayor Pete Byron postponed the city's Fourth of July fireworks display over concern about crowds and mask use but wants restaurants to open sooner rather than later.
300 South Brunswick residents forced from homes after car crash
A car struck the side of a town house at the ""exact worst possible part of the building" to cause a gas leak, according to police.
Man in 7-Eleven confrontation says cops shouldn’t have pointed guns
Da-Quan Beerman said Ocean Township police officers "did not ask what was going on, they pulled out guns and were pointing them in my face as soon as they got there" which led to a brief standoff in the parking lot.
No injuries after 85-foot crane falls onto Tinton Falls house
The crane was working on a tree removal project, according to Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden.
GOP official worries ‘Antifa’ behind vandalism of his billboard
A Republican state lawmaker suggested that the militant Antifa movement may be behind the anti-Trump and anti-police vandalism of his farm's billboard.
You’re allowed to visit hospital patients — NJ’s new rules
The state Department of Health on Tuesday issued guidelines that will allow hospital visits to resume.
Fresh Express salads connected to cyclospora outbreak recalled in NJ
The recalled products all contain iceberg lettuce, red cabbage and/or carrots.
Visitors from 16 states now have to quarantine in NJ
The state Department of Health has doubled the number of states where people visiting or returning from will have to self-quarantine for 14 days.