Eric Scott has been a broadcaster and creator of content since he was 14. Now, as the Senior Political Director for New Jersey 101.5, he helps our community understand the complicated world of New Jersey politics. With almost 30 years of covering the state's political scene, Scott provides insight and perspective and help you understand what it all means for you and your family. You can hear Scott on-air as he delivers the morning news broadcasts on the Bill Spadea show. He also produces and hosts our Town Hall series of programs that explore critical issues facing the residents of New Jersey. Scott is honored to have received three Edward R. Murrow awards.
Police warn of door-to-door energy scam in New Jersey
❗ Edison Police are warning against a door-to-door energy scam ❗ Several residents were approached over the weekend ❗ Residents urged to contact police if someone shows up at their door Police in Edison have issued an urgent alert regarding a door-to-door energy scam. According to the alert, in...
Flu turns deadly for children in New Jersey
The current flu strain has turned deadly in New Jersey. Learn how effective the flu vaccine is this year.
Refunds for cell outage — NJ Top News
AT&T is offering refunds as compensation for last week's major service outage. Eric Scott has the details on this morning's First News.
AT&T offers refunds to NJ customers — See if you’re eligible
Here is how to find out if you are owed a credit from AT&T if you lost service last Thursday during a nationwide outage.
Creepy NJ cop hacked women’s social media, sent nudes, prosecutors say
A shocking case unfolds in Mount Laurel as former police officer Ayron Taylor faces indictment for hacking social media accounts and distributing private nude photos.
Danger: Toxic fumes in NJ schools — NJ Top News
Here are the top New Jersey news stories for Friday: ⬛ You could be breaking NJ laws on forbidden & dangerous toys Yes, you can buy and posses BB guns and pellet guns in New Jersey. However, unlike a lot of states, New Jersey does not treat these as toys. Under ...
You could be breaking NJ laws that restrict these forbidden and deadly toys
BB guns and pellet guns are treated as firearms, not toys, in New Jersey. There are very specific rules governing their possession, transport and use in the Garden State.
Alert: Data breach at NJ rehab facilities — What you need to know
A data breach is being reported at multiple New Jersey drug rehab centers, sensitive patient info may have been compromised.
Bad behavior from NJ police chief — NJ Top News
An apparently drunk NJ police chief got into a tussle with officers at the Jersey Shore. Eric Scott has the details on this morning's First News.
Massive AT&T service outage shuts down phones in NJ
You may not be able to make calls or send text messages if you have AT&T wireless service. Here is what we know so far.