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.
2 fishermen from Ocean County die off Oregon coast
Stephen Biernacki, 50, from Barnegat owned the Mary B II which had been featured in the Discovery Channel program Deadlist Catch: Dungeon Cove.
WANTED: Accused GoFundMe Scammer Skips Court Appearance
A warrant was issued for the arrest of GoFundMe scam defendant Johnny Bobbitt Jr. after he failed to show for a hearing on Tuesday.
Woman Official Says Murphy Administration Retaliated After She Raised Alarm
A member of the Murphy administration who raised concerns about a campaign manager's violent temper is stepping down from her position.
Katie Brennan Sues Murphy Campaign, NJ, Aide She Accuses of Rape
Brennan said she, "pursued every avenue she could and waved every red flag she could access," but was ignored.
NJ School Van Driver Caught Using FaceTime While Driving
A parent posted a video that she said was taken by her son, showing the driver having a conversation by holding her cell phone and using the FaceTime app.
NJ Student Admits Killing Drug Dealer, Dumping Body in Park
The man accused of fatally shooting a drug dealer from Brick and leaving his body in a park pleaded guilty on Friday to aggravated manslaughter and other charges.
Brennan to Sue Gov. Murphy Over Mishandling of Staff Rape Claim
The complaint also included the full response from Gov. Murphy's and wife Tammy to Brennan's email in which she requested a meeting about a "sensitive matter" that occurred during the campaign.
School Owner Gave Kids Booze, Took Pics of Them Undressed, Cops Say
Michael W. Grande, 43, who owns and teaches at the Westminster School of Performing Arts in the Whiting section of Manchester, was charged by Manchester Police.
Murphy Veto Nixes Toll Increase On Delaware Memorial Bridge
Gov. Phil Murphy found a cost to consumers he doesn't want to increase: tolls on the Delaware Memorial Bridge.
Woman Killed By Drunk, Unlicensed Driver on I-676, Police Say
A driver who ran over and killed a woman who had gotten out of her car on Interstate 676 on New Year's Day has been charged with vehicular homicide, driving while intoxicated, and driving with a suspended license.