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.
Fire Destroys Ice Cream Shop at Fantasy Island Amusement Park
A fire destroyed a single building at a Jersey Shore amusement park on Sunday night.
Cops Break Up Lakewood Gathering of 40-plus Adults and Children
A mother and father were each charged with child endangerment after police say officers broke up a gathering of 40 to 50 people at their home in Lakewood on Sunday.
Another 2 COVID-19 drive-thru testing centers are opening in NJ
There are several sites that are county run, while both state-run drive thru locations will handle more tests daily.
Coronavirus crime: These 29 people have been busted in NJ
The order was issued in an effort to keep contact between people to a minimum so COVID-19 does not quickly spread and overwhelm the state's healthcare system.
Dozens Violate Murphy’s No-crowds Order Across NJ, But Cops Say Most Comply
"Compliance checks" conducted by law enforcement around NJ have found and investigated 39 possible violations of Gov. Murphy's executive order prohibiting gatherings of any number this week.
Another ‘Knucklehead’ — Man Coughed and Lied About Having Coronavirus, Cops Say
Police said Juan Gomez Sanchez of Lakewood went to a liquor store Wednesday. When he was told an employee wouldn't sell him cigarettes, he coughed and claimed he was infected with coronavirus, police said.
Even More Shore Towns Try to Keep Visitors Away, One Nixes Plastic Bag Ban (For Now)
Ocean City police used a loudspeaker at the closed boardwalk to get walkers, joggers and bikers to obey the closure on Thursday afternoon.
More NJ Toll Roads, Bridges Temporarily Go Cashless
All of New Jersey's toll bridges and highways have now temporarily stopped accepting cash payment as a way of practicing social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
NJ Tells Amazon, Walmart, eBay to Stop Price Gouging During Emergencies
New Jersey has joined 31 other states in warning the biggest online marketplaces to do a better job of dealing with price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic.
So Many People are Reporting Still-open Businesses, NJ’s Phone Lines Jammed
Gov. Phil Murphy ordered non-essential businesses to close this week but many people in New Jersey say not all retailers have gotten the message.