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.
14 Cars Stolen in Ocean County in the Past 30 Days
A summer of stolen cars continued over Labor Day weekend with three more taken on Monday including one that lead to a chase that reached speeds of 100 MPH.
Newark, NJ, Hospital Workers Fired Over Fake Vax Cards — Report
University Hospital fired a "handful" of workers after discovering they submitted fake vaccination cards to comply with the hospital's requirement, according to a report by NJ Spotlight.
‘We love you’ — Funeral for NJ Lifeguard Struck by Lightning is Saturday
Friends released balloons in Keith Pinto's honor Thursday night and left Post-it notes on his lifeguard stand.
Gov. Murphy Visits NJ Tornado Wreckage, Awaits Disaster Declaration
Gov. Phil Murphy toured the damage to dozens of homes from a massive tornado that ripped through the Mullica Hill section during the torrential rains of Ida.
The Aftermath of Ida — What You Need to Know
NJ Transit has suspended most of its rail service and thousands are without power as the day starts on Thursday.
House Explodes in Rahway, NJ, After Devastating Ida Storm
One nearby resident tweeted that the explosion sounded like something fell on their house.
NJ Lifeguard Struck by Lightning Mourned — Was Aluminum Chair a Factor?
Friends and family gathered Tuesday night at White Sands Beach to remember a young lifeguard who was killed by lightning Monday afternoon.
COVID Deaths at NJ Veterans Homes Draws Attention of National Republican
The 156 COVID deaths at veterans' homes in New Jersey were cited by a Republican U.S. senator as an example of why better oversight is needed for state-run veterans' homes.
‘We lost a special guy’ — NJ Lifeguard Killed by Lightning Was Toms River North Grad
"We lost a special guy tonight, one who was so close and meant so much to so many people," the fund's creator Chase Vander Vliet wrote on a GoFundMe page created for his funeral expenses.
NJ Lifeguard Killed, Six Injured by Out-of-the-blue Lightning on Beach
WPG Chief Meteorologist Dan Zarrow said there doesn’t appear to have been a thunderstorm directly overhead at the time but there was a thunderstorm about 4 miles away in Lavallette.