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.
Powerful winds cause serious damage in NJ; thousands lose power
A wind gust of 82 mph was recorded in southern Ocean County, with several gusts of 70 mph in Atlantic and Cape May counties.
Winning Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey worth $190 million
It’s the second large multi-state jackpot won in New Jersey this year.
No rentals, hotels, motels, beaches or boardwalks at these Jersey Shore towns
Municipalities are using the power granted by Gov. Phil Murphy to prohibit non-residents from staying at the shore.
Atlantic City Expressway toll hike hearings met with criticism
State transportation commissioner and SJTA board chairwoman Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti said the project would act as a catalyst for the economy when the COVID-19 public health emergency is over.
Turnpike, Parkway stop taking cash during COVID-19 outbreak
The New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway became the latest toll roads to temporarily stop accepting cash payments.
Wawa, grocers give workers temp raises amid COVID-19 outbreak
Workers in NJ also are being given additional paid time off if they or a family member test positive for the novel coronavirus.
Wawa eliminates self-serve coffee because of coronavirus
Stores will also close for an hour overnights for extra cleaning, sanitizing and stocking.
Long lines continue at MVC during outbreak: NJ extends expiration dates
The extension is to encourage social distancing to stem the spread of coronavirus but MVC offices remain open their regular hours.
When will NJ supermarkets restock? Shoppers leave bare shelves
Shoppers have faced long lines and empty shelves but the chains say they will restock.
Coronavirus in the news: What all the scientific terms means
Understanding the terms being used in connection with the coronavirus outbreak.
NJ man arrested after ‘Catch a Predator’-style video goes viral
The man in the video made arrangements to meet who he thought was a 14-year-old but was met by a man instead.
‘Dulce’s Tree & Garden’ to keep missing girl’s face visible
A fence that was also a backstop for a baseball field and became the focal point of her disappearance and was filled with posters, ribbons, pictures and flowers.