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 thunderstorms knock out power, trap drivers in NJ
The latest heat wave came to an end as the storms moved in with thunder, lightning, heavy rain, wind and hail.
Seaside Heights wind gust turns beach umbrella into missile
Seaside Heights was the windiest spot in the state on Monday, according to the NJ Weather Network, with a top gust of 28 mph.
Barnegat Bay search for jet skier a false alarm, police say
The search involved State Police marine and aviation units, the Coast Guard and several local law enforcement agencies.
Weird crumbly black rocks wash up on Ortley Beach
A black substance described as rocks and pebbles but crumbles easily is something that naturally occurs in the water off New Jersey, according to the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers.
Route 9 shopping center goes up in flames Monday morning
Flames broke out around midnight in the Toms River shopping plaza that houses three restaurants and a cleaners.
Show goes on: Brick fireworks will NOT be canceled
After contracting with the same company that cancelled fireworks in Beachwood and Milltown on the Fourth of July, Brick Mayor John Ducey took steps to ensure the Summerfest fireworks would not have a problem.
Beachwood fireworks display canceled
Beachwood mayor Ron Roma said the company that was supposed to deliver the fireworks failed his community.
Heat wave: NJ water utilities ask customers to save water
The utilities hope by conserving now they'll be better prepared should drought conditions develop later this summer.
Overturned car closes Route 37, two killed
Traffic was blocked in front of Community Medical Center for an hour after the crash occurred.
Der Wunder Wiener will rise again — owner promises to bring it back
Owner Gerry LaCrosse said he hopes to rebuild his Jersey Shore hot dog stand farther away from the highway.
Have you seen him? Lacey man missing since Wednesday
Stewart Vaughan, 23, was dropped off in front of the Toms River branch of the Ocean County Library on Wednesday and has not been seen since.
Man clings to life after crash destroys his iconic hot dog stand
Gerry LaCrosse's son and niece have created a GoFundMe page to help the Beachwood council get back on his feet.