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.
Belmar festival canceled; no connection between NYC, Seaside explosions, police say
No connection has been made between Saturday's explosions in Seaside Park and New York City, but the San Gennaro Festival in Belmar has been canceled.
Trash can bomb explodes on route of Seaside Park military charity race
The explosion prompted other Jersey Shore towns to sweep public trash cans and add security to their own events Saturday. The Festival of the Sea in Point Pleasant Beach was also canceled.
NJ teacher reportedly hid under desk from demons but won’t have to take psych test
A New Brunswick teacher who once hid under a desk because she said demons were after her does not have to take a psychiatric exam requested by the Board of Education.
Another fish kill: Hundreds wash up in Forked River
As warm temperatures continue, the large die-offs of hundreds of fish may as well.
Beach & Boating Report
Expected beach conditions for Monday, September 5
‘Don’t be stupid': Beaches off-limits as Jersey Shore braces for Hermine
The first impacts of Hermine are already being felt at the Jersey Shore.
All hands on deck: Utilities, shore towns prepare for Hermine
Utilities and Jersey Shore towns are getting ready for the effects of Hermine this weekend.
Swimmers beware: High bacteria levels prompt NJ beach warnings, closures
High levels of bacteria are causing warnings to be issued for some Jersey Shore beaches.
Last-minute Springsteen tickets for MetLife Stadium: Sale starts at noon
Shows are Tuesday, Thursday, and next Tuesday (Aug. 30).
Heading to the Atlantic City Airshow? Here’s all you need to know
The weather will be perfect and the crowds large as the AC Airshow takes flight Wednesday.
3-hour Stafford standoff ends peacefully after road to LBI closed
A 32-year-old man was taken into police custody after a 3 hour standoff in Stafford Township that closed down a major road to LBI on a hot summer weekend.
Barbed wire, nail booby traps found on NJ trail where cyclists, hikers feud over turf
Whoever left barbed wires and nails on a trail at High Mountain Park in Wayne could face serious charges.