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.
No appointment, no problem: Where to get walk-in vaccines in NJ
There's more COVID-19 vaccine available than ever in the state as the push is on to reach Gov. Phil Murphy's goal of 4.7 million fully vaccinated New Jersey adults in order to lift mandates and restrictions.
NJ Lottery can’t show drawings on TV after COVID emergency
The lottery's critical staff and game drawings are in a temporary location while their headquarters is cleaned.
No more appointments needed: NJ mega sites become walk-in
No appointment is needed for to receive the vaccine at the mega sites in Atlantic City , the Meadowlands race track, Moorestown Mall, Rowan College of South Jersey, the Convention & Expo Center in Edison and the Rockaway Townsquare Mall.
Stafford school nurse suspended after saying masks were harming students
Erin Pein said kids are suffering a variety of problems including anxiety, rashes, headaches and stomach aches because of Gov. Phil Murphy's mask mandate for schools.
Firefighter injured in intentionally set Lakewood wildfire is welcomed home
"I've climbed a mountain and I'm on my way down the other side. I survived," Brian Sauers said as he left Ocean Medical Center surrounded by his family and members of his "first responder family."
Price goes up for Sandy Hook parking fee, season pass in 2021
Fees have increased four times since 1983 when beach parking fees were first established at Gateway and is the first fee increase since 2012.
New ‘car wrap scam’ ends up like every other one, cops say
You will likely end up on the hook for a couple thousand dollars, according to Wall Township police.
People in NJ get sick after reports of contaminated ground turkey
The products were produced between Dec. 18 and Dec. 29, 2020, according to the FSIS, which does not believe the products are available for purchase any longer.
COVID-19 vaccine requirement keeps NJ teams home from tournament
The Cooperstown Dreams Park Tournament is requiring participants 12 and older to get a COVID-19 vaccination even through none has been approved for their use.
‘UFO Detector Device’ prompts bomb scare in NJ state forest
There were over 100 UFO sighting over New Jersey in 2020 ranging from 3 seconds to 4 hours, according to the National UFO Reporting Center.
Lawyers help homeless Brick widower who lost home in fire, then wife in car crash
Kathleen Winits, 55, was struck and killed Monday night crossing Route 70 less than a month after losing the tent they called home during the Lakewood wildfire.
Kicked off Spirit plane over masks, Toms River family disputes airline’s story
The Toms River family embroiled in a mask dispute with Spirit Airlines at this point only wants one thing: an apology, which so far the airline has not offered.