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.
Lakewood school accusations cause friction: Prosecutor says district following law
Investigators in Ocean County have found no evidence that school buses have been transporting children to schools or that schools have remained open in violation of a state pandemic order.
All over NJ, people are getting in trouble over virus-order violations
The state Attorney General's Office released another "knucklehead roll call" of people who've violated the governor's emergency orders prohibiting gatherings and mandating the closure of non-essential businesses.
Driver, officials resolute: No one’s bringing kids to Lakewood schools
Lakewood's Board of Education attorney Michael Inzelbuch said two more buses were stopped by police near the Toms River border.
Light traffic during pandemic allows more DOT daytime road work
NJ Transit and the DRJTBC are also taking advantage of the lighter ridership and road volume.
Police break up second Lakewood gathering within 12 hours
Police said they made "several attempts" to break up the gathering at a school on Monday morning.
Train, bus riders face more changes on NJ Transit, PATH + PATCO
Public transportation ridership is down dramatically as the COVID-19 public health emergency has forced many to work from home.
High school athletes ask for spring season to be played in summer
Two New Jersey student athletes have launched online petitions asking the NJSIAA to consider extending the spring sports season into summer.
Coronavirus crime: These 29 people have been busted in NJ
The order was issued in an effort to keep contact between people to a minimum so COVID-19 does not quickly spread and overwhelm the state's healthcare system.
Man arrested over Facebook threat against Jews in Lakewood
A Howell man's Facebook comments got him arrested on after police said he threatened to harm Jewish residents with a baseball bat.
Dozens violate Murphy’s no-crowds order across NJ, but cops say most comply
Lakewood's Jewish community has seen backlash in the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Murphy defends Jewish residents against hateful comments
A day after Gov. Phil Murphy called out certain people in Lakewood for holding two large gatherings that had to be broken up by police, the governor called out hateful comments directed at the township's Orthodox Jewish residents.
Jersey Shore towns split on closing beaches, boardwalks
While mayors are concerned about a lack of social distancing by beachgoers they also see the benefits of using exercising outdoors.