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.
NJ could require all students to get flu shots this season
The bill also states that "a general philosophical or moral objection to the vaccination shall not be sufficient for an exemption on religious grounds."
NJ school districts wanted to reopen but teacher shortages change plans
Instructors uncomfortable at the prospect of returning to school classrooms are taking leaves of absence or resigning forcing some districts to go virtual.
Murphy hopes to OK indoor dining in less than 3 weeks
With cooler weather around the corner Gov. Phil Murphy has not given an indication of a firm date of when restaurants will be able to offer indoor dining.
NJ mayor won’t allow DPW to help state shutter defiant diner
The attorney for the Lakefront Diner says the owners is up to 13 executive order violations and contempt of court for continuing to offer indoor dining.
NJ football groups will let student-athletes take a knee this year
Following the death of George Floyd while in police custody in May and the awareness brought by Black Lives Matters protests entire teams have fallen to one knee.
Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine could be available early next year
The New Brunswick based company is one of five companies working on vaccines for COVID-19.
NJ health officials shut Lakeside Diner but owner reopens again
The owner of the Lakeside Diner in Forked River was tipped off that the locks were being changed by his alarm system early Friday morning.
Educators plea to Murphy: Don’t open any schools in-person yet
Three education organizations say a decision about public health cannot be left to the state's 600 school districts.
Rutgers football on hold as Big Ten conference postpones season
The Big Ten said it would consider the "possibility of competition in the spring."
Big NJ utilities won’t reimburse for spoiled food. But an NY utility will
Federal officials recommend after four hours without power, throw out refrigerated perishable food such as meat, poultry, fish, eggs and leftovers.
Another ‘knucklehead party’ — 300 told to leave house in Howell
Howell police said most people were compliant and left but some lingered and urinated on property and vehicles.
Isaias tornado confirmed as NJ power restoration continues
The tornado's 100 mph winds flipped over a tractor trailer and ripped the roof off several houses, according to the National Weather Service.