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.
Wawa, grocers give workers temp raises amid COVID-19 outbreak
Workers in NJ also are being given additional paid time off if they or a family member test positive for the novel coronavirus.
NJ has COVID-19 drive-thru testing setup at PNC Bank Arts Center
Here's an FAQ for who's eligible and what you need to get tested for the novel coronavirus at the Holmdel site.
Catholic churches in NJ will celebrate Holy Week, Easter online
The Trenton Diocese has canceled public Palm Sunday, Good Friday, Holy Week and Easter Sunday live services in favor of live-streamed services conducted by the bishop.
Jersey Shore asks bennies, shoobies to stay home for COVID-19
Staying on the Jersey Shore during the COVID-19 pandemic puts a strain in local resources, officials warn.
Social-distancing trouble: Lakewood cops break up 17 gatherings
More than a dozen property owners have been ticketed for violating Gov. Phil Murphy's coronavirus executive order prohibiting gatherings of more than 50 people.
3 members of family die from coronavirus, 4 more in NJ hospital
Carmine Fusco was Pennsylvania’s first reported death from COVID-19. His mother, Grace, died at CentraState Medical Center.
Monmouth woman, brother die with COVID-19 — Family also has it, report says
Six relatives of a Monmouth County woman who died from the disease caused by the novel coronavirus have been hospitalized by COVID-19.
Where to find New Jersey’s drive-thru coronavirus testing centers
Patients can be tested without having to leave their vehicle and potentially expose others.
Coronavirus outbreak not stopping Turnpike toll hike hearings
The Turnpike Authority said they will live stream the hearings and extend the period for written public comment.
All but 3 school districts in NJ ready for home-based learning during outbreak
In order for days off for the COVID-19 outbreak to count towards the required 180 school days districts had to submit a plan to the state.
COVID-19 threat closes NJ MVC offices for at least two weeks
A number of services are still available to be completed online.
Elective surgeries canceled at Meridian Health hospitals for 2 weeks
The U.S. Surgeon General made the request in an effort to "flatten the curve" and free up hospital resources to treat critical COVID-19 patients.