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.
Missing girl Dulce Alavez’s birthday to be celebrated with Zoom ‘party’
Seven months later Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae said the investigation is still actively under investigation despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
2 caught on camera hopping fence at closed Six Flags safari
Police are looking for two young men who were caught on camera breaking into the safari area of Six Flags Great Adventure.
17 dead bodies found crammed in ‘overwhelmed’ New Jersey nursing home
Police said the staff at the Andover Rehabilitation and Subacute rehabilitation facility became overwhelmed by a large number of COVID-19 cases and fatalities.
Two young NJ police officers die of COVID-19 in one day
Five officers statewide, including two corrections officers, have died from the deadly virus during the pandemic.
Teens threw cinderblock onto Turnpike and hit 2 trucks, cops say
Three teens were charged with throwing an object off a New Jersey Turnpike overpass that hit two tractor trailers and injured one of the drivers.
Winning Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey worth $190 million
It’s the second large multi-state jackpot won in New Jersey this year.
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.
‘Disturbed’ man collapses, dies in front of cops outside Trenton hospital
Police and first responders tried unsuccessfully to revive the man.
Feds distribute medical supplies seized from man’s NJ warehouse
The supplies have been sent to health departments in New Jersey, New York City and New York state, which will provide them to healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients.
Another 2 COVID-19 drive thru testing centers are opening in NJ
There are several sites that are county run, while both state-run drive thru locations will handle more tests daily.
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.
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.