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.
Woman drowns at Seaside Park beach continuing deadly weekend on the shore
Dozens of swimmers who ignored red flags and warnings of very rough surf at Jersey Shore beaches also had to be rescued on Sunday.
Holmdel lacrosse player dies after collapsing during game at Rutgers
Holmdel has shown support for Jack Dowd and his family with contributions to a GoFundMe page that raised $40,000 in its first eight hours.
Holmdel High School lacrosse player Jack Dowd dies
Holmdel Superintendent of Schools Robert McGarry broke the news in a letter to parents.
Irma and Jose put Jersey Shore at high rip current risk
Irma and Jose are having an effect at Jersey Shore beaches as NJ's Task Force 1 arrives in Florida and the Air National Guard sends more soldiers.
Belmar donates beach, parking fees to devastated Texas town
Mayor Matt Doherty said many were generous with helping Belmar get back on its feet after Sandy and he sees this as a way to pay it forward.
Holbrook Little League of Jackson ends World Series run with 12-2 loss
The "Jackson 13" squad fell to the team that beat them in their first game of the Little League World Series tournament.
Holbrook Little League of Jackson holds off California team in LLWS
The game was stopped in the first inning for the rain but then Holbrook from Jackson scored three runs in the second and nine in the third for the win.
Solar eclipse warning — Do NOT use glasses bought at Jenkinson’s
The supplier of the glasses warned that there are issues with their certification and recommended they not be used to view Monday's solar eclipse.
Powerball keeps growing: Jackpot now $650 million for Wednesday drawing
A ticket worth $1 million was sold in New Jersey along with 6 tickets that matched four numbers and the Powerball worth $50,000 each.
Jackson’s Holbrook squad stays alive with 15-5 rout in Little League World Series
Holbrook of Jackson scored five runs in the second and another nine in the fourth to cruise to a win in the elimination bracket of the Little League World Series.
Passengers escape as boat catches fire, sinks in Shrewsbury River
The owner of the boat will arrange for the boat to be removed from the Shrewsbury River.
Powerball goes unclaimed again, jackpot grows to $430 million
Both the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots had annuity values of over $300 million until Friday when a winning Mega Millions ticket was sold in Illinois.