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 nursery school fires employee accused of slapping toddler
A day after a parent reported a teacher slapping a 2-year-girl in the face, a nursery school called it "unacceptable" and fired the employee.
Tanker truck crash closes Route 9, businesses evacuated
Police said the crash led to the evacuation of several businesses and a fuel spill from at least one of the trucks involved.
Where is missing NJ man Joseph Lamartina?
Joseph Lamartina of Marlboro was last seen on Dec. 14 at his Marlboro home and had not been heard from until his car was found in the parking lot of a hotel in Niagara Falls on Feb. 8. Then the mystery deepens.
Scabies mites infesting residents of rehab nursing center in Lakewood
The first case was reported on Feb. 7 at the Fountain View Care Center in Lakewood.
Witness testifies he saw Sarah Stern alive after her disappearance
A contractor and his son told the court at Liam McAtasney's murder trial they saw a young woman matching Sarah Stern's description the morning after her car was found abandoned on a bridge.
NJ school closings, delayed openings — Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019
The last of the wintry mix could create some slippery roads at the start of the Thursday morning commute.
NJ school closings, early dismissals — Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019
Snow will begin to fall before noon and continue for most of the afternoon until changing over to a wintry mix and then rain by evening.
What’s open and closed for Presidents Day 2019
Presidents Day is a state and federal holiday but not everything is closed.
Payless to close all shoe stores, report says
The shoe chain with 20 stores in New Jersey could begin liquidation sales as soon as next week.
Lakewood man stalked Fort Lee girl, offered her cigarettes, cops say
Fort Lee Police said Chayim Shvarzblat, aka Michael Shvarzblat, approached the teenager at the Acme supermarket on five occasions.
Murphy’s wife looks to turn around his troubled soccer team
The team came under criticism last season for housing the team in facilities with plastic bags for windows and using practice facilities at Rutgers that did not have showers.
NJ school closings, delayed openings — Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019
Rain will come to an end just before daybreak Wednesday morning but lingering icy conditions could delay the start of school.