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 Transit bus crash in Howell knocks out power
Several hundred people were plunged into darkness after an NJ Transit bus crash in Howell took out a utility pole.
Toms River student dies days after fall from frat house roof
A West Virginia University student from Toms River died from injuries after falling off a roof.
Man pointed remote control at cops, they shot at him 9 times, police say
The man quickly whipped out the 'black object' after deliberately taking it from a motel and calling police, the prosecutor's office says.
NJ BMX biker Scotty Cranmer recovers from serious head injury
Prrofessional BMX biker Scotty Cranmer from Jackson is recovering from severe injuries from an accident while doing what he loved.
‘Nuisance bomb’ explodes in trash can outside Barnegat home
"We don't believe it was intended to hurt anyone," the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office said.
Un-bear-able: Did NJ hunters kill Pedals the Bear?!?
Fans of Pedals the Bear — a Garden State bruin who walks around on his two hind legs — are worried sick that he may have been killed by a bow hunter.
Is ‘Raiders’ Native American logo too offensive? Keyport schools decide tonight
The future of how the Keyport Red Raiders are represented is up for a vote at Wednesday night's Board of Education meeting.
Fire forces evacuation of Jackson senior living facility
Police say 130 people were evacuated from an Ocean County assisted living facility on Sunday morning.
New Jersey sends teams to Florida to help Hurricane Matthew response
Rescue and utility crews are headed south. Florida Power and Light was on of the utilities that sent crews to help after Sandy.
Will Keyport High School drop its Native American imagery?
What's the next step for the Keyport Red Raiders after the Board of Education heard arguments for and against changing the team name and imagery?
‘Creepy clowns’ chase NJ woman for miles … and 6 other incidents as craze continues
A school bans clown attire, an 11-year-old is facing charges and social media threats keep popping up.
Should this NJ high school change its Native-American inspired mascot?
One man says Keyport's Red Raiders character is offensive, prompting a discussion by the Board of Education.