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.
Man arrested over Facebook threat against Jews in Lakewood
A Howell man's Facebook comments got him arrested on after police said he threatened to harm Jewish residents with a baseball bat.
Dozens violate Murphy’s no-crowds order across NJ, but cops say most comply
Lakewood's Jewish community has seen backlash in the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Murphy defends Jewish residents against hateful comments
A day after Gov. Phil Murphy called out certain people in Lakewood for holding two large gatherings that had to be broken up by police, the governor called out hateful comments directed at the township's Orthodox Jewish residents.
Jersey Shore towns split on closing beaches, boardwalks
While mayors are concerned about a lack of social distancing by beachgoers they also see the benefits of using exercising outdoors.
More NJ toll roads, bridges temporarily go cashless
Drivers without an E-Z Pass will be sent a bill for the toll but no administrative fees.
NJ tells Amazon, Walmart, eBay to stop price gouging during emergencies
The problem persists during the COVID-19 outbreak despite the policies already in place by online marketplaces.
Lakewood cops break up another gathering, issue complaint
Police issued 17 summons in one week over large gatherings that violated Gov. Phil Murphy's executive order banning gatherings of any kind.
So many people are reporting still-open businesses, NJ’s phone lines jammed
Calls were interfering with some calls to State Police.
Benny, stay home: Shore towns trying hard to keep you away during outbreak
Asbury Park's mayor is keeping them open for now but fears the next warm day will bring crowds.
Fly from NJ to Florida, and you’ll be quarantined for 14 days
Violation of the Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' order could result in a 60 day jail term or a $500 fine.
Huge coronavirus testing centers in Bergen, Holmdel already closed Tues.
Plans are in the works for testing centers in Camden and Ocean counties.
How do get telemedicine during COVID-19 — visit your doctor online
Regulatory restrictions have been greatly loosened during the coronavirus crisis.