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.
Toms River, NJ church hit by strange vandalism over 2-day period
Vandals broke a concrete railing and stairs and damaged a sign over two nights, according to Father Paul Pappas.
Celebration or rowdy crowd in Long Branch? Depends on who you ask
At least one restaurant at Pier Village said it was damaged after large crowds of young people popped up at the beachfront retail complex on Saturday.
Equipment crash knocks out power to thousands in Ocean County NJ
JCP&L de-energized power lines so repairs to a pole could be made safely.
Coast Guard says LBI search for missing aircraft a ‘false alert’
Ocean County Sheriff Mike Mastronardy said there was nothing fraudulent about the call to his knowledge and did not want to discourage people from calling 911 to report what they see.
Man loses leg after getting stuck in cement truck in Lakewood, NJ
A man walking by the truck was able to turn the pump off and stop the man trapped inside the barrel from further injury.
Small aircraft crashes off New Jersey’s Long Beach Island
Initial reports are that up to three people may have been on board the glider plane.
NJ upgrade of unemployment online system not without glitches
On the way to a faster computer system — there were some errors, surrounding those $300 federal supplements, officials said.
Monmouth University joins NJ schools requiring COVID-19 vaccines
Most of the colleges and universities in-state now have added COVID to the required vaccines for on campus students in fall 2021.
Morris County, NJ teen dies in Barnegat Bay boat crash
Five people were on board the pontoon boat when it hit a marker early Sunday morning.
2 hospitalized after water ride accident at NJ’s Six Flags Great Adventure
The Saw Mill log flume boat was angled up on its side, but it was not overturned, according to Six Flags Great Adventure.