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.
Teacher didn’t mean to offend, having kids act like slaves, school says
Teacher Lawrence Cuneo was trying to make an "appalling" part of American history "resonate better with students," an investigation concluded.
Man run over by 2 cars on Route 33 is latest to die outside Manalapan Manor
The man was the fourth resident of the facility to be killed on Route 33 going back to 2014.
Teacher defends having Toms River kids impersonate slaves
The teacher, who also is the mayor of Pine Beach, has apologized if the lesson about a difficult subject unintentionally harmed his students.
Someone in NJ has a $200M winning Mega Millions ticket
It is New Jersey's first Mega Millions jackpot winner in almost a year.
Lakewood renaming school library in honor of educator who died in fire
Sara Trahey was remembered as having an infectious smile constantly affixed to her face.
Lakewood police officers screened for possible measles exposure
The officers were sent home for 48 hours after the possible exposure and will be re-screened.
CDC clears cruise ship docked in Bayonne of coronavirus threat
After 4 passengers were screened for the virus, the "Anthem of the Seas" will set sail on its next cruise on Monday.
School librarian — mother of 3 — dies in Toms River house fire
The fire erupted at 15th Street in the Silverton section and quickly spread to four neighboring houses because of high winds.
Dogs that bit 12 people did not have rabies shots, police chief says
Under state code — Title 4, Section 19 — dogs that have bitten a human must be quarantined for 10 days at a kennel or at the dog's home in order to check for rabies.
NJ under High Wind Warning: Expect power outages, fallen trees, messy commute
Almost all of New Jersey is under either a wind advisory or high wind warning until 7 p.m. Friday.