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.
Massive wildfire burns 3,900 acres, forces evacuations
The fire called the "Jimmy's Waterhole Fire" began burning late Tuesday afternoon along Route 539 in Manchester near Horicon Avenue north of Route 70.
NJ teen found dead: Climbed into dumpster, compressed into garbage truck
Surveillance video saw Kellen J. Bischoff climb into a dumpster Saturday morning. Several hours later the truck is seen emptying and compressing the contents of the dumpster.
South Howell, NJ Little League offers reward for info on vandalism
Snacks were stolen and a security door damaged in the facility in Deerwood Park in Howell used by the South Howell Little League three weeks before opening day.
Football to continue at Wall, NJ after criminal hazing investigation
A new football coach will lead the Wall High School program but lawsuits against the Board of Education will linger.
Hazing victim’s family outraged; Wall, NJ offered to pay suspects’ tuition
"He firmly believed that he was about to be sodomized and was scared to death," a family spokesman said of the assault in the Wall High School locker room.
Public speaks out on Wall, NJ high school football hazing, sex assault accusations
Community members packed a township board of education meeting, amid allegations and a probe of a locker room incident and a sex assault off school grounds.
COVID-19 vaccine requirement keeps NJ teams home from tournament
The Cooperstown Dreams Park Tournament is requiring participants 12 and older to get a COVID-19 vaccination even through none has been approved for their use.
NJ stadiums, big venues will reopen to limited fans in March
Gov. Phil Murphy announced new capacity limits at large venues, while opening college game attendance to guardians, starting now.
NJ Youth Football teams went to Florida despite COVID warnings
Over 200 teams from around the country will participate in the championships starting Saturday.
NJ colleges plan to play as Ivy League cancels winter sports
The New Jersey Athletic Conference and the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference along with Rutgers New Brunswick and Seton Halls all plan to compete this season.
Murphy to allow gyms to reopen for indoor workouts Sept. 1
Additional details are expected at the governor's coronavirus briefing Wednesday afternoon.
NJ football groups will let student-athletes take a knee this year
Following the death of George Floyd while in police custody in May and the awareness brought by Black Lives Matters protests entire teams have fallen to one knee.