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.
Seabrook Station to Upgrade Alert System After False Alarm
The operators of Seabrook Station outlined the results of its investigation into the July 12 false alarm and blamed it on "human error."
First Juvenile Monkeypox Case Reported in Maine, Third Case Nationwide
The federal CDC reported 3 cases of monkeypox in Maine, 15 in New Hampshire and 202 in Massachusetts as of Thursday.
Justice for Harmony: Missing NH Girl’s Case Now a Homicide Investigation
Harmony Montgomery was first reported missing at the end of December and her parents charged and held on unrelated charges.
Announcement in Harmony Montgomery Case Coming Thursday
The last significant development in the case was in June when investigators searched an apartment on Union Street in Manchester where Harmony's father Adam Montgomery and stepmother Kayla used to live.
The Best Places to Watch Portsmouth NH’s Parade of Sail
Sail Portsmouth's Board Chair Phil von Hemert has several suggestions for the best place to watch the Parade of Sail from both sides of the Piscataqua River.
Man Vandalizes Portsmouth, NH, Animal Hospital
Stephon Thomas vandalized a Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital and got into a fight with a Portsmouth police officer Monday night.
Greenland, NH, School Bus Driver Charged With Stalking 8-Year-Old Boy
Driver Michael Chick made up a story about a gang that would kill the boy's family unless he sent pictures of himself via a cell phone Chick gave him.
Fugitive in Brentwood, NH, Kidnapping Arrested in Maine
Peter Curtis was spotted Monday sitting in a stolen car in Portland.
Staffing Issues Shared by Shipyard, Non-Military Child Care Centers
The staffing shortage that forced non-military parents at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard to find new child care is a problem for everyone.
Three-Alarm Fire Heavily Damages Merrimac, Massachusetts, Home
One firefighter was hospitalized for a heat-related emergency while fighting the fire in 90+ degree heat and humidity Sunday afternoon.
Longtime Boston Meteorologist Bruce Schwoegler Dies at Age 80
For a generation that didn't have the forecast a tap away, Bruce Schwoegler was the final word in what the next day's weather would bring.
Ho Ho Ho! Dover Holiday Parade Returns for 2022
A group called Cocheco Friends has taken on the responsibility of organizing the parade which is back after two years.
Recruit Dies on First Day at NH Police Academy
The death is being investigated by the State Police Major Crimes Unit. The circumstances of the death and the recruit's identity were not disclosed.
$1,500 Reward Posted for Man Who Kidnapped Brentwood, NH, Woman
Peter Curtis is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached by anyone who sees him.
Dead Body Found at Somersworth, NH, Park
There is no threat to the public, according to police, and the man's death is not considered suspicious.
Gunstock Commission Chair Steps Down, Top Management Returns to Resort
The next task will be for Gunstock to resume operations and prepare for the weekend's SoulFest Christian music festival.