Contact Us
Chappaqua Daily Voice serves Chappaqua, NY
Return to your home site

Menu

Chappaqua Daily Voice serves Chappaqua, NY

Nearby Towns

Jerry DeMarco

Senior Content Editor jdemarco@dailyvoice.com

Born in Newark and raised in Hudson County, Jerry DeMarco is a 38-year veteran of the news industry and a renowned breaking news reporter. He has covered local, county and state police, as well as the FBI, ATF and other federal agencies.

DeMarco joined Daily Voice in 2015 after six years running Cliffview Pilot, one of the nation's few independent breaking news sites. As an independent publisher, he helped establish Local Independent Online News, a national trade organization.

Prior to launching his own site, DeMarco served as a reporter for the Bergen Record, Stamford Advocate, Rockland Journal News, News Tribune, and Trenton Times.

DeMarco has won national recognition for his investigative work, including Clarion, Heywood Broun and Deadline Club awards. He's changed public policy and managed several major projects -- including one that helped put a corrupt public official in federal prison and another that forced a sitting New Jersey attorney general from office for her participation in a Bergen County traffic stop involving her boyfriend.

DeMarco regularly lectures at a graduate course in media relations at Fairleigh Dickinson University and previously was an adjunct professor at Lehman College in the Bronx. 

He has a Bachelor's Degree in English from St. Peter's University in Jersey City.

Jerry DeMarco's Contributions

  1. SEEN HER? Puppy Stolen In Saddle Brook Home Burglary

    SEEN HER? Puppy Stolen In Saddle Brook Home Burglary

    Someone broke into a Saddle Brook home and stole a puppy, said police who asked the public for help finding her.The intruder forced open a basement door of the home on the south side of town near Route 46, then snatched the pit bull – named Blair – and fled without taking anything else, Police Chief Robert Kugler said.The homeowner came home around 3 p.m. Monday after leaving in the ...

  2. Teaneck Treasurer, Preacher Get Headed To Fed Pen For Stealing $5.3M From Religious Hate Group

    Teaneck Treasurer, Preacher Get Headed To Fed Pen For Stealing $5.3M From Religious Hate Group

    A Teaneck man was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison Tuesday for helping a religious hate group preacher steal more than $5.3 million from the Israelite Church of God in Jesus Christ to pay for luxury cars, lavish vacations and private school for his children.Lincoln Warrington, 49, teamed up with Jermaine Grant, 44, of Burlington Township to funnel the money into ...

  3. Veteran Dumont Police Sergeant, 51, Dies

    Veteran Dumont Police Sergeant, 51, Dies

    Arrangements were being finalized Tuesday for a veteran Dumont police sergeant who died the night before.Sgt. James Flaherty Jr., 51, was four months shy of 25 years in blue -- just about all of it in Dumont, records show.He’d returned to work after back surgery only to be re-injured last Nov. 1 when he and fellow officers tried to restrain two men from going into a burning ...

  4. UPDATE: Prisoner Who Fled Custody At Newark Airport Captured

    UPDATE: Prisoner Who Fled Custody At Newark Airport Captured

    A prisoner in custody at Newark Airport slipped away Tuesday afternoon but was quickly recaptured, authorities said."The PAPD responded and assisted in the apprehension of the prisoner," authority spokeswoman Lenis Rodrigues said. "The incident resulted in minimal operation impact to Newark Liberty International Airport."The U.S. Customs and Border Protection prisoner apparently asked ...

  5. Ex-Hoboken Publishing Company Exec From Union County Busted By FBI Admits Embezzling $48M

    Ex-Hoboken Publishing Company Exec From Union County Busted By FBI Admits Embezzling $48M

    Caught by the FBI, a former Hoboken publication company executive who lives in Scotch Plains struck a plea deal with the government, admitting in federal court in Newark that he embezzled $48 million.In exchange for consideration at his sentencing, Nestor Charriez, 60, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court to defrauding Harrison Scott Publications by embezzling the money for ...

  6. Not So Fast: Too Soon To Fear A Weekend Nor'easter, Weather Expert Says

    Not So Fast: Too Soon To Fear A Weekend Nor'easter, Weather Expert Says

    Folks might want to hold off on the milk and bread run in anticipation of a possible Nor'easter this weekend, a local weather expert said."While there is a chance of rain or snow Saturday, I'm not overly bullish about it right now," Joe Cioffi said Tuesday morning. "Too may weather systems and not enough cold air could be the primary issue here."Although the weather pattern across North ...

  7. HEROES: Heart Attack Victim, 55, Revived By Responders On Tubing Hill At Campgaw

    HEROES: Heart Attack Victim, 55, Revived By Responders On Tubing Hill At Campgaw

    The “magic carpet” lift at Campgaw Mountain in Mahwah was full when a 55-year-old skier from Wayne on a school trip with his wife and children keeled over nearly 100 yards up the tubing hill.Several riders and the lift operator rushed to the heart attack victim's side and began CPR.One of them is a nurse, another an off-duty police officer from Bergen County who was with his son on the ...

  8. Woman Struck By Train In Waldwick

    Woman Struck By Train In Waldwick

    A woman was struck and severely injured by a commuter train Monday night in Waldwick, responders said.Atlantic Air One flew the 32-year-old victim to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center after landing at the municipal pool on Hopper Avenue, they said.Her condition couldn't immediately be determined.The victim suffered severe lower extremity injuries after being struck around 8:30 p.m. ...

  9. VIDEO (WATCH): Multi-Agency Initiative Smashes NJ-PA Gun-Running Ring, 36 Weapons Seized

    VIDEO (WATCH): Multi-Agency Initiative Smashes NJ-PA Gun-Running Ring, 36 Weapons Seized

    A rifle that fired the bullet that killed a 2-year-old girl being held by her mother was among more than 36 firearms and over a pound of meth that was seized in a joint takedown of a major gun trafficking ring operating in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, authorities announced Monday.The attorneys general’s offices in both states worked in tandem with NJ State Police, Philadelphia police ...

  10. Teaneck Ex-Con Charged In Apartment Stabbing Death

    Teaneck Ex-Con Charged In Apartment Stabbing Death

    UPDATE: A Teaneck ex-con with a long rap sheet stabbed and killed another former inmate in a Hackensack apartment late Sunday, authorities said.Kelisen Brewely, 31, and the victim, 30-year-old Vanden Carter "were acquaintances and had been together in the apartment" on Anderson Street when they got into a fight around 10 p.m., Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said ...

  11. Prev Page 1 of 2064 1 2 3 4 5 Next
    1 - 10 of 20,636 articles

Welcome to

Chappaqua Daily Voice!

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Chappaqua Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.