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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. FREAK ACCIDENT: Tire Pops Off Dump Truck, Critically Injuring Wayne Bicyclist, 53

    FREAK ACCIDENT: Tire Pops Off Dump Truck, Critically Injuring Wayne Bicyclist, 53

    A producer from Wayne who’s worked with a wide range of musicians – from Yes lead singer Jon Anderson to Darryl “DMC” McDaniels – was fighting for his life as friends, loved ones and colleagues rallied to assist him and his family.Jim DeSalvo, 53, was riding his bicycle in town Wednesday when he was struck by a tire that popped off a dump truck, critically injuring him.Supporters have ...

  2. CONDO FIRE: Mahwah Resident, 52, Fell Asleep On Couch With Lit Cigarette, Police Say

    CONDO FIRE: Mahwah Resident, 52, Fell Asleep On Couch With Lit Cigarette, Police Say

    A Mahwah condo resident was hospitalized with minor injuries after he fell asleep on a couch with a lighted cigarette that ignited a smoky fire, authorities said.Officers and firefighters found smoke pouring from the rear window of a Hemingway Lane residence in the Ridge Gardens Condominiums complex just after 4 a.m., Police Chief Stephen Jaffe said.Firefighters found the ...

  3. NABBED! Accused WNY Gunman In Cliffside Park Shooting Captured In PA

    NABBED! Accused WNY Gunman In Cliffside Park Shooting Captured In PA

    A West New York resident accused of shooting a man in the back in Cliffside Park last month was captured Wednesday in Pennsylvania by a strike force led by detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office.Josue Orellana, 18, was nabbed around 8 a.m. Wednesday in an apartment above a tattoo parlor in a Bucks County strip mall a little over seven miles outside Trenton and 82 ...

  4. CRIME SPREE: Three Vehicles Stolen, Seven Burglarized Overnight In Saddle Brook -- All Unlocked

    CRIME SPREE: Three Vehicles Stolen, Seven Burglarized Overnight In Saddle Brook -- All Unlocked

    Nocturnal thieves stole three vehicles and burglarized seven others before dawn Wednesday in Saddle Brook.And once again, a North Jersey law enforcement official – this time Saddle Brook Robert Kugler – is urging owners to lock their vehicles and not become a victim.The crime spree occurred on two streets in the early-morning hours, Kugler said.“These hoodlums look for easy prey -- and, ...

  5. Morris Prosecutor: Franklin Woman Doctored Medical Records In Family Court Case

    Morris Prosecutor: Franklin Woman Doctored Medical Records In Family Court Case

    A Franklin woman was charged with forgery, perjury and falsifying records after she submitted bogus medical invoices in a family court case, authorities said Wednesday.Lynneann K. Groves, 37, filed the documents with the Family Part of Superior Court’s Chancery Division in March, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp said.“The documents were allegedly medical invoices totaling ...

  6. Sprinkler Company Owner From Waldwick Charged With Collecting, Sharing Child Porn

    Sprinkler Company Owner From Waldwick Charged With Collecting, Sharing Child Porn

    A sprinkler company owner from Waldwick viewed or downloaded 1,600 child pornography files -- and shared 150 of them, said authorities who arrested him.Robert “Mountain” Flynn was arrested Monday and charged with possession of child porn, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said Wednesday.Records show he was released on Tuesday, his 66th birthday, pending a first appearance in Central ...

  7. Skittish Kitten Rescued From Lincoln Tunnel Gets New Home

    Skittish Kitten Rescued From Lincoln Tunnel Gets New Home

    A Port Authority police officer affectionately known as the “resident cat lady” of the Lincoln Tunnel added a skittish kitten to her clowder thanks to a fellow officer, an NJ Transit bus driver and a tunnel and bridge agent. The driver stopped his bus and opened the door, catching the attention of Port Authority Police Officer Chris Rothenburger on the New Jersey side of the ...

  8. Wyckoff Homes Evacuated In Gas Leak

    Wyckoff Homes Evacuated In Gas Leak

    Five Wyckoff homes were temporarily evacuated Wednesday after a gas line ruptured, authorities said.A PSE&G crew was removing an old gas meter at a home on Wild Duck Road -- a cul-de-sac off Midland Avenue -- when they ruptured the line around 10 a.m., Wyckoff Police Lt. Joseph Soto said.Borough police and firefighters responded, he said.The crew capped the leak and completed the ...

  9. Passaic Sheriff: Sweating, Shaking Long Island Driver Had 150 Bags Of Heroin In Trunk

    Passaic Sheriff: Sweating, Shaking Long Island Driver Had 150 Bags Of Heroin In Trunk

    A Long Island driver who was “sweating profusely and shaking uncontrollably” when a Passaic County sheriff’s officer stopped him in Paterson before dawn Wednesday was carrying 150 bags of heroin, authorities said.Officer Angelo Calabro stopped a gray Saturn with New York State license plates after the driver failed to signal a turn onto Memorial Drive shortly after 1:30 a.m., Sheriff ...

  10. RECOGNIZE HIM? FBI Seeks Public's Help Finding Stranger In Child Sexual Exploitation Case

    RECOGNIZE HIM? FBI Seeks Public's Help Finding Stranger In Child Sexual Exploitation Case

    The FBI sought the public’s help Wednesday identifying a man who “may have critical information” about the identity of a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation.The bureau distributed photos of the stranger – dubbed “John Doe 41” – that were captured from a video that authorities believe was produced sometime from 2016 to 2018.He is described as African American, ...

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