I cover the Port Authority for @TheRecordNJ. Send tips to berger@northjersey.com.I cover the Port Authority for @TheRecordNJ. Send tips to berger@northjersey.com.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2012 - Investigative Reporting (Non-Daily Publication)
“Exposing sex abuse in the Orthodox community."

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2011 - Reporting by Newspaper with a Circulation under 100,000
“Where’s Washington’s Letter?”

New flight path to Teterboro delayed

northjersey.com — Pilots will not begin flying a test route to Teterboro Airport for at least another six weeks as the Federal Aviation Administration corrects and revises its flight chart for the controversy-raising landing procedure. That's according to Gary Palm, who holds an FAA position as air traffic manager at Teterboro Airport.

Teterboro’s new flight path goes untested

northjersey.com — A flight chart for a controversial new landing procedure at Teterboro Airport is being revised to more clearly show geographic landmarks after no pilot attempted the approach during the first three weeks of a six-month test. The Federal Aviation Administration launched the new flight procedure on April 4 after years of planning.

NTSB finds mechanical failure caused Cresskill crash landing of Coast Guard plane

northjersey.com — CRESSKILL - The National Transportation Safety Board has ruled that mechanical failure caused a plane crash in September that seriously injured a pilot and an observer when they crash-landed in a field to avoid hitting kids playing sports.

Lawyers in GWB scandal case argue creating a traffic jam is not a crime

northjersey.com — Lawyers for two former associates of Gov. Christie have hit back at government prosecutors, insisting that their clients violated no laws and broke no Port Authority policies when they allegedly closed access lanes to the George Washington Bridge to exact political revenge on a New Jersey mayor.

Security delays at Newark Airport expected to get worse

northjersey.com — Anyone who has departed from Newark Liberty International Airport in recent weeks has found that long lines have returned as the short-staffed TSA struggles to cope with more stringent screening procedures and rising passenger numbers.

Will Volodymr Groysman Be the First Jewish Premier of Ukraine?

forward.com — Volodymr Groysman is on the verge of making history as the first Jewish Prime Minister of Ukraine, a country firmly planted in the American psyche as a place of anti-Semitism and pogroms. Groysman, 38, is proposing the formation of a new coalition government following the resignation of Prime Minister Areniy Yatsenyuk on Sunday.

Netanyahu Acknowledges Israeli Attacks on Arms Shipments to Hezbollah

forward.com — Israel has attacked "dozens" of arms shipments on their way to the terrorist group Hezbollah, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged. Netanyahu made the statement Monday during a visit to an Israeli military exercise in the Golan Heights, according to Israeli news reports.

Terror Attacks Have Dropped in Recent Weeks, Shin Bet Says

forward.com — There has been a "considerable decline" in the number of terror attacks committed by Palestinians in recent weeks, the Shin Bet security service told the Israeli Cabinet. The number of attacks described as "significant" also has seriously declined, according to the Shin Bet, which reported 20 in March, compared to 78 last October, and three in April.

Will Volodymr Groysman be the First Jewish Premier of Ukraine?

forward.com — Volodymr Groysman is on the verge of making history as the first Jewish Prime Minister of Ukraine-a country firmly planted in the American psyche as a place of anti-Semitism and pogroms. Groysman, 38, is proposing the formation of a new coalition government following the resignation of Prime Minister Areniy Yatsenyuk on Sunday.

Mahmoud Abbas Tightens Grip by Creating New Top Court

forward.com — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has quietly established a constitutional court that analysts say concentrates more power in his hands and may allow him to sideline the Islamist group Hamas in the event of a succession struggle.
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Apr 25, 2016

If the government introduces a "quiet" flight path and no one cares to fly it, does it make a sound? northjersey.com/news/teterboro…

Apr 22, 2016

RT @steffdaz: NTSB finds mechanical failure caused Cresskill crash landing of Coast Guard plane. Story with @pdberger: northjersey.com/news/ntsb-find…anq

Apr 20, 2016

Trying to imagine what a sailors' knitting circle might look like. pic.twitter.com/YJD7wrXPAC

Apr 15, 2016

@danfriedmanme ps don't tell me the score. I'll hopefully watch over the weekend. Catalan game last night was great.

Apr 15, 2016

Not sure where you stand on Israel-Palestine policy? Ask a Jew! forward.com/news/national/…

Apr 14, 2016

I should always end the day by trying to understand the debt service coverage ratio...I should always end the day by trying to understand the debt service coverage ratio...

Apr 14, 2016

@steffdaz I'd show up 3 hours early and hope for the best.

Apr 14, 2016

RT @Jane_Eisner: A Hoax Plot, Cloaked in a Ukrainian Interview nyti.ms/1WsEUs1 Thought this went out with the Cold War but apparent@pdbergery not! @pdberger


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