Dennis Malloy was born in an Italian neighborhood in South Philadelphia and went to Catholic school until the seventh grade, when his family moved to South Jersey. Malloy credits a high school teacher at Holy Cross, Tom Bauer, with steerin him toward broadcasting. He got his first job in radio in Hammonton at the age of 18 and worked his way up in the industry, doing every possible job from from play-by-play high school sports to news to music director to producing commercials and even sales. Malloy also found his way to the stage and has performed stand-up for many years, even opening for Jerry Seinfeld in Philadelphia just before his hit TV show premiered. After losing a morning show job in Philadelphia in the 1990s, Malloy moved to New Jersey 101.5. He was paired with Judi Franco in 1997 and the chemistry and close friendship was immediate. It was the kind of 'lightning in a bottle' chemistry that broadcasting managers dream of concocting. Off the air, Malloy loves to fish, golf, garden, cook, hike, and build crazy things like his motorized floating dock. If he could do anything else but radio, it would be to open an agritourism (bed and breakfast) in Italy to cook for and host American tourists.
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Despite the foot of snow some of us experienced last weekend in Central Jersey, the temperatures look to be moderating in the next few weeks.
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You should know what to take to your local dump instead of Goodwill.
The best dive bars in New Jersey
If your favorite isn't on the list, don't be offended, just tell us about it.
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New business (with name we can’t say) mixing it up in NJ
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More warehouses proposed and more opposition in South Jersey towns
Residents don't want the traffic, the noise, and the extreme lighting that will be required for the site at night.
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All the places we're used to going to for basic needs or entertainment are completely different.
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