I am a digital journalist for New Jersey 101.5FM. I began working with the station in 2007 as a morning news producer (I don't miss the 4 a.m. to 12 p.m. schedule) until my shift into the field. This job is always full of surprises; I never know where the next assignment will take me.
NJ teens: We deserve $15 minimum wage, too
"Some families actually rely on their children as the breadwinners," said Fiona Joseph, 17, of Elizabeth. "Some people that I know — they work to pay the bills."
NJ students pushing for stricter CPR requirements
"We're trying to increase the population of first-aid providers," said Christian Ventura, founder of the High School Association of Medical Engineers and Scientists.
Why environmentalists are opposed to NJ shopping bag tax
If signed into law, the fee would begin October 1.
Dead drivers in NJ test positive for drugs more than alcohol
Reversing an eight-year trend, more doped-up drivers are dying behind the wheel than drinkers.
Toxic school supplies: New report lists what to avoid
U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund flagged products with known carcinogens.
The average debt owed by 2017 college grads in NJ
New Jersey posted a higher average debt amount than 39 states, according to an analysis released Wednesday by LendEDU.
How much NJ’s four-year public colleges are charging for 2018
For another year, the price has gone up for full-time in-state tuition in New Jersey at each public four-year school.
NJ may allow teen firefighters to get more fire scene duties
If a 14-year-old enters a junior firefighter program and spends a couple years just emptying the station's garbage cans and sweeping out the truck bays, what are the odds they'll want to continue serving at age 18?
Shore town may charge $300 if cops keeping coming to your door
The proposed rule is similar to one approved in May by Toms River officials.
Love for Bennys? Not all Jersey Shore residents hate visitors
Year-round Jersey Shore residents are counting the days until they can enjoy the beach and weather for themselves. But these summertime visitors aren't as hated as you may think.
Why some NJ moms may be struggling to breastfeed long-term
A new survey reveals a potential reason why mothers may be struggling to keep up with the demanding task.
Have home security cams? NJ police want your help
If you've got an extra eye watching from above, or hidden in your doorbell, it's increasingly possible your local cops want to know about it.