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 residents don’t show much love for roads/mass transit
Just 38 percent of the 1,203 adults surveyed said the local roads in their area are "excellent" or "good." Nearly everyone else gave their local roads a rating of "poor" or "only fair."
Previews of 4 projects by NJ filmmakers at Garden State Film Festival
We spoke with a few filmmakers whose projects will be featured March 22-25.
The healthiest and least healthy counties in New Jersey
Hunterdon County is no longer No. 1.
Summer rentals going fast at the Jersey Shore
Much of the inventory has already been snatched up by folks who like to visit the same spot at the same time each year.
NJ lawmaker puts criminals on notice: We want your ATVs, dirt bikes
Running guns or drugs...via ATV?
Why NJ has become a hot spot for flipping houses
More than 7,500 one-family properties that exchanged hands last year already had a sale on record in the previous 12 months, according to state-by-state analysis from real-estate tracker ATTOM Data Solutions.
Fatal injuries on the job — NJ among the best-performing states
The private construction industry sector experienced the highest number of fatalities in the state (20). More than half involved "falls to a lower level."
A nose job to improve selfies? Rutgers doc addresses growing trend
When you take a selfie, you're basically looking into a portable funhouse mirror, he says.
NJ residents reveal which taxes they’d support
Most residents of the Garden State believe they're paying too much in taxes for what they get in return, but they're also on board with paying even more if it means an improvement in certain services.
Pay equity map — How does NJ compare to other states?
"Pay equity is emerging as one of the hottest topics in employment law this year, and probably for years to come," said Kathleen Caminiti, a partner with labor law firm Fisher Phillips in Murray Hill.
Most domestic-violence cases are dismissed, victims left at risk
When a victim of domestic violence alerts authorities, that's just one step toward escaping the abusive relationship, and feeling safe doing so.
Hospital-linked fitness centers give a nudge to NJ residents wanting to live well
From gym rats to senior citizens who've never stepped foot on a treadmill, fitness centers linked with a hospital system are an increasingly-popular option for folks looking to stay healthy.