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 report reveals new ‘hot spots’ for mental health, substance problems
An analysis of emergency department visits throughout New Jersey shows the mental health and substance abuse crisis is more widespread than many would expect.
Are NJ roads ready for driverless cars?
In 2017, 624 people lost their lives on New Jersey's roads. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 94 percent of roadway accidents are caused by human error.
Rats and mold? Isolated confinement at NJ prisons called ‘horrific’
Newark resident Justice Rountree, who's spent at least five years total in isolation while serving a 23-year prison sentence, said the accommodations are torturous at best.
Hacking an election in NJ is surprisingly easy, experts warn
Election-security advocates loved the original bill. But they're unhappy with a new change.
Brookdale president is confident the college won’t lose accreditation
If Brookdale Community College were to lose its accreditation in 2019, students' eligibility for financial aid and their ability to transfer credits to another college would disappear.
How poor are NJ cities? A snapshot of poverty in the Garden State
ew Jersey's high cost of living puts extra weight on those struggling financially.
These are the most ‘favorited’ Airbnb rentals in New Jersey
More than ever before, New Jersey residents this past summer used the online marketplace Airbnb to rent out their homes or spare rooms to guests.
Where deer do the most vehicle damage in NJ
Without question, we're in the middle of the worst time of the year for deer crashes in the Garden State.
After dogs die at PetSmart, NJ may require groomer licenses
Lawmakers took a step Monday toward making New Jersey the first state in the nation to require that pet groomers be licensed.
When to get checked for breast cancer — NJ docs weigh in
Despite the benefits, regular mammograms are not common enough among many older women, according to New Jersey doctors in the field.
NJ’s 1 percent — breast cancer not just a female problem
The sample size of male patients is always so small, there's no opportunity for clinical trials.
Breast cancer in NJ — why your shot at survival is greater here
New Jersey women are diagnosed with breast cancer more than any other form of the life-changing disease.