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.
How to take New Jersey’s 911 services out of the 1960s
In most parts of New Jersey, the number you call in an emergency is still living in the 1960s, according to state lawmakers who want to require the state's 911 systems catch up with the times.
What can fill NJ’s growing list of empty retail space?
The eventual shutdown of Toys R Us and Babies R Us locations will leave behind an even greater amount of vacant retail space across New Jersey.
Dining in vs. dining out — Home cooking not as common in NJ
According to a "state of home cooking" survey from food-products supplier Artisola, folks in New Jersey are less likely to cook meals at home than residents of most other states.
How Gov. Murphy plans to pay for ‘free’ community colleges
Gov. Phil Murphy believes community college will be free for everyone in New Jersey, regardless of their economic status, in as little as three years.
4 counties in NJ have highest property taxes in the nation
A new analysis goes county by county in the Garden State.
NJ measure creates commission tasked with protecting the Jersey Shore
Adequately protecting the Jersey Shore from future storms and rising sea levels would be best achieved through a regional approach, and not a town-by-town basis, according to legislation that proponents hope can finally see some movement.
Religion in New Jersey — How many of us believe in God?
The latest statistics from the Pew Research Center claim New Jersey is tied with Kansas and Iowa as the 19th-most religious state in the country.
‘101 Lessons’ for incoming college freshmen
Got a kid headed to college? A professor at Rutgers University is the author of a new book you may want your child to peruse before the fall.
Is this how New Jersey can hang on to millennials?
As the size of the largest generation increases significantly on the national level, but drops in the Garden State, a just-released survey looks at what can be done to keep millennials within New Jersey's borders.
Why New Jersey may need more handicapped parking
Fewer people can cheat the system these days, but baby boomers are getting up there in age.
Proposed NJ laws feed more children — at school and in summer
While the state has rules in place that require certain schools provide breakfast or lunch, hundreds of thousands of students are reportedly still missing out on a nutritious meal to start the day.
Why it’s not easy to be a doctor in New Jersey
Doctors are worse off in New Jersey than anywhere else in the country, according to an analysis from personal finance website WalletHub.