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.
Postpartum anxiety, depression on the rise during COVID
"I was having probably five to six panic attacks a day," one new mother told New Jersey 101.5.
How NJ weddings will look in 2021 due to COVID-19
The pandemic is still killing the classic New Jersey wedding, so couples are getting creative, with the help of the places and people they hire, to ensure their big day actually occurs in 2021.
COVID vs. mental health — we can’t forget NJ’s heroes
While attempting to limit the pandemic's fatality count, healthcare professionals and first responders are also attempting to protect themselves and their families from the potential impacts of COVID-19.
Before COVID, therapy access was already a problem in New Jersey
As the public health crisis drags on, professionals hope telemedicine efforts are doing enough to keep already-existing patients in check, and take on new residents who are willing to seek help.
More youngsters seeking mental-health treatment due to COVID-19
Many minors in New Jersey likely viewed the start of the pandemic as an extended spring break, but weeks turned into months, and in early 2021, New Jersey remains knee-deep in the crisis.
NJ landlords required to accept rent by credit card … for now
It's expected to cause headaches for folks who weren't set up already to follow the law, but exemptions in the law are viewed as a fair trade-off.
NJ community colleges ask for $10M aid: Call it investment
"We have a lot of people in New Jersey who are going to need to re-skill and retool to be able to get good jobs," said Aaron Fichtner, president of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges.
59 closures and counting — COVID-19’s impact on NJ MVC locations
More than half a dozen New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission agency locations are closed through at least the beginning of next week due to positive coronavirus tests.
Injured by COVID vaccine or ventilator? Compensation is possible
An approved vaccine for COVID-19 is only a few weeks old, but there's already a system in place to compensate you or your loved ones should you experience significant physical harm because of it.
NJ is #1 again for folks moving out
New Jersey has held the "top" spot for the past three years.
Massive health and well-being study launching in New Jersey
The New Jersey Population Health Cohort study aims to enroll up to 10,000 participants beginning in early 2021.
NJ gas prices to continue their rise into 2021
We're still in the midst of a global pandemic, but average gas prices in the Garden State have managed to climb 20 cents since the middle of November.