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.
What it takes to handle suicide and crisis phone calls in NJ
Not just anyone can calm an individual who's contemplating suicide, especially if that individual is a complete stranger.
Potential NJ law teaches you how to treat cops during traffic stop
Gov. Murphy would need to sign the bill by Tuesday in order for it to become law.
NJ county forms task force to diffuse ‘youth vaping epidemic’
As state lawmakers wait on Gov. Phil Murphy to decide whether New Jersey will ban the sale of all flavored vaping products, a county in the throws of a "youth vaping epidemic" has created a special task force devoted to implementing a coordinated response to the issue.
NJ arrests 24 and seizes thousand pounds of Stoner Patch candies, edibles
Calling it one of the state's largest busts ever of THC/marijuana edibles, the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office said the bust resulted in charges against 24 men and women, most of whom live in the Garden State.
Lakewood cops, volunteers on higher alert for anti-Semitic crime
"We've increased visits to our shuls, churches and synagogues," said Lt. Leroy Marshall, of the Lakewood Police Department.
Brine is coming — don’t let it damage your vehicle
The salty solution has the ability to reach parts of the undercarriage that rock salt typically can not.
NJ woman’s housemate charged with her murder, setting home ablaze
The defendant has been in custody since his arrest on September 13 in Paterson, where he was found inside the victim's Jeep Cherokee with stolen items.
5 months ’til summer! NJ shore towns selling beach tags for holidays
Holiday badges are already sold out in Sea Isle City.
Social media-related stress may ramp up for teens this holiday season
Perhaps for perfect gift for your kids would be to get them off social media for the holidays.
NJ may soon allow alcohol to be sold at small local theaters
Under current New Jersey law, local theaters can only apply for a liquor license if they have seating for at least 1,000 audience members.
Shorts and a T-shirt required on NJ roller coaster this weekend
It's rough enough riding a roller coaster in chilly weather. Doing it in shorts and a tank-top — that's on a whole other level.
Rutgers doctor: You may have unhealthy addiction to technology
Do you think you depend on technology too much, but can't help yourself?