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.
These are all things NJ taxes — and doesn’t — when you shop
Are you breaking the law every time you purchase a pumpkin?
NJ made it easier for expectant parents to get their benefits
Expecting a baby? New Jersey has made it a bit easier, and likely quicker, to obtain financial benefits while you're away from work.
NJ health network’s $1M anti-vape campaign targets youth
"The statistics that are out there now are really only the tip of the iceberg," Bob Garrett, CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health, told New Jersey 101.5.
Youth obesity — a bigger problem in NJ than in many other states
Nationwide, 4.8 million people aged 10 to 17 have obesity, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Stockton researcher finds legal pot had little effect on crime elsewhere
As it remains in toss-up mode whether or not New Jersey will go ahead anytime soon with the legalization of recreational marijuana, in-depth research led by a Stockton University faculty member finds little to no effect on crime in the two states that were the first to do so.
‘Kind is cool': NJ 3rd-grader hopes to raise bullying awareness
It's amazing what can come out of the mind of an 8-year-old.
NJ borough makes history in fight against single-use plastics
"I'm happy that we're able to be at the forefront on plastic recycling, and hopefully this program will roll out to the entire country," the Borough Council President said.
How NJ police decide whether to use an Amber Alert for a missing kid
In New Jersey and across the country, the issuance of an Amber Alert doesn't occur until three criteria are met.
A look at some of the art inspired by Superstorm Sandy devastation
The interactive installation allows you to contribute your Sandy story, and re-listen to the sounds of Sandy barreling over the East Coast.
Home burglaries — NJ’s rate is among the lowest
Like most crimes, burglary is becoming less common in New Jersey and the U.S.
‘Sleepless nights’ — NJ vape shops feel blindsided by calls for bans
The e-cigarette/vaping industry has been under fire more than usual over the past several days.
What it costs to own a vehicle in 2019
When determining whether you can afford to take on a new car, keep in mind that monthly payments and fuel aren't the only costs involved.