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 groups: Stop basing auto insurance rates on jobs, education
An executive at a New Jersey-based auto insurer says his own industry is utilizing unfair practices that discriminate against people of lower income, and primarily people of color, when determining rates for drivers.
8 years since Sandy — Homeowners still need help
The coronavirus pandemic isn't stopping survivors of Superstorm Sandy from honoring the eighth anniversary of the historically destructive storm, or from continuing their fight for the many folks who are still not back in their homes.
No more lines? Proposed laws to make MVC allow online check-ins
The action comes as agency locations continue to work through heavy demand built up during state-mandated closures, and are forced to close themselves on a case-by-case basis due to coronavirus cases among workers.
NJ voters want low-level marijuana crimes cleared, poll finds
Democrats in the poll were much more likely to to support clean records for all levels of offenses. Support was recorded across party lines for pardons of low-level marijuana crimes.
‘Winter is coming’ — NJ businesses still awaiting COVID-19 answers
"I already stopped taking outdoor reservations," said Mark Bernard, general manager of Charlie's of Bay Head.
Way more cops in NJ are calling for help — The stress of 2020
"Officers are not wired differently than civilians, they are just asked to do and feel differently," said Stephanie Samuels, founder of CopLine.
NJ’s childhood obesity tops the national average, report finds
New Jersey's youth obesity rate is tied for the twenty-eighth highest in the nation, according to a report released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Want to visit a college in NJ? In-person options are scarce
A number of institutions in the state are currently offering virtual "visits" only.
Back to work in 2020? Only 17% say they’re ‘very comfortable’
As the number of positive COVID-19 cases continues to rise in the Garden State, plenty of workers and the people who employ them still don't know exactly when operations will continue fully at the office.
Defying odds and making a difference — 10 years since LeGrand injury
Eric LeGrand's family was told 10 years ago, when he suffered a severe spinal injury while playing football for Rutgers University, that he likely wouldn't be able to breathe on his own, eat solid foods, or move his shoulders.
NJ woman faked her son’s cancer to raise money online, officials say
That's just one of the lies she created through campaigns on GoFundMe, authorities say.
NJ officials warn: You may have just 3 minutes to escape house fire
Dozens of New Jerseyans die each year in residential house fires.