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.
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?
Proposed NJ law aims to protect free speech on college campuses
Assemblyman Ron Dancer says when he was college-aged, freedom of speech actually existed.
Tainted candy and inattentive drivers — the real Halloween scares
Earlier this month, a suspicious bag found in a child's haul from a trunk-or-treat event in Middle Township was confirmed to contain heroin.
NJ county giving law enforcement internships to special-needs adults
“I always wanted to be a security guard, so this gave me the opportunity to learn,” said Nicholas Vales.
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.