Proud Jersey Girl Erin Vogt’s first reporting gig involved her Fisher Price tape recorder. As a wife and momma of two kiddies, she firmly believes that life’s too short to drink bad coffee. A fan of the beach, Dave Grohl and karma, in no particular order.
Nearly 70 doctors in NJ sign letter urging vaccines amid outbreak
As Lakewood deals with its second measles outbreak in months, 18 physicians in that city alone urge patients to get all recommended vaccinations.
NJ woman sues TJ Maxx over being called ‘D*** lover’ on a receipt
A Monmouth County shopper is suing the store, after she was handed a return receipt calling her something R-rated.
‘Alien: The Play’ will do an encore show at NJ high school
After grabbing Hollywood attention, including from actress Sigourney Weaver and director Ridley Scott, the drama club in North Bergen is revisiting its play.
A Belmar beach will stay closed to deal with raw sewage overflow
When it rains heavily, this Belmar beach on the Shark River is prone to some nasty runoff.
NJ may open ‘safe’ sites for drug users — This is how it would work
Could NJ drug addicts be arrested for getting high at an Overdose Prevention Center? Here's some questions and answers about the proposed program.
Seaside Heights’ iconic carousel shuts down
The boardwalk carousel at Seaside Heights has stopped turning, ahead of being moved, refurbished and relocated a few blocks north, in a few years.
Sick day for everyone: Illness forces NJ school district to close for cleaning
All public schools in Ocean Township will be shuttered on Friday, after a powerful stomach bug tore through the middle school earlier this week.
Jewelry company that owns Kay and Zales is giving up on malls
The high-end jewelry company, which also operates Jared Galleria locations, is closing another 150 stores within the next year.
NJ woman was killed: How to be safest when using Uber, Lyft
The NJ father of a South Carolina murder victim has urged other college students to be careful when using ride-sharing services. Here is a safety checklist.
Tired of robocalls? Try these helpful phone features
A new free Call Filter app has debuted for Verizon Wireless customers, along with the company's first steps toward authenticating where calls are coming from.
NJ ‘MAGA’ teen snubbed by Honor Society is invited to White House
A Holmdel high schooler who said his support for President Trump was why he was excluded from the National Honor Society has accepted a White House invite.
‘American Idol’ sends 3 NJ singers to Hollywood this season
A teen from Monmouth County, a young woman with South Jersey roots and a young man from Bergen County all advanced after auditions for the new round of "Idol."