Before becoming a digital reporter and fill-in news anchor for New Jersey 101.5, my NJ journalism roots began as faux interviews on a Fisher Price tape recorder. Relatives might say my "gift of gab" grew from there, leading me to radio and beyond. As a wife and momma, I firmly believe that life’s too short to drink bad coffee. I'm also a fan of the beach, Dave Grohl and karma.
Over $57M in NJ student loan debt canceled in Navient settlement
More than 2,000 New Jersey borrowers will see loan debts forgiven while 11,000 or so will receive restitution checks for roughly $260 each, Acting Attorney General Andrew Bruck announced.
COVID patients in NJ hospitals: How many are actually sick from COVID?
With several thousand patients in hospitals around New Jersey said to have COVID, a majority have not been confirmed cases due to a lag in data reporting.
Andover, NJ nursing home found piling bodies in 2020 now has 300+ COVID cases
The same Sussex County facility fined after a grim April 2020 discovery is dealing with a large, active COVID outbreak, as the nursing home staff are barely boosted against the virus.
How much snow fell in NJ’s first storm of 2022? A lot, actually
Wildwood, Cape May, Egg Harbor Township and Little Egg Harbor all got plenty of snow to kick off 2022, as measured after Monday's snowstorm.
NJ Transit, Murphy, counties prep for first winter storm of 2022
State offices start on a delayed opening for the first Monday of the new year, as the most snow was expected for southern, coastal New Jersey.
NJ is running out of COVID antibody treatments during omicron crunch
Faced with the omicron variant of COVID, feds have paused shipments of two monoclonal antibody treatments - while waiting on more doses of the one brand still proving to be effective.
At flood-prone zoo in Piscataway, NJ, animals’ fate unclear as winter arrives
Several advocates spoke at a Middlesex County Commission meeting, asking about what immediate plans are amid a hesitation to close the animal haven.
Middletown, NJ woman who shot husband has hard time with judge
Michele Lizalone used her iPhone to search about effects of shooting someone in the head — before she did it to her disabled husband, prosecutors said.
COVID spike prompts a few NJ urgent cares to close
CityMD, which has 150 locations in New Jersey and New York, said it was hoping to preserve its staff levels by temporarily closing a number of sites, days before Christmas.
Six Flags lays off firefighters, NJ union points to disaster that killed 8 teens
The fire department at the Jackson, NJ theme park — which experience a deadly Haunted Castle fire in 1984 — no longer has full-time firefighters.
Don’t get too anxious over omicron, NJ hospital exec says
Are there different symptoms to watch for with the newer variant, and how are vaccines and treatments holding up against it?
COVID tests for Christmas, NYE: Where can you find them in NJ
As news cases spike, rapid tests have flown off shelves and testing clinics have been booking fast. Here's places to try to get screened in time for the holidays.