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.
A Thanksgiving dinner for 10 … for less than $50?
You don't have to break the bank to provide a Thanksgiving feast for a gathering of friends and family.
NJ offers amnesty to hundreds of thousands of delinquent taxpayers
The Division of Taxation announced the launch of a two-month tax amnesty program for individuals and businesses that failed to file or pay taxes.
Is today the day you quit? Read the stories of former NJ smokers
Dropping the habit, which kills more than 11,000 New Jersey residents each year, could be the toughest mountain that smokers will ever have to climb.
NJ has more than 250 missing kids who are runaways
Up to 2.8 million youth run away each year in the U.S., according to the National Runaway Safeline.
NJ pushing college students to ‘fight the flu’ — with vaccine
Getting vaccinated for the flu, which killed 80,000 people in the U.S. last winter, isn't typically a priority for college students.
Why we’re seeing more cases of student-teacher relationships
From 2014 through 2017, Stop Educator Sexual Abuse Misconduct & Exploitation (S.E.S.A.M.E.) was alerted of 70 such teacher arrests in the Garden State, and nearly 2,200 nationwide.
Will Atlantic City lose when Pennsylvania welcomes online/sports betting?
Competition from neighboring states, mainly Pennsylvania, was a major factor in the decline of the Atlantic City casino industry, including the closure of five gaming halls between 2014 and 2016.
NJ drivers like to fight parking tickets — does it ever work?
Unfortunately, the chances of actually succeeding are likely worse here than in other states.
6 years later, Sandy victims want to finally ‘cross the finish line’
Of the nearly 8,000 New Jersey families that qualified for federal funds to help rebuild, rehabilitate or elevate their homes after Hurricane Sandy, 19 percent still haven't finished their projects or received the green light to move back in.
NJ report reveals new ‘hot spots’ for mental health, substance problems
An analysis of emergency department visits throughout New Jersey shows the mental health and substance abuse crisis is more widespread than many would expect.
These are the most ‘favorited’ Airbnb rentals in New Jersey
More than ever before, New Jersey residents this past summer used the online marketplace Airbnb to rent out their homes or spare rooms to guests.
NJ’s 1 Percent — Breast Cancer Not Just a Female Problem
The sample size of male patients is always so small, there's no opportunity for clinical trials.