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.
5 months ’til summer! NJ shore towns selling beach tags for holidays
Holiday badges are already sold out in Sea Isle City.
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.
NJ lawmakers considering a distracted-driving task force
New Jersey may create a temporary task force designed to save lives, specifically taking on the issue of driver distractions.
NJ college students create ‘museum exhibit’ on opioid crisis
This month wraps up the first semester of Stockton University's "Drug Epidemic" course.
Watch Out for Change-of-Address Scam, Says NJ Credit Repair Expert
For only $1.05, I can change your address online — and if you're not careful, I'll start receiving your mail in a few weeks.
FBI: Criminals may be ‘skimming’ your online payment info
Unfortunately, this latest warning from the FBI office in Newark doesn't come with any simple solutions. Just hope you're not one of the unlucky ones.
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.
‘King Tide’ Bringing High Water Levels to NJ Through Labor Day
A spike in local flooding through Monday in New Jersey serves as a glimpse into a future impacted by sea-level rise from climate change.
Back-to-School Shopping — More Stressful Than Buying Holiday Gifts?
Nearly a quarter of back-to-school shoppers in a new survey said the process has at least somewhat damaged their relationship with their child.
NJ School Bus Inspections: Most Fail on the First Try
If there's a significant issue that can't be fixed immediately, the bus will be pulled from service. At least 50% of buses that fail are able to get back on the road in the same day.
Rutgers Research: Using Cellphone on Work Breaks Is Big Mistake
The experiment, published in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions, used 414 Rutgers undergrads as participants. All were told to try to solve challenging sets of word puzzles.
How NJ Schools Take on Children’s Mental Health
One could argue a child's teacher may be more likely than a child's parents to spot the pop-up or beginning stages of a mental health issue.