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.
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.
NJ Is the 2nd-Most Expensive State for Dating, Analysis Finds
Finding love, or keeping it alive, isn't cheap.
Aid in dying law — What NJ can learn from other states
New Jersey on Aug. 1 becomes the eighth state in the country to allow terminally ill adult residents the option to request prescriptions for medication to end their lives.
Are you being watched? Surveillance rules for Airbnb and hotels
Booking a rental home or hotel room this summer? Someone may be watching.
Depression, anxiety, intrusive thoughts — how NJ moms are struggling
Studies show that perinatal mood and anxiety disorders affect as many as one in five women.
NJ Wages — Are Jobs in Your County Paying More Today?
If your paycheck hasn't moved in a while, this may or may not cheer you up.
NJ Is a National Leader in Fruit Production, and Not Just for Peaches
The state consistently ranks in the top five in peach production value.
Fireworks: Don’t Shoot Your Eye Out on July 4
More than 9,000 fireworks-related injuries were treated in U.S. emergency rooms just last year.
Flesh-eating bacteria strikes again: Why NJ should watch out
Five cases of the infection were seen by local specialists during the summer months of 2017 and 2018. Just one case was seen in the eight years prior.
More NJ counties better equipped to handle 911 calls from cellphones
In 2019, it's still a struggle for most of the current systems to pinpoint the source location of a mobile call.
NJ’s Foster Kids Need Someone Speaking for Them. It Could Be You
Programs in every county across New Jersey are looking for volunteers to be the voice for these children, as a "court appointed special advocate."
NJ poll: Married, wealthy, white? You’re probably happier
"Even if money can't directly buy happiness, it certainly helps," said Kristina Jenkins, director of the FDU Poll.