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.
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.
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.