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.
Sunburn on the lung — NJ counties receive ‘F’ for ozone pollution
Inhaling ozone pollution is likened to a sunburn on the lung.
NJ is No. 1 for drug-related juvenile arrests
In the Garden State, 9.89% of juvenile arrests in 2017 were related to drugs.
Rent or buy? New report goes county by county in NJ
One of the biggest financial decisions an adult may face is whether to rent or buy a home.
NJ drivers, unhappy with condition of roads and bridges, want repairs
Most New Jersey motorists in a new poll say the state's roads and bridges are in bad shape and should be fixed.
NJ pet funeral homes offering closure to grieving owners
A funeral for Murphy is scheduled for Friday at 2 p.m.
NJ lawmaker: Mess with assisted suicide, you’re a murderer
Assemblyman Robert Auth says altering a medication request with the intent of killing a patient, or coercing someone into taking the drugs, is akin to murder.
NJ could raise gun fees by 1100% and security guards would take hit
"It makes zero sense whatsoever," said Benny Cardona, a part-time security officer in Newark and Paterson.
How NJ colleges are tackling campus sexual assault
In June 2017, the New Jersey Task Force on Campus Sexual Assault released a set of recommendations for colleges and universities on how they can better address the sensitive issue.
Opioid abuse town halls — coming to a Jersey town near you
A heavyweight duo is getting back in the ring for another round of "Knock Out Opioid Abuse" town halls across the Garden State.
Studies, doctors cite more mental health issues among young adults
Is it easier these days for Millennials and younger adults to develop a mental health issue? Or just easier for them to admit they have a problem?
Why can’t we bet on New Jersey college teams?
Sports betting is legal in New Jersey, but you can't place a bet on Rutgers, whether or not they're playing in the state.
Plastic surgery on the rise: What’s hot in NJ
In New Jersey and nationwide, the count of plastic surgery procedures has been on a steady climb.