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.
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.
NJ lifeguard crews still not in full force for 2019
Memorial Day Weekend has come and gone, but summer hasn't yet started for lifeguard crews along the Jersey Shore.
It’s always tick season in NJ — why experts are most concerned
As many as 44,000 New Jerseyans became new victims of a tickborne disease in 2018.
How much you’ll pay to get on NJ beaches in 2019
In most coastal New Jersey municipalities, you can't step on the sand without paying a fee.
NJ Searching Waters for Tiny But Dangerous Jellyfish
The threat to New Jersey didn't even exist as recently as 2015.
10 Historic NJ Sites That Are in Danger of Being Lost Forever
Irreplaceable historic resources in the Garden State are constantly in imminent danger of being lost forever, facing numerous challenges from neglect to Mother Nature's wrath.
In NJ, 8 in 10 know someone with autism
Nearly a third have a child family member with autism spectrum disorder, a poll finds.
NJ law would make it clear: No FaceTime while driving
"Making it that much harder for people to be distracted while they're driving is something that will protect our residents," said Assemblywoman Lisa Swain.