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.
Place Your Bets! A Busy Start for Sports Wagering at Monmouth Park
Hundreds of locals and not-so-locals took a trip to the racetrack to witness Gov. Phil Murphy make the first two legal sports bets and to join in a historic moment for the state.
Gender Change Without Surgery? NJ Could Loosen Birth-certificate Rules
It may soon be easier for New Jersey residents to change the gender listed on their birth certificate.
NJ Suicide Calls Spike Following Deaths of Bourdain, Spade
Following two high-profile deaths, the state's suicide prevention hotline has experienced a significant uptick in calls from individuals needing support.
Drug-laced Cartridges: Another Vaping Concern in NJ
If the aroma of mango or pineapple is strong enough, cops may have no idea when an individual is smoking an illegal substance right in front of them.
NJ Congressman Wants to Close Robocall Loopholes
"The problem is that the current law is not adequate," Congressman Frank Pallone said. "Over the years, there's been more and more ways that companies have found to get around it."
NJ Beach Sand Could Have Loads of Bacteria — But Don’t Worry
When under an advisory for unsafe levels of bacteria, the beach remains open to the public.
Thinking Green, Even After Death — NJ Sites for Natural Burial
Steelmantown Cemetery in Woodbine is the only cemetery in New Jersey certified by the Green Burial Council.
Taking Allergy Meds? You May be Guilty of Drugged Driving
Drugged driving — even when legal medications are involved — is considered by law enforcement the same as driving under the influence of alcohol, according to the New Jersey Poison Control Center.
Jersey Shore 2018 Summer Guide: New Things To Do & See
The Jersey Shore's never been accused of a lack of attractions, but shore towns like to keep things fresh and exciting for its newcomers and yearly visitors.
Demand Increases for Medical Pot, NJ Dispensaries Respond
With an expanded list of eligible conditions, and the registration fee cut in half, New Jersey has seen a massive uptick in participation in its medicinal marijuana program.