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.
Tuition insurance? More families opting for it due to COVID-19
Most parents with a kid in college likely have no idea that tuition insurance is even an option, and has been for years.
NJ stats: More people calling for help, fewer committing suicide
"Suicide is a complex health issue with so many contributing factors," said Elizabeth Clemens, New Jersey-area director with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. "It's not a foregone conclusion that rates will increase during this time."
Returning to work? Your COVID-19 concerns may not match others’
"People range from very neurotic to really reckless," said Maureen Wild, a business etiquette expert in Flemington.
NJ Aims to be the U.S. Hub for E-sports
NJ's population density, its location between New York City and Philadelphia, and the amenities and venues available in Atlantic City, make the Garden State a prime contender as an e-sports leader.
‘The Timing is Horrific’ — NJ Budget Cuts In-school Mental Health Services
Gov. Murphy's spending plan for NJ completely erases funding for in-school programs that have helped students with mental health, employment, pregnancy prevention, drug abuse education, and more.
NJ Live Venues Can Reopen — But Will They?
For any site that plans to reopen, the audience would be capped at the lesser of either 25% capacity or 150 people.
Coronavirus May Be Extending the Jersey Shore Season
"Right now the campaign is there's still a lot of summer left," said Diane Wieland, director of the Cape May County Department of Tourism.
NJ’s ‘Clean Slate’ Expungement Opening Doors for Past Criminals
An ease of expungement requirements in New Jersey seems to be already attracting more residents who want to clear their criminal records.
Rutgers Studies Identify Quicker Way to Decontaminate N95 Masks
There is a much quicker and more efficient way for healthcare facilities such as hospitals to completely rid N95 masks of the novel coronavirus and other infectious agents, and then reuse those masks, according to a pair of Rutgers-led studies.
Robocalls, Subdued by Pandemic, are Bugging Us Again in NJ
According to Transaction Network Services, New Jersey residents received about 1.2 million unwanted robocalls in the month of July alone.