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.
Girl Scout Cookies Will Be Gone Soon in NJ — How You Help With Each Purchase
In parts of New Jersey, April 11 marks the last day for purchases from local Girl Scout troops. Through certain councils, such as Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore, sales will run through the end of the month.
NJ Group to Schools: COVID-19 Doesn’t Have to Stop Concerts, Plays
As schools switch from remote to hybrid learning, or from a hybrid model to fully in-person, a New Jersey arts education advocacy group wants school officials to know that curtains can rise on their stages.
Business Leaders Tell NJ How to Use $6.4B in COVID Relief Funds
"It's crucial that the state makes smart decisions and be strategic about how the dollars should be deployed," said Ralph Albert Thomas, CEO and executive director of the New Jersey Society of CPAs.
New York is Getting Legal Weed, Too — What NJ Needs to Worry About
As of now, it's uncertain whether New Jersey will begin with sales before neighboring New York, which legalized recreational pot in late March.
NJ Gets More Help Spotting COVID-19 Variants in Positive Cases
Variant detection not only helps with surveillance — it lets a doctor know that certain treatment may not work for a patient.
NJ Suicides Down During COVID, but Thoughts of Suicide May Be Up
Calls for help continue to outpace typical volume.
How Healthy is Your County? New NJ Rankings for 2021
Based on more than 30 health-influencing factors across a number of categories, a report released Wednesday finds certain counties are far healthier than others.
66,000 Lives Saved and Counting — NJ Hospitals Release COVID Report
The COVID-patient release rate at New Jersey hospitals increased from 73.7% in April 2020 to 88.6% in February 2021.
Survey: NJ Small Businesses Still Need Major Help from Government, Customers
More than a year since the coronavirus pandemic first resulted in restrictions for Garden State businesses, the Main Streets of New Jersey remain vulnerable.
272,000 Students Fall Behind in School, NJ Pandemic Report Finds
It's the first statewide look at learning loss over the past year.