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.
Report: 1-in-4 Adults in New Jersey are Obese
New Jersey's 2018 figure is 1% higher than five years ago and significantly higher than the rate of 17% posted in the year 2000.
NJ Bill Targets Bad Cops Looking to Switch Departments
Cops who misbehave in one law enforcement agency shouldn't be able to get a job in another unless all the unsavory details are made available to the potential new employer, according to a proposed New Jersey law.
Kill Them All! Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Extends to Eight NJ Counties
"It's going to take everyone's help to control this insect," said Joe Zoltowski with the New Jersey Department of Agriculture.
‘Red Flag’ Laws Like NJ’s Popular, What About Taking All ‘Assault’ Weapons?
"People are now fairly entrenched in their position of whether they're for or against different measures of gun control," said Patrick Murray, director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute.
NJ is Testing the Preparedness of All 21 Counties’ Election Officials
Election officials from all 21 counties are gathering in one spot Tuesday for a first-of-its-kind New Jersey event aimed at making sure no problem is too big to overcome in the days surrounding Election Day.
NJ State Police Report Increase in Summer Roadway Deaths
According to preliminary statistics from the State Police, 150 people lost their lives on the road in the months between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
Child Abuse Probe for Overdue Lunch Bill? NJ Lawmaker Wants It Off the Table
A proposed New Jersey law in the making would bar school districts from reporting parents to the state for abuse or neglect when their child has a lunch account that's in arrears.
NJ Lawmakers: Schools Need to Allow Military Sashes at Graduation
"Every year, I go to local high schools to honor students entering the military, and it really makes a difference when we show our support," said Assemblyman Ryan Peters (R-Burlington).
School’s Back in Session — Drivers, Watch Out for Kids
NJ may have the toughest school bus safety laws in the nation, but those laws don't mean much if other drivers fail to do their part in protecting children.
Back-to-school Shopping — More Stressful Than Buying Holiday Gifts?
Nearly a quarter of back-to-school shoppers in a new survey said the process has at least somewhat damaged their relationship with their child.