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.
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.
New campaign in NJ: Tell Murphy restaurants are essential too
Table tents, placemats and takeout delivery flyers in dozens of locations will be marked with a QR code that directs people to a webpage detailing the industry's troubles and how to take action.
Catholic school enrollment up in NJ as public education goes remote
Catholic educational institutions cite an uptick in interest from families who'd be willing to pay in order for their kid to get live instruction all week long.
Arrests of 21 accused sex offenders prompt warning for NJ parents
Operation Screen Capture nabbed 21 individuals, including a juvenile, accused of sexually exploiting children online.
Storms likely to result in higher gas prices in NJ
So far this summer, the highest average price for a gallon of regular gasoline was recorded in mid-July at $2.19.
COVID-19 ‘school closure’ benefits still available for parents
Using the benefits available, employees can receive two-thirds of their pay, capped at $200 per day, for up to 12 weeks.
Student loan debt — NJ records 10th highest average
Of all 2019 graduates in the Garden State, 62% left with student loan debt, according to LendEDU.