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.
NJ 9-year-old is in D.C. to Fight for Diabetes Funding
A 9-year-old from Matawan is about help teach members of Congress a lesson.
No Easy Way to Tell if Your Kid’s Gym Floor is Laced With Mercury
It's unclear exactly how many school gymnasium floors in New Jersey have the potential to emit toxic mercury vapor over time, or are already doing so.
NJ is a National Leader in Fruit Production and Not Just for Peaches
"We currently average 30 million pounds of cranberries a year," said Stefanie Haines, social media coordinator for Pine Island Cranberry Co. in Chatsworth.
NJ is Still No. 1 in Foreclosures
New Jersey's foreclosure rate dropped is down more than 42% compared to the same time last year, but the Garden State still hosts the worst rate in the country.
Don’t Shoot Your Eye Out on July 4
Children younger than 15 accounted for 36% of the approximately 9,100 fireworks-related injuries treated in emergency rooms nationwide last year.
NJ Could Create Hard Requirement for Affordable Housing Units
Under the measure advanced by an Assembly committee, builders who opt against the affordable-housing minimum would be forced to pay a fee equal to 25% or 30% of the project's total cost.
NJ May Make Things Easier on Inmates Who Are Also Parents
Under new legislation, state inmates who are the primary caretaker of their child would have to be placed in a facility as close to that child as possible.
Anti-vax Movement Spreads to Pets and NJ Vets Sound Alarm
Similar to the anti-vaccine movement among humans, some animal owners fear vaccines may be a cause for some long-term conditions commonly seen in pets.
Clock is Ticking on Mortgage Relief Program for Sandy Survivors
"We're going on seven years and almost 1,000 families are still not home, that we know of," said Jody Stewart with New Jersey Organizing Project.
Proposed NJ Law Scraps Costly Fines for Business Paperwork Errors
Hoping to eliminate a sliver of red tape facing New Jersey's small businesses, lawmakers continue to advance a measure that would allow minor paperwork violations to go unpunished.