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.
Hotel Booking Sites Scam People Out of $5.7B a Year, Research Shows
More than 28M hotel bookings made through third-party sites in 2018 were affected by some type of misleading information or flat-out scam, according to research released Tuesday.
Video Targets Overbearing Parents — NJ Coach All for It
"The Parent Seat" encourages a hands-off approach, explaining to parents that students want to enjoy being part of a team without having to worry about what their parents might do or say in the stands.
NJ Lawmaker Targets Severance Payouts, Big Contracts at State Colleges
"There needs to be what I call a taxpayer and tuition watchdog," said Assemblyman Ron Dancer.
Report: 9% of NJ Kids Living in High-poverty Neighborhoods
The share of New Jersey children living in areas plagued by poverty has shot up significantly since earlier this decade, according to a report released Tuesday.
Opioid Epidemic — NJ High School Athletes Must Watch This Video
Starting with this winter sports season, athletes will be required to watch a video that's aimed at reducing the odds of student athletes getting hooked on opioids.
Home Burglaries — NJ’s Rate is Among the Lowest
New Jersey State Police data show 24,859 burglaries in 2017 — both residential and commercial — a decline of 5.3% from the year prior.
NJ’s HIV-positive Population is Aging — Most Are Over 45
As is the case nationally, those aged 45 and over make up the biggest share of residents living with HIV/AIDS in New Jersey, according to the state health department.
Stockton’s Cannabis Career Fair — What NJ Students Learn About Budding Industry
More than 200 people interested in the future of the cannabis industry attended an all-day event at Stockton University, which included speed interviews for students.
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.