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.
Despite Big Moves, NJ Scores Badly in Tobacco Report
According to an annual report from the American Lung Association, the Garden State receives a 'D' or 'F' grade in most areas related to tobacco use, the nation's leading cause of preventable death and disease.
During a Pandemic, NJ’s Housing Market Was Stronger in 2020
Hunterdon County saw the greatest percentage change in closed sales last year (29.1%), followed by Sussex County (22.9%) and Cape May County (17.6%).
NJ’s 24-hour Diners — Will They Exist Post-pandemic?
With an indoor service curfew of 10PM, it doesn't make much economic sense for these around-the-clock establishments to keep the lights on all night for only pickup or delivery.
Atlantic City Casinos Battling More than Coronavirus in 2021
"After a slow start, Pennsylvania casinos are poised to challenge New Jersey's current East Coast internet betting hegemony, if not this year certainly by 2022," industry analyst Anthony Marino told us.
More youngsters seeking mental-health treatment due to COVID-19
Many minors in New Jersey likely viewed the start of the pandemic as an extended spring break, but weeks turned into months, and in early 2021, New Jersey remains knee-deep in the crisis.
NJ retail, office space vacancy continues to grow as COVID drags on
But the current numbers don't tell the entire bleak story, as industry observers brace for even more vacant space in the near future.
NJ Landlords Required to Accept Rent by Credit Card — For Now
It's expected to cause headaches for folks who weren't set up already to follow the law, but exemptions in the law are viewed as a fair trade-off.
NJ Community Colleges Ask for $10M Aid: Call it Investment
"We have a lot of people in New Jersey who are going to need to re-skill and retool to be able to get good jobs," said Aaron Fichtner, president of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges.
59 Closures and Counting — COVID-19’s Impact on NJ MVC Locations
More than half a dozen New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission agency locations are closed through at least the beginning of next week due to positive coronavirus tests.
Injured by COVID vaccine or ventilator? Compensation is possible
An approved vaccine for COVID-19 is only a few weeks old, but there's already a system in place to compensate you or your loved ones should you experience significant physical harm because of it.