Before becoming a digital reporter and fill-in news anchor for New Jersey 101.5, my NJ journalism roots began as faux interviews on a Fisher Price tape recorder. Relatives might say my "gift of gab" grew from there, leading me to radio and beyond. As a wife and momma of two kiddos, I firmly believe that life’s too short to drink bad coffee. I'm also a fan of the beach, Dave Grohl and karma.
Brush Fire Stops Parkway Traffic in Brick, NJ, Wednesday Night
A large brush fire caused major traffic along a stretch of the Garden State Parkway in Ocean County during Wednesday's evening rush.
Prosecutor: No Charges Against NJ Teacher for Removing Girl’s Hijab
There will be no criminal charges filed as a result of accusations that an elementary school teacher forcibly removed a student’s hijab this fall in Maplewood.
Who’s Dying from COVID? NJ Data Shows Booster Shots Were Effective
Out of 600 COVID-19 deaths over the last month of 2021, only four were among people with break-through cases, according to state officials on Wednesday.
Police: Toms River, NJ, House Deemed ‘Unsafe’ After Unlicensed Jackson Man Crashes
A Jackson man who was driving without a license is seriously hurt after crashing into a house late Friday night, according to township police.
Newark, NJ, Fire Captain Dead, Retired Firefighter Hospitalized
Fellow firefighters and community members are mourning a Newark fire captain who was found unresponsive inside a Newark fire house on Saturday morning.
She Says Starbucks Fired Her After Another Worker Spit in NJ Cop’s Drink
A Starbucks employee, fired after more than 20 years with the company, says she was essentially made a scapegoat after another employee was caught spitting into a police officer's drink in 2020.
Summit, NJ, Man Accused of Molesting Six Children at Robotics Lab
The children, between the ages of 9 and 15, were under direct instruction from Christopher Marbaix at the time of the alleged abuse ending in 2018, prosecutors said.
Over $57M in NJ Student Loan Debt Canceled in Navient Settlement
The state had accused Navient of deceptive conduct, unconscionable commercial practices, and misrepresentation in servicing thousands of New Jersey consumers’ student loans over a decade.
COVID patients in NJ hospitals: How many are actually sick from COVID?
With several thousand patients in hospitals around New Jersey said to have COVID, a majority have not been confirmed cases due to a lag in data reporting.
North Arlington, NJ, Dad Charged in 2-month-old Daughter’s Murder
A 27-year-old man has been charged with murder, stemming from his newborn daughter’s death from injuries suffered last month, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced.