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.
Garden State Cracks Down on Polluters at Nine Sites in New Jersey
Environmental officials are working to get several property owners to clean up their acts around the state, including in Middlesex, Mercer and Atlantic Counties.
NJ Asks Facebook to Abandon ‘Harmful’ Tween Version of Instagram
Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has joined 43 other counterparts across the country, asking Facebook to abandon plans for a new version of Instagram specifically aimed at users 13 and younger.
Food Sickens Teachers at Three Camden County Schools After Thank You Luncheon
More than 60% of staff members who attended a luncheon on Thursday that was catered by an outside vendor became ill, Superintendent Brenda Harring said in a letter to the school community.
Anti-maskers Rally for Ocean County School Nurse Suspended for Not Wearing One
Erin Pein, who has been a nurse in the Stafford public school district for three years, stopped following the state directive for facial coverings after saying that she thought masks were causing a range of physical illnesses in children.
Sanders Sides With Trump; Says People Who Pay $10,000 in Local Taxes are Rich
There’s at least one thing that U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders apparently sides with former President Donald Trump on — keeping a limit on state and local tax deductions.
NJ Would Consider Paying People Cash for Getting COVID Vaccine
As New Jersey edges toward its goal of 4.7 million adults fully vaccinated by June, the governor says he's open to more incentives to entice those dragging their feet.
At Least 13 NJ Colleges, Universities Requiring COVID-19 Vaccines
More than a dozen in-state colleges have now added COVID-19 to their list of required vaccinations for students returning to campus this fall, as The College of New Jersey announced its updated policy on Friday.
NJ Dad in Prison for Beating Toddler Accused of Newborn’s Murder
Austin Meli, 24, was indicted by a Monmouth County Grand Jury on Friday for murder and endangering the welfare of a child in the death of his six-week old baby girl, Gramiccioni said.
NJ Focuses COVID Efforts on 16 ‘Least Vaccinated’ Cities, Towns
On Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced 16 communities, each with more than 10,000 residents, where the vaccination rate of adults was below 40%.
NJ Couple Who Scammed $4.66M from Food Stamps Program Heads to Prison
A Wayne couple is prison-bound for stealing more than four-and-a-half-million dollars in a food stamps fraud scheme, according to federal prosecutors.