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.
NJ GOP Plan to Repeal, Replace Sex Ed. Standards ‘Not surprising’
A new proposal by New Jersey Senate Republicans prompted the president of non-profit Advocates for Youth to lament the state being "pulled back into the dark ages" by misinformation.
NJ Makes Unemployment Process Mobile-friendly, ‘Plain-language’
Still sifting through unemployment claims filed during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced what it calls “the first of many improvements” to streamline the filing process.
Rutgers Police: Jewish Frat Targeted With Anti-Semitic Harassment
Rutgers University Police have been investigating reported harassment of students at a Jewish fraternity, after a couple of incidents reported at the New Brunswick campus.
NJ: First Day Sales of Adult-use Marijuana Totaled $1.9M at 12 Sites
It was a windfall first day of recreational cannabis in New Jersey with more than 12,000 customers statewide on April 21st.
On Oxygen, Spitting Blood: NJ Mom Says Navy SEAL Candidate Son Should Still Be Alive
More than two months after Manalapan native Kyle Mullen's training death, his mother is pressing for military accountability and concrete answers.
Ultimate Guide to Marijuana Sales in NJ: Who Can Buy, What’s For Sale, How Much
By now, you know that NJ cannabis sales widen beyond medical patients this month. What forms will be available first? Are any employers cracking down on use? Here's a roundup of information.
Accused Subway Shooter Claimed Troubled Time in NJ Made Him ‘More dangerous’
Frank James had three prior arrests in New Jersey and drove through the state on his way to launching the Brooklyn attack, police said, in which 10 people were shot and even more hurt.
NJ-based Ferrero USA Recalls Kinder Chocolate for Salmonella Risk
Days ahead of Easter, Ferrero U.S.A., Inc. of Parsippany has launched a voluntary recall of some chocolate treats due to a risk of salmonella.
High-profile Media Critic Killed by NJ Transit Train While Riding Bicycle
Eric Boehlert, 57, had written for Rolling Stone, Billboard, Salon, and Media Matters, as well as founding PressRun.Media. He was a frequent commentator on such cable news channels as MSNBC and CNN.
Guy Fieri Fed Hundreds of NJ Veterans in Monmouth County
Guy Fieri’s most recent visit to New Jersey was not to a diner, drive-in, or dive — but to feed a few hundred military veterans as part of the celebrity chef’s charitable efforts.