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.
How prepared is NJ for a public health emergency?
According to a new report, all states have made progress in preparedness since the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
Proposed NJ law ups charges for ‘bastards’ who abuse animals
River's Law is named after a dog left to drown in a cage along the Jersey Shore.
New Jersey’s ranking slips in school breakfast report
But a new state law may reverse the slide.
Is movie about Lakewood anti-semitic? NJ groups condemn message
A documentary about development around Lakewood hasn't been released yet but a number of groups claim the trailers promoting the movie are offensive.
Give NJ florists a break — order Valentine’s Day flowers now
Flower shops across New Jersey are bracing for "48 hours of complete chaos" leading up to and including Valentine's Day.
Compensation for victims of church sex abuse in NJ: How it works
A statewide compensation program has been announced to benefit those sexually abused by Roman Catholic clergy as minors. But it'll only be around until the end of this year.
NJ could force schools to save security footage for abuse cases
"Some school districts only keep surveillance footage for a short period of time, sometimes just a few weeks," said bill sponsor Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt.
HPV affects many in NJ but vaccine for kids could stop it
More likely than not, you'll get HPV at some point in your life. But your kids may be better off, if you follow youth vaccine recommendations from the federal government.
‘Mallory’s Law’ makes NJ’s tough anti-bullying laws even tougher
It's named in memory of a 12-year-old girl from Rockaway Township who committed suicide in 2017 after suffering from bullying.
No-cash stores the future? NJ may stop it before it gets going
A bill making it unlawful for retailers to go cashless just needs the Governor's ink to take effect immediately.
DEA testing shows meth is running rampant in New Jersey
"Somebody, if they were looking for meth, they wouldn't have a difficult time finding somebody to get it from," said Timothy McMahon, special agent with the DEA's New Jersey Division.
New Jersey wants government’s help, Rutgers poll says
The majority of respondents favored all five policy options referenced in the survey.