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. 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 businesses won’t be taxed on paycheck protection loans
More than 155,000 paycheck protection program (PPP) loans have been received in New Jersey during the pandemic, for a total of $17.3 billion.
NJ customers will see Comcast data surcharge fees in summer
The data overage fees — up to $100 more per bill — were delayed from January, amid pressure not to start during pandemic usage.
NJ county health COVID-19 vaccine clinics wait for stable supply
Ocean, Monmouth and Somerset Counties have all seen changes in the weekly amount of vaccine received, stemming from the federal supply.
‘We need more men!’ South Jersey activist spotted at Capitol insurrection
The Medford resident, whose legal name is Stephanie Hazelton, has been a leader at New Jersey anti-shutdown protests during the pandemic.
NJ has not seized Atilis Gym assets but looks to collect $274K
Atilis Gym in Bellmawr has raised nearly half a million dollars in online donations, while facing six figure fines for violating the state's COVID protocols.
NJ Army Reservist, federal contractor arrested after Capitol riot
The Colts Neck man was recorded saying he was part of the mob on Jan. 6 and that they could have taken the building if they had more men.
NJ smokers getting vaccine priority over teachers rankles many
The addition of a CDC list of high-risk medical conditions ahead of educators "in line" for vaccinations in New Jersey does not sit well with some concerned for a safe return to classrooms.
Murphy waives graduation test requirement for Class of 2021
Due to coronavirus, high schoolers do not have to take a final assessment test in order to graduate in New Jersey.
Following deadly riot, Van Drew calls impeachment waste of time
One of NJ's two GOP Congressmen says impeaching President Trump will cause division. Meanwhile, days after the Capitol insurrection a fellow U.S. Rep. has tested positive for COVID.
Christie agrees Trump should be impeached for inciting violence
Former Gov. Chris Christie said congressmen would have to vote their conscience after the deadly riot at the Capitol, adding "to me there's not a whole lot of question here."
NJ looks for COVID vaccinators among retired healthcare staff
As the state has opened up vaccines to first responders and awaits even more vaccine doses, there's a call for any qualified personnel to help give the shots.
It’s 2021: Is marijuana legal yet in NJ?
After voters easily passed a ballot question to allow recreational marijuana sales in New Jersey, the state ended 2020 in some legal confusion.