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.
Compromise plan at Sandy Hook calls for few apartments to start
Redevelopment of historic "Officers' Row" at Fort Hancock could begin as a pilot program, according to U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone.
Monmouth County Prosecutor resigns effective in June
Christopher Gramiccioni, a naval reserve commander, has led the county prosecutor's office since 2012.
No mask? NJ primary voters will be turned away from polls, Murphy says
When asked about polling places in May and June, Governor Murphy said indoor mask requirements would likely remain.
Gov. Murphy making ‘major announcement’ on NJ reopening
There's been mounting pressure for the state to rollback more, if not all, restrictions on businesses as COVID metrics continue to improve.
Who’s got shots? Here’s the most and least vaccinated NJ counties
With eligibility now widened to all 16 and older — where have the most adults already been fully vaccinated in New Jersey?
NJ employers can be ordered to pay for medical weed, Supreme Court says
Medical marijuana can be a reasonable treatment covered by worker's compensation, the state's highest court has ruled.
One of NJ’s 1st COVID survivors runs 20 miles between hospitals as ‘thanks’
Paulo Santos of Manalapan made his fundraising journey exactly one year after being weaned from a ventilator and going home.
COVID vaccines: 17 myths, misconceptions and scientific facts
Here are some of the most rampant social media rumors on COVID-19 vaccines currently being distributed in the U.S. and the real, science-based answers.
Ocean County launching $18M rental assistance relief program
Tenants and landlords will benefit from the program, which is covering up to six months' back rent for eligible county applicants.
Starting April 19, NJ opens COVID vaccines to those 16 and older
Gov. Phil Murphy announced the eligibility window was being moved up by two weeks, as the state's supply of doses has been on the rise.
The latest on disease-prone ‘kissing bugs’ that spread to NJ
A pharmaceutical company with New Jersey roots has given the country a new weapon against Chagas disease, spread by these blood-sucking insects.
NJ launches new COVID vaccine finder tool for online appointments
The state has launched a new web tool to try and better connect those eligible for COVID-19 vaccines with available appointments, as grouped by county.