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, I firmly believe that life’s too short to drink bad coffee. I'm also a fan of the beach and karma.
Beloved new bakery in Medford, NJ told to cease and ‘de-moose’ their mural
Maggie Moose Bakery has largely been a hit with the Medford community since opening. But, an outdoor mural that features its logo has drawn ire from a local bylaw.
NJ man’s death at food processing site prompts OSHA inspection
The 63-year-old Millville man was found unresponsive in a piece of equipment at a Lassonde Pappas facility in Cumberland County, according to police and federal officials.
NJ inspectors say Six Flags roller coaster is ‘structurally compromised’
The roller coaster at the Ocean County theme park has been shutdown since an August incident that left a number of riders hurt. State officials say support columns remain damaged.
Anonymous group stirs up backlash against Netflix plan for NJ
There's some fresh criticism of a plan that would bring Netflix to New Jersey — though it's not clear who is behind the campaign.
Is Biden right about pandemic being over? State of COVID-19 in NJ
There's been more than 34,000 confirmed or probable deaths linked to coronavirus since COVID arrived in New Jersey in March 2020.
Nurses at this NJ hospital say they ‘lack trust,’ wouldn’t feel safe as patients
Responding to the survey report involving union nurses in Monmouth County, the healthcare provider counters the poll as "self-serving propaganda.”
Off-duty NJ cop jumps into dangerous current after friends get swept away
During a day off, NJ Transit Police Officer Zachary Sjosward was fishing with two friends at Island Beach State Park Beach — when he saved both from dangerous rip currents.
Child patients hospitalized with virus: NJ mom urges caution
Health officials are watching an uptick in young patients hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, who tested positive for rhinovirus, enterovirus — or both.
Holocaust-era cattle car exhibition making its way through NJ
The harrowing tour features a replica, World War II-era cattle car used to transport Jewish people and other targeted groups to concentration camps during the Holocaust, with an immersive exhibit inside.
NJ Jackals will play ball in Paterson at historic Hinchliffe Stadium
After leaving Montclair's Yogi Berra Stadium - the New Jersey Jackals will kick-off next season in May 2023 at Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson.
Another town OKs cannabis shop amid NJ backlog for retail marijuana permits
While New Jersey has touted the now 500-plus conditional licenses approved for cannabis sales — not a single store has opened, beyond medical dispensary expansions.
Jersey City, NJ teens charged as adults with murder of 16-year-old
Prosecutors have charged 18-year-old Juan Crawford and 17-year-old Leo Barker with murder, stemming from the December 2021 shooting death of Pedro Rodriguez.