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.
NJ Girl Scouts Connecting the Elderly With Long-Distance Family
A few Girl Scouts are essentially making miracles happen weekly for the elderly residents of Hunterdon Care Center.
$1 Million Will Help NJ Troops Transition to a Career in Teaching
“Military service members have a unique set of skills to offer to the classroom,” said Education Commissioner Lamont O. Repollet.
‘Cannabis Studies’ Minor Now Offered By NJ University
About 15 students have already declared cannabis studies as their minor. This fall, the course Cannabis Law is fully enrolled with 30 students.
Why a Jersey Teacher Is Wearing the Same Outfit for 100 Days
Since the start of the 2018 academic year, the art teacher at William Allen Middle School has worn the same gray dress every school day. She'll keep doing so until at least February.
NJ Lawmakers Want Minimum Wage for Tipped Workers
New Jersey's 193,000 tipped workers should be earning the same minimum wage as all other workers in the state, according to some legislators.
Are NJ Roads Ready for Driverless Cars?
In 2017, 624 people lost their lives on New Jersey's roads. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 94 percent of roadway accidents are caused by human error.
These Are the Most ‘Favorited’ Airbnb Rentals in New Jersey
More than ever before, New Jersey residents this past summer used the online marketplace Airbnb to rent out their homes or spare rooms to guests.
NJ’s 1 Percent — Breast Cancer Not Just a Female Problem
The sample size of male patients is always so small, there's no opportunity for clinical trials.
Paid Sick Leave for Nearly All NJ Workers — What it Means for You
New Jersey is one of 10 states mandating that employers provide their workers with paid sick leave.
Where You Can Celebrate the Life of NJ-Born Whitney Houston
A six-time Grammy winner, Houston was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2013.
NJ Obesity Rate Still at Its Highest Level, Report Finds
In the year 2000, New Jersey's adult obesity rate was 17 percent. It had risen to 24.1 percent by 2010.
Sick Kid? When You Should Keep Them Home From School
No one wants to be the parent whose kid started an outbreak of some illness in the classroom.