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.
Itchy throat? Ragweed season has begun in NJ
If you have seasonal allergies, chances are you're allergic to the pollen that's bursting throughout New Jersey right now.
Have you seen this? Cicada killer wasp active right now in New Jersey
Living up to their name, the female wasps use their stinger to kill cicadas in a way that could come straight from a horror film.
Women charged more than men — proposed NJ law targets ‘pink tax’
“By a woman’s 50th birthday, she will have spent an average of $69,132 more for the same goods and services than her male counterpart, solely as the result of her gender," said Sen. Nia Gill.
Are active-shooter drills in NJ schools doing more harm than good?
"New Jersey schools currently are required to conduct active shooter exercises but guidelines are vague on how drills should be conducted," the Murphy Administration said on April 15.
Prom is happening — how NJ schools are getting it done
In-person prom was an absolute no-go for New Jersey high schools in 2020 due to the threat of COVID-19.
Airbnb implements strict July 4 rule in NJ and beyond
July 4 lands on a Sunday this year; Airbnb notes the national holiday has been pegged as the reopening-from-COVID date in the U.S.
272,000 students fall behind in school, NJ pandemic report finds
It's the first statewide look at learning loss over the past year.
COVID vaccine poll: Many adults are hesitant, fewer minorities received it
"We see a very strong resistance politically to the vaccine, where an actual majority of Republicans said they are probably or definitely not going to get the vaccine," said John Froonjian, director of the Hughes Center at Stockton.
1 year of COVID — NJ residents ‘can’t wait for this to be over’
On March 4, 2020, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the Garden State's first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus.
‘Pandemic push’ for housing still hot in New Jersey
Demand for properties has not taken a break since the market relaunched after a brief shutdown.
Springsteen ordered to pay $540 for drinking on Sandy Hook
Charges against rock star Bruce Springsteen for drunken driving and reckless driving, related to an incident in November on Sandy Hook, have been dropped.
How NJ weddings will look in 2021 due to COVID-19
The pandemic is still killing the classic New Jersey wedding, so couples are getting creative, with the help of the places and people they hire, to ensure their big day actually occurs in 2021.