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.
Holiday Season Over, But NJ Food Banks Still Need Your Help
"Once January hits, a lot of people forget about us," said Laura Chiappetta, Fulfill's director of development.
Winter Driving Dos and Don’ts on NJ’s Messy Roads
Last Friday marked the official start of winter, which has proven to be quite deadly for motorists, passengers and pedestrians in the Garden State.
Why do so many rape kits go untested in New Jersey?
On a yearly basis, more than 1,000 sexual assault forensic exams — or rape kits — are collected from New Jersey women who, after a traumatic experience, want to preserve DNA evidence of their perpetrator.
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.