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 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.
Time Could Be Running Out for Liquid-Nitrogen Dragon’s Breath in NJ
Following safety concerns, at least one New Jersey merchant plans to cut ties with the liquid nitrogen product.
It’s the American (Burglar’s) Dream — Are You Guilty of This?
A significant proportion of vacationers unknowingly put their homes at risk, a new survey shows.
Donating Sick Days to Co-Workers: NJ Looks to Make it Law
The proposed law that cleared the full Senate in July and now awaits action in the Assembly would add pregnant women, in certain cases, to the pool of workers eligible for donated leave.
How Well Off Are Jersey Kids? It Depends Which County
A child's chances of a healthy and successful future shouldn't depend on their zip code. But, according to an annual report from Advocates for Children of New Jersey, that's the reality for many Garden State children.