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. As a wife and momma of two kiddos, I firmly believe that life’s too short to drink bad coffee. I'm also a fan of the beach, Dave Grohl and karma.
These NJ policy holders are getting health insurance rebates
Horizon BCBS is paying out $48.2 million in rebates on individual health plans for 2019, and another rebate could be on the way for 2020 — but 2021 rates are already higher.
NJ vaccine mega-sites close due to storm; shots being rescheduled
Those with appointments at the state-run COVID-19 vaccine sites would be rescheduled, amid a State of Emergency due to winter storm conditions, the governor said.
Playland Castaway Cove rides safe after Ocean City boardwalk fire
The amusement park, one of two along the Ocean City boardwalk, has assured patrons it will reopen for the upcoming season despite the Saturday fire.
NJ tweaks COVID-19 guidance to allow districts to keep schools open
State health officials still recommend remote instruction for schools in regions at "very high risk" of COVID-19 transmission, though it's not required.
NJ smokers getting vaccine priority over teachers rankles many
The addition of a CDC list of high-risk medical conditions ahead of educators "in line" for vaccinations in New Jersey does not sit well with some concerned for a safe return to classrooms.
New Jersey man intentionally burned young boy and girl with lighter, cops say
A Jersey City man is facing charges for the abuse reported last month, according to prosecutors.
NJ COVID-19 vaccine website crashes on first week
The portal was live as of Monday night, for people to sign up to eventually scheduled their vaccinations. By Tuesday morning, some were getting an error message.
Dozens sick at South Jersey jail; warden faults partying officers
As many as 50 inmates and 20 correctional officers and staff in Cumberland County tested positive. Administrators say protocol enforcement is a "challenge" outside the jail.
Watch NJ cop pull driver from burning car on Thanksgiving
Police have shared dash cam footage of the rescue in Middlesex County.
ALDI: Don’t fall for online scam offering free groceries
Police in South Jersey also warned against clicking on a phony link, in the phishing scheme targeting the popular supermarket chain.
Here’s all the NJ medical marijuana dispensaries open in 2020
New Jersey has 13 medical marijuana dispensaries doing business, as lawmakers follow up on voter-approved recreational pot.
Walmart, Target and many other NJ stores closing for Thanksgiving 2020
Target and Walmart are among the latest retail giants giving employees a day off for the holiday, in a year of stressful hours due to novel coronavirus.