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, leading me to radio and beyond. 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.
Gov. Murphy making ‘major announcement’ on NJ reopening
There's been mounting pressure for the state to rollback more, if not all, restrictions on businesses as COVID metrics continue to improve.
One of NJ’s 1st COVID survivors runs 20 miles between hospitals as ‘thanks’
Paulo Santos of Manalapan made his fundraising journey exactly one year after being weaned from a ventilator and going home.
Adoptable NJ Chihuahua Dubbed ‘Haunted Victorian Child’ Is Viral Star
A hilariously blunt, prospective pet profile about "Prancer" the chihuahua in New Jersey has been shared thousands of times online.
Gov. Murphy slams ‘conspiracy theory’ of COVID case load changes
"Find another state that's more transparent" the governor challenged, when asked about discrepancies in new test results reported online.
NJ launches new COVID vaccine finder tool for online appointments
The state has launched a new web tool to try and better connect those eligible for COVID-19 vaccines with available appointments, as grouped by county.
Police K9 attacked and hurt SJ neighbor’s Yorkie, owner says
A South Jersey woman has been caring for her small dog, after it was bit badly by a police K9, whose handler lives next door.
A year later, NJ nursing homes now can allow indoor visits
The state has updated its guidance, with certain limitations based on COVID-19 spread at each facility, health officials said.
Burlington hit and run kills woman, police ask for public’s help
A 46-year-old woman died after being struck by a vehicle that fled the scene early Saturday morning, police said.
NJ restaurants, gyms, casinos can operate at 50% capacity March 19
Restaurants and other indoor businesses have been given the green light to increase from 35% to 50% capacity, effective March 19, Governor Murphy announced.
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.