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.
Hospital-linked fitness centers give a nudge to NJ residents wanting to live well
From gym rats to senior citizens who've never stepped foot on a treadmill, fitness centers linked with a hospital system are an increasingly-popular option for folks looking to stay healthy.
NJ home to a hot-spot for discriminatory mortgage redlining
Racial discrimination in lending was banned decades ago, but African Americans and Latinos in New Jersey and across the country continue to be denied conventional mortgage loans at rates far higher than whites, an analysis of housing data shows.
What to do after a car accident in New Jersey
In each year from 2014 to 2016, the Garden State was home to more 230,000 crashes, according to the latest statistics from the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
NJ spends $250K per juvenile inmate — Turn jail into school, report says
New Jersey's only youth prison for girls will close. The property once hosted a boarding school for black youth.
NJ prison staff getting trained to help drug-addicted inmates
Part of the three-day training helps officers identify when someone may be in withdrawal or using a substance.
NJ developer: Liquor-license laws crippling state’s shopping centers
Maybe a glass of wine could help revive New Jersey's plethora of vacant storefronts and abandoned strip malls.
It’s permanent: You can drive on the Route 1 shoulder (sometimes)
The project has been running since June 2017, allowing cars to utilize the shoulder Monday through Friday between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m and from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
NJ needs to fill hundreds of peak-season jobs
No experience is necessary.
NJ sports betting — officials, venues prepare for potential green-light
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement is encouraging parties interested in sports betting to start the application process for a casino service industry license, if they haven't already.
Think NJ is full of road rage? Study says you’re right
"Unfortunately these are behaviors that we see on the regular on New Jersey roadways."