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 schools are refusing to give students grades of zero — Hurting or helping?
Districts claim a zero grade is burying students and makes no sense on a scale of 100.
NJ Transit’s new tool aims to eliminate confusion during severe winter weather
Depending on the severity of a significant weather event this winter, NJ Transit will decide whether weekday trains will run at "Severe Weather Schedule — Level 1" or "Severe Weather Schedule — Level 2."
What HIV and AIDS look like in New Jersey today
In 1990, more than 4,200 individuals were newly diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in the Garden State. The virus and its most severe phase took the lives of nearly 3,600 hundred people.
Kids always absent? Law would make NJ schools deal with it
Chronic absenteeism is typically defined as missing 10 percent or more of the school year.
The only NJ company that’s among the best for women
Based on the feedback of anonymous female employees nationwide, work culture website Comparably has released a list of the top 50 large companies for women in 2017.
Good money to be spent on employee holiday gifts, survey finds
Maybe there is something you can look forward to when going to work...at least one day out of the year.
NJ residents who shop online might be unwitting tax cheats
You may be cheating on your taxes each year without even trying.
NJ a ‘state of concern’ for school bomb threats
Between 2014-2015 and 2015-2016, the number of bomb threats at New Jersey schools spiked from 39 to 62, according to the most recent report from the state Department of Education.
How to help NJ’s domestic violence victims this holiday season
It's estimated that nearly all victims of domestic violence are also suffering financial hardship.
Growing number of NJ children have had a parent behind bars
The new numbers are an update to a 2016 report that says the incarceration of a parent can have the same impact on a child's well-being as domestic violence or abuse.