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 religious leaders learn to protect houses of worship from harm
Places of worship are not off-limits for those wishing to inflict harm on others. The most recent proof — an early November church shooting that took 26 lives in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
HIV/AIDS — A side effect of NJ’s heroin epidemic?
"It's not just the needles. It's then the sexual activity that happens with the drug use," said Mark Anderson, executive director of Buddies of New Jersey.
Opioids in medicine cabinets ‘all over the state,’ Rutgers finds
Despite the opioid epidemic tightening its grip on New Jersey, across nearly every demographic, a fair number of residents admit to a practice that could make the problem even worse.
Help me, plz — NJ youth in crisis texting for help
Even in their darkest mental state, some younger individuals would rather text than call for help.
How healthy is New Jersey? See the new state-by-state rankings
The report looked at 35 measures covering behaviors, community and environment, policy, clinical care and outcomes.
Former Rutgers student’s hacking may have cost university $9.5 million
A 21-year-old from Fanwood has pleaded guilty to a series of attacks against the university's servers that may have cost the institution close to $10 million.
Fewer NJ students receiving free, reduced-price breakfast
Of the 539,576 students eligible for a breakfast deal — based on family income — just over 235,000 were served.
ICE arrests keeping NJ immigrants away from courts, survey finds
Courthouse raids by federal immigration officials over the past several months are spooking New Jersey's foreign-born population.
Cherry Hill woman will do the holiday shopping for you
She's already had some bites this holiday season in the New Jersey-Philadelphia region.
NJ property taxes — You could save by volunteering
The bill states a municipality involved in such a program cannot utilize volunteers for any positions that would otherwise be paid. Volunteers would earn tax credits per hour at the same rate of the state's minimum wage, up to $1,000 each year.