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 pedestrian fatality count at its highest level in 20 years
Not since the early 1990s has New Jersey seen so many pedestrian deaths in one year.
Volunteer EMTs still needed throughout New Jersey
In the range of 150 just a few years ago, the number of hours required in the classroom and in the field now tops 200 — more than 250 in some spots — to become certified.
‘Havens for illegal activity’ — Why Toms River is cracking down on motels
The ordinance states law enforcement can inspect hotels and motels at any time to ensure the registry requirements are being followed.
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.