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.
Did you know? NJ requires your dog be licensed
In order to grab that license, you need to present proof that the dog's been vaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian.
Steal from NJ’s inlets to feed the beaches — Complementary sand projects underway
The New Jersey DEP is in the process of removing sand from the southern portion of Little Egg Inlet — which was deemed unsafe for boats all last summer because of sand buildup — and using it to repair beaches and dunes on Long Beach Island.
NJ flu cases spiked 35% last week — When will it end?
Meanwhile, a certain strain of the virus is just picking up speed and will likely infect residents for the next several weeks.
NJ residents physically healthy but lag in purpose, motivation
In the annual Gallup-Sharecare survey, New Jersey residents don't fare so well on a new well-being index.
1% in 10 years — NJ home prices barely growing
When you account for inflation, the average home sale price actually dropped 14 percent from 2007 to 2017 — more proof of New Jersey's sluggish comeback from last decade's economic downturn.
Why it’s so hard to get a beer with NJ-born hops
Hop plant production in New Jersey has always been scarce.
After divorce or nixed engagement, who keeps the ring in NJ?
Since the Garden State sees up to 30,000 divorce complaints on an annual basis, you may be interested in learning who gets to keep the engagement ring if things don't work out.
A 2-minute survey to diagnose autism in toddlers
The researchers advise that it be implemented in the context of standard pediatric care, and they believe the questionnaire deserves wider application and study.
More NJ police departments adding Tasers to their belts
Forty police officers in Wayne Twp. are now equipped with stuns guns that can immobilize a subject with an electrical current from as far as 25 feet away.
Dough-slingin’ Jersey boys spark largest pizza donation in history
More than 250 pizzerias, including 25 in New Jersey, are donating at least 10 pizza pies to the hungry as part of the "Pizza Across America" campaign.