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’s new laws on marijuana — an ‘open call’ for minors to try it?
Someone younger than 21 caught with any amount of marijuana, cannabis, hashish or alcohol in any public place, including a school, gets a written warning for a first offense, under New Jersey's updated laws.
Springsteen ordered to pay $540 for drinking on Sandy Hook
Charges against rock star Bruce Springsteen for drunken driving and reckless driving, related to an incident in November on Sandy Hook, have been dropped.
41% of NJ hospitals operating at a loss in late 2020, report finds
As hospitals continue to deal with increased expenses related to the pandemic, many New Jersey residents appear to be delaying non-COVID care due to fears they may contract the virus.
Will outdoor events occur this spring, summer in New Jersey?
Experts and officials don't have a crystal ball, but they are optimistic for a much more active spring and summer outdoors, compared to a 2020 warm season that was virtually decimated by the threat of COVID-19.
More than 1,700 NJ prisoners serving some type of life sentence
According to a new report, New Jersey records one of the highest rates (42%) of for-life prisoners who are 55 and older.
NJ dental group: Don’t avoid checkups due to COVID concerns
"There's a percentage of patients that are sitting on the sidelines, they're not coming in," said Mitchell Weiner, a general dentist in South Brunswick and president of the New Jersey Dental Association.
Experts: Don’t schedule mammogram right after COVID vaccine
"If possible, and when it does not unduly delay care," it's recommended that women get screenings before their vaccination regimen begins, or weeks after.
Teen dating violence — experts urge you to recognize the signs
If your child were experiencing abuse from their dating partner, do you think you'd have the eyes and ears to pick up on it?
How to lower your car insurance rate in New Jersey
The Garden State in 2021 continues to post among the highest auto-insurance rates in the country.
NJ schools skipping mandate to serve breakfast, group says
"It's not acceptable, it's unconscionable, it's not the way we should be treating our students here in New Jersey," said Adele LaTourette, director of Hunger Free New Jersey.