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.
Chlorine shortage hitting NJ — it’ll likely cost you a lot more
"I do have a good amount because we ordered early on, but we are expected to run out, honestly, by early summer," said Ashley Gillis, manager at Paradise Pool & Spa in Hamburg.
Aug. 21 is the NJ deadline for local marijuana bans — towns are making moves
A number of municipalities have already declared a local ban on weed sales or distribution, or are in the process of doing so, after having their original bans made null and void by the law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy in February.
Ready to bust a move? Dance floors reopen Friday in NJ … in some cases
Admit it — you've been itching to do the YMCA at a New Jersey wedding.
COVID-19’s mental health toll — will it subside as we return to ‘normal’?
Folks continue to reach out for help, but experts hope they can get back on their feet in a reasonable amount of time once the crisis subsides.
Driving while high — how legal weed may impact NJ’s roads
According to a survey from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, dangerous driving behaviors are more likely to be exhibited by individuals who identify as users of both alcohol and marijuana, compared to those who drink but don't get high
NJ could be a hotter destination for vacations this summer
"We are definitely hearing from realtors, from hotels, that reservations are strong. Campgrounds are doing well," said Diane Wieland, director of tourism for Cape May County.
NJ has $5.3 billion in unclaimed property — some may be yours
If searching your own name returns no results, you could also benefit from searching for the names of family members who've passed away.
Struggling to find help, NJ businesses blame unemployment benefits
"This is not unemployment, this is vacation money," said Anthony Braica, owner of La Cipollina Ristorante in Freehold.
‘Vaccinated sections’ possible at Prudential Center for Devils games
A spokesperson for Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, which owns the New Jersey Devils, said conversations are being had about possibly introducing "vaccinated sections" at the team's home venue.
How safe is your hospital? New grades released by The Leapfrog Group
No hospital in New Jersey received a failing grade, but more than a dozen facilities fell short of an A or B grade.