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 student-athletes launch week to recognize ‘difficult job’ of officials
Student ambassadors plan to designate one week per season to show their gratitude for officials.
Damaged by NJ rains in June? Low-interest loan deadline approaching
As of the middle of last week, the SBA approved 25 loans related to the June weather event, including 19 in Camden County, and three each in Burlington and Gloucester counties.
Youth obesity — a bigger problem in NJ than in many other states
Nationwide, 4.8 million people aged 10 to 17 have obesity, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Stockton researcher finds legal pot had little effect on crime elsewhere
As it remains in toss-up mode whether or not New Jersey will go ahead anytime soon with the legalization of recreational marijuana, in-depth research led by a Stockton University faculty member finds little to no effect on crime in the two states that were the first to do so.
Hotel booking sites scam people out of $5.7B a year, research shows
With about 110,000 hotel rooms in the Garden State, that's an alarming statistic for New Jersey residents.
Experts think these bike routes are safe for kids — Parents disagree
A study by Rutgers researchers compared responses from New Jersey parents with a rating system used to determine the safety of bicycle routes.
South Jersey loneliness — report finds strong link to overall health
Researchers were surprised by which generations are more likely to feel socially isolated.
It’s like Airbnb for parking spaces — Boxcar app based in NJ
Spots closer to a transit station typically cost more than those that demand a farther walk.
NJ high school could expand access to AP courses to more students
"We're not going to make kids take AP classes if they don't want to, but I'd like to give them the opportunity to challenge themselves," said school board member Steven Drew.
‘Street Smart’ campaign improving safety at busy NJ intersections, study says
Rules of the road exist in order to prevent fatalities and serious injuries, but they still may not be top of mind for folks behind the wheel and crossing the street.