Before becoming a digital reporter and fill-in news anchor for New Jersey 101.5, my NJ journalism roots began as faux interviews on a Fisher Price tape recorder. Relatives might say my "gift of gab" grew from there, leading me to radio and beyond. As a wife and momma of two kiddos, I firmly believe that life’s too short to drink bad coffee. I'm also a fan of the beach, Dave Grohl and karma.
NJ high schoolers added to COVID vaccine program, still optional
A North Jersey school district has expanded its vaccine clinic to include teenagers, as more colleges have made shots a requirement for fall.
More than 800 tiny turtles scooped to safety and rehab at Stockton
The hundreds of turtle hatchlings were found in storm drains in South Jersey.
NJ focuses COVID efforts on 16 ‘least vaccinated’ cities, towns
As part of efforts to reach a 70% vaccination rate among NJ adults by June, the state has outlined which of its most populated communities is lagging behind.
NJ couple who scammed $4.66M from food stamps program heads to prison
The couple owned and ran a grocery store in Paterson during the four-year scheme.
Body found in water is 22-year-old Drew exchange student
The junior from Nepal was reported missing in January. His body was found in Brooklyn in March, prosecutors said.
Kean joins list of universities in NJ requiring COVID-19 vaccines
NJIT has made the vaccine a requirement for students and faculty by the fall semester, with a stringent process for exemptions.
Compromise plan at Sandy Hook calls for few apartments to start
Redevelopment of historic "Officers' Row" at Fort Hancock could begin as a pilot program, according to U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone.
NJ man brings loaded gun back to work after argument, police say
A store manager tackled the employee and knocked the gun away, according to Gloucester Township police.
Monmouth County Prosecutor resigns effective in June
Christopher Gramiccioni, a naval reserve commander, has led the county prosecutor's office since 2012.
Essex ends ICE contract: Protesters want all inmates, not just immigrants, freed
Amid the news that immigrant detainees would no longer be held in Newark, a number of activists were far from happy, saying the change wasn't enough.