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.
‘Mallory’s Law’ makes NJ’s tough anti-bullying laws even tougher
It's named in memory of a 12-year-old girl from Rockaway Township who committed suicide in 2017 after suffering from bullying.
NJ shore town launches new rule to keep tabs on Airbnb renters
The police chief said nearly all of the city's properties up for grabs on home-sharing platforms present no issues at all, but there's always a couple outliers.
No-cash stores the future? NJ may stop it before it gets going
A bill making it unlawful for retailers to go cashless just needs the Governor's ink to take effect immediately.
DEA testing shows meth is running rampant in New Jersey
"Somebody, if they were looking for meth, they wouldn't have a difficult time finding somebody to get it from," said Timothy McMahon, special agent with the DEA's New Jersey Division.
New Jersey wants government’s help, Rutgers poll says
The majority of respondents favored all five policy options referenced in the survey.
Struggle continues for volunteer NJ fire companies
"We're worse off now than we were before," East Brunswick Fire District 1 Commissioner Fred Hoover told New Jersey 101.5.
Hiding money from your spouse? Not smart, counselor says
About 20 percent of Americans are currently hiding a checking, savings or credit card account from their spouse or live-in partner, a new survey shows.
Is drug court working? NJ tracks progress of defendants
More than 24,000 non-violent criminals since 2002, either voluntarily or mandatorily, have entered New Jersey's drug court program instead of being shipped off to jail.
‘Strong’ NJ housing market could improve further in 2019
Homes spent an average of 65 days on the market in 2018, compared to 72 a year prior.
Student loans: NJ debt load more than doubles since 2008
Student loan debt in New Jersey more than doubled over the past 10 years as the total nationwide hit an all-time high of $1.36 trillion.
Can NJ revive its hard cider industry?
Rutgers researcher Megan Muehlbauer currently has more than 30 varieties of apples growing on a Pittstown farm to see how well they'd grow in New Jersey's challenging climate.
NJ ranks poorly for outcomes of developmentally disabled people
New Jersey lands in the bottom half of states in three of the five key areas examined that are considered critical to the inclusion, support and empowerment of the disabled.