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 teen using birthday, again, to raise funds for charity close to her heart
The Frances Foundation was there for Maggi Brown when her sister was suffering from bone cancer. Now she wants to return the favor.
Have a kid going off to college? NJ doctor has some advice
It's already been two months since high school graduation, meaning the thrill of summer is almost over for many college-bound adolescents, who are just days or weeks away from a lifestyle change like they've never experienced.
Back-to-school time: This is how hard it is for families to afford supplies
According to the president of the New Jersey PTA, the hunt for school supplies, and paying for them, creates a challenge for parents, students and teachers on a yearly basis.
Ocean County schools adopting tool used to stop international terrorism
Several school districts have signed on to a program, announced Wednesday by the county prosecutor's office, that can provide law enforcement with complete blueprints of school grounds, right down to the smallest closet.
NJ viewing parties for the total solar eclipse
The Garden State won't get the full effect of the first total solar eclipse in decades, but the view from New Jersey is still worth a 'party.'
SIDS and SUID rates continue to drop in NJ, but ‘babies are still dying’
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome took the lives of 0.22 babies per 1,000 live births in New Jersey from 2012 to 2014, according to Centers for Disease Control statistics. A baby who appears healthy one minute may be found deceased by the time they wake up, and the death can not be explained after a thor…
Doesn’t get more ‘farm to table’ than this — Eating where the food is grown in NJ
A handful of New Jersey farms are offering patrons sit-down meals.
‘Hurricane Sandy inside your brain’ — How to spot a concussion
Right around this time of year, our kids start banging heads again, gearing up for the 2017 football, soccer and cheerleading seasons.
Beach tags a big business in NJ — Take a look inside factory
We took a trip to the Cape May County facility to get an inside look at the process.
The percentage of NJ adults with college degrees, county by county
New Jersey is one of 25 states with a postsecondary attainment rate above the national average of 45.8 percent. Seven states, including Connecticut and Maryland, score better than the Garden State.
Summer volleyball league — Weekly ‘controlled chaos’ on Manasquan beach
"I have to turn people away because we don't have enough nets," the league director told New Jersey 101.5.
NJ struggling to keep up with data-fueled economy, report finds
The Garden State receives a score of 41.7 out of a possible 100, compared to country-leading Massachusetts with a score of 63.