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.
Mentally ill and frustrated — NJ residents cite long waits for treatment
Cathy from Toms River wants to speak one on one with a professional about her issues, as soon as possible, but that's not happening.
Free classes in Ocean County teach you to fight off an attacker
From teens to an 82-year-old woman, there was plenty of interest in the first of at least two free self-defense classes sponsored by the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.
Recovering from mental illness — NJ residents share their stories
With the proper care, individuals with even the most serious mental health conditions can still enjoy life.
Another NJ town could ban certain dog and cat sales
More than 120 municipalities in New Jersey have on their books some type of ban targeting the retail sale of dogs and cats in pet stores.
What to do in NJ if your loved one refuses mental health treatment
Certain individuals can be forced by the legal system into treatment.
Sports betting possible by end of May at Monmouth Park
A soft launch could come in less than two weeks.
Atlantic City’s two new casinos opening on the same day — why?
The casinos taking over for the former Revel and the former Taj Mahal will start dealing on June 28.
Is battling mental illness easier than dealing with the stigma?
Public perception of the issue has made positive strides over time, likely at the expense of many others encountering a mental health condition of their own.
The new and improved ways of treating mental illness in New Jersey
Four nights a week, harpists roam the units of Carrier Clinic and play bedside for individuals dealing with the restlessness associated with a mental illness.
Still need a summer job? Great Adventure is hiring on the spot
A special hiring event is scheduled for Saturday.
933,000 adults in NJ have a mental illness but few get help
New Jersey 101.5 presents a five-day series on mental health in New Jersey and the impact of disorders that affect one's mood, thinking and behavior.
It’s home improvement season in NJ — Avoid getting cheated
Picking the right professional should be a process, so you don't end up getting cheated.