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.
Less than 4 percent of eligible NJ donors gave blood in 2017
Alana Mauger with American Red Cross Blood Services says 700 units of blood need to be collected in the Penn-Jersey region every single day to meet patient demand.
30 percent bilingual rate among NJ children — Is that enough?
The Garden State posted one of the biggest jumps in the statistic — a 5 percent increase — over the past decade.
Analysis reveals the real cost of smoking in NJ worse than other states
New Jersey ranks in the bottom half of states across the board.
Learn how to use Narcan with 2 free training events in Ocean County
Al Della Fave, a spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, said getting trained and equipped with Narcan ahead of time is critical to increasing one's chances of survival.
NJ foreclosure rate tops the nation in 2017, report finds
Nationwide, the seven counties with the worst foreclosure rates are right here in the Garden State.
New mom died after just days — her husband hopes to save others
Six days after giving birth to her child, Tara Hansen died due to an undetected infection.
Camden schools handle 100+ kids from storm-ravaged Puerto Rico
As soon as Hurricane Maria barreled through Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm in September, city officials stepped into action to prepare for an influx of families.
Ambulance response times for all NJ counties — some take 20+ minutes
In a couple New Jersey counties, an ambulance typically takes more than 20 minutes to arrive at the scene of an emergency.
New rules cap payments from drug makers to doctors
Proposed in August, the rules that take effect Tuesday impose limits on payments and other compensation that licensed prescribers in New Jersey may accept from pharmaceutical companies.
Rutgers grad can tell a child was abused — by looking at his teeth
An alumnus of the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine has gotten up close and personal with victims of the most notable tragedies in New Jersey, New York and beyond.
New Brunswick, Highland Park art project counters hate and negativity
More than two dozen storefront windows now feature works of art designed to shine a light on local organizations that work tirelessly addressing social justice issues, but rarely make headlines.
Do you follow NJ’s Move Over law? Cops don’t feel safe
When you're approaching a cop car, ambulance or tow truck on the side of the road, with its lights flashing, do you know it's the law to either switch lanes or slow down?