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.
FBI: Criminals may be ‘skimming’ your online payment info
Unfortunately, this latest warning from the FBI office in Newark doesn't come with any simple solutions. Just hope you're not one of the unlucky ones.
These are all things NJ taxes — and doesn’t — when you shop
Are you breaking the law every time you purchase a pumpkin?
NJ made it easier for expectant parents to get their benefits
Expecting a baby? New Jersey has made it a bit easier, and likely quicker, to obtain financial benefits while you're away from work.
NJ health network’s $1M anti-vape campaign targets youth
"The statistics that are out there now are really only the tip of the iceberg," Bob Garrett, CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health, told New Jersey 101.5.
In emergencies, few NJ schools ready to protect kids with disabilities, report says
Gew have effective plans in place to address the complex, individualized needs of students with intellectual and development disabilities in these scenarios, according to a report.
Youth obesity — a bigger problem in NJ than in many other states
Nationwide, 4.8 million people aged 10 to 17 have obesity, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Stockton researcher finds legal pot had little effect on crime elsewhere
As it remains in toss-up mode whether or not New Jersey will go ahead anytime soon with the legalization of recreational marijuana, in-depth research led by a Stockton University faculty member finds little to no effect on crime in the two states that were the first to do so.
Hotel booking sites scam people out of $5.7B a year, research shows
With about 110,000 hotel rooms in the Garden State, that's an alarming statistic for New Jersey residents.
‘Street Smart’ campaign improving safety at busy NJ intersections, study says
Rules of the road exist in order to prevent fatalities and serious injuries, but they still may not be top of mind for folks behind the wheel and crossing the street.
Fire started in her bedroom: NJ woman disappeared 3 weeks ago
An Ocean Township woman whose home was destroyed by fire three weeks ago still hasn't been found.
‘Kind is cool': NJ 3rd-grader hopes to raise bullying awareness
It's amazing what can come out of the mind of an 8-year-old.
Courtesy busing on the chopping block for cash-strapped districts
Do you know if your kid's free bus ride to and from school is required, or just a nice gesture by the district?