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.
Male breast cancer a rare but real threat — West Orange, NJ man shares his story
Louis Graham had no hesitation eight years ago or in 2020 about going to see a doctor when he noticed something was off.
NJ school nurses ‘mentally wiped out’ by COVID-19 cases, calls, paperwork
Their typical duties — screenings, managing chronic medical conditions, and handling everyday accidents and illnesses — still exist.
Atlantic City, NJ casino workers continue push for permanent smoking ban
"Every day we see more and more smoke and smokers, people being more comfortable blowing the poison in the air," said a dealer at Borgata.
Rutgers mandating COVID vaccination for all employees
Employees were informed that failure to provide proof of full vaccination will result in disciplinary action, possibly termination.
Buying a car in NJ could be more annoying and costly for another year
Supply of adequate vehicles is still far short of demand in the Garden State.
Open houses are back — see when you can visit NJ college campuses
Because of pandemic restrictions, it was difficult for students and their families to get a true feel for a college campus in 2020.
Still getting bites? New Jersey’s mosquito season is lasting longer
Over the years, mosquitoes have begun showing up earlier and sticking around later.
Youth obesity — NJ’s rate is better than the national average
The national rate for the 10-to-17 age group is 16.2%, or roughly one in six.
NJ shore town may eliminate 3-day beach badges
They're difficult to enforce and forced the city to miss out on a lot of revenue, according to the beach tag supervisor.
NJ-wide ‘walk out’ against COVID mandates planned for Oct. 18
Oct. 18 is also the date on which teachers in New Jersey must be vaccinated against the virus or start submitting to regular testing for COVID-19.
Open enrollment for 2022 — what to look for in a health plan
You're typically given a couple of weeks to make your decision, whether or not you know what you're reading.
Pediatric cancer in NJ getting more attention and funding with new laws
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New Jersey has the third highest rate of pediatric cancer in the nation.