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.
Task force: NJ can improve how it addresses bullying in schools
The task force is led by the mother of Tyler Clementi, the Rutgers student who took his own life after being a victim of cyberbullying.
Middletown to continue tradition of reading 9/11 victims’ names
The town that lost the most souls in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, behind New York City, refuses to let the 19th anniversary come and go without reading those victims' names out loud.
Revival of biker gang threatens safety of NJ residents, report warns
Random patrons in bars, and drivers on the road, have been the victims of acts of intimidation and physical assaults carried out by Pagans, according to the report.
Use by, best by, sell by — NJ campaigns to prevent food waste
Did you stock up on food when the pandemic hit, and end up throwing a lot away? Are you hesitant to open a box or can if the "use by" date has already passed?
Would you book a room during COVID-19? NJ hotels still struggling
The public health crisis has put a major dent in both leisure and business travel, the bread and butter for the state's hotel industry.
Returning to work? Your COVID-19 concerns may not match others’
"People range from very neurotic to really reckless," said Maureen Wild, a business etiquette expert in Flemington.
‘The timing is horrific’ — NJ budget cuts in-school mental health services
Gov. Murphy's spending plan completely erases funding for in-school programs that have helped students since the 1980s with issues related to mental health, employment, pregnancy prevention, drug abuse education and more.
NJ live venues can reopen. But will they?
For any site that plans to reopen, the audience would be capped at the lesser of either 25% capacity or 150 people.
Coronavirus may be extending the Jersey Shore season
Business owners and officials are welcoming the stretched-out season.
Rutgers studies identify quicker way to decontaminate N95 masks
Even if the masks contain makeup or moisturizer from the previous user, the authors said, they can be fully decontaminated.
Robocalls, subdued by pandemic, are bugging us again in NJ
Just as call centers struggled at the start of the pandemic to get people working from home, so did fraudsters who likely operate in a similar manner.
New campaign in NJ: Tell Murphy restaurants are essential too
Table tents, placemats and takeout delivery flyers in dozens of locations will be marked with a QR code that directs people to a webpage detailing the industry's troubles and how to take action.