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.
Most line-of-duty deaths of NJ cops last year were COVID-related
COVID-19 was the biggest line-of-duty killer of law enforcement officers in 2020 across New Jersey and the nation, according to figures released by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
NJ landlords required to accept rent by credit card … for now
It's expected to cause headaches for folks who weren't set up already to follow the law, but exemptions in the law are viewed as a fair trade-off.
NJ community colleges ask for $10M aid: Call it investment
"We have a lot of people in New Jersey who are going to need to re-skill and retool to be able to get good jobs," said Aaron Fichtner, president of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges.
59 closures and counting — COVID-19’s impact on NJ MVC locations
More than half a dozen New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission agency locations are closed through at least the beginning of next week due to positive coronavirus tests.
Pandemic has not caused drug-overdose uptick in New Jersey
From the beginning of March through September of last year, New Jersey experienced 1,784 suspected drug overdose deaths, state data show.
Injured by COVID vaccine or ventilator? Compensation is possible
An approved vaccine for COVID-19 is only a few weeks old, but there's already a system in place to compensate you or your loved ones should you experience significant physical harm because of it.
NJ is #1 again for folks moving out
New Jersey has held the "top" spot for the past three years.
Attorneys: NJ diocese’s bankruptcy plan hurts sexual abuse survivors
The Diocese of Camden filed Chapter 11 at the start of October, citing financial obstacles caused by the pandemic and payouts to victims of clergy abuse.
AARP: NJ workers face age discrimination — here’s how to stop it
Currently, employers in New Jersey are not barred from refusing to hire or promote individuals who are over the age of 70.
Massive health and well-being study launching in New Jersey
The New Jersey Population Health Cohort study aims to enroll up to 10,000 participants beginning in early 2021.
NJ gas prices to continue their rise into 2021
We're still in the midst of a global pandemic, but average gas prices in the Garden State have managed to climb 20 cents since the middle of November.
COVID-19 vaccine registration, plus more doses, coming to NJ
Just like the first 400,000+ doses awarded to the state in December, 100% of the early 2021 delivery will be reserved for health care workers and those who live or work at long-term care facilities.