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.
Every year, colorectal cancer is affecting more young NJ adults
"There's definitely a trend towards early onset colorectal cancer. The statistic are kind of shocking," said Dr. Michael Arvanitis, colorectal surgeon at Monmouth Medical Center.
NJ could raise gun fees by 1100% and security guards would take hit
"It makes zero sense whatsoever," said Benny Cardona, a part-time security officer in Newark and Paterson.
With smaller crowds, NJSIAA looking to hike high school’s fees
Attendance at the individual wrestling championships this year was down 8 percent from last year.
How NJ colleges are tackling campus sexual assault
In June 2017, the New Jersey Task Force on Campus Sexual Assault released a set of recommendations for colleges and universities on how they can better address the sensitive issue.
Worried Democrats already want to tweak NJ’s $15 minimum wage
Assemblyman Roy Freiman, D-Somerset, said his bill serves as a "circuit breaker" that presses pause on escalating increases should employment or revenues take a plunge.
NJ’s empty rainy day fund on track to get some help under Gov. Murphy
The Garden State is no stranger to budget surpluses. The challenge for the state has been actually holding on to that money and not diverting it elsewhere.
Opioid abuse town halls — coming to a Jersey town near you
A heavyweight duo is getting back in the ring for another round of "Knock Out Opioid Abuse" town halls across the Garden State.
Tick, Lyme problem worsening in New Jersey, experts say
But only one county has a surveillance program in place for these disease-carrying pests.
Switch schools every two years? Barnegat parents fight district’s plans
"This was just dropped in our laps," said Barnegat mother Tracy Sutton, who started an online petition against the district's restructuring proposal.
Studies, doctors cite more mental health issues among young adults
Is it easier these days for Millennials and younger adults to develop a mental health issue? Or just easier for them to admit they have a problem?
Why can’t we bet on New Jersey college teams?
Sports betting is legal in New Jersey, but you can't place a bet on Rutgers, whether or not they're playing in the state.
Esports: Can New Jersey be a contender?
State lawmakers don't know much yet about the increasingly popular world of competitive video gaming, a.k.a. esports, but they know New Jersey should be part of the fun.