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.
In NJ, 8 in 10 know someone with autism
Nearly a third have a child family member with autism spectrum disorder, a poll finds.
Will NJ close the beach? How water quality testing works
You know summer is just around the corner when NJ starts testing the waters for fecal bacteria.
NJ law would make it clear: No FaceTime while driving
"Making it that much harder for people to be distracted while they're driving is something that will protect our residents," said Assemblywoman Lisa Swain.
Tourism experts make prediction for 2019 summer season
But the prediction means nothing if Mother Nature fails to cooperate.
You can help NJ fight the mosquito population
Thanks to a wet spring, the fight against the bloodsucking insect is off to an early start in 2019.
NJ beach replenishment — what’s left ahead of summer
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is still working on beachfill efforts in northern Ocean County, but just a fraction of the project remains.
Grass pollen hitting NJ ‘with a fury’
When one allergy door starts to close in New Jersey, another one opens.
The goal: Make driving high on pot as taboo as driving drunk
New Jersey is one of dozens of states that have changed their laws regarding marijuana, but it's still illegal — everywhere — to drive while impaired by the drug.
NJ invests $6M to shift addiction providers from snail mail and fax
As the opioid epidemic moves full steam ahead in New Jersey, the health records maintained on many addicts are stuck in the 20th century.
Will NJ allow construction of pipeline through Central Jersey and coast?
A final decision will soon be made on a proposed pipeline that would cut through Middlesex County and the Raritan Bay, and feature a compression station in Somerset County, to serve natural gas customers in another state.
Sunburn on the lung — NJ counties receive ‘F’ for ozone pollution
Inhaling ozone pollution is likened to a sunburn on the lung.
Myths and misconceptions you may have about organ donation
Research shows that 95% of U.S. adults support organ donation. But in New Jersey, only about a third are signed up as donors.