Before becoming a digital reporter and fill-in news anchor for New Jersey 101.5, my NJ journalism roots began as faux interviews on a Fisher Price tape recorder. Relatives might say my "gift of gab" grew from there. As a wife and momma of two kiddos, I firmly believe that life’s too short to drink bad coffee. I'm also a fan of the beach, Dave Grohl and karma.
NJ animal shelter takes in rescue dogs, cats amid TX winter storm
St. Hubert's made room for dozens of animals that arrived in Morristown, as Texas shelters were dealing with burst pipes and other damages, officials said.
U-turn on lanes of Parkway: 911 calls before fatal head-on crash
State Police received several 911 calls in the moments before a head-on, wrong-way crash on the Parkway killed two female drivers on New Year's Day in Barnegat.
NJ COVID vaccine call center hits pause over double-booked shots
The hotline still can answer questions, but temporarily halted making new vaccine appointments, state officials said Wednesday.
NJ businesses won’t be taxed on paycheck protection loans
More than 155,000 paycheck protection program (PPP) loans have been received in New Jersey during the pandemic, for a total of $17.3 billion.
NJ customers will see Comcast data surcharge fees in summer
The data overage fees — up to $100 more per bill — were delayed from January, amid pressure not to start during pandemic usage.
NJ vaccine mega-sites close due to storm; shots being rescheduled
Those with appointments at the state-run COVID-19 vaccine sites would be rescheduled, amid a State of Emergency due to winter storm conditions, the governor said.
NJ county health COVID-19 vaccine clinics wait for stable supply
Ocean, Monmouth and Somerset Counties have all seen changes in the weekly amount of vaccine received, stemming from the federal supply.
NJ tweaks COVID-19 guidance to allow districts to keep schools open
State health officials still recommend remote instruction for schools in regions at "very high risk" of COVID-19 transmission, though it's not required.
‘We need more men!’ South Jersey activist spotted at Capitol insurrection
The Medford resident, whose legal name is Stephanie Hazelton, has been a leader at New Jersey anti-shutdown protests during the pandemic.
NJ Army Reservist, federal contractor arrested after Capitol riot
The Colts Neck man was recorded saying he was part of the mob on Jan. 6 and that they could have taken the building if they had more men.
NJ smokers getting vaccine priority over teachers rankles many
The addition of a CDC list of high-risk medical conditions ahead of educators "in line" for vaccinations in New Jersey does not sit well with some concerned for a safe return to classrooms.
Murphy waives graduation test requirement for Class of 2021
Due to coronavirus, high schoolers do not have to take a final assessment test in order to graduate in New Jersey.