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, leading me to radio and beyond. As a wife and momma, 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 mourns ‘The Goose': Super Bowl champ Tony Siragusa dies at 55
The Kenilworth native — and recent Morris County resident — helped lead the Ravens to a Super Bowl win over the Giants in 2001. He went on to become a beloved commentator and NJ restauranteur.
Murphy’s free parks 2022 summer: No, most NJ beaches are NOT free
While the governor announced that state parks in New Jersey would offer free summer admission — that includes very few beaches. And, only one that allows swimming.
First ‘confirmed’ monkeypox case in NJ? Here’s what we know
The CDC has been monitoring cases of the rare but contagious virus since it first was confirmed in the U.S. in May.
NJ lawmaker, criticized by GOP, points to new video of ‘tour’ before Jan. 6 attack
The bipartisan Jan. 6 Committee released video of a Republican Congressman from Georgia showing a group around House Office buildings. U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk says the panel is shifting its narrative.
Police: NJ 14-year-old charged with attempted murder for Atlantic City shooting
The teen was arrested in connection with a May 31st shooting that left a man wounded — two other men were arrested on drug charges.
Jersey City, NJ going all out with star-studded Fourth of July fireworks concert
The Hudson River will be the site of tradition fireworks, while Jersey City welcomes back its big summertime concert for the first time since COVID hit.
Tree branch falls onto SUV, killing NJ woman and hurting husband
Christine and Albert Roemer were driving in Hainesport on Ark Road when a large branch fell, crushing their SUV, State Police confirmed.
Bad tipping on the rise? More NJ restaurants adding automatic fees
At least a few food businesses in New Jersey have added fees as they deal with rising credit card processing fees — others have tried to stem bad tipping among customers.
Netflix in NJ? Streaming giant bids on Fort Monmouth property
Netflix officially submitted plans for the "Mega Parcel" at the former U.S. Army base in Monmouth County. Three other proposals were received by the June deadline.
Rutgers is taking drastic step against all kinds of tobacco products
Rutgers University becomes the largest New Jersey college or university to go smoke free on campus, including e-cigarettes or vaping.
Can you smoke weed on the beach in New Jersey, this summer?
With recreational marijuana sales underway for the first summer season in NJ, there's lots of questions about whether public use of pot is allowed.
Cops: Toms River, NJ man hurt after being hit by marked police car
Law enforcement say the man was in dark clothing and was outside the crosswalk area when he was struck in Toms River on Sunday night.