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 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.
Prosecutor: Woman who stabbed father, woman in NJ also shot them
Sherry Lee Heffernan is facing additional charges, as she's accused of the brutal LBI murders of John Enders and Francoise Pitoy in Surf City.
More NJ staff will need to be vaccinated or COVID tested weekly
Workers under new contracts with the state will have the same COVID protocols to follow as state employees, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday.
NJ drivers can get E-ZPass toll receipts via app, under new law
Customers can enable alerts each time a toll is charged along the New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway and Atlantic City Expressway.
Expanded outdoor dining across NJ ‘fizzling’ out, say some mayors
Metuchen is taking down extra tents by November, while Brick and Freehold townships have reported more business as usual among restaurants in late fall 2021.
Jackson, NJ police find teen with gun at school football game
The male teen was taken into custody during the Friday night game at Jackson Liberty High School, police said.
Meltdowns at NJ school board meetings prompt feds to target angry parents
While some meetings in New Jersey districts have included vocal critics of the state's school mask mandate, other places have seen fights and threats, according to school board officials.
NJ woman with bad brakes charged with murdering firefighter in crash
Jacqueline Walker, 63, of Little Egg Harbor, is accused of plowing her vehicle with failing brakes into a crash along I-76, killing one man and badly hurting three others - all first responders.
Amazon warehouse in Burlington, NJ cleared after bomb threat call
The site was secured by police and operations would resume Monday with the night shift, a company spokesperson said.
Toms River Regional Schools sued over ex-teacher child predator
A grown student has accused the school district of ignoring his and others' grooming and sex abuse for years by Shawn Lee, a former teacher and coach.
Wallington duo, Toms River men busted for illegal pot dispensary
A married couple and two Ocean County men are facing charges stemming from an unlicensed marijuana business in North Jersey.
NJ childcare workers now required to get vaccinated or get tested
Childcare settings also were added to the indoor mask mandate, with "limited exceptions" effective Friday, the governor announced.
Accused Manahawkin, NJ mobster rounded up in NY mafia crackdown
Organized crime activity in New Jersey and New York, which inspired such fiction as "The Sopranos," is still happening and being busted in 2021.