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.
Heading to the Beach This Weekend? Check the Water Quality
Despite several days of rainfall, which is typically to blame for heightened bacteria levels in the water, there are no advisories or closures listed for New Jersey's beaches.
41% of NJ households struggle to afford basic living expenses
Most of these households are ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) — men and women who work at low-paying jobs and are one emergency away from poverty.
Atlantic City’s Two New Casinos Opening on the Same Day — Why?
The casinos taking over for the former Revel and the former Taj Mahal will start dealing on June 28.
It’s a River, Not a Junkyard — NJ Groups Tackle Waterway Trash
New Jersey's rivers, streams, and shoreline are apparently seen as one giant dumpster to countless residents and visitors.
Thieves Targeting Parked Vehicles in NJ — Covered by Insurance?
Officials across New Jersey are warning residents of thieves targeting personal property inside vehicles — whether or not their doors are locked.
Have a Kid Finishing College? The Job Hunt May be Easier
With some patience, New Jersey's newest college graduates will likely get better results from their job hunt compared to past years.
Exotic Tick Has No Business in NJ — But May Be Here for Good
The East Asian tick survived the winter and has possibly become established in the Garden State, according to the state Department of Agriculture.
NJ tax offices work long days and late nights for last-minute filers
The deadline to file your taxes is two days later this year. That's two extra days of chaos for New Jersey accountants.
Why New Jersey may need more handicapped parking
Fewer people can cheat the system these days, but baby boomers are getting up there in age.
Dining in vs. dining out — Home cooking not as common in NJ
According to a "state of home cooking" survey from food-products supplier Artisola, folks in New Jersey are less likely to cook meals at home than residents of most other states.
How Gov. Murphy plans to pay for ‘free’ community colleges
Gov. Phil Murphy believes community college will be free for everyone in New Jersey, regardless of their economic status, in as little as three years.
How to get free tree seedlings from NJ this spring
Over the next few weeks, you can grab a bundle of five free seedlings at one of 100-plus distribution sessions scheduled throughout the state.