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.
These NJ towns have already banned plastic bags
In Monmouth Beach, it's the first summer for a ban on merchants distributing single-use plastics such as straws and bags.
Are These Games Legit? Investigators Hit NJ Boardwalks
Initial inspections in Seaside Heights and Atlantic City uncovered alleged violations by 12 establishments.
With Proposed NJ Law, GPS Makers Can Be Told to Avoid Your Town
Under the measure, a municipality may request that the state investigate whether the use of turn-by-turn navigation systems is causing public safety concerns in the area.
Atlantic City — the next big spot for e-sports?
An upcoming addition to the AC Convention Center could attract more live gaming competitions to the area.
Lighting Fireworks in NJ? It May Not Be Worth the Risk
Folks who've seen the consequences are begging you to be careful — for the sake of your health and for the sake of your property.
NJ fireworks tents and pop-up shops expecting big business this week
"We're definitely expecting 80 percent of our sales to come in the next two days," a store manager said.
2018 July 4th gas prices way up from last year in NJ
"It's all about supply and demand," said petroleum analyst Patrick DeHaan. "Demand is up, supply is down, and that has pushed oil and gas prices up."
Wine Lovers, Rejoice: NJ Could Let More Wineries Ship to Your Home
Currently in New Jersey, wineries producing more than 250,000 gallons per year are prohibited from shipping wine directly to consumers.
Compulsive Gambling: Will NJ Sports Betting Lead to More Addicts?
Double the national average, 6.3 percent of New Jersey's population has a gambling problem.
NJ Suicide Calls Spike Following Deaths of Bourdain, Spade
Following two high-profile deaths, the state's suicide prevention hotline has experienced a significant uptick in calls from individuals needing support.
Drug-laced Cartridges: Another Vaping Concern in NJ
If the aroma of mango or pineapple is strong enough, cops may have no idea when an individual is smoking an illegal substance right in front of them.
NJ congressman wants to close robocall loopholes
"The problem is that the current law is not adequate," Frank Pallone said. "Over the years, there's been more and more ways that companies have found to get around it."