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.
Do You Know What Your Teen Can and Can’t Do Behind the Wheel?
A free program offered to schools throughout New Jersey looks to reduce teen crash risks through increased parental involvement.
Billions Spent to Build NJ Homes in Places at High Risk for Floods
The destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 hasn't deterred many folks from planting their lives along New Jersey's coast.
NJ offers amnesty to hundreds of thousands of delinquent taxpayers
The Division of Taxation announced the launch of a two-month tax amnesty program for individuals and businesses that failed to file or pay taxes.
Rutgers Prof: Get Rid of Elections. Choose Leaders by Lottery
Think your vote doesn't matter on Tuesday? A Rutgers professor says he's got a better idea for choosing lawmakers.
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease in NJ — What You Should Know
Princeton University is one of the many campuses nationwide dealing with several cases of the easily spreadable disease.
NJ Lawmakers Want Minimum Wage for Tipped Workers
New Jersey's 193,000 tipped workers should be earning the same minimum wage as all other workers in the state, according to some legislators.
Bar vs. brewery: NJ could change restrictions
One proposed change — customers would no longer need to receive a tour before tasting the beer.
Six Years Later, Sandy Victims Want to Finally ‘Cross the Finish Line’
"It's pretty distressing," said Atlantic City resident Sharon Zappia, who travels daily from her rental home to her actual home that was flooded by 28 inches of water and sewage in late October, 2012.
After dogs die at PetSmart, NJ may require groomer licenses
Lawmakers took a step Monday toward making New Jersey the first state in the nation to require that pet groomers be licensed.
When to Get Checked for Breast Cancer — NJ Docs Weigh In
Despite the benefits, regular mammograms are not common enough among many older women, according to New Jersey doctors in the field.
NJ’s 1 Percent — Breast Cancer Not Just a Female Problem
The sample size of male patients is always so small, there's no opportunity for clinical trials.
NJ Could Require Teens to be Screened for Depression
New Jersey students would have to be screened for depression a half dozen times during the years leading up to high school graduation, if a bill advancing through the state Legislature were to become law.