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.
Ultimate guide to marijuana sales in NJ: Who can buy, what’s for sale, how much
By now, you know that NJ cannabis sales widen beyond medical patients this month. What forms will be available first? Are any employers cracking down on use? Here's a roundup of info.
Six Flags Lays Off Firefighters, NJ Union Points to 1984 Disaster that Killed 8 Teens
The fire department at the Jackson, NJ theme park — which experience a deadly Haunted Castle fire in 1984 — no longer has full-time firefighters.
Loan Payments Due in 2022, Menendez Calls to Cancel Student Debt
A pandemic-timed freeze on loan payments is set to expire at the end of January, prompting renewed calls from U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez for canceling student debt.
New Law: NJ Bans Sale of Cosmetics Tested on Animals
The expanded law goes into effect in March 2022. It includes testing done out of state, with a few exceptions.
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.
LBI deals with bridge, Route 72 closure Sunday amid police probe
The only route on and off the island was shutdown for an investigation late Sunday morning, Stafford Police said.
Little Egg Harbor, NJ duo accused of giving deadly drugs to teen
A man and woman face criminal charges stemming from a 16-year-old's fatal overdose on heroin and fentanyl, prosecutors said.
NJ Hospitals in 10 Counties Limit Visitors Again as COVID Surges
A spike of 168.5% in COVID hospitalizations from mid-July to mid-August across the state has led to the return to tougher restrictions.
Toms River makes Little League World Series, thanks to a Frazier
Todd Frazier is a proud uncle — as Carson Frazier and Toms River East bring back the "Beast of the East."
Mullica, NJ woman accused of bomb threat at municipal building
Police found a suspicious package outside Mullica Township Municipal Building on Monday.
Campground sued after NJ toddler’s deadly fall into septic tank
The parents of three-year-old Emma Davidson say their daughter's deadly slip on an unsecured tank lid was part of a pattern at the Lower Township property.
Atlantic City police: More officers needed to fight violent crime
As two city council members urged a State Police takeover, the acting police chief and local union rep say the local force needs more resources.