Well before becoming a digital reporter, content creator and fill-in news anchor for New Jersey 101.5, Erin Vogt's journalism roots began with faux interviews on a Fisher Price tape recorder. The lifelong Jersey Girl has more than 20 years in radio news and has received both an NJSPJ award and a team-won Regional Edward R. Murrow Award. She firmly believes that life’s too short to drink bad coffee and is a fan of the beach and karma.
All the New Jersey connections in this year’s Super Bowl LVIII
At least three NFL pros in this year's Chiefs-49ers matchup were Rutgers Scarlet Knights — while another is a Trenton native who played for Penn State.
After NJ teen’s online bullying suicide, family seeks punishment for school officials
The family of Adriana Kuch, a 14-year-old girl who died by suicide, has filed a lawsuit against their local school district and administrators, accusing them of negligence in dealing with bullying.
Ooh, that smell! NJ town really stinks all of a sudden
The Monmouth County landfill in Tinton Falls has been giving off extra strong odors amid a very wet winter. The company that manages it says they are working to fix it.
Off-grid while in school: NJ teens are crying about this policy
The use of locking pouches to hold students' cell phones during school hours has been upsetting to some. The pouches were already rolled out pre-pandemic in other NJ schools.
NJ teacher, coach thought he was sexting 14-year-old girl, cops say
Following his arrest, Thomas R. Carraher, of Howell, was suspended in two different Monmouth County school districts, where he was a teacher and a basketball coach.
NJ liquor license laws get first massive overhaul in nearly 100 years
New Jersey's liquor license laws are getting a much-needed update under legislation finally signed by Governor Phil Murphy. The changes include relief for NJ breweries and distilleries.
NJ losing another longtime craft brewery, this time over landlord fight
After nearly 10 years, Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing would be closing down after February. The brewery owner said their landlord refused to negotiate a lease extension.
NJ woman convicted of own mother’s murder in their Mount Laurel home
Marisa Rivera has been found guilty of first-degree murder, stemming from the 2019 stabbing death of 56-year-old Denise DeNapoli.
NJ gets sent bias complaint, after teen kept from school basketball game over hairstyle
South Orange-Maplewood school officials filed a bias complaint, after a high school athlete was briefly kept from playing due to her hairstyle. It's a style protected from racial discrimination by state law.
NJ drag brunch prompts backlash — and new support for local bar
A brunch event called "Pork roll, eggs and queens" was targeted by an online blogger for allowing children to attend — to which the Ocean County restaurant notes, families can make their own decisions.
NJ is offering $3.7M to communities to help fight the Spotted Lanternfly
New Jersey earmarks $3.7 million to combat the spotted lanternfly population. Counties and towns can apply for funds to battle the pests with qualified plans.
Step into The Sopranos’ world: A guided tour of NJ show locations
Explore iconic locations of The Sopranos on a guided tour in NJ celebrating the series' 25th anniversary.