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.
NJ volunteers comforting end-of-life patients so they don’t die alone
"At the end of life, they want to hold on to something. They want somebody there," a volunteer said.
NJ lawmakers look to expand apprenticeship programs
New Jersey lawmakers are barreling ahead with a number of measures aimed at giving young workers, as well as students, a head start on securing a solid career.
NJ’s joint base making room for new aircraft, hangars
The new mission may have secured the future of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.
Bags of children’s toys: The newest tools for Monmouth County cops
For young children, a police response to their home can be traumatizing — even though the officers are there to help.
NJ added 150,000 voters this year — will they show up on Election Day?
During 2014, the last year for midterm elections, New Jersey lost voters.
Why a Jersey teacher is wearing the same outfit for 100 days
Since the start of the 2018 academic year, the art teacher at William Allen Middle School has worn the same gray dress every school day. She'll keep doing so until at least February.
‘Cannabis studies’ minor now offered by NJ university
About 15 students have already declared cannabis studies as their minor. This fall, the course Cannabis Law is fully enrolled with 30 students.
Fewer NJ businesses are offering health benefits, survey finds
Seventy-eight percent of businesses said they offer healthcare benefits to their employees. That's down from 85 percent in 2016, and down from 87 percent in 2014.
Your home insurance may mean nothing in the event of flooding rains
Almost two-thirds of Garden Staters admit they don't read the small print when purchasing home insurance.
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.