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’s ‘blue holes’ — refreshing, but deadly quarries
They look like a slice of paradise that magically appeared right here in the Garden State, but they've proven deadly and dangerous, and you're being warned to stay away.
NJ baseball teams playing by (very) old-school rules — equipment and all
In the mid-19th century, there were no gloves allowed. Catching the ball on one bounce registered as an out. The ball-strike count started when the ump felt it was needed.
Alzheimer’s numbers in NJ, and the stress it puts on caregivers
Experts and the families of sufferers agree "it takes a village" to care for someone with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, but most caregivers are on their own, or at least feel that way.
That text can wait — Pull over to these 14 ‘safe phone zones’ on NJ roads
While driving, do you have the mental power to avoid checking the latest incoming text message or phone call?
Smartphone use is like heroin addiction, Rutgers professor says
Likening it to an addiction to heroin, associate professor Terri Kurtzberg said individuals have a strong pull to their devices when they see it light up or hear a ring.
Feds could be investigating NJ Democrat over #HuntRepublicans, ex-prosecutor says
The controversial Twitter remarks from James Devine came hours after U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise and others were attacked by a gunman at a GOP baseball practice in Virginia.
New Jersey’s juvenile prisons have failed, and 2 should close, group says
They say youth incarceration increases one's odds of living in poverty or being in prison as an adult.
NJ sex worker says: Decriminalize prostitution and treat us like humans
We chatted with a co-founder of the New Jersey Red Umbrella Alliance, a group dedicated to promoting, defending, and advocating for the human rights of sex workers in the state of New Jersey.
NJ’s cop suicide numbers and their main outlet for help
Carrying a badge and guns comes with pressures and scenarios that certain people just can not handle in the end, no matter how tough they may appear on the surface.
NJ’s tobacco control efforts severely lacking, report claims
Compared to how much money the CDC believes New Jersey should spend on a comprehensive program to help cigarette smokers quit and prevent kids from starting, the state puts out next to nothing.