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.
Can you handle Navy SEAL training? Try this Saturday in Englishtown
For nearly a week, crews have been busy erecting the eight-mile course at Raceway Park, packed with 42 heart-pounding obstacles. There are also three-mile and 11-mile options, and a course for children.
Ocean County Hunger Relief needs you to help out Thursday
The outreach center on Germania Station Road handles a network of 26 food pantries throughout the county. An average of 6,000 to 7,000 people are fed per month through the organization.
61,000+ domestic violence reports in NJ — See arrests by county
The tally represents a 1 percent decrease from 2014, but the number of domestic violence homicides jumped 16 percent — 49 murders in 2015, the highest recorded since 2008.
NJ to help stroke, brain injury victims with common language disorder
Despite the prevalence of aphasia, which affects one's ability to express or process words and thoughts, professionals are still attempting to learn its intricacies and discover how many sufferers may be undiagnosed or untreated.
How much are Airbnb rentals affecting NJ shore tourism?
Tourism industry employees and observers at the Jersey Shore are keeping a close eye on the rising popularity of online home-sharing services such as Airbnb, which currently don't adhere to the same sales and lodging taxes as hotels and motels.
Move over, millennials: NJ businesses looking at undefined ‘Generation Z’
"We don't fully know their generational essence," said James Hughes, an economist and demographer at Rutgers University. "We don't have a good handle on them yet because we don't have much experience dealing with them."
In a digital music world, Jersey record shops are still spinning
The number of record stores nationwide has been nearly cut in half since 2008, according to market research firm IBISWorld.
Elevated levels of mosquitoes predicted for New Jersey
The recent weather trends don't paint a pretty picture for mosquito season in the Garden State.
Etsy success stories in NJ — being crafty never paid so well
Etsy, a global marketplace for handmade and vintage items, features more than 60 pages of New Jersey-based "shops." Some have made just a few sales, bringing in a few bucks now and then, but others have conducted thousands of transactions.
The NJ counties with the most child care options for working parents
More than 207,000 New Jersey children under the age of 3 live in families where both parents work, meaning some type of child care will be needed.