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.
‘Superbug’ fungus spreading through NJ hospitals
Described by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a serious global health threat, a drug-resistant fungus is sickening hospitalized patients in a handful of states, and New Jersey is one of them.
These towns will give you a property tax break for buying locally
You hate taxes but love buying stuff. So what's better than reducing your tax burden by purchasing a slice of pizza or new floors for the house?
Guilty until proven innocent — 27 people wrongly imprisoned in NJ
According to a registry tracking the data, the average innocent inmate in New Jersey lost more than 10 years behind bars.
Dozens of these wildlife species in NJ could be headed for extinction
The lives of more than 80 wildlife species in New Jersey are either in immediate danger or close to it.
Don’t vaccinate your children? These NJ docs say ‘no thanks’
"I want all my children to be protected," Dr. Alla Gordina told New Jersey 101.5.
How NJ makes sure the rides are safe for your kids this summer
New Jersey's Carnival and Amusement Safety Unit inspects every ride in the state at the beginning of the season.
Seaside Heights is trying to change it’s reality-TV reputation
What was once a premiere destination for families along the Jersey Shore became, over time, a borough known for "no rules, no regulations," according to Mayor Tony Vaz.
NJ child care centers need more help to maintain quality, report finds
A $44 million federal grant, aimed at improving child care quality in New Jersey by implementing a public rating system, is set to run dry by the end of 2017.
What it costs to send your kid to prom in New Jersey
We spoke to a few shops and services in Central Jersey to get a better idea of the final bill.
‘Pop in’ to this popcorn shop to see NJ’s autistic community at work
A popcorn shop, now with its main base in Middlesex County, puts a heavy focus on hiring adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.