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.
‘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.
How some parents ‘help’ their kids get in to NJ colleges … and wind up hurting
Parents need to go from being coaches — calling all the plays — to being cheerleaders for their children, school officials say.
Foreign students supplement Jersey Shore workforce this summer
Several hundred students from across the globe will intersect at the Jersey Shore this summer and work the boards and beach. Some foreigners have already made their way over for preseason prep work.
NJ is no longer a ‘leader’ in health security, report claims
Taking into account 139 measures, broken into six overall categories, New Jersey scores a 6.8 out of 10 for its health security.
2 decorated fake Christmas trees among trash left on Jersey beaches
A pair of beach sweeps in the spring and fall, hosted by Clean Ocean Action, gathered more than 218,000 items at more than 70 sites throughout New Jersey.
How long you have to work in NJ this year just to pay off all taxes
Tax Freedom Day — the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay its tax bill — is April 23. It's even later in the Garden State.
No more sell-by date? Why food labels may get a revamp in NJ
Currently, you can see any one of several date labels on your favorite products, such as 'sell by,' 'use by,' 'best before,' and 'best if used by.' And like many shoppers, once a product's printed date passes while sitting in your pantry, it's headed…
Robbinsville schools chief remembered one year after deadly collision
Since that tragic Tuesday morning, the township and its residents have had the difficult task of going about business as usual after the sudden loss of such a prominent name and presence in the school community.
Ocean County may share massive surveillance database with feds
A "memorandum of understanding," to be voted on Wednesday by county freeholders, will decide whether to enter into an agreement with the Drug Enforcement Administration and share data collected by automated license plate readers installed at fixed locations and on law enforcement vehicles.
Parkway bike ride? Atlantic-Cape bridge project could open in 2019
Taking a walk or riding your bike along the Garden State Parkway hasn't been a possibility since the toll road's inception — obviously due to safety reasons — but that's changing with a project underway between Atlantic and Cape May counties.