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 colleges and universities are falling behind the times, professor says
According to Peter Woolley, New Jersey's archaic goals aren't as in tune with today's higher education environment as are the plans in neighboring states such as New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland.
Teaching our teachers — a push for early-ed professionalization
Advocates hope 2017, featuring a gubernatorial and legislative races, will bring the issue to light and result in long-awaited change.
‘It is crippling’ — NJ diabetics struggling to afford insulin
Bryce was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 5.
Who’s more dangerous on the road — you or truck drivers?
It would be costly, but new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety finds a handful of advanced safety technologies could help prevent tens of thousands of crashes involving large trucks.
4 NJ kids land news-reporter gigs with Scholastic
Four kids in the Garden State have been selected to join the 2017-2018 Scholastic News Kids Press Corps. More than 400 entries were submitted worldwide.
An epic hike: NJ included in tri-state 1,650-mile trail proposal
If this idea becomes reality, it's probably something you'd want to add to your bucket list.
In a flood zone? Why your home in NJ may be MORE valuable
The more at-risk for hurricanes and other natural catastrophes, the more money you may get for your home when it hits the market.
CT scans on kids — NJ effort aims to rein in the cancer risk
"For about every 1,500 scans that are done, a cancer's going to be formed," said Dr. Ernest Leva, director of the division of pediatric emergency medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
A New Jersey first — accepting food stamps at a hospital
The move by Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is in response to the 114,000-plus Essex County residents on food stamps as of June 2017 — 5,000 in the South Ward alone.
Rutgers-Camden student, once homeless, strives to provide for today’s impoverished youth
From birth to 11 years old, Alexandra Cruz had no real place to call home.