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.
$3,400 a month?!? The most expensive places in NJ to rent apartments
Just six counties are represented in the state's 20-most expensive ZIPs.
NJ’s transgender high school athletes no longer need proof
"Our experience has been that students don't make this up. No one's trying to game the system," NJSIAA Attorney Steve Goodell told New Jersey 101.5. "We take them at their word."
NJ is giving families free vacuum cleaners to deal with asthma
Community health workers aim to spot the environmental factors inside a home that may trigger a flare-up of the chronic lung disease.
Hungry for the holidays in NJ — Food and money wanted
The push is on at New Jersey food banks to feed up to 1 million residents — including hundreds of thousands of children — this holiday season.
What it costs to attend college in New Jersey
According to the College Board's 2017 Trends in Higher Education reports, colleges and universities continue to post modest annual increases in tuition and fees.
Opioid epidemic not a concern for many, poll finds
Among those who've taken prescription pain medications, 16 percent said addiction is a concern. Two-thirds admit they had no concerns or hesitations prior to taking their prescription.
Are school nurses in New Jersey not paid enough?
State code in New Jersey requires a post-bachelor's degree certification for school nurses. But that's not what's keeping people away from the field.
NJ voters put fewer women in the state legislature
Despite a solid number of females running for a state Senate or Assembly seat, New Jersey will drop from 12th in the nation to 15th for the proportion of women in its legislature.
Parkway Exit 109 won’t get full makeover as planned
According to a spokesman for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, there is not enough funding available in the 10-year $7 billion capital program to cover the multi-million dollar project.
Racist campaign flyers should be condemned, could be illegal, lawyer says
"There needs to be an investigation to uncover more of the facts," said Scott Novakowski, associate counsel with the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice.