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.
Tens of thousands of potholes already repaired in 2021 on NJ roads
Agencies across the Garden State say an active winter in the storm department, along with plenty of freeze-and-thaw temperature changes, resulted in more potholes compared to what drivers may have seen during the last couple of winters.
1 year of COVID — NJ residents ‘can’t wait for this to be over’
On March 4, 2020, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the Garden State's first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus.
Proposed NJ law would let you show vehicle registration on your phone
If an advancing proposal becomes law in New Jersey, you'll no longer have to fumble through years' worth of old vehicle registration cards in the glove compartment when you're pulled over by police.
‘Urgent need’ for help cited by NJ fund honoring fallen soldier
The Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski II Memorial Fund, based in Monmouth County, was not able to hold its typical run of fundraising events in 2020, and couldn't campaign in schools to help collect daily necessities for active military.
Post-COVID and still not feeling right? NJ hospital has a program for you
Patients who can't seem to fully kick the effects of COVID-19, even months after their first positive test, are the focus of a new program launched by Deborah Heart and Lung Center.
NJ’s new laws on marijuana — an ‘open call’ for minors to try it?
Someone younger than 21 caught with any amount of marijuana, cannabis, hashish or alcohol in any public place, including a school, gets a written warning for a first offense, under New Jersey's updated laws.
Will outdoor events occur this spring, summer in New Jersey?
Experts and officials don't have a crystal ball, but they are optimistic for a much more active spring and summer outdoors, compared to a 2020 warm season that was virtually decimated by the threat of COVID-19.
NJ dental group: Don’t avoid checkups due to COVID concerns
"There's a percentage of patients that are sitting on the sidelines, they're not coming in," said Mitchell Weiner, a general dentist in South Brunswick and president of the New Jersey Dental Association.
Experts: Don’t schedule mammogram right after COVID vaccine
"If possible, and when it does not unduly delay care," it's recommended that women get screenings before their vaccination regimen begins, or weeks after.
How to lower your car insurance rate in New Jersey
The Garden State in 2021 continues to post among the highest auto-insurance rates in the country.