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.
Tips for masking up in NJ during summer 2020
Summer in New Jersey can be hot enough. During summer 2020, in the face of a global pandemic, residents are being urged to wear masks and face coverings in order to stem the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.
Fight continues to ban plastic, even with heavy use in pandemic
Momentum was building in the Garden State earlier this year for a potential statewide ban on single-use items such as paper and plastic bags.
Check your ‘Flood Factor': Report reveals flood risk for every NJ property
More than 385,000 homes and properties in New Jersey are considered to have a substantial risk of flooding currently, and another 65,000 will join this group over the next 30 years, according to interactive flood maps released Monday by First Street Foundation.
Harmful algal blooms: Where they are in NJ, how to report them
Responsible for a halt to all activities in several bodies of water across New Jersey last summer, harmful algal blooms are prompting additional advisories as the state enters the hottest months of the year.
NJ in yearly ‘danger zone’ for Lyme disease
Thousands of probable and confirmed cases of Lyme disease, an illness transmitted by the deer tick, are recorded in New Jersey on a yearly basis.
Fireworks complaints in NJ prompt warnings from police, doctors
The fireworks going off nightly aren't the same ones legalized by the state in 2017.
Access to contraceptive care in NJ impacted by COVID-19 crisis
"Family planning needs don't stop during a public health emergency — people always need access to birth control," said Brittany Lee, policy associate at the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute.
NJ urged to shift COVID-19 recovery from businesses to families
New Jersey's recovery process in the wake of COVID-19 has been too focused on businesses and not focused enough on individuals in need, according to advocates for the state's low and moderate income families.
What Atlantic City casinos will likely do to protect you and themselves
What exactly the casino floors will look like, and how easy they'll be to access, we don't yet know, but Atlantic City gaming halls will be able to begin wheeling and dealing on July 2.
New visitation rules could put a dent in social isolation at senior homes
The visits will be nothing like residents or their loved ones were used to before the COVID-19 crisis, but New Jersey on Sunday started giving its 70,000 residents of long-term care facilities the opportunity to see family and friends in person.