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.
Toms River BOE member faces torrent of opposition at meeting
Before the public comment session could begin, Toms River Regional Schools BOE member Dan Leonard used Facebook to belittle a township resident.
How NJ schools take on children’s mental health
One could argue a child's teacher may be more likely than a child's parents to spot the pop-up or beginning stages of a mental health issue.
NJ funeral homes can now serve food — some trying it out
After paying your respects during a visitation at Oliverie Funeral Home in Manchester, you can pay a visit to the food truck directly outside and grab a short-rib slider.
Youth suicide in NJ: The ultimate consequence of mental illness
New Jersey statistics suggest that more than 500 individuals under the age of 18 took their own lives in 2017.
NJ is the 2nd-most expensive state for dating, analysis finds
Finding love, or keeping it alive, isn't cheap.
Child mental health — NJ experts on the dangers and signs
An annual average of more than 930,000 New Jersey adults are living with a mental illness. How much lower could that number be today if signs of these individuals' developing disorders were caught and addressed at an early age?
These are 2018’s top consumer complaints in New Jersey
At No. 2 last year, according to the state Division of Consumer Affairs, were complaints related to motor vehicles.
NJ veterinarian: Why NJ algal blooms can be deadly for pets
"Because of global warming and changes in temperature and whatnot, we're seeing it more on the East Coast," said Dr. Adam Christman, co-chief of staff at Brick Town Veterinary Hospital.
New Jersey ‘all in’ on increasing access to life-saving Narcan
The CDC on Tuesday underscored the importance of naloxone, better known as Narcan, in the nation's fight against the severe heroin and opioid usage problem.
Report urges NJ to spend more on keeping kids out of jail
New Jersey has increased the amount spent on incarcerating youth by 370% in the last two decades.