Roderick Macioch is a recent graduate of The College of New Jersey, where he majored in Journalism and Professional Writing with a minor in Communications. During the summer of 2018 he completed an internship in New Jersey 101.5's digital and on-air news departments.
‘Airbnb of parking’ app set to launch on Jersey Shore
A new app, called BeachIt, will launch next week to ease the challenges of Jersey shore parking. Its creators call it the airbnb of parking.
Homeless vets not welcome in Newark’s Ironbound? Nonprofit sues
A nonprofit organization has filed a discrimination lawsuit against Newark after its application for a shelter for homeless veterans to convert was denied.
Lack of blood donations in NJ resulting in national shortage
The Red Cross's nationwide blood shortage includes New Jersey. Includes a list of upcoming blood drive dates and sites, where you can help save lives.
New Jersey is safe — but expensive, survey finds
New Jersey is the 18th safest state overall but only the 37th safest when it comes to finances, a study by Wallethub has found.
Vacation relieves work stress … but not for long
Vacation time can relieve stress but many employees say their stress quickly returns when they come back to work. Here's what employers can do to help.
NJ town giving teen drivers sacks to hide their phones
“Sack the Phone” was introduced as part of Summit High School’s drivers ed program. Drivers are given a drawstring bag to put their phone in while they drive.
NJ residents ‘touched by epidemic’ more concerned about opioids
The vast majority of New Jerseyans consider opioid addiction to prescription pain medication to be a “serious problem” or a “somewhat serious problem” on a statewide level, but significantly fewer, about 7 in 10, say the problem is serious within their own community
Thousands across NJ will protest immigration policy on Saturday
At least 16 protests will be held in New Jersey on Saturday to protest President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy on illegal border crossings.
NJ town settles ‘Jewbacca’ discrimination lawsuit for $1.25M
The Wall Township Committee has approved a $1.25 million settlement with a former township employee who said he experienced anti-Semitism in the workplace.
Roselle man kept 41 dogs locked up in squalid home, police say
Criminal offenses are pending for a Roselle man after more than 40 dogs were discovered living in severely unsanitary and inhumane living conditions in his home