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.
Home Burglaries — NJ’s Rate Is Among the Lowest
Like most crimes, burglary is becoming less common in New Jersey and the U.S.
1 in 4 Adults in New Jersey Are Obese
For the first time, the annual report recorded adult obesity rates above 35% in nine states. As recently as 2012, that mark wasn't hit by any state.
Kill Them All! Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Extends to 8 NJ Counties
"It's going to take everyone's help to control this insect," said Joe Zoltowski with the New Jersey Department of Agriculture.
NJ State Police Report Increase in Summer Roadway Deaths
This summer was deadlier on New Jersey's roads than last summer.
School’s back in session — Drivers, watch out for kids!
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, school-bus-related fatalities are 63% more likely to occur outside the bus than inside.
‘King Tide’ Bringing High Water Levels to NJ Through Labor Day
A spike in local flooding through Monday in New Jersey serves as a glimpse into a future impacted by sea-level rise from climate change.
Rutgers Research: Using Cellphone on Work Breaks Is Big Mistake
The experiment, published in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions, used 414 Rutgers undergrads as participants. All were told to try to solve challenging sets of word puzzles.
NJ Poll: Some Gender Stereotypes Still Alive and Well
Respondents perceive some stark gender differences, by wide margins, when asked whether various personal traits apply more to men or women, or whether there is no difference between the genders.
NJ Could Make it Easier for Moms — and Dads — to Run for Office
Following the lead of a handful of states, New Jersey could be the next to permit political candidates to use campaign funds for certain child care expenses.
Best and Worst States for Teen Drivers — See Where NJ Ranks
The Garden State boasts one of the lowest rates of teen-driver fatalities.