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.
Report lays out ‘devastating’ COVID-19 racial disparities in NJ
Health disparities in the coronavirus pandemic spotlight long-standing inequities in the health care system of our state and nation, New Jersey Policy Perspective said in its new report.
Want to visit a college in NJ? In-person options are scarce
A number of institutions in the state are currently offering virtual "visits" only.
Research reveals NJ parents’ views of remote learning in COVID-19 era
Survey findings suggest that over the summer, New Jersey parents raised the bar for what's expected of remote learning in the 2020-2021 academic year.
Warning: Most imported KN95 masks not protecting adequately
While you can likely spot the masks in question at doctor's offices throughout the Garden State, New Jersey hospitals reportedly are not relying on KN95 masks to replenish their stockpiles of personal protective equipment.
COVID-19 to limit red kettle campaign this holiday season
The Salvation Army wants to "Rescue Christmas," so it's starting its annual fundraising campaign earlier than ever.
See someone breaking NJ’s COVID-19 rules? There’s a form for that
"The original concept was actually a phone number, but due to the overwhelming call volume, we moved it to an automated form," said Jared Maples, director of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness.
COVID-19 fraud has ripped off $3.8M from NJ residents, report finds
Scammers hit the jackpot when the COVID-19 health crisis hit the Garden State.
NJ stats: More people calling for help, fewer committing suicide
"Suicide is a complex health issue with so many contributing factors," said Elizabeth Clemens, New Jersey-area director with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. "It's not a foregone conclusion that rates will increase during this time."
Son of 9/11 victim writes memoir to inspire hope
The Morristown resident was just 9 years old when he was ushered out of class and informed that a plane had crashed into the building where his father works.
Revival of biker gang threatens safety of NJ residents, report warns
Random patrons in bars, and drivers on the road, have been the victims of acts of intimidation and physical assaults carried out by Pagans, according to the report.