Before becoming a digital reporter and fill-in news anchor for New Jersey 101.5, my NJ journalism roots began as faux interviews on a Fisher Price tape recorder. Relatives might say my "gift of gab" grew from there, leading me to radio and beyond. As a wife and momma of two kiddos, I firmly believe that life’s too short to drink bad coffee. I'm also a fan of the beach, Dave Grohl and karma.
One of NJ’s 1st COVID survivors runs 20 miles between hospitals as ‘thanks’
Paulo Santos of Manalapan made his fundraising journey exactly one year after being weaned from a ventilator and going home.
Adoptable Chihuahua Dubbed ‘Haunted Victorian Child’ Is Viral Star
A hilariously blunt, prospective pet profile about "Prancer" the chihuahua in New Jersey has been shared thousands of times online.
Gov. Murphy slams ‘conspiracy theory’ of COVID case load changes
"Find another state that's more transparent" the governor challenged, when asked about discrepancies in new test results reported online.
Starting April 19, NJ opens COVID vaccines to those 16 and older
Gov. Phil Murphy announced the eligibility window was being moved up by two weeks, as the state's supply of doses has been on the rise.
NJ launches new COVID vaccine finder tool for online appointments
The state has launched a new web tool to try and better connect those eligible for COVID-19 vaccines with available appointments, as grouped by county.
NJ boosts outdoor crowd COVID limits to 200, more at large venues
Capacity limits at large venues would be doubling starting on April 2, while outside crowds also would increase, Gov. Phil Murphy said.
A year later, NJ nursing homes now can allow indoor visits
The state has updated its guidance, with certain limitations based on COVID-19 spread at each facility, health officials said.
NJ cop hit with criminal charges: Tasered ATV rider who broke his back
A police officer faces a criminal charge for using his Taser on a 23-year-old man as he was riding away, causing him to crash, authorities said.
NJ opens COVID vaccines to residents with asthma or overweight
Several high risk conditions noted by the CDC are in the latest round make eligible, along with transit workers and MVC staff.
NJ restaurants, gyms, casinos can operate at 50% capacity March 19
Restaurants and other indoor businesses have been given the green light to increase from 35% to 50% capacity, effective March 19, Governor Murphy announced.