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, I firmly believe that life’s too short to drink bad coffee. I'm also a fan of the beach and karma.
Look up! Rocket launch will be visible above New Jersey
On January 23, all of New Jersey was within possible range for seeing a rocket launch from NASA's Wallops Island flight facility, as Rocket Lab sends its Electron rocket into space.
These 60+ NFL players are from NJ, some of them playoff champs
New Jersey football fans have lots of pros with home state roots to cheer on — including in the NFL conference championship games, with NJ-born players on the Eagles, 49ers, Chiefs and Bengals.
This meme kid is from East Orange, NJ — finally getting paid for his viral fame
Dieunerst Collin was 9 when a stranger videoed him outside a Popeyes in New Jersey and he went viral. Now as a young adult, the college athlete has finally secured a deal to profit off his fame.
Hunter ‘mistakenly’ kills NJ rescue dog that was next to owner
The Heller family brought their pet home to Pennsylvania from Howling Woods in Ocean County. On Jan. 7, they lost the malamute wolfdog mix to a hunter who said they mistook it for a coyote.
Is this the end of horse-drawn carriages in Philadelphia and NYC?
The only tour company in Philadelphia cleared out their horse stable, but then vowed to return. In New York City, a measure to replace horse-drawn carriages with electric carriages is being re-introduced.
NJ police honor Black girl who had cops called on her for killing lanternflies
A 9-year-old who had Caldwell police called by a white neighbor as she sprayed for invasive lantern flies has been applauded by Montclair police and the state Attorney General as "resilient" and a model citizen.
Federal judge blocks tougher NJ gun laws that Murphy just signed
A temporary restraining order was granted against New Jersey's law that places extensive restrictions on concealed firearms carried in "sensitive locations."
Bed Bath & Beyond close to bankruptcy: Which NJ stores are left
Amid a grim financial outlook from the Union-based company, there are over two dozen New Jersey Bed Bath & Beyond stores still open.
$10M lawsuit says Trump pushed NJ men to attack Capitol on Jan. 6
Capitol police officer and NJ native Brian Sicknick died a day after being assaulted during the Jan. 6 insurrection. Though natural causes were cited in an autopsy, a $10 million lawsuit accuses President Donald Trump of riling up violence.
Who shot this NJ dog with a crossbow? Hidden abuse uncovered months later
"Phoenix" was brought to Bloomfield Animal Shelter on Sept. 20, by someone who said she was found in Nutley. Over 3 months later, she collapsed and died. X-rays showed why.
NJ disability fund manager stole millions to impress the ladies
Harry Pizutelli, of Edison, managed the publicly funded program when he created millions in phony payments to pursue romantic or sexual relationships with Maritza Flores and other women, according to federal prosecutors.
Why will over 1M NJ drivers pay more for auto insurance in 2023?
New Jersey auto insurance policies now have higher minimum liability levels — which will mean higher premiums for more than a million drivers in the state.