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.
Old Bridge, NJ woman shot dead: PA suspect charged with murder
Deborah "Sonni" Brown-Hepworth knew her attacker, according to police — on Thursday, they arrested Elizabeth Jackson in Pennsylvania.
Beloved new bakery in Medford, NJ told to cease and ‘de-moose’ their mural
Maggie Moose Bakery has largely been a hit with the Medford community since opening. But, an outdoor mural that features its logo has drawn ire from a local bylaw.
NJ man’s death at food processing site prompts OSHA inspection
The 63-year-old Millville man was found unresponsive in a piece of equipment at a Lassonde Pappas facility in Cumberland County, according to police and federal officials.
NJ inspectors say Six Flags roller coaster is ‘structurally compromised’
The roller coaster at the Ocean County theme park has been shutdown since an August incident that left a number of riders hurt. State officials say support columns remain damaged.
Anonymous group stirs up backlash against Netflix plan for NJ
There's some fresh criticism of a plan that would bring Netflix to New Jersey — though it's not clear who is behind the campaign.
Is Biden right about pandemic being over? State of COVID-19 in NJ
There's been more than 34,000 confirmed or probable deaths linked to coronavirus since COVID arrived in New Jersey in March 2020.
Old Bridge, NJ woman found killed in home months after husband’s death
Deborah Brown-Hepworth, 65, was discovered unresponsive by a relative on Saturday, according to police, who called the death a homicide.
Nurses at this NJ hospital say they ‘lack trust,’ wouldn’t feel safe as patients
Responding to the survey report involving union nurses in Monmouth County, the healthcare provider counters the poll as "self-serving propaganda.”
Off-duty NJ cop jumps into dangerous current after friends get swept away
During a day off, NJ Transit Police Officer Zachary Sjosward was fishing with two friends at Island Beach State Park Beach — when he saved both from dangerous rip currents.
Child patients hospitalized with virus: NJ mom urges caution
Health officials are watching an uptick in young patients hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, who tested positive for rhinovirus, enterovirus — or both.