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, Dave Grohl and karma.
Youth hockey in Murphy’s ‘crosshairs,’ but reps say teams play by the rules
New Jersey health officials say more than 120 youth hockey players have tested positive over the past month or so. League officials say protocols are being followed, at least in the rink.
Thanksgiving 2020 football still on at these NJ high schools
While the state's oldest high school rivalry will play on, another that's a century old is among those on pause this year, due to the pandemic.
NJ school fall sports face an abrupt end amid COVID-19 spike
Some South Jersey families are urging for the final round of soccer playoffs to be postponed until 2021, to give athletes a fair shot.
Trenton Thunder: Yankees ‘ungracious’ for cutting ties with us
The MLB team has announced the Somerset Patriots as a new minor league affiliate, which the Trenton organization said was a surprise.
NJ schools take on fall 2020 sports: Who’s playing, who’s not
Even among New Jersey school districts off to an all remote start, a majority of student athletes are hitting the athletic fields this fall.
NJ student athletes sidelined amid COVID-19 exposure
One student tested positive in Salem County, while a separate potential exposure led to workouts cancelled in Monmouth County.
Murphy now ‘99%’ sure to order schools closed Monday over coronavirus
Governor Murphy said schools would close, among other more aggressive efforts to get the public to understand the threat of COVID-19.
Asbury Park mourns the man who named The Stone Pony
Butch Pielka helped change the course of NJ history, by renaming one of its famous landmarks. Just years ago, he had revealed a different source of inspiration.
Major League via Jersey: 2018 MLB players born in NJ
It finally stopped snowing, so let's play ball, Jersey! There's lots of homegrown talent in the MLB & affiliate teams. Here's a list of NJ-born pros to watch.
Soccer star Carli Lloyd reaches the Sky, will play pro in NJ!
It just got a lot easier for Jersey fans to root for soccer pro Carli Lloyd in-person. Here's the info on which NJ fields you'll find the Olympic star in 2018.
Overuse sports injuries: Why & how NJ kids are getting hurt
More young athletes are choosing one sport and playing it year-round. But, the growing NJ trend leaves kids more vulnerable to recurrent injuries and burnout.
Phillies call up NJ’s Mark Leiter Jr, Unicorn Fraps arrive – NJ Breakroom
The latest pitcher to join the Phils bullpen, Mark Leiter Junior, has very deep NJ roots. Unicorn Frappuccinos really exist at Starbucks, for a few days. Netflix is rebooting another 90's fav, 'Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?'