Joe Cutter is the senior news anchor at New Jersey 101.5. I have toiled daily in the newsroom since 1989 as an anchor, correspondent, field reporter and news director. I have also learned not to call State government between noon and 1:30, because they are out to lunch.
Wanted: Amateur weather watchers — Here’s how to volunteer
Those with an interest in weather can volunteer to be a weather observer in the Garden State.
Want a new home for Christmas? It’s the best time for buyers
Research shows that in most ares of the country, timing is everything when it comes to home-buying.
Beware when signing up for credit cards at checkout
Here's some cautionary advice this holiday shopping season.
A push to get Rutgers — and NJ — on 100% renewable energy
New Jersey advocates for renewable energy are calling on Rutgers to commit to fighting climate change by promoting renewable energy.
Some college freshmen do not become sophomores
The exact reason may be unclear, says Jacob Farbman of the New Jersey Council of Community Colleges.
South Jersey’s growing drug problem
A South Jersey Drug Enforcement Administration official says the toxic combination of rampant opioid and heroin abuse has created an epidemic in New Jersey.
Could California mega wildfires happen in NJ’s Pinelands?
Recent California wildfires destroyed homes and killed residents, many of whom lived in close proximity to forests and woodlands.
Way too many deer in NJ? Drones will count them
A group of New Jersey farmers have overseen a test flight for an infrared-sensing drone to measure the number of deer around their fields.
NJ unemployment rate hits 17-year low
State Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Robert Asaro-Angelo says it is positive and historic news.
Newark tops the list for Thanksgiving airport delays
If you are flying over the Thanksgiving weekend, be ready for delays, especially out of our local airports.