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.
Love those poinsettias for the holidays? Thank a Jersey farmer
Jersey growers are selling poinsettias and Christmas trees during the heart of the season for these holiday products.
Cranberry strains developed by Rutgers are being grown globally
It may be a side dish at your Thanksgiving feast, but Rutgers researchers have been working for a long time to develop the ideal cranberry for that sauce.
New initiative would help NJ school breakfast expansion
Trenton Democrats have rolled out a new initiative to increase the feeding of needy school kids in the state. It's called the, "Nourishing Young Minds Initiative Fund".
Forecast calls for a braking of New Jersey’s economy
While the U.S. economy seems to be moving ahead moderately, New Jersey's economy is stuck in, "slow," according to the latest Rutgers economic forecast.
New Jersey still a hot spot for scrap metal thieves
The nation as a whole saw a 23% drop in insurance claims for scrap metal thefts from unoccupied homes and buildings in 2015. But it is still a big problem in New Jersey.
Now’s the time to help NJ food banks prepare for Thanksgiving
The push is on to keep pace with the need for turkeys and thanksgiving food again this year.
New Jersey wine-making is going strong
New Jersey Wine Week is being celebrated by an industry that by all measures is booming right now.
A helpline for NJ military veterans relies on fellow vets
New Jersey veterans face many post-service challenges. New Jersey Vet-2-Vet is a source of help for many different problems encountered by these men and women.
NJ man breaks up with girlfriend over election: Dealing with political emotions
There's a lot of post-election fear out there about the deep divisions highlighted during the race, and there is concern that we may not heal after all of the divisive rhetoric.
Cape May will study impact of ecotourism and agritourism
The rising popularity of ecotourism in Cape May county has prompted tourism officials to update a survey about visitors and what they are doing.