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.
Happy new year! NJ businesses optimistic as Trump takes office
A new survey from Wells Fargo and Gallup finds small business owners in New Jersey and across the country are more optimistic now than they have been since early in 2008.
Construction growth slows in 2017 in New Jersey
New Jersey's construction industry will see some growth in 2017, but an expert says it will be down from a high point in 2015.
Why New Jersey is the 8th-worst state to own a car
The Bankrate.com survey found Iowa was the best state to own a car; California the worst.
How to watch the Geminid meteor showers over NJ this week
New Jersey will get a glimpse of the Geminid meteor showers this week. But the brighter-than-normal sky may make it harder to see.
How NJ Transit is preparing for 2016-17 winter weather
The agency says they are ready with plows, snow blowers and salt to keep their buses and trains rolling.
Declining membership and closings plague NJ American Legion posts
American Legion membership has been shrinking in New Jersey and the nation, and some posts have closed in recent years.
Jersey Shore towns selling summer beach tags as holiday gifts
Many shore towns are doing a brisk business selling holiday beach tags for next season.
Study suggests mammograms for older women should be continued
A new study suggests the traditional cutoff age of 75 for women to cease getting mammograms may be ill-advised.
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.