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.
NJ retailers anticipate jolly holidays for sales
A survey from a North Plainfield-based commercial real estate company finds a lot of optimism among their retail clients as we head toward the holiday shopping season.
Cut food stamps? 15,000 veterans in NJ rely on them
A New Jersey group fighting hunger in the state points to a new report that shows New Jersey veterans rely on assistance for food.
For first time in decades, NJ sending 2 women to Congress
Tuesday was a great day for women in American politics, with over 100 female candidates winning seats in Congress. And the wave was also felt here in the Garden State.
Rain can pollute rivers and streams — but NJ towns can do something
New Jersey Future is offering a "toolkit" to enable towns and cities in the state to reduce pollution from storm water runoff with what they call "green infrastructure."
The best and worst locations for retailers in NJ
Retail vacancy rates were up 7 percent this summer in North and Central Jersey, according to the latest survey by the Goldstein Group, a Paramus-based commercial realtor.
NJ seeing fewer ‘zombie’ foreclosures — good news for your block
So-called "zombie foreclosures," where the foreclosed property's owner walks away, continue to decline in New Jersey and nationally.
Poll finds support for legal marijuana in New Jersey
Almost 6 in 10 New Jerseyans support legalizing the possession and use of marijuana in the state, according to a new Rutgers/Eagleton poll.
NJ has fund for crime victims — Do they know about it?
State Sen. Declan O'Scanlon, R-Monmouth, is backing a bill that he says will help crime victims by making them more aware of the Victims of Crime Compensation Fund.
NJ after WWII — museum asks public for help adding to exhibition
In Middlesex County, the Cornelius Low House Museum is getting ready to do a major exhibition of what life was like in post-World War II New Jersey.
Have home security cam? Monmouth cops could use your help
In Monmouth County, the sheriff's office and other law enforcement agencies are enlisting the help of residents and businesses to volunteer their video surveillance for Operation Watchdog.