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.
Trouble ahead … Road debris a major highway hazard in NJ
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reports that during the past four years across the country, there have been more than 200,000 crashes that involve road debris.
The NJ industries losing and gaining the most workers
New Jersey's unemployment rate increased for the fifth month in a row in July to 5.2 percent. But the news was not all bad.
Climate change may be increasing NJ allergy problems, Rutgers expert says
Expert says climate change may be increasing allergy problems
Have you seen the Jersey Shore dolphins? They’re loving our coast!
With good water and plenty of food, dolphins are enjoying a great summer in waters off New Jersey's beaches.
NJ’s boat and yacht industry hopes for rising tide from tax break
The boating industry says it is a much-needed break in a state that used to have the highest tax on boats.
NJ’s ‘real’ unemployment rate is higher, but average for U.S.
New Jersey ranks 25th among the 50 states in a study, when it comes to the percentage of the workforce that is unemployed and underemployed.
NJ celebrates its farmers markets this week
This week is "Farmers Market Week" in New Jersey, to coincide with 'National and State Farmers Market Week'.
Scam alert: NJ Lottery warns of new email, phone fraud
NJ Lottery will never ask for personal information, bank account information or fees if someone wins a prize.
NJ invests $11M in upgrading workers’ skills
The state is set to dole out $11 million in fiscal 2017 to New Jersey businesses for training that will upgrade workers' skills.
5 ways to protect your identity, finances while on vacation
Many of us go on vacation at this time of year. Unfortunately, identity thieves know this, and take advantage at every turn.