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 considers not suspending drivers for failure to pay tickets
Assemblyman Ron Dancer sponsors legislation to allow drivers with suspended licenses for non-moving violations, such as parking tickets, to drive on a restricted basis.
New Jersey’s pumpkin patch is smaller this season
As Halloween approaches, many of us may be thinking about trekking to the farm to pick some Jersey Fresh pumpkins.
Jersey Shore’s tidal wetlands are under threat, report says
Climate change and development may combine to swamp tidal wetlands near the shore, according to a new report by the Regional Plan Association.
‘Someone’s gotta rescue the rescuers’ — Fines would pay for first responder hotline
Legislation to resurrect a mental health hotline for EMS and firefighters in the state is working its way through Trenton.
Women in NJ still earn less income than men
New Jersey women employed full time in the state's workforce last year earned on average 81.6% of the median wages of men.
NJ turning state vehicles into weather and traffic reporters
New Jersey's Department of Transportation has received a $322,000 grant to equip 20 State DOT vehicles with dashboard cams and weather sensors.
Cape May County bridge closes for 8 months
The Townsend Inlet Bridge between Sea Isle City and Avalon along the shore in Cape May County will close for 8 months, beginning Monday, for a complete rebuild.
Cape May dropping 31,0000 rabies baits from the sky
Cape May County is about to start distributing 31,000 rabies vaccine-laden baits starting the week of Sept. 24.
Jersey Fresh promotes Jersey wines
In a continuing effort to promote the Garden State's wine and wineries, the Jersey Fresh Wine Promotional program will feature a new "toolbox" on the Find Jersey Fresh website.
Heat your home with oil? Better score a deal before autumn — analyst
With oil exports from Iran falling, and the price of crude rising, certain heavily-used petroleum products may be due for a big price rise before year's end.