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.
Report shows smoking is down but vaping is way up in NJ
New Jersey, Delaware and Indiana saw the greatest switch from tobacco use to vaping, with New Jersey at No. 1.
Robocalls may be targeting NJ because we answer our phones more
A new study finds New Jersey was 5th in the nation in the year 2019 for the number of bothersome robocalls.
Poll finds interest in preserving NJ’s Revolutionary War heritage
A new Monmouth University Poll finds New Jerseyans place a greater importance on the state's revolutionary war heritage now than in the past.
Get rid of your Christmas trees, or risk home fires
The National Fire Protection Association is urging the prompt removal of that now-old Christmas tree.
NJ New Year’s Eve activities: First Nights ring in 2020
The alcohol-free events are designed to be family-friendly and safe.
Report says NJ Shore sea level could rise 6.3 feet by 2100
The report was prepared for the state Department of Environmental Protection by Rutgers environmental scientists.
Lottery advises against giving lottery tickets to minors
The New Jersey Lottery has launched its annual campaign that seeks to deter the gifting of lottery tickets to children.
NJ one of the top states for Christmas trees
For many families, it's a multi-generational tradition
NJ considers putting nurses in charge of staffing levels
A bill ] introduced by Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz would require health care facilities to establish committees of nurses to set nurse staffing levels.
NJ congressman says taxpayers shouldn’t pay for polluters
New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone is co-sponsoring legislation to reinstate a tax he says will make polluters once again pay for cleanup of Superfund sites.