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.
Utility company got rich while nearly doubling sewer rates, NJ says
A state audit found the water and sewer authority that supplies Jersey City hiked rates bigtime over a nine-year period, even as they piled up a multi-million dollar surplus.
McGreevey: 5 services ex-cons need to return to society
The New Jersey Reentry Corporation is working to bring former offenders released from incarceration back into society. The agency is a nonprofit agency serving court-involved individuals. They opened their 9th New Jersey office in New Brunswick on Tuesday.
Yes, you can give your dog the flu
Flu is everywhere right now. But what about your pets?
$3 per gallon gas coming back to NJ?
Gas prices have been moderating slightly, but an oil market watcher says those prices will get higher in the near future.
NJ cops reviving 3 times as many overdose victims
State Police figures indicate the use of the overdose antidote naloxone has tripled in New Jersey since 2014. But one expert suggests that the actual use of naloxone is much higher.
Why are NJ schools serving fewer breakfasts?
A new report shows New Jersey's school breakfast program has slumped back slightly of late, serving 4 percent fewer low-income students.
1 in 10 homes in NJ worth less than mortgage debt
The number of homes "underwater" continues to decline, according to a new report, but New Jersey is still lagging.
NJ Assembly creates new committee to tackle science and tech
A new committee has been formed in the state Assembly. The Science, Innovation and Technology Committee held its first formal meeting on Thursday, February 1st. They will work to keep the state at the forefront of scientific innovation and entrepreneurship.
How many Franklin Townships in NJ? One looks for new name
Franklin Township in Hunterdon County is one of six towns in New Jersey with "Franklin" in their name. There's a feeling among at least some of the locals to change that.
This technology is ‘changing everything’ — NJ college offers drone class
A sign of the times....Stockton University is now teaching a course about unmanned flying systems, what most of us call, "drones."
Why NJ beaches are in better shape than other states
A new report from Stockton University profiles 30 years of changes to New Jersey's shoreline and beaches.
Time to make the Monday after Super Bowl a national holiday?
A new survey from Office Team finds more than 7 in 10 human resource managers believe the Monday after Super Bowl should be a paid national holiday.