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.
How hospitals are keeping NJ’s economy alive
A new report indicates that hospitals in New Jersey collectively pour more than $23 billion into the state's economy annually.
Poinsettias: New Jersey’s pretty multi-million-dollar holiday flower
The holiday season is also poinsettia season, and Jersey growers have been producing an abundant crop of these strikingly beautiful seasonal plants.
South Jersey job growth was mixed late last year
The Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics says job growth in parts of south Jersey slowed in October. But overall, the region's economy was mixed.
NJ lawmaker wants you to be able to check your credit — for free
State Senator Joe Pennacchio is sponsoring legislation to allow Jersey residents to take 3 free looks at their credit reports each year.
Tracking snowy owls in the Garden State
A project that traps and bands Snowy Owls with transmitters managed to grab a pair of the beautiful arctic creatures last week at Island Beach State Park.
Gas prices in New Jersey on a gradual decline
Gas prices have been slowly receding after recent storm-related spikes.
Most tales of workplace sexual misconduct will never become news
The flood of inappropriate workplace behavior stories in the news will hopefully shed a cold, hard light on an issue that's been under served for too long, according to an expert at Rutgers.
Dentists in NJ will start testing for diabetes
New Jersey dentists will become more proactive about diabetes screening among their patients in 2018.
Cyber Monday will be alive and well in the workplace this year
On this "Cyber Monday," estimates show 3 in 4 working employees will use a company device to shop online while they are working.
New app helps NJ hikers track trails and find key attractions
A new app that you can add to your phone or smart device allows you to visit New Jersey parks and recreation areas armed with detailed info about attractions and sites.
To prevent accidents at the accident scenes, NJ trains first responders
New Jersey has trained more than 9-thousand police, firefighters and other first responders in traffic incident management...hands-on skills at the scene of a highway accident or medical emergency.
Report identifies Jersey Shore’s winners and losers when sea levels rise
The ongoing sea level rise from global warming will impact New Jersey's coast in varying degrees, according to a new report.