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.
Why did the diamondback terrapin cross the road? Trying to survive in Jersey
A lawmaker wants shore towns to ramp up protection for a favorite Jersey animal, the diamondback terrapin, a type of turtle that inhabits salt marshes.
How much of that solar eclipse will NJ get to see?
Next Monday afternoon, the U.S. will see its first total solar eclipse in the last 99 years.
Need for blood doesn’t take summer break — Donate in NJ today
During the summer, blood donations slow down, along with a lot of other things. What does not slow down is the urgent need for blood at New Jersey hospitals.
A rainy New Jersey summer, but not a record-breaker
New Jersey has seen a lot more rain than usual this summer. But the official scorekeeper says it has not been record-breaking.
NJ utilities are upgrading thousands of miles of old natural gas lines
PSE&G has proposed another round of modernization and upgrades of its natural gas infrastructure.
The famous Jersey tomato has finally arrived for the season
This year's New Jersey tomato season has been "a little slow," according to State Agriculture Secretary Doug Fisher. But he says they are finally here.
Need a nap? Report says workplace fatigue is rampant
Working tired has reached epidemic proportions in the workplace, according to a new report from the National Safety Council.
NJ buying back guns in three high-crime cities
In an effort to reduce the number of unwanted and uneeded guns in the state, New Jersey is sponsoring a gun buyback program later this week.
Many domestic violence victims in NJ begin as stalking victims
Many victims of domestic violence are also stalking victims. Advocates for victims advise them to speak up early and often about being stalked.
Several NJ counties to send out vote-by-mail applications to every voter
Another New Jersey county will address the ongoing and chronic low participation in elections by trying vote-by-mail this fall.
NJ Lottery has new game that you can play with friends at these bars
A new lottery game, Quick Draw has launched in New Jersey this week that offers a new type of lottery play with numbers electronically drawn.
Trenton hearing this week on progress at New York Penn Station
In Trenton this Wednesday, a joint legislative committee hearing will assess the status of ongoing repairs at New York Penn Station.