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.
Jersey’s heating costs this winter depend on more than temperatures
It's not just about how cold it will be.
New Jersey can expect a good pumpkin season
This Halloween and fall will enjoy good-sized and plentiful pumpkins in New Jersey. A farm bureau expert says, pin a lot of it on the weather.
Manufacturing jobs pay well — How do we get more of them in NJ?
A new bipartisan panel of state lawmakers called The Manufacturing Caucus will take a look at spurring New Jersey's manufacturing sector to help bring it into the 21st century.
Get ready for all the pretty colors of fall in New Jersey
Moderate weather and good rainfall this summer will translate into some spectacular fall foliage across New Jersey this fall.
How to properly secure car seats for older kids
Safe Kids Worldwide has launched a campaign to educate parents and child caregivers about the proper way to fasten child safety seats for older, forward-facing kids 2 and up.
The piping plover struggles at the Jersey Shore
If you go to the shore, you could very easily miss it. And from the bird's perspective, that's just fine with them.
Agritoursim keeps Jersey farms afloat — and fall’s a great season to visit
New Jersey farms are well into agritourism this fall, with hayrides and pumpkin picking the order of the day on most farms. But it is much more than just a fun and educational exercise for visitors.
NJ utilities discuss how to boost electric car use
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities will convene a Trenton meeting Friday with the stakeholders who would hash out the future of electric vehicle support in the state.
Camden County rolls out new strategy to curb homelessness
Camden county Freeholders have unveiled a 6-point plan to try and curb the county's high incidence of homelessness.
A call on Congress to make cancer research and treatment a priority
Hundreds of cancer treatment funding advocates gathered in Washington Tuesday to lobby members of Congress to prioritize cancer research and treatment.
‘Complete Streets’ program helps retrofit NJ towns for pedestrians and cyclists
A program to make streets in Jersey towns more user-friendly for pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers is a collaboration between Rutgers and the state Transportation Department.
Monarch butterflies making a comeback in NJ — What you can do to help
Thanks to the efforts by New Jersey conservationists, the beautiful monarch butterfly is making a comeback.