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.
Cheerleaders and dollars: Prescription for growing NJ’s biopharma industry
A new report shows Jersey's Biopharma industry, a key part of our economy, continues to grow, but at a lower pace than the industry in some other states.
Frigid weather and dead batteries drives up calls for AAA help
Bitter cold and dead batteries translated into a 25% increase in the number of calls for help to AAA/Mid-Atlantic over the 10-day holiday period.
Record-breaking cold spell in Jersey? We’re not there yet
It might seem as though this frigid run of weather in New Jersey has been around for a record-breaking spell.
Are parents spending too much money helping their adult kids?
A new CreditCards.com survey finds parents are participating big-time in helping adult children with their finances.
Your house’s pipes can be threatened by extreme cold weather
This extreme cold can also threaten pipes around your dwelling. If they get too cold and freeze, they can rupture and create a flooding mess.
Hunting works? Bear sightings drop dramatically in NJ
Bear/human encounters have dropped sharply in New Jersey this year, according to a new report from the State Department of Environmental Protection.
How to stay warm and save money on utility bills this winter
There are some good ways to stay warm for less money this winter, including the use of technology to control the thermostat in your home.
Gifting a pet for the holidays: The good and bad
New Jersey animal welfare advocates warn against gifting a dog or cat for your family this season, without thoroughly thinking it through.
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.