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.
Raise a glass to Jersey’s wine industry
A new report from The Garden State Wine Growers Association shows an increase of almost 40 percent in the economic impact of New Jersey's wine industry on the state between 2011 and 2016.
Gas will get more expensive in NJ, analyst says
The news on the gas price front is not good for Jersey drivers. Those higher gas prices we have been seeing are likely to hang around into this spring.
Rutgers professor says Puerto Rico needs to find its own way
A Rutgers University-Camden professor, recently returned from a fact-finding mission to storm-devastated Puerto Rico, says the federal government has failed the island.
Pay up … or it’s lights out! NJ utility warns of latest scam
Atlantic City Electric warns its customers that scammers are calling around and threatening service cutoffs within a hour for unpaid bill balances.
Thousands of NJ immigrants to lose legal status — Devastating, or about time?
Nearly 200,000 Salvadorans living in the U.S. will lose 'temporary protected status' if the Trump administration decides to lift it.
Fracking gas helps lower NJ utility bills in January and February
Public Service Electric &Gas says their New Jersey natural gas customers will realize a reduction on winter gas bills.
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.