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.
Rising mortgage rates could actually spur NJ homebuyers
A new survey from Realtor.com finds 1 in 3 prospective home buyers are concerned about rising mortgage rates.
NJ ranks high in gun violence prevention
New Jersey gets high marks for gun safety in a new ranking of states by San Francisco-based Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.
NJ gambling helpline answers 15,000 calls a year
The New Jersey Lottery is partnering this month with The Council on Compulsive Gambling to raise awareness about problem gambling.
Kratom — ‘Natural’ pain med alternative could kill you
The New Jersey Poison Control Center is warning of hazards associated with an herbal pain remedy.
It’s only February, but Jersey ants already on the march
NJ residents have been seeing ants in their homes and apartments.
Utility company got rich while nearly doubling sewer rates, NJ says
A state audit found the water and sewer authority that supplies Jersey City hiked rates bigtime over a nine-year period, even as they piled up a multi-million dollar surplus.
McGreevey: 5 services ex-cons need to return to society
The New Jersey Reentry Corporation is working to bring former offenders released from incarceration back into society. The agency is a nonprofit agency serving court-involved individuals. They opened their 9th New Jersey office in New Brunswick on Tuesday.
Yes, you can give your dog the flu
Flu is everywhere right now. But what about your pets?
$3 per gallon gas coming back to NJ?
Gas prices have been moderating slightly, but an oil market watcher says those prices will get higher in the near future.
NJ cops reviving 3 times as many overdose victims
State Police figures indicate the use of the overdose antidote naloxone has tripled in New Jersey since 2014. But one expert suggests that the actual use of naloxone is much higher.
Why are NJ schools serving fewer breakfasts?
A new report shows New Jersey's school breakfast program has slumped back slightly of late, serving 4 percent fewer low-income students.
1 in 10 homes in NJ worth less than mortgage debt
The number of homes "underwater" continues to decline, according to a new report, but New Jersey is still lagging.