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.
Student Loan Debt Drags on Jersey Economy, Study Finds
Better than 6 in 10 Jersey college grads carry student loan debt, according to a new study done by Monmouth University for New Jersey Realtors.
NJ Builder Says it’s Possible to Hurricane-proof Your House
A hurricane-proof house in New Jersey? Some say a hurricane-resistant structure is actually doable, and has been done.
Rutgers Medical School Teaching a Class About Horror Movies
Psychiatry students at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School are viewing 31 of the most terrifying horror movie characters this month to study mental disorders.
New Jersey’s Pumpkin Patch is Smaller This Season
As Halloween approaches, many of us may be thinking about trekking to the farm to pick some Jersey Fresh pumpkins.
Know About Insurance Fraud in NJ? Here’s How to Report It
Acting state Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Tracy Thompson says insurance fraud is being fought at the federal, state and county level but "we need the help of the community to be vigilant and to report this activity wherever they see it."
NJ Considers Not Suspending Drivers for Failure to Pay Tickets
Assemblyman Ron Dancer sponsors legislation to allow drivers with suspended licenses for non-moving violations, such as parking tickets, to drive on a restricted basis.
Jersey Shore’s Tidal Wetlands are Under Threat, Report Says
Climate change and development may combine to swamp tidal wetlands near the shore, according to a new report by the Regional Plan Association.
‘Someone’s Gotta Rescue the Rescuers’ — Fines Would Pay for First Responder Hotline
Legislation to resurrect a mental health hotline for EMS and firefighters in the state is working its way through Trenton.
Women in NJ Still Earn Less Income than Men
New Jersey women employed full time in the state's workforce last year earned on average 81.6% of the median wages of men.
NJ Turning State Vehicles Into Weather and Traffic Reporters
New Jersey's Department of Transportation has received a $322,000 grant to equip 20 State DOT vehicles with dashboard cams and weather sensors.