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.
Super Moons and Bright Planets: What 2020 Night Skies Will Bring
Rutgers astronomy and physics professor Carlton Pryor tells us there will be big and bright moons on March 9 and April 7.
Expert Not Forecasting Big NJ Gas Hikes Because of Iran
One oil analyst says we can expect gas prices to wobble a bit behind recent rising Mideast tensions, but that's all.
Get Rid of Your Christmas Trees or Risk Home Fires
The National Fire Protection Association is urging the prompt removal of that now-old Christmas tree that may now be drying out -- and no longer living -- in your living room.
NJ group focused on waterway pollution from animal waste, storms
The environmental group Clean Ocean Action has a program, "Rally for the Waterways," working to improve New Jersey's water quality.
NJ Women Among Highest Paid in Nation, But Not as Much as Men
The ratio of men's to women's median weekly earnings last year in New Jersey were little changed from the previous year, according to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Salvation Army’s ‘Red Kettle’ Campaign Coming Up Short in NJ
The Salvation Army New Jersey Division's annual "Red Kettle Campaign" is experiencing a significant shortfall in the current holiday season.
Report Says NJ Shore Sea Level Could Rise 6.3 Feet by 2100
A new report prepared for the state Department of Environmental Protection by Rutgers environmental scientists warns of a dramatic sea level rise along the Jersey shore.
New Jersey Lottery Advises Against Giving Lottery Tickets to Minors
The New Jersey Lottery has launched its annual campaign that seeks to deter the gifting of lottery tickets to children.
Atlantic City Police Keep an Eye on Crime With Cameras
Atlantic City has been operating a surveillance center from police headquarters for the past two years, to give authorities extra "eyes" on the streets of the resort.
Atlantic City Wants Taxpayers to Win With Bigger Slice of Sports Betting Pie
Atlantic City officials want to see legislation from Trenton to rearrange the tax formula for the very-hot sports betting activity so that the city sees some tax-relief revenue.