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.
‘Near-normal’ Atlantic hurricane season predicted for 2019
The latest prediction from federal forecasters calls for a normal or near-normal Atlantic hurricane season this year.
NJ Seniors Do Better Job of Controlling Their Diabetes
Jersey seniors fare well in certain health areas but could do better in others, according to the latest report from UnitedHealth Foundation.
Memorial Day 2019 To Be Among Busiest Ever on NJ Roads
Despite ever-rising gas prices, travel watchers are predicting a very busy Memorial Day weekend in New Jersey, especially on the road.
NJ Habitat-connecting Program Helps Animals Cross the Road
Connecting Habitats Across New Jersey — or CHANJ, which is pronounced "change" — is aimed at helping creatures such as bobcats, salamanders and northern diamond terrapins.
Report Says New Jersey Has the Country’s Most Expensive Land
New Jersey has the most valuable land in the country, according to an analysis by Economist William Larson, done in 2015.
New Jersey Still #1 in High Property Taxes
The latest analysis shows — to no one's surprise — New Jersey is still No. 1 in the nation in high property taxes.
Tax Incentives Luring Film and TV Producers to NJ
The New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission says new tax incentives to attract movie and TV productions to the state are working.
Accountants Telling Clients to Leave NJ Because of New Tax Code
A member survey by the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants shows 3 in 4 accountants found this past tax season worse than prior years.
NJ School Districts Bargaining Down Costs of Health Benefits
A new report from the New Jersey School Boards Association says local school districts are increasingly containing health benefit costs for employees.
Senior Citizens in NJ Going Hungry Because They Turn Down Aid
Adele LaTourette, of Hunger Free New Jersey, says she thinks a lot of seniors feel they do not really want government assistance, perhaps because they feel others need it more.