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.
How to keep kids safe near water
With spring getting close, the American Academy of Pediatrics has revised its water safety recommendations for children, especially the very young.
Outrage in Trenton over billions in proposed utility rate hikes
Consumer and environmental groups showed up Wednesday at the Statehouse with 23,000 postcard petitions.
Things Aren’t Looking Good for Trump in 2020, NJ Poll Says
A new Monmouth University poll finds President Trump's support eroding in key swing counties that elected him in 2016.
Anyone Buying Fur Anymore? Trapping is Way Down in NJ
New Jersey fur trappers are doing less trapping these days and the pelts they take are declining in value.
NJ Gas Prices Continue to Increase as Summer Approaches
Robert Sinclair of AAA/Northeast says one reason for the rise — up two cents-a-gallon in New Jersey on average this week — is the switch to reformulated blends.
Survey of NJ retailers finds 2018 was ‘best in years’
A survey of 105 retail tenants done by a North Jersey store real estate management firm finds very positive 2018 sales results.
Research Shows We Are Driving More Than Ever
AAA/Northeast spokeswoman Tracy Noble says drivers in the west averaged almost 59 minutes daily behind the wheel, followed by Jersey drivers averaging 51.1 minutes.
New Jersey Makes Progress Employing People with Disabilities
New Jersey has made some improvements in the way the state is helping people with disabilities find training and jobs, according to a new state-by-state analysis.
NJ Uses ‘Robodeer’ to Catch Illegal Night Hunters
State officials recently announced arrests of illegal hunters and poachers who were baited by so-called "robodeer."
Gas Prices Keep Rising Slowly in New Jersey
Gas prices continue to creep upward in New Jersey, at an average of $2.37 a gallon right now, according to the AAA Auto Club. And that's up a nickel from a week ago.