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.
Prescribed burns help Jersey forests
Prescribed or controlled burns are conducted annually by the State Forest Fire Service.
Thanks, NJ! 2018 a record-breaking year for organ donation
The New Jersey Sharing Network reports a record number of successful organ transplants in the state during 2018. And there was an unprecedented number of eye donors who gave the gift of life.
Gas prices keep rising slowly in New Jersey
They've reached an average of $2.37 a gallon.
Vintage trolley from Wildwood may be restored to former glory
An old trolley car built in 1913 that served Wildwood for years is about to be fully restored by a company in Iowa.
ER patients with chronic conditions, usually poor, cost NJ hospitals $1B
A new study from the New Jersey Hospital Association finds some of the state's poorest areas struggle with the most chronic health conditions.
Robocalls up by 46 percent in 2018 — NJ congressman wants crackdown
New Jersey congressman Frank Pallone is reintroducing the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act.
Offshore wind power: Rutgers helping understand sea breezes
They can help the industry know when it'll get the most power.
Most Americans can’t cover a $1,000 emergency
A new survey from Bankrate.com shows many Americans lack the money to cover an unexpected $1,000 expense.
Environmentalists tell Gov. Murphy: Hold the salt!
In response to Gov. Phil Murphy's desire to constantly brine roads and highways before any possible winter weather, environmentalists warn there will be consequences.
Jury duty for the modern age: NJ courts to start emailing, texting
Prospective jurors in Atlantic County will be able to interact electronically with the courts in a new system starting up this month.
Jersey gas prices for January … has the drop stopped?
Jersey drivers are starting to wonder if the price drops at the gas pump may be coming to a screeching halt.
Spectacular lunar eclipse on weekend of Jan. 20-21
The next lunar eclipse is coming between Jan. 20 and 21 and, weather permitting, it will be something to see.