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.
NJ town considers requiring background checks for renting
Brick has been considering an ordinance to require landlords to do criminal background checks before they rent to a prospective tenant.
NJ counties where people spend more of their income on gas
Those higher gas prices are putting a dent in a lot of New Jersey wallets this year. And some may even change vacation and travel plans.
Republicans and Democrats agree on why NJ sucks
A new Fairleigh Dickinson University Poll that asked New Jersey and how they rate our state versus the rest of the country finds positive and negative indicators.
Cop will be running torch through your town for special cause
The annual Torch Run for Special Olympics is set to go again Friday across the Garden State.
A dire warning about the $15 minimum wage in NJ
A report from the Employment Policies Institute suggests New Jersey could lose roughly 32,000 minimum wage jobs.
NJ Transit adjusts train schedules this summer for safety work
Beginning next Monday, NJ Transit will adjust their train schedules on several lines.
As many as 9 hurricanes predicted for Atlantic this year
Forecasters are out with their predictions for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, which begins June 1. Things could get rough.
Gun safety begins at home, Rutgers study finds
A study from the Rutgers School of Nursing found that gun safety programs to deter kids from randomly handling firearms did not prevent this dangerous activity.
Expect $3 a gallon gas in NJ this summer
New Iran sanctions may further aggravate already-climbing Jersey gas prices this driving season. But there are other factors at play in the increases.
Most fans in NJ root, root, root for this baseball team
Other area teams don't even come close.
NJ seeking vendors for summer visitor attractions
New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection is seeking vendors to service the concessions at state parks and forest areas this coming season.
NJ ranks high in gun violence prevention
New Jersey gets high marks for gun safety in a new ranking of states by San Francisco-based Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.