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.
Teens today more likely to smoke marijuana than tobacco
More teens are using marijuana and alcohol than smoking cigarettes, according to a study from the University of Nebraska College of Public Health.
Uh oh … Deer rutting season is underway in New Jersey
Bad news for people on the road.
You can get rid of unwanted medications safely Saturday
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day returns to locations throughout NJ.
NJ repairs 175,000 potholes so far in 2019, and more to go
The battle to repair potholes on New Jersey roads is an ongoing one, all year round, according to State Transportation Department Spokesman Steve Schapiro.
Technology could help schools stop kids from vaping, lawmaker says
As the nation's attention turns to the potential dangers of vaping, a congressman believes technology holds the key to curbing underage e-cig use.
Get ready for higher NJ gas prices … but not just gas
Those attacks on Saudi Arabian oil production last weekend will have a negative impact on pump prices in New Jersey.
Sextortion emails on the rise — don’t take the bait!
"Sextortion" is the latest wrinkle in cyber crime.
Forgot your kid? Mandatory alarm proposed for new cars
Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone is pushing for a law to install reminder devices in cars to detect and alert drivers that a child is in the back seat, to deter deaths of kids left in cars.
Fall gas prices to drop in NJ? That depends on gas tax
There's good and bad news on gas prices for the coming fall.
Need for organ donors is soaring in NJ
A new study from HealthTestingCenters.com finds New Jersey ranked 18th in the nation for organ transplants last year.
2019 hurricane season may become more severe
Federal forecasters have changed their prediction for the remainder of this Atlantic hurricane season.
Another year, another National Night Out
Tomorrow is, "National Night Out," an annual event that's been held in neighborhoods in towns and cities in New Jersey and across the country for 36 years.