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.
Cut food stamps? 15,000 veterans in NJ rely on them
A New Jersey group fighting hunger in the state points to a new report that shows New Jersey veterans rely on assistance for food.
Rain can pollute rivers and streams — but NJ towns can do something
New Jersey Future is offering a "toolkit" to enable towns and cities in the state to reduce pollution from storm water runoff with what they call "green infrastructure."
The best and worst locations for retailers in NJ
Retail vacancy rates were up 7 percent this summer in North and Central Jersey, according to the latest survey by the Goldstein Group, a Paramus-based commercial realtor.
Poll finds support for legal marijuana in New Jersey
Almost 6 in 10 New Jerseyans support legalizing the possession and use of marijuana in the state, according to a new Rutgers/Eagleton poll.
NJ has fund for crime victims — Do they know about it?
State Sen. Declan O'Scanlon, R-Monmouth, is backing a bill that he says will help crime victims by making them more aware of the Victims of Crime Compensation Fund.
Have home security cam? Monmouth cops could use your help
In Monmouth County, the sheriff's office and other law enforcement agencies are enlisting the help of residents and businesses to volunteer their video surveillance for Operation Watchdog.
Student loan debt drags on Jersey economy, study finds
Better than 6 in 10 Jersey college grads carry student loan debt, according to a new study done by Monmouth University for New Jersey Realtors.
NJ could get a warmer, wetter winter from El Nino
The prediction for the coming winter season from national forecasters suggests it may be wet and mild in New Jersey.
Rutgers medical school teaching a class about horror movies
Psychiatry students at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School are viewing 31 of the most terrifying horror movie characters this month to study mental disorders.
NJ considers not suspending drivers for failure to pay tickets
Assemblyman Ron Dancer sponsors legislation to allow drivers with suspended licenses for non-moving violations, such as parking tickets, to drive on a restricted basis.
New Jersey’s pumpkin patch is smaller this season
As Halloween approaches, many of us may be thinking about trekking to the farm to pick some Jersey Fresh pumpkins.
Jersey Shore’s tidal wetlands are under threat, report says
Climate change and development may combine to swamp tidal wetlands near the shore, according to a new report by the Regional Plan Association.