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.
Most drivers don’t know what NJ’s child-seat law requires
A year after New Jersey's child safety seat law hit the books, a survey finds many motorists still lack knowledge about some of the law's basics.
Beware: Hurricane Gaston may worsen Jersey Shore rip currents
Late August... and some Jersey shore lifeguards have left for school or a regular job. But it's prime time during the hurricane season, and the rip current risk has been heightened as a storm churns through the Atlantic.
Trouble ahead … Road debris a major highway hazard in NJ
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reports that during the past four years across the country, there have been more than 200,000 crashes that involve road debris.
Have you seen the Jersey Shore dolphins? They’re loving our coast!
With good water and plenty of food, dolphins are enjoying a great summer in waters off New Jersey's beaches.
NJ celebrates its farmers markets this week
This week is "Farmers Market Week" in New Jersey, to coincide with 'National and State Farmers Market Week'.
Scam alert: Don’t fall for this phony Lottery scheme
NJ Lottery will never ask for personal information, bank account information or fees if someone wins a prize.
Forget Georgia: Why you can’t beat Jersey-fresh peaches
Following a spring of topsy-turvy weather for New Jersey peach growers, the news is better.
How do you say it, Jersey: ‘To the beach’ or ‘down the shore’?
A new Triple-A poll should settle this once and for all, do New Jerseyans go, "to the beach?' or, "down the shore?"
Jersey Shore tourists warned not to harass marine mammals
Shore tourists are likely to observe an occasional dolphin or sea turtle in the water at this time of the year. The messages from an expert is "look, but don't touch."
How to look out for rip currents and what to do when caught in one
New Jersey beach goers beware! There are some strong rip currents offshore these days. We have some advice from an expert about preventing a tragedy when you go in the water.
Take a look at the wild orchids of New Jersey’s Pine Barrens
Some stunning examples of the orchid can be seen right here in the Garden State's biggest garden...the Pinelands.
New Jersey’s historical lighthouses at risk of going dark (PHOTOS)
As state funding dries up, historical societies fight to keep local coastal lighthouses in New Jersey open.