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.
Get ready for all the pretty colors of fall in New Jersey
Moderate weather and good rainfall this summer will translate into some spectacular fall foliage across New Jersey this fall.
After NJ legalizes firecrackers, experts still urge fireworks safety
The fireworks safety issue emerges each year at July 4th. The law has been changed this year in New Jersey to allow for the sale and possession of sparklers and non-aerial novelty fireworks. But safety experts still take a dim view.
Warm weather is here: What should students be allowed to wear to school?
What kids wear to school becomes more of an issue as the weather warms and we move closer to school's end.
The most important safety tips for boating
As the weather warms and boaters venture forth for another season, boating safety advocates have some advice.
Forest fire risk in New Jersey increases with warmer weather
New Jersey forest fire officials warn that with the onset of spring, the risk of fires in Jersey's woods increases.
Top destinations for vacationing NJ residents this year
AAA says 42 percent of Americans are planning to take a vacation in 2017.
Jersey Shore towns selling summer beach tags as holiday gifts
Many shore towns are doing a brisk business selling holiday beach tags for next season.
Now’s the time to help NJ food banks prepare for Thanksgiving
The push is on to keep pace with the need for turkeys and thanksgiving food again this year.
New Jersey wine-making is going strong
New Jersey Wine Week is being celebrated by an industry that by all measures is booming right now.
Lots of snow this year in NJ? Maybe yes … maybe no
Federal forecasters say it could go either way this winter here in New Jersey: mild or harsh, snowy or dry.
NJ has the most Millennials still living at home with parents
New Jersey leads the nation with the number of young adults still living with their parents.
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.