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.
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.
Will May’s wet start breed more Jersey mosquitoes?
Some in New Jersey are keeping a wary eye out for mosquitoes with news of the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
More people using designated drivers, survey shows
A recent Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) survey found more people are using a designated driver.
New Jersey right in the middle among sunniest states
Weather in the Garden State is constantly changing, and when it comes to how much sun residents see, New Jersey is right in the middle of the pack among the lower 48 states.
Lifeguard staffing levels appear good at Jersey shore
As another summer brings another flock of tourists to Jersey beaches, the ever- present lifeguards are back to business again this year.
Allergy alert – Are we having a ‘pollen tsunami’ this spring?
You probably have noticed that green film on your car's windshield of late, and your nose may have also noticed it: one of the heaviest pollen seasons in New Jersey in recent memory, a so-called "pollen tsunami."