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.
Report shows smoking is down but vaping is way up in NJ
New Jersey, Delaware and Indiana saw the greatest switch from tobacco use to vaping, with New Jersey at No. 1.
Robocalls may be targeting NJ because we answer our phones more
A new study finds New Jersey was 5th in the nation in the year 2019 for the number of bothersome robocalls.
Get rid of your Christmas trees, or risk home fires
The National Fire Protection Association is urging the prompt removal of that now-old Christmas tree.
NJ New Year’s Eve activities: First Nights ring in 2020
The alcohol-free events are designed to be family-friendly and safe.
NJ one of the top states for Christmas trees
For many families, it's a multi-generational tradition
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.