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.
Teen drinkers become bad sleepers, Rutgers research finds
A Rutgers-Camden researcher has discovered an important link between insomnia among early adolescents and alcohol use frequency.
A few surprises, but not much change in Trenton’s legislature
Little changed in the balance of power in the legislature Tuesday night, with Democrats remaining firmly in control.
Today is also school board election day in New Jersey
Local school boards are also holding elections today, with candidates in the running in school districts across the Garden State.
Voters to Christie: ‘Don’t let the door hit you on the way out’
On this election eve, a new Fairleigh-Dickinson/Public Mind poll on Gov. Christie's tenure finds better than 4 in 10 describing him as among Jersey's worst governors.
NJ researchers will work to curb a deadly fungal infection
Rutgers will receive $300,000 from the Centers for Disease Control to investigate a deadly pathogen.
Hey, Garden State — Maybe stop raking those leaves!
A naturalist with the National Wildlife Federation advises New Jersey homeowners to "park the rake" this fall and leave the leaves where they are.
The ‘Amazon age’ may be giving NJ ports a big boost
A big increase in port traffic into New Jersey has increased warehouse and other jobs in the past two years.
Gas prices going up in New Jersey … but for how much longer?
The average gas price in Jersey this week is $2.47 per gallon, up from $2.45 a week ago.
ZAP! Germ-zapping robot looks like R2-D2, helps NJ hospital cut down on infections
A new germ-fighting robot has been deployed at Hunterdon Medical Center to help the hospital cut down on the serious ongoing threat of hospital-borne infections.
Drop-off unwanted prescription drugs at these NJ locations Saturday
It is the latest in The Drug Enforcement Administration's ongoing series of "Take-Back Days."