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.
Monmouth County tackles issue of opioids and student athletes
Groups engaged in the battle against opioid abuse in Monmouth County will hold a very public, "Athletes & Opioids Conference" at Monmouth University on Wednesday.
Doctor shortage in NJ: Can country 2,000 miles away help?
Only about half of New Jersey's primary care needs are being met because of the shortage.
Carrying a flag to cross the street — Middlesex towns trying it
Keeping pedestrians from getting hit crossing the streets of New Jersey is an ongoing struggle. In East Brunswick, Keep Middlesex Moving is trying something called "Flag It!"
Bald eagle comeback continues in NJ
The Conserve Wildlife Foundation reports 123 bald eagle chicks have taken wing for the first time in New Jersey this year
Crossing Route 18 is about to get a lot safer
A state project to resurface a part of Route 18 in Monmouth and Middlesex Counties and improve intersection safety is getting underway.
NJ to allow lower-income residents to tap into solar energy
New Jersey is rapidly moving ahead with a plan to bring the benefits of solar energy to urban and low-income residents.
Is New Jersey’s 21-and-over tobacco law working?
Rutgers researchers are taking a look at laws to restrict access to tobacco products in New Jersey and elsewhere.
Pedestrian safety campaign starts on LBI
The North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority has kicked off a summer effort on Long Beach Island centered on pedestrian safety.
Rutgers and RWJ Barnabas join to create healthcare powerhouse
RWJ Barnabas Health and Rutgers are forming a health care partnership to ramp up clinical care and research in New Jersey.
A good summer to see the planet Mars in NJ
For two months this summer, the planet Mars will be in opposition.