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.
How many Franklin Townships in NJ? One looks for new name
Franklin Township in Hunterdon County is one of six towns in New Jersey with "Franklin" in their name. There's a feeling among at least some of the locals to change that.
This technology is ‘changing everything’ — NJ college offers drone class
A sign of the times....Stockton University is now teaching a course about unmanned flying systems, what most of us call, "drones."
Why NJ beaches are in better shape than other states
A new report from Stockton University profiles 30 years of changes to New Jersey's shoreline and beaches.
Time to make the Monday after Super Bowl a national holiday?
A new survey from Office Team finds more than 7 in 10 human resource managers believe the Monday after Super Bowl should be a paid national holiday.
Super Bowl a super problem for gamblers — there’s help in NJ
Addicted gamblers may be tempted by the glitter and lure of big winnings from the big event.
Raise a glass to Jersey’s wine industry
A new report from The Garden State Wine Growers Association shows an increase of almost 40 percent in the economic impact of New Jersey's wine industry on the state between 2011 and 2016.
Gas will get more expensive in NJ, analyst says
The news on the gas price front is not good for Jersey drivers. Those higher gas prices we have been seeing are likely to hang around into this spring.
Rutgers professor says Puerto Rico needs to find its own way
A Rutgers University-Camden professor, recently returned from a fact-finding mission to storm-devastated Puerto Rico, says the federal government has failed the island.
It’s time for bald eagles to thrive in New Jersey
The first incubations of the year have started, according to the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey.
A plan to give every NJ kid healthcare — including illegal immigrants
A report from liberal think tank New Jersey Policy Perspective is calling for the state to achieve universal health coverage for children.