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.
These bugs are trying to get into NJ homes this spring
With spring finally starting to arrive, there's good and bad news....better weather, but also a proliferation of pests that may be trying to get into your living space.
Poster contest a civics exercise for 4th graders
In commemoration of County Government Month in April, Monmouth County is once again running a poster contest.
Don’t be too eager to start gardening early this spring
A late start for springlike weather in New Jersey may be putting a hold on the planting plans of some New Jersey gardeners.
Gas prices in NJ set to go up in April
AAA/Mid-Atlantic says New Jersey's average pump price right now is $2.63 a gallon. That compares to a $2.61 national average.
Why Murphy’s budget is rough news for NJ towns
Governor Murphy's proposed budget indicates most New Jersey towns will see no increase in municipal aid this year.
Bad news for NJ allergy suffers — a pollen spike is coming
A New Jersey pollen expert says all of the recent snow has provided a lot of moisture for pollen-producing plants this spring.
Tax scams — How to avoid losing thousands of dollars
The Internal Revenue Service is out with its annual, "dirty dozen" list of tax scams. They include phony "phishing" schemes using fake emails and websites and fake phone calls purportedly from the IRS.
What do you do if a coworker stinks up the office?
Could be body odor, could be their lunch. It's a distraction.
Tree care workers have a sometimes-deadly job
As another big storm hits New Jersey, with the possibility of trees falling and causing damage, a new Rutgers study done after Superstorm Sandy underscores the importance of safety training and protective equipment for tree-care workers.
It is Fix A Leak Week in New Jersey
This week is, "Fix-A-Leak-Week," in New Jersey and across the nation, designed to make residents aware of the need to conserve water by repairing leaky plumbing.