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.
Frigid weather and dead batteries drive up calls for AAA help
Bitter cold and dead batteries translated into a 25% increase in the number of calls for help to AAA/Mid-Atlantic over the 10-day holiday period.
Record-breaking cold spell in Jersey? We’re not there yet
It might seem as though this frigid run of weather in New Jersey has been around for a record-breaking spell.
Are parents spending too much money helping their adult kids?
A new CreditCards.com survey finds parents are participating big-time in helping adult children with their finances.
Your house’s pipes can be threatened by extreme cold weather
This extreme cold can also threaten pipes around your dwelling. If they get too cold and freeze, they can rupture and create a flooding mess.
Hunting works? Bear sightings drop dramatically in NJ
Bear/human encounters have dropped sharply in New Jersey this year, according to a new report from the State Department of Environmental Protection.
How to stay warm and save money on utility bills this winter
There are some good ways to stay warm for less money this winter, including the use of technology to control the thermostat in your home.
Gifting a pet for the holidays: The good and bad
New Jersey animal welfare advocates warn against gifting a dog or cat for your family this season, without thoroughly thinking it through.
How hospitals are keeping NJ’s economy alive
A new report indicates that hospitals in New Jersey collectively pour more than $23 billion into the state's economy annually.
New Trenton drug rehab clinic could be national model
New Jersey's newest addiction recovery clinic is up and running in the city of Trenton, and officials say there is a deep need for it.
Up late? You could see Geminid Meteor Shower in NJ skies
By all accounts, the meteors will be pretty spectacular.