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.
The stink bug: Harmless in homes but the NJ farmer’s enemy
Stink bugs are on their way inside many Jersey homes this time of year, as they seek shelter from chilly weather.
Why you should put out a teal-colored pumpkin for Halloween this year
"The Teal Pumpkin Project" asks people to place a teal-colored pumpkin out front on Halloween if you are offering non-food treats for kids with food allergies.
October is still hopping for New Jersey sky-watchers
The so-called, "great American eclipse" caused a lot of excitement this summer. But the skies aren't done with us yet.
Congressman wants federal action on leading killer of NJ student athletes
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says one student athlete in America falls victim every three to four days.
NJ sheriff says your home might easy pickings for burglars
A new survey from ooma.com shows 6 in 10 Americans leave their windows open when they are away...one of many security goofs that include leaving doors unlocked...4 in 10 in the survey.
Jersey’s heating costs this winter depend on more than temperatures
It's not just about how cold it will be.
New Jersey can expect a good pumpkin season
This Halloween and fall will enjoy good-sized and plentiful pumpkins in New Jersey. A farm bureau expert says, pin a lot of it on the weather.
Manufacturing jobs pay well — How do we get more of them in NJ?
A new bipartisan panel of state lawmakers called The Manufacturing Caucus will take a look at spurring New Jersey's manufacturing sector to help bring it into the 21st century.
Buyer beware! How hackers are stealing real estate transaction down payments
Hackers will often get access to the email accounts of professionals involved in real estate transactions ... and then wait.
Get ready for all the pretty colors of fall in New Jersey
Moderate weather and good rainfall this summer will translate into some spectacular fall foliage across New Jersey this fall.