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.
NJ universities, medical industry fast-track cutting-edge care
A new effort between Rutgers University, Princeton University, the New Jersey Institute of Technology and the state's pharmaceutical industry will speed the translation of medical research to health care consumers.
Don’t be a target — NJ cops have tips to combat crime
The website Alarms.org lists New Jersey as one of the safest states when it comes to holiday crimes. But experts say you can still do more to stay safe.
Grant program helps NJ towns buy electric vehicles
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities is offering grants for local towns to initiate the acquisition and use of electric vehicles.
NJ one of the top states for Christmas trees
For many families, it's a multi-generational tradition
NJ considers putting nurses in charge of staffing levels
A bill ] introduced by Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz would require health care facilities to establish committees of nurses to set nurse staffing levels.
NJ encourages giving to charity — but be wise about it
Legitimate charities need your help, especially at this time of year. But determining who is legit can sometimes be like trying to navigate through a minefield.
Salvation Army now offering ‘Kettle Pay’ in NJ
The Salvation Army has introduced what they call, "Kettle Pay" to their system of Red Kettle donation locations in New Jersey this holiday season.
Atlantic City police keep an eye on crime with cameras
Atlantic City has been operating a surveillance center from police headquarters for the past two years, to give authorities extra "eyes" on the streets of the resort.
NJ legislation would extend film production tax credits
An Assembly committee has advanced a bill to extend tax credits for companies filming or producing movies in the Garden State, by 5 years through 2028.
NJ congressman says taxpayers shouldn’t pay for polluters
New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone is co-sponsoring legislation to reinstate a tax he says will make polluters once again pay for cleanup of Superfund sites.