Joe Nolan was born and raised in New Jersey -- growing up in Westfield and currently living in West Caldwell.
He has two children, Bradley and Conor. He went to Holy Trinity High School in Westfield and Seton Hall University in South Orange.
Joe has been doing traffic in New York on the radio since 1979 and at Metro Traffic Control since it opened in New York in 1988. Joe started on WPLJ in 1989, and has been with Scott and Todd since the "Big Show's" inception. Joe can also be seen daily on Eyewitness News This Morning and Good Morning America on WABC-TV, Channel 7 in New York.
Joe helps with several projects at Immaculata High School in Somerville including the IHS Hall of Fame. Joe is also active with several charities and hospitals throughout New Jersey including The Make a Wish Foundation of New Jersey, St. Barnabas Medical Center and Somerset medical Center. His hobbies include collecting Lionel Trains, golf and boating. He LOVES hockey. Specifically the New Jersey Devils. He is also a fan of the , Giants, Seton Hall and New York Yankees.