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.
Assemblyman wants to ban styrofoam from NJ school cafeterias
A move is afoot in Trenton to put the brakes on the popular use of styrofoam food containers in New Jersey schools.
Don’t be like Tiger! Driving while medicated as dangerous as drunk driving
Taking medicine and driving...drugged driving...can be every bit as dangerous as drunk driving, according to New Jersey experts.
100 deadliest days of summer — NJ parents can save their teens behind the wheel
These are "the 100 deadliest days of summer," when teen driver fatalities rise.
This past May was cooler and wetter than average for NJ
The month of May will go down in the books as a, "weather roller coaster" in New Jersey, according to the official climate scorekeeper for the state.
Warm weather is here: What should students be allowed to wear to school?
What kids wear to school becomes more of an issue as the weather warms and we move closer to school's end.
Small businesses say hiring is a challenge these days
A new Wells Fargo survey finds small business optimism running very high so far this year. But many small businesses say their biggest challenge is hiring.
New Jersey could see an active hurricane season this year
Federal forecasters are out with their predictions for the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season that begins June 1st. They say it could be above normal in terms of storm frequency.
Change and politics cause high stress at work, survey finds
A new survey of workplace stress reveals those who experienced changes in the workplace are more likely to be dealing with chronic work stress.
The most important safety tips for boating
As the weather warms and boaters venture forth for another season, boating safety advocates have some advice.
In NJ, whites and Asians more likely to be happy where they live
A new Rutgers poll finds 4 out of 5 New Jerseyans are satisfied with their neighborhood. But race and income are factors for those who are disatisfied with where they live.
Time to turn on the air conditioner? Here’s how to save on bill
This week's sudden heat spell will mean a spring debut for the ol' home air conditioner. There are a few things to keep in mind when you hit the cool for the first time.
It’s strawberry season in New Jersey: Get ’em while they last
It is strawberry season in New Jersey, and the operative words are "short" and "sweet."