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.
Need a nap? Report says workplace fatigue is rampant
Working tired has reached epidemic proportions in the workplace, according to a new report from the National Safety Council.
NJ buying back guns in three high-crime cities
In an effort to reduce the number of unwanted and uneeded guns in the state, New Jersey is sponsoring a gun buyback program later this week.
Many domestic violence victims in NJ begin as stalking victims
Many victims of domestic violence are also stalking victims. Advocates for victims advise them to speak up early and often about being stalked.
Several NJ counties to send out vote-by-mail applications to every voter
Another New Jersey county will address the ongoing and chronic low participation in elections by trying vote-by-mail this fall.
NJ Lottery has new game that you can play with friends at these bars
A new lottery game, Quick Draw has launched in New Jersey this week that offers a new type of lottery play with numbers electronically drawn.
Trenton hearing this week on progress at New York Penn Station
In Trenton this Wednesday, a joint legislative committee hearing will assess the status of ongoing repairs at New York Penn Station.
The top phone scams to watch out for in NJ
Those phone scams are alive and well in New Jersey, and getting worse, according to a new survey by a maker of call-blocking devices.
NJ residents don’t have to go to the country to eat a lot of peaches
This year's New Jersey peach crop is one for the books, according to New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Doug Fisher.
After NJ legalizes firecrackers, experts still urge fireworks safety
The fireworks safety issue emerges each year at July 4th. The law has been changed this year in New Jersey to allow for the sale and possession of sparklers and non-aerial novelty fireworks. But safety experts still take a dim view.
Children can easily die in a hot car — 12 already have so far in 2017
The heat of summer can spell serious danger for kids and pets left inside a vehicle for any length of time.