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.
Why are NJ contractors hurting for skilled construction workers?
As construction accelerates, shortages of skilled trades workers have become more and more apparent.
We spend 300 hours a year driving our cars, AAA finds
And in New Jersey traffic, that number is probably higher.
Most drivers don’t know what NJ’s child-seat law requires
A year after New Jersey's child safety seat law hit the books, a survey finds many motorists still lack knowledge about some of the law's basics.
Feds warn of lead risk in NJ well water
The New Jersey Sierra Club director says state officials should do more to address drinking water safety because "people's health could suffer because of it."
NJ is a dangerous state for older drivers, but it’s not always their fault
New Jersey is the 8th most dangerous state for senior drivers, with 1 in 5 people killed in car crashes being age 65 or older.
Atlantic City could soon lose THOUSANDS more casino jobs
Closing casinos and possible competition from North Jersey casinos could spell doom for Atlantic City workers.
Beware: Hurricane Gaston may worsen Jersey Shore rip currents
Late August... and some Jersey shore lifeguards have left for school or a regular job. But it's prime time during the hurricane season, and the rip current risk has been heightened as a storm churns through the Atlantic.
Men, women execs in NJ don’t see eye-to-eye on equality, opportunity in workplace
A new survey finds a majority of Jersey business men and women agree that women in the workplace on equal footing with men is a good idea. But the devil is in the details.
Trouble ahead … Road debris a major highway hazard in NJ
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reports that during the past four years across the country, there have been more than 200,000 crashes that involve road debris.
The NJ industries losing and gaining the most workers
New Jersey's unemployment rate increased for the fifth month in a row in July to 5.2 percent. But the news was not all bad.