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.
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.
Gas prices up in New Jersey — but don’t worry, expert says
Gas prices have been rising slightly in New Jersey in the past week.
A big detour on Route 206 begins on Thursday
A big detour in the Princeton area kicks in first thing tomorrow morning. A part of route 206 will be closed to allow for much-needed repairs to two area bridges.
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.
Millennials spending too much on restaurants and coffee shops, survey says
They're nearly twice as likely to go out and spend money as Gen Xers.
Retailers face another growing threat — theft
For the third year in a row, organized shoplifting has outpaced internal theft.
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.
NJ is 2nd in Northeast for lightning damage. Here’s how to avoid getting hit
New Jersey sees its share of lightning, especially during the summer. In fact, insurance stats show we were 2nd in the northeast in lightning-related claims last year.
NJ mainstay crops slower this season, but they will be good
The cool wet spring has delayed some of the, "allstars of Jersey Fresh," the corn, peaches and tomatoes this summer. But it could have been worse.