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.
Gas is Super Cheap — Just When Almost Nobody is Driving
The average price in New Jersey on Thursday was $2.23 per gallon, a 2-cent drop since Wednesday. A week ago it was $2.32 per gallon.
Order Take-out But Do it Safely, Rutgers Food Safety Expert Says
Donald Schaffner, a food safety expert and professor at the Rutgers University Department of Food Science, said take-out food remains safe but he urges some caution.
Balance and Routines: Managing Household Stress in Stressful Times
Parents are trying to keep all the balls in the air right now — juggling work from home, managing home schooling and worrying about their jobs and their family's health.
Parents of Special-needs Children are Managing New Stress During Outbreak
It's important for moms and dads of children who are on the autism spectrum to get as much sleep as possible, stay hydrated, and keep calm.
Coronavirus Information for Families With Special-needs Kids
School closings are also affecting families with special needs children, including those on the autism spectrum. The good news is help is available.
Unusual gas price drop in NJ as spring approaches
With plummeting oil prices and a weakening global economy, New Jersey is seeing a rarity: cheaper gas as spring approaches.
Dow Dropped a Lot — But Panic Can Hurt Your Holdings
The stock market closed sharply lower Monday on continuing fears about novel coronavirus and a tanking of world oil markets after OPEC and Russia failed to agree on production.
‘Good Sign for NJ’ — Businesses Making the Most of Workforce
Federal statistics show that New Jersey's labor underutilization — the number of people in the state either unemployed or underemployed — declined during 2019.
If You’re Treating the Lottery as an Investment, There’s a Problem
The NJ Lottery and the Council on Compulsive Gambling of NJ are trying to raise awareness about problem gambling with "Awareness + Action," a new campaign during March.
Voter Registration Drive Starts for NJ Ex-cons on Parole, Probation
The League of Women Voters and the New Jersey Reentry Corp. will jointly undertake a campaign to register all former New Jersey prisoners after they complete their sentences.