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Wed, August 28, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 08/28/2019 12:00pm 08/29/2019 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Thu, August 29, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 08/29/2019 12:00pm 08/30/2019 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Fri, August 30, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 08/30/2019 12:00pm 08/31/2019 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
Fete - Caribbean Party

Fri, August 30, 9:00 PM

De Island Breeze, Somerset

Fete - Caribbean Party

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 08/30/2019 9:00pm 08/31/2019 12:00am America/New_York Fete - Caribbean Party

DNA's Music Presents FETE a night for Caribbean Party Join us @ De Island Breeze on Friday August 30 for a fun night . #steelpan #dj's #guest artists

676 Franklin Blvd Somerset, NJ 08873
Snack Attack Comedy Show

Sat, August 31, 8:00 PM

George St. Co-Op, New Brunswick

Snack Attack Comedy Show

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/31/2019 8:00pm 08/31/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Snack Attack Comedy Show

Snack attack is a comedy show combined with a cooking competition. Part gut-busting laughs, part gut-filling snacks, this show will leave you fully satisfied. Over the course of the show, the hosts will serve up hilarious comedians while simultaneously making a snack from scratch, and you will decide the winner. This month, the hosts will each make a snack featuring chocolate chips.

Headliner ...

89 Morris St. New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sun, September 1, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/01/2019 12:00pm 09/02/2019 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854

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The Jaffe Briefing - November 15, 2019

ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL – Who knows how testy things will soon become between Sens. Cory Booker and Bernie Sanders? Old pals have a way of becoming cold pals in the heat of hard campaigning for President. But for now, everything seems copacetic between the New Jerseyan and the Vermonter. Exhibit One: NJ Spotlight reports the two are announcing a joint proposal today for ...

The Jaffe Briefing - November 14, 2019

ASBURY PARK – You can’t have a major political event like a Presidential impeachment hearing without some Jersey influence. We demand it. And that is why the gallery included a drag queen from Asbury Park who was covering the story for a media start-up known as Happs, in which its reporters use their cell phones to stream news through Twitter. This reporter, a popular act at ...

The Jaffe Briefing - November 12, 2019

DEMAREST – Now, the waiter is left holding the bag. The Alpine Country Club, facing a lawsuit from a ticked-off member when a waiter spilled wine on her $30,000 handbag, is now blaming the waiter. The woman says her discontinued pink Hermes Kelly bag was positively ruined and the country club is refusing to make good. She sued the club last month. New court filings, discovered by the ...

The Jaffe Briefing - November 11, 2019

HOBOKEN – There may be the need for spit guards and chicken wire, as a Senate Select Committee will be holding a public hearing on NJ Transit’s woes at the Hoboken terminal on Wednesday, smack in the middle of the evening rush hour. From 5-7 p.m., commuters are invited to provide some colorful input – if their trains magically arrive on time from New York. Kudos to Senate ...

The Jaffe Briefing - November 9, 2019

NEWARK – After several months and more than 1,000 suggestions, officials at Rutgers University-Newark finally unveiled the school's new mascot. And what manner of vicious beast or menacing mascot would come running onto the floor to greet basketball fans assembled under the Golden Dome? Try The Scarlet Raider, a baseball cap-wearing fox with limited facial expressions. Fans ...

The New Jersey Origins of Green Bean Casserole

November 16, 2019

Ever wonder where the Thanksgiving classic Green Bean Casserole came from? Turns out it was created in the Garden State.

The turkey day staple was invented in 1955 in Campbell’s test kitchen in Camden by recipe developer Dorcas Reilly, who Campbell’s refers to as the “Grandmother of Green Bean Casserole.”

According to Smithsonian.com, the Associated ...

Rutgers Awarded 'Greatest Growth in Student Voter Turnout' in Big Ten Voting Challenge

November 12, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - More and more Rutgers students are voting.

The university had the greatest gains in student voter turnout over the past four years in the Big Ten Voting Challenge – a nonpartisan initiative to spur civic engagement and encourage more students to head to the polls.

Launched in 2017, the Big Ten Voting Challenge awards two campuses for their student voting efforts: ...

Rutgers' Administration Remains Committed to Course Scheduling System

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers' administration remains committed to a new course scheduling system despite a vote by faculty members Friday demanding a halt to its implementation.

At least for now, students in New Brunswick, Newark and Camden will be utilizing CourseAtlas when they log on starting in March to sign up for fall 2020 classes. The university has turned to the platform in an ...

Rutgers Faculty Union Files Unfair Labor Practice Complaint

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The union representing some 5,000 faculty members at Rutgers University has filed a formal unfair labor practice charge against the administration over a new course scheduling system that the university is implementing.

David Hughes, the treasurer of  Rutgers AAUP-AFT, told TAPinto New Brunswick that the union filed the complaint with the Public Employees Relation ...

Edison Township Hires Experienced Water and Sewer Utility Director

November 15, 2019

EDISON – The Edison Township Council has awarded a four-year contract to hire an experienced, state-licensed director for its new municipal water and sewer utility.

The new director, Robert J. Smith of Newton, is to begin work Monday, managing the new utility’s day-to-day operation and personnel, and supervising maintenance for the municipal water and sewer systems. He is to be ...

US Attorney: Hillsborough Man Swindled Elderly Clients, Dodged Taxes

November 15, 2019

TRENTON, N.J. – A Hillsborough man admitted in US District Court yesterday to engaging in a Ponzi scheme targeting elderly investors and to subscribing to a false tax return, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

Daniel Rivera, 60, of Hillsborough, and former financial advisor, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Anne E. Thompson in Trenton federal court to one count of wire ...

OPINION

Band Members Spread Harmony

November 1, 2019

Dear Editor,

Something beautiful happened at last night’s game when the New Brunswick High School marching band took the field at halftime.

Twelve of them. Yes, you read that correctly, twelve kids comprise their entire band. The parent chaperones were in awe of these courageous kids, only a dozen of them, just about one of each instrument, who took to the field to play a halftime ...

NCJW/Essex Lunch & Learn - Beyond the Border: Immigration in America Today

November 12, 2019

Who gets to come to the United States of America? Who will stay? How will they be treated? NCJW/Essex is sponsoring a Lunch and Learn program, Beyond the Border: Immigration in America Today, on Monday, November 18, to discuss these important questions about the future of our country with a panel of immigration experts.

The expert panel examining the current state of immigration will ...

Freeholder Director Rios Encourages Year-Long Support for Vets

November 8, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day.  At the first Armistice Day, on November 11, 1919, President Wilson stated:

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed ...

HomeGrown Discovers Ridgewood NJ Hot Spot, Steel Wheel Tavern, on the Right Track

November 15, 2019

RIDGEWOOD, NJ -- In the current episode of HomeGrown, Host Stephanie Willoughby met with Glenn Carlough, Co-Owner of Steel Wheel Tavern, located just steps from the Ridgewood Train Station. The establishment recently celebrated their three year anniversary and regularly hosts community events, live music and a dance party every Saturday. 

Being so close to the train station has inspired ...

Bergen County Theater Company Features Arts Programs for Kids of All Ages

RIDGEWOOD, NJ — In the next installation of HomeGrown: Ridgewood, Host Stephanie Willoughby visits with staff and performers at Porch Light Productions, a theater company in Bergen County offering theater and related arts programs for students from kindergarten through college. 

Founded in 2005, Porch Light Productions features a wide range of programs, such as classes in acting ...

State of Affairs Breaks Down $54 Million Allotted for New Jersey Child Care Subsidies

NEW JERSEY — NJ Department of Human Services Commissioner, Carole Johnson, explains to Steve Adubato on State of Affairs how $54 million allocated by the state will be used to raise subsidy rates for child care, allowing more families to afford better child care options.

Commissioner Johnson explained that by securing these funds, it’s the state’s hope that child care can be ...