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.

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  1. 7327454177
  2. artsandhistory@co.middlesex.nj.us
Sun, November 17
12:00 pm — 4:00 am
Add to My Calendar 11/17/2019 12:00pm 11/18/2019 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

The Cornelius Low House Museum

1225 River Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854

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EB Post Office Offers Holiday Hours on Sundays

November 30, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Can’t make it to the Post Office during the regular Monday – Saturday scheduled business hours? To ease some hustle and bustle of the holiday season, 30 Northern New Jersey Post Offices are expanding service in December. Thirteen Post Offices are offering Sunday retail business hours, five others are extending their Saturday hours, and 12 additional ...

Hillsborough Teachers Press for Contract; Building Referendum Dec. 10

November 27, 2019

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Often touted as one of the best places to live - both in the state and in the nation - community partners are coming together to ensure that Hillsborough stays that way, according to members of the Hillsborough Education Association.

This effort began on Oct. 28th, when members of the HEA joined with Mayor Frank DelCore, Deputy Mayor Doug Tomson, New Jersey ...

Innovation and Compassion: Overlook Medical Center Gives Summit's Homeless Sleeping Bags - Hand-made from Surgical Wrap

SUMMIT, NJ – DECEMBER 2019 - With icy weather on its way, Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center put its innovative spirit to work to help protect the City of Summit’s homeless population, with a donation of its own hand-made sleeping bags and pillows, created from re-purposed surgical blue wrap.

Surgical blue wrap, used to cover sterile surgical instruments and ...

Thanksgiving: A Day to Be Thankful for What We Have in New Jersey 

In the 1620s, Pilgrims arrived in the New World seeking sanctuary from the religious persecution they experienced in England. The small number of Pilgrims established s colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them pass the last winter by giving them ...

Final Hearing by the Zoning Board on CareOne Expansion Project

December 3, 2019

On Tuesday, December 17th, the Zoning Board will meet at 7 PM to hear from residents on the expansion of the Care One facility on Inman Avenue in Edison. This is the final hearing and the last opportunity for residents to voice their concerns. The hearing will be divided in two parts and residents will be allowed to speak based on where they reside. Group one will include local residents inside ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark

The featured TAPinto franchisee for December 2019 is Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark.  Elizabeth, a former Human Resources corporate warrior, has used her corporate background and business experience to create her own successful, profitable business while giving back to the community at the same time. 

Q. Why did you want to franchise your  TAPinto site? What caused ...

Asw. Pinkin must be a champion for Clean Cars

November 22, 2019

As climate change effects begin to increase in New Jersey, the time to switch to clean energy is now. From sea-level rise in our Shore communities to flooding in our towns to increasing heatwaves and extreme weather, climate change is increasingly changing our state. Nearly half of all carbon emissions in New Jersey come from our cars and trucks alone and by switching to electric vehicles, we can ...

Decorate Safely this Holiday Season

December 6, 2019

Colorful decorations, twinkling lights, scented candles and of course Christmas trees help make the holiday season festive, but these same items can also increase the risk of home fires.  

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), each year firefighters respond to an average of 170 home fires that are reportedly caused by Christmas trees, and some 800 fires ...

'Cinderella' Shimmers at Paper Mill Playhouse

MILLBURN, NJ - The story of Cinderella and her prince seems to have ongoing appeal for all ages. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical glitters and shines with strong voices and sharp choreography by Joann M. Hunter. Director Mark Hoebee has brought a loving, affectionate touch to this production. Artistic Director Mark S.Hoebee brings affectionate insights to this production,

The play leans ...