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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Wed, August 14
12:00 pm — 4:00 am
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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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1225 River Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854

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Gov. Murphy Visits Middlesex County College to Tout Opportunity Grant's Success

August 15, 2019

EDISON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited Middlesex County college on Thursday to speak with students about the Community College Opportunity Grant.

The grant pays tuition and fees for those students with an adjusted gross income of $65,000 a year or less.

He toured the college’s enrollment center in West Hall and spoke with Angelo Abreu, assistant director of Enrollment Services, ...

Powerful Performances Coming to New Crossroads Theatre Home in 2019-20

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Nathaniel Stampley Jr.'s rich, powerful voice bellowed across the room.

Jaevon Williams and Gwynneth Bensen acted out a scene with grace, tension and a touch of humor.

And on Wednesday afternoon, it finally felt as if the Crossroads Theatre Company had returned home.

Almost.

The company, which has been operating on the road for the past two years during ...

Investigation of Fatal Accident Involving East Brunswick Fire Department Vehicle Continues

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ --A South River couple was killed on Sunday night, August 11 in a collision with an East Brunswick fire chief on Old Bridge Turnpike. The crash occurred around 7:30 P.M and the couple was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, where they later died. The couple was identified on Tuesday as Edwin Porowski, age 90, and his wife Claire, age 79.

At ...

‘Piscataway Stories’ Celebrates Township’s Diverse History

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Township residents of various ages and backgrounds told their stories of how they settled in the township during ‘Piscataway Stories’, a celebration of Piscataway’s rich and diverse history.

Saturday’s interactive event at the Kennedy Library was the culminating project of summer intern, Darshni Patel.  

Patel, who graduated from Piscataway ...

New Jersey Date Night: Going Vegan in the Garden State

August 14, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

No animals were harmed in the making of this date.

Oftentimes in the dating world we encounter online profiles that include a potential date’s dietary preferences. From carnivores to pescatarians, there’s a gamut of eaters out there, but where exactly do you take them for a meal? Same goes for ...

Rutgers Targum Will Publish Four Times a Week During 2019-20 School Year

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Daily Targum, the student-run newspaper that has been covering Rutgers for 150 years, will continue publishing during the 2019-20 school year.

However, Sandy Giacobbe, the paper's business manager,  said on Friday that the newspaper will publish on a Monday-through-Thursday schedule instead of five days a week.

He also said the Daily Targum will feature ...

Obituaries

Piscataway - Robert W. Ryan 77, died on Sunday, August 4, 2019 in the Haven at JFK Medical Center ...
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Helen Maslankowski passed away peacefully on Monday July 29, 2019 in ...
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The Elmora Troopers Win First Game 6-2 at Little League World Series

August 17, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Fans were cheering in Elizabeth and nearby on Friday night as the Elmora Troopers took the win in their first game by a score of 6-2 over the Northwest Championship Salem, Oregon at the Howard J. Lamade Stadium in Williamsport, Pa.

The Troopers will now take on Hawaii on Sunday at 2 p.m. with the game to be televised on ABC. You can follow along with the Little League game ...

Certified Nursing Assistant Charged With Killing Nursing Home Patient in Cedar Grove

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Certified Nursing
Assistant (CNA) Monique Beaucejour, 46, of Bloomfield has been charged with reckless manslaughter for
causing the death of 85-year-old Fannie McClain.

McClain, who previously lived in Bloomfield, was a resident at the Waterview Nursing Home located at 536
Ridge Road in Cedar ...

Grand Jury Hands Up a 30-Count Indictment in Dark Web Narcotic Trafficking Business

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Five people and two corporations have been named in a 30-count indictment regarding a multi-million-dollar enterprise responsible for manufacturing and distributing narcotics in New Jersey, New York and through the dark web.

Chester Anderson, 45, of South Brunswick, Jarrette Codd, 42, of Jamesburg, and Ronald MacCarty, 51, of Jackson in Ocean Township were indicted on ...

Where Do We Start the Larger Conversation About Guns?

Let's talk about our rights and our freedoms.

How many were free to shop at a Wal-Mart last two Sundays ago without fear that El Paso copycat would announce himself with the staccato fire of an AR-15?

You saw the stampede in the theater district in New York City when a motorcycle backfired. And the evacuation of a Wal-Mart in Union because of a false report.

We may have freedoms, but ...

PSE&G Issues Scam Alert

August 14, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - Public Service Electric & Gas is warning New Jersey residents that scammers have spoofed one of its phone numbers in attempts to obtain personal information. On Thursday, PSE&G started receiving a small number of inquiries, with calls escalating during business hours today. Many of the callers were returning missed calls that appear to have been made from a PSE&G phone ...

Fall Recreation Soccer - Piscataway Soccer Club

RECREATIONAL SOCCER REGISTRATION

 

REGISTER For FALL 2019 SOCCER SEASON - ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY!!!

 

Visit the PISCATAWAY SOCCER CLUB WEBSITE AT 

www.piscatawaysoccer.org 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL REGISTRATIONS EXTENDED DUE
 

August 31, 2019 at 11:30pm

 

LITTLE KICKERS PROGRAM and Other Programs Sell Out Fast - REGISTER EARLY ...

These summer activities can affect next year’s tax returns

August 13, 2019

Summertime activities often affect the tax returns people file the following year. Here are some things taxpayers do during the summer along with tips they should consider now:

Getting married.
Newlyweds should report any name change to the Social Security Administration. They should also report an address change to the United States Postal Service, their employers, and the IRS. This will ...

A Portrait of the Artist as a Not So Young Man

I am an artist. It says so on my T-shirt.

My colorful shirt, which significantly inflates my position in life, confers great status. For one, it announces that I am a musical performer at the Montclair Jazz Festival. This distinguishes me from the thousands of other festival goers who only get to enjoy a great day of music, not make it.

More importantly, wearing my artist T-shirt ...