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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Sun, February 23
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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

The Cornelius Low House Museum

1225 River Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854

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Get Inspired by this Quarantine Collection of Virtual Classes

March 30, 2020

This story first ran on TAPinto South Plainfield.

After just a few days of being home and unable to report to her job at the Today Show, South Plainfield resident Katie Stilo took to social media, launching an Instagram page designed to bring culinary professionals — and amateur cooks — together, virtually. 

A culinary producer and food stylist for the NBC morning ...

Nineteen New Positive Coronavirus Cases In Edison

March 26, 2020

EDISON, NJ - Edison Township has been notified of additional residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.

The cases are a fifty-two-year-old male on home isolation, a fifty-nine-year-old-male hospitalized, a fifty-nine-year-old-female on home isolation, a fifty-three-year-old male on home isolation, a thirty-four-year-old unknown gender on home isolation, a thirty-one-year-old unknown ...

Zimmerli Joins Museums Nationwide In Offering Virtual Tours

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Responding to coronavirus quarantines nationwide, many museums are turning to technology to fill the void. The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers-New Brunswick is taking it a step further with online demonstrations to help keep children and adults productive during this period of uncertainty.

Google Arts and Culture has partnered with more than 2,500 museums and galleries ...

East Brunswick: Where Can We Still Get Take-Out Food?

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - During these difficult times, the East Brunswick Police Department would like to remind the community to support local businesses.

There are several local food establishments that have remained opened and provide takeout and/or delivery on a daily basis, according to announcement released today..

Please ...

New Jersey's Garry Pastore Wins Second “Best Supporting Actor" Award For 'Shooting Heroin' At Garden State Film Festival

March 30, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains native Garry Pastore won his second “Best Supporting Actor" award for his role as a beleaguered small town sheriff overwhelmed by the opioid epidemic when he was honored this week for his role in Shooting Heroin at the Garden State Film Festival this weekend.

Pastore won his first award for “Best supporting Actor” ...

Chatham Resident On Front Line Feeding Health Care Workers, Supporting Local Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic

CHATHAM, NJ - It started out as a germ of an idea and seemed to spread faster than any virus.

Just 10 days ago, Chatham resident Liz Bernich posted an idea on Facebook that she learned from a friend in Huntington, Long Island, about helping feed health care workers on the front lines of the Coronavirus pandemic. Today it is spreading across the country.

FLAG - the First Line ...

John Chiselko, '54 Winner Of Tour Of Somerville, Dies From COVID-19

SOMERVILLE, NJ - John Chiselko, who won the prestigious Tour of Somerville bicycle race as a 17-year-old high school senior in 1954, has died from complication of the Coronavirus.

He was 83.

Chiselko is the only Somerville resident to have won the Tour, which was started by "Pop" Kugler just prior to World War II.

Kugler, who was Chiselko's coach, owned a bicycle ship in ...

Letter to the Editor: Central Jersey Needs Diapers

March 18, 2020

Dear Friends, 

Today, I spoke with a struggling single mother in tears.  This morning, she visited three stores with her infant, unable to find formula anywhere.  She did not have the funds available last week to stock up on essentials in preparation for our current situation.  The mother was panicked on the phone.  As a mother myself, I feel deeply for ...

Pictures From The COVID-19 Battlefront:The Team At Holy Name Medical Center At Work

March 30, 2020

Special to TAPinto. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com.

Photojournalist Jeff Rhode’s images of doctors, nurses, EMTs, and custodial staffers at Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck in hard-hit Bergen ...

Watson Coleman Calls Families and Workers Bill a "Vital Lifeline"

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressmember Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) issued the following statement in support of the historic families and workers-first bill to provide relief from the impact of the coronavirus:

“Over the past few weeks we’ve seen the tremendous impact that this pandemic is having on everyday life for people in this country. It has highlighted ...

Statement from Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios Regarding the First COVID-19 Death in Middlesex County

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - “COVID-19 has caused suffering in communities across the globe and upended our way of lives. I wish I could say Middlesex County is immune to the immense impact of the disease, but I cannot. It is with great sorrow that I report that the disease has claimed the life of one of our own – a Middlesex County resident – a female in her 90s.

Our thoughts ...