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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Thu, June 04
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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TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Kathy Cryan of TAPinto Union

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of July 2020 is Kathy Cryan, who owns and operates TAPinto Union.  With a background in business, Cryan has amassed a very large readership, routinely breaking 150,000 pageviews per month with more than 3,500 residents subscribed to the free daily newsletter and almost 5,000 followers on Facebook, while building a profitable online ...

Lawmaker Says NJ Should Pick up Restaurants’ Tab After Nixing Indoor Dining

July 6, 2020

NEW JERSEY — The owner of Sweet Waters Steakhouse in Westfield stocked up for the restart of indoor dining in advance of the July Fourth weekend. That was before Gov. Phil Murphy announced the cancelation of inside dining two days before its anticipated comeback originally slated for July 2.

Frank DiLollo purchased meat and fish, among other foods, for diners ...

Another Child Drowns in East Brunswick

July 6, 2020

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The East Brunswick Police Department announced today that another drowning occurred in the township on Independence Day. The tragic event followed close on the heels of a similar pool accident in the township that took the lives of three family members on June 22.

Police responded to a home on Sandalwood Drive for a four-year-old drowning victim at on July 4 at 5:13 ...

Rutgers Will Use Remote Instruction For Majority of Classes, Says President Holloway

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – It took Jonathan Holloway less than a week in his position as Rutgers president to make his first major move, announcing at a news conference that the university will be employing remote instruction for the vast majority of its students in the fall.

Students pursuing disciplines that require the use of university facilities – engineering, performing arts, ...

Floating Milltown Fourth Of July Sign A Hit With Residents

MILLTOWN, NJ - California's Hollywood sign is a cultural icon dating back to 1923 when it was originally the Hollywoodland sign. The sign was initially put up to mark the location of a housing development. Today, it's a historic landmark and a must-see stop for tourists. Milltown's sign dates back to the 2009 Fourth of July celebration. The red, white and blue Milltown sign was ...

Two Suspects Arrested, Charged In Hillsborough Home Invasion

July 8, 2020

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Two suspects have been arrested in connection with a mid-afternoon home invasion on Bloomingdale Drive June 17, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. Both are charged with first degree robbery

Amir Enoe, 19 of River Park Drive, Raritan, and Ahmad Campbell, age 20, Edgewood Terrace, South Bound Brook, are both lodged at the ...

Somerville's MVC Opens With Waits Stretching Up To Six Hours

SOMERVILLE, NJ - By late morning, the line of people waiting to get inside the state Motor Vehicle Commission office at 10 Roosevelt Pl. had grown to over 500 people and stretched for several hundred yards down the street and on to Schoolhouse Lane before extending further on to Fieldstone Drive.

Most people on the line seemed resigned to the long wait, the first day the ...

Down By The River Along Somerville Beach, All Is Quiet And Peaceful

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Two days in to the July 4th Holiday weekend, all is quiet along the Raritan River, according to Somerville Police who report they've turned away several car loads of out-of-town motorists looking to park and carry their coolers, chairs and grills to picnic along the mud flats known as Somerville Beach adjacent to the Route 206 bridge connecting Somerville and ...

Watson Coleman Supports International Students During COVID-19 Pandemic

July 8, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC –  This week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that international students studying at schools that have instituted remote learning would need to depart the country or transfer to schools with in-person learning. In response to these new rules affecting F-1 and M-1 visa students and their families, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), a member ...

Author & Humorist Talks Decluttering with SBPL

Humorist and author Jamie Novak will present Writing your New, Clutter-free Chapter on Tuesday, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. You can register to join this virtual presentation from the South Brunswick Public Library on the Library's Events Calendar at http://www.sbpl.info 
Registration is required. Instructions on how to access meeting will be emailed.  Jamie will make you ...

NJDMHAS Provides Local Nonprofit Organization with Needed PPE to Support Essential Staff

Triple C Housing, Inc. extends its tremendous gratitude to the State of NJ Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services (NJDMHAS), for “paying it forward” to deliver much needed PPE during COVID-19 to support essential staff on the frontlines of delivering residential care and supportive services to individuals and families with disabilities.

Earlier this month, ...

The Voice Of A Poet: To Those Leaving Elementary School In June 2020

July 5, 2020

I imagine that, for some of you, being graduated by your elementary school doesn’t feel like much at all—just another day in your house, trying to stay out of your parents’ way while they dutifully work from their makeshift home offices.


But you’d be wrong to think that this isn’t much at all. This is a momentous occasion. You have done what no ...