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, December 12
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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.

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It’s great drizzled with olive oil and served with pita chips ...

South Brunswick Police Make Arrrests In Stolen Car Incidents

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WALL, NJ - The house that Vince Robbins built is closing - MONOC will be no more. Robbins, who retired recently, set a platinum standard for MICU services. Hearing the news is a shock to the MICU community.

After decades of leading the way for Advanced Life Support services, the Board of Directors of Monmouth Ocean Hospital Services Corporation (MONOC) voted to dissolve the ...

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The Rutgers University-Newark campus marks the third location in New Jersey for JBJ Soul Kitchens after a successful decade with two restaurants in Red ...

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Local Resident Responds to LGBTQ Curriculum

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Dear Editor:

I am writing today because of recent chatter on East Brunswick social media in opposition to the LGBTQ curriculum in NJ public schools. I am not here to change anyone’s opinion but I would very much appreciate it if my thoughts on the topic were considered.

As a Soviet Jew, I grew up in an environment where I had to deal with mockery, bullying and institutional ...

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We ...

Statement From Freeholder Director Rios about Middlesex County Clerk Elaine Flynn

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“On behalf of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, I’d like to thank Elaine Flynn for her years of dedication to Middlesex County. Her 25 years as County Clerk ...