The Jaffe Briefing - October 15, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK – For years, it was the Ferren Mall, with a nice place to grab Mexican food. Then, it was a big, four-acre hole in the ground. And now the site across from the city’s train station on Albany Street will be home to a $665 million project known as “The Hub.” TAPInto New Brunswick, all over this story, reports the 550,000-square-foot center brings together ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 14, 2021

ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL – Election Day is quickly coming to New Jersey and how do we know? Beyond all the TV ads, news articles and lawn signs, there’s now the steady stream of national Democrats hitting our shores. Tomorrow, there’s First Lady Jill Biden doing an event in Edison for Gov. Phil Murphy, we already had Vice President Kamala Harris in Newark last week and then we ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 13, 2021

ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL – The final gubernatorial debate took place last night, and it was a relief to see Gov. Phil Murphy and his challenger, Jack Ciattarelli, squabble over some substantial issues, such as pandemic response, the state budget and mass transit. But both sides brought their own supporters as part of the live studio audience, who hooted, hollered, yelped, booed and ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 12, 2021

GLASSBORO – Election Day is only three weeks away, and voters are already casting ballots by mail, so it can only mean one thing: Another Debate Night! Rowan University plays host to the second, and final, debate between Gov. Phil Murphy and GOP challenger Jack Ciattarelli at 8 p.m. The polls are narrowing, the typical trend as the election nears and the negative ads are ginned up, but ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 8, 2021

The Jaffe Briefing will not publish Monday, Columbus Day

DOWN THE SHORE – Environmentalists have a point: beach replenishment is a great government giveback to the rich who have the oceans in their backyards. They also correctly argue that the millions and millions spent is an act of futility, as the beaches will just erode again and again. Again, yes. And these environmentalists are ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 6, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE – So the lieutenant governor’s debate isn’t exactly must-see tv, especially since most people don’t know that New Jersey has a lieutenant governor or what that person actually does for a living. But Rider University very happily hosted Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver and her GOP ...

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Oktoberfest 2021 in Tinton Falls

October 14, 2021

TINTON FALLS, NJ – The Chelsea at Tinton Falls will host an Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 23, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. outside on their community grounds, weather permitting.

The event will include German food and beverages of all kinds. There will be beer, bratwurst, and pretzels, with music provided by the Chris and Ronnie Polka Band.

“We are ecstatic to bring this ...