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St. Joseph High School Defeats East Brunswick in GMC Quarterfinals, Will Face New Brunswick on Tues, Oct. 26

METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School (Metuchen) soccer defeated No. 2 seed East Brunswick on Saturday 1-0 in overtime.

Joseph Pinho scored the lone goal assisted by Ethan Federico. Phil Zuska recorded the shutout with 5 saves. 

The boys will travel to North Brunswick on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 4 p.m., for the GMC tournament semifinals. 

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Saint Joseph High School Inducts the 2021 Class into its Athletics Hall of Fame

METUCHEN, NJ -- NBA superstar Karl-Anthony Towns and Brandon Bielak, a pitcher for the Houston Astros, were among the honorees for Saint Joseph High School's Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2021. The event was held at the Metuchen Golf and Country Club in Edison on Fri., Oct. 8.

The list of inductees included:

Craig Belunes ‘77 - Wrestling
Brandon ...

Saint Joseph High School Homecoming Game was held on Saturday, Oct. 9

METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School (Metuchen) welcomed alumni, family, and friends back to the campus to celebrate our third annual homecoming game.

Many Falcons returned to the flock, and their support helped that the varsity football team beat New Brunswick by score of 38-14. On the field, quarterback Christian Solino was 19-for-28 for 229 yards and 3 TDs and one INT. He ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 25, 2021

ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL – With President Obama in Newark on Friday and President Biden in the Meadowlands today, what gives? Well, it must be the height of election season and the national Democratic royalty is looking for any reason whatsoever to drop in on New Jersey and smile for cameras with Gov. Phil Murphy. Biden will be here today to mark the strategically-timed beginning of ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 22, 2021

ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL – New Jersey is making history tomorrow. Now that we have your undivided attention, we may have over-hyped. But still, tomorrow is the very first day of “early voting” in the state, for the first time ever. And what does that mean? There will be centralized polling locations for nine consecutive days all over for those who can’t wait a second ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 21, 2021

STATEWIDE – Donald Trump has not done Jack Ciattarelli any favors. Last year, with Trump on the ballot, the number of registered Democrats in the state jumped, outnumbering unaffiliated voters for the very first time. As of the first of the month, NJ Spotlight reports, almost 40% of registrants were Democrats, 23% were Republicans, 36% remained unaffiliated, and a small number were ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 20, 2021

TRENTON – One great writer could author a page-turner about the city’s dysfunctional governing body, which continues to find new ways to appear self-absorbed and incapable of serving the public. Mayor Reed Gusciora and city officials resorted to holding a press event yesterday afternoon at police headquarters to implore the City Council to approve a must-have contract for emergency ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 19, 2021

STATEWIDE – Football, alone, is glorious fun. Add in some legalized sports betting, and now New Jersey has a $1 billion-a-month industry. That’s right, New Jersey became the first state in the nation to top $1 billion worth of bets as football kicked off in September. The nine casinos and three racetracks raked in $1.01 billion, with $82 million in hefty commissions. The Meadowlands ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 18, 2021

ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL – It’s a terrific headline: Gov. Phil Murphy raised the state budget by $11 billion! That’s the ongoing message from his gubernatorial challenger, Jack Ciatarrelli. But there are some devils in the details, of course, such as a global pandemic and an enormous influx of federal aid to bail out New Jerseyans. Let’s offer up a dizzying amount of ...

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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 ...