Sunday, May 29, 2022

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Teen Scene

Each month our young authors write, in their own voice, stories that will educate and inform fellow students and parents. If you are a teen who would like to write your story, contact The Journal. We’ll help you polish it up, so don’t worry, let’s... Read More


Dear Cassie: If I am divorcing but not yet divorced, does this change how I file my income taxes? Also, do I have to file jointly with my spouse? -M.M. Dear M.M.: A divorce, in and of itself, does not affect your tax filing status. So long as you are... Read More

Do It Better: Benefits of using a credit card

Credit cards are a convenient alternative to carrying cash, but they must be used responsibly to avoid getting into debt. The best way is to use a credit card only for what you need – not what you want – and to pay the balance in full each month,... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Souffles

A souffle looks more challenging than it actually is. It is merely a thick sauce that puffs up to twice its size with the help of beaten egg whites. Nevertheless, there is a certain art to it, and certainly, one that can be mastered by cooks who tend... Read More

Dining with Draz: The Atlantic House

With the start of the summer season just days away and a crystal clear evening sky, we thought we’d get into the mood a little early, so we went to enjoy the great views of Atlantic Highlands and the food at The Atlantic House.  The Atlantic House... Read More

Putting Your Cat on a Diet

If your cat is overweight, a diet is a great place to start helping him or her lose weight. It can be hard, though not impossible, to get cats to exercise, so a diet is usually the best way to help our feline friends cut down a few pounds. Cats who are... Read More

HISTORIC HAVENS: New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial

As we commemorate Memorial Day, Historic Havens encourages your visit to a stirring and striking site that honors the valor of veterans of the Vietnam War and explores the complex history of the Vietnam War Era, New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial in... Read More

BUSINESS MATTERS: New Managers in a New Era

If you haven’t noticed, we have moved into a new era in business. Up until the early 1900s, a sweeping wave of change may have ushered in at a rate of 50 to even 100 years. By 1950, this could be measured in decades, and perhaps by the early 2000s,... Read More


Dear Cassie: I am in the process of going through a divorce. My wife now wants to make a number of repairs to our home (and to have me contribute to these costs). Do I have to pay for these repairs? -J.L. Dear J.L:  Generally speaking, the court will... Read More