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Special Events for October 2017

October 6 and 7   Calico Fair – 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Christ Church Middletown, 90 Kings Highway, Middletown. A day of great fun and fellowship, this event features books, baked goods, food court, café, children’s games, face painting, petting... Read More

The Tuna Cookbook

The Tuna Cookbook by Sheila Metcalf is the perfect recipe book for those of us who wish to economize the tasty way. Ounce for ounce and dollar for dollar, tuna gives you more nutrition and variety in serving that any other protein. Making meals that stretch... Read More

Let’s Talk About Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkins are everywhere at this time of year. Pumpkin spice drinks, pumpkin soups, pumpkin pies – or you can simply stick to your jack-o-lantern pumpkin. If none of those autumnal treats thrill you, why not consider putting two favorite foods together... Read More

Haunted Places

Whether you are a casual viewer or a true believer, most people have seen at least one of the ghost investigations shows on TV, proving that everyone loves a good ghost story. So this month, in the spirt of the spirits, we’ve teamed up with a well-known... Read More

Find Your Voice Through Extracurricular Activities

Welcome to Teen Scene. Each month, our young authors write, in their own voice, stories to 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... Read More

Bear Mountain

Fall, winter, spring, summer. It’s not always easy to find a destination that makes a great day trip at any time of year. In fact, it can be a bear – or in this case, Bear Mountain State Park! Less than two hours away and nestled in the beautiful... Read More

The Picnic Gourmet

A picnic is much more than a meal away from home or a meal tossed together and carted to a lovely spot under a shady tree. The experience of picnicking, which depends as much on the weather and the activities that surround the meal as on the meal itself,... Read More

The Crawford House

Tinton Falls has just celebrated a watershed moment that has been underway for close to 15 years: they officially celebrated the grand opening of the historic Crawford House this past June 25. The property has been noted as a historic site since 1976... Read More

618 Restaurant

We’ve been on a hot streak lately finding really good restaurants, and this month, we kept the streak rolling. 618 Restaurant is a great find and full of surprises. The property has undergone several ownership changes in recent years, but chef/owner... Read More

Let’s Talk About Limes

Lovely limes have their own distinct citrus taste, and they truly stand out among the grapefruits, oranges, mandarins, tangerines, and lemons of the world. They are the most prominent citrus fruits in tropical climates and have one and a half times as... Read More