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Dining with Draz: Anchor Tavern

As the seasons shift, we set sail to busy Belmar where our group dropped anchor at Anchor Tavern. Those who have been in the area a while will remember the restaurant is located in the former Patrick’s Pub, across from the former Freedman’s Bakery. While much has changed on that busy corner, that same local …

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September & October 2023 Events

Education Open Thursday, Sept. 21 Suneagles Golf Course 2000 Lowther Dr., Eatontown The Brookdale Community College Foundation presents the 44th annual Education Open Golf Tournament honoring the Jersey Shore BlueClaws. All are invited to organize a foursome and hit the course. The event raises funds that provide scholarships for students pursuing their dreams of an …

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Ask Cassie

Dear Cassie: Am I entitled to receive a copy of my children’s medical and academic records from my ex-spouse? -V.P. Dear V.P.: If your Matrimonial Settlement Agreement or Judgment of Divorce identifies you and your ex-spouse as joint legal custodians of your children, you are entitled to not only a copy of your children’s medical …

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Ready, Set, Parent

How is dyslexia diagnosed? How can I provide support for my child after diagnosis? According to the Child Mind Institute, dyslexia is most commonly associated with trouble learning to read. It affects a child’s ability to recognize and manipulate the sounds in language. Kids with dyslexia have difficulty decoding new words or breaking them down …

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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 just get to sharing. This month’s author is Lincroft’s Mia …

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Talk Around Town: School Security

“After the Columbine school shooting, one of the more significant changes in how we protect students has been the advance of legislation that allows teachers to carry guns at schools. There are two obvious questions: Does letting teachers carry create dangers? Might they deter attackers? Twenty states currently allow teachers and staff to carry guns …

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