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Teen Scene

This month’s author is Morgan Spenceley, an 18-year-old senior at Colts Neck High School and Command Master Chief in the CNROTC. Sometimes there are things deep inside you that you were never aware of. Morgan never considered herself a military person or a leader, but she has become both. Morgan listened to her inner voice …

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Talk Around Town: Summer Memories

“During the summer of 2019, I went on vacation with my wife to Puerto Rico – it was our first vacation without our kids. A few weeks later, the entire family did our own California adventure. The highlights were the history and restaurants in Old San Juan, Disneyland, and a Dodgers Game.” -Glenn Jansen, social …

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Dining with Draz: Sirena Ristorante

Before things get too crowded, we headed out for some exquisite oceanfront dining at Sirena Ristorante in Pier Village, Long Branch. Sirena translates to “mermaid,” and like its mythical inspiration, this mesmerizing enchantress continues its long run of beaconing those looking for something beautiful, delicious, with a touch of romance. Sirena’s Italian dishes, like its …

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May & June 2023 Events

High Tide Open Air Market Fridays  Pier Village Chelsea Avenue in Long Branch The High Tide Makers + Artisan Open-Air Market will run Fridays through Sept. 8 from 11 am to 6 pm, offering unique creations from local makers and artisans on the Carousel Promenade. There will be shopping, arts, crafts, music, yoga and Reiki …

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In The Kitchen With: Chef David Burke

If ever oh ever a wiz there was, it’s internationally heralded culinary prankster Chef David Burke.  Hazlet born and a world-traveled master chef, Burke is an Atlantic Highlands resident who never forgets his humble roots. He went to Raritan High School in Hazlet, then onto graduate the Culinary Institute of America and Ecole Lanotre School …

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Bottoms Up: Coco’s Margarita

This April, Charlie’s of Lincroft brings some early flowers with its brand-new cocktail menu! The mantra behind Charlie’s new spring-into-summer potions is simple: a vibrant, floral and refreshing take on some of the classics. One of the features is Coco’s Margarita. An ode to the owner’s love for Coco Chanel, Coco’s Margarita offers a spicy …

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Dear Cassie: What is cohabitation, and how does it impact alimony? -B.P. Dear B.P.: Cohabitation is a relationship between the recipient of alimony and a third party which can provide the basis for the termination or suspension of alimony. Unless the parties agree otherwise in their Settlement Agreement at the time of divorce, alimony is …

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