Thursday, December 1, 2022


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Canine Cataract Surgery Outcomes

While almost everyone knows someone who has had cataract surgery, many people are unaware that our canine companions can get cataracts too! They may develop due to genetics, nutrition, diabetes, old age or trauma. Although most dogs are not reading, writing,... Read More

BUSINESS MATTERS: Good Enough?

In many industries, the term “good enough” has become an underlying yet driving force that continues to shape our perspective on business and the products or services we deliver. Over the past decade, it has seeped into many areas of our society and... Read More

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

ASK CASSIE

Dear Cassie: I am divorced. My spouse has enrolled our children in a very expensive summer camp this summer. Do I have to pay for it? -L.P. Dear L.P.: The first question that must be answered is, what does your Marital Settlement Agreement or Judgment... Read More

Single Family Homes Area Real Estate: Jan. 1 to 31

Atlantic Highlands – Closed three, ratio of sale to list price 93 percent, lowest closed sale $499,000, highest closed sale $732,500. Currently active eight, pending seven. Colts Neck – Closed eight, ratio of sale to list price 100 percent, lowest... Read More

Teen Scene

Welcome to 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,... Read More

Do It Better: How to Stimulate Creativity in Children

Most children in the 21st century live by the clock: school, after-school activities, homework, bed, repeat. The goal is often getting into college, where hypothetically they will discover what they want to do for the rest of their lives. Many people... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Irish Soda Bread

We are all Irish this month as it marches in and brings us St. Patrick’s Day on the 17th. It’s our great excuse to wear green and to hope for a little luck of the Irish to shine upon us. We also get to enjoy some Irish delicacies. This St. Patrick’s... Read More

Dining with Draz: Victory Park Tavern

Rumson was on our radar this month, so we set off the try Victory Park Tavern, and it was a trip worth making. Victory Park Tavern is the latest creation of Chef Peter O’Connell, well-known to many diners of Woody’s and Whispers in Spring Lake.... Read More