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HFEE’S Second Annual 5K Gets Community Running

Nicholas Deckmejian, Contributing Writer/Marketing Consultant 2016 is an Olympic year, and the running has started already! The Holmdel Foundation for Educational Excellence hosted its 5K Race and Kids’ Fun Run at Bell Works on June 5. The rain stayed away as more than 300 people, ranging from age three to 73, got some exercise while raising money for Holmdel schools. The day started with people putting on their official race t-shirt, designed by Kristen Striano of Lilli Design, and ...

Straight From The Table: Mediterranean Chateau

By Lori Draz The first rays of the summer sun put us in a benevolent mood, so we decided to let the summer visitors get an early shot at the waterfront restaurants and opted instead to travel inland. It was a great way to beat the crowds, get plenty of service, and try some new places we’ve been meaning to get to for a while, all while supporting the businesses and staffs of these great local eateries. Our journey took us to Matawan, to a place called the Mediterranean Chateau. First ...

TEEN SCENE: Owen Doherty

By Lori Draz and Owen Doherty Welcome to Teen Scene. Each month, our young authors write, in their own voice, stories that will educate and inform fellow students and parents on a wide variety of topics. If you are a teen who would like to write your story, contact tell.thejournal@gmail.com. We’ll help you polish it up, so don’t worry – let’s just get to sharing. This month’s author is 17-year-old Owen Doherty, a soon-to-be senior at Regis High School in New York City, although ...

LET’S DISH! LET’S TALK ABOUT SPARE RIBS

By MaryAnn Miano The Fourth of July is a holiday that we all love to celebrate – but did you know that it is also National Barbecue Spare Ribs Day? And what a perfect day it is to fire up your grill and toss on some seasoned ribs for a crowd-pleasing party. As most carnivores are aware, meat that is close to the bone tastes better than other cuts. People love to eat ribs; they know the flavor only becomes more enhanced when the meat on the bone is grilled. Given the many choices of rib ...

More Cancer Patients Can Enroll In Clinical Trials Thanks To Community Support

More than 325 guests recently gathered at Eagle Oaks Country Club for Meridian Health Foundation’s inaugural BuildingHOPE Benefit to support oncology research through Meridian Cancer Care. Thanks to the generosity of sponsors and attendees, proceeds from the event will offset costs so that additional oncology patients can enroll in clinical trials through Meridian Cancer Care. “We are fortunate to have a robust oncology research program at Meridian Health,” shared Mark Krasna, M.D., ...