Shorepoints – 4 October 2017 – News & Events from Hook to Cape
Welcome to JSHN’s Shorepoints, bringing you news bites and events info from up and down the Jersey coastline through a myriad of independent community news sources. Enjoy!
– The Atlantic Highlands Herald shares that Brookdale Community College will host its 2nd Annual Spark Invitational Food Truck Festival, featuring “live music, eclectic food and family-friendly activities” on October 14th.
– Rumson officials announced a partnership between that municipality and Monmouth University for the creation of a new marine field station there that the Two River Times says will “provide students an opportunity to study the rich ecosystems of the Navesink and Shrewsbury rivers and surrounding waterways.”
– The Asbury Park Planning Board has approved a redesign on the Fourth Avenue Pavilion at the boardwalk, which is expected to be complete by Summer 2018, writes the Asbury Park Sun.
– The Sandpaper updates readers on continued dissent by conservationists over the gas pipeline through the Pine Barrens.
– A Galloway Township eatery was shuttered by the health department after reports of animals loose in the kitchen, states the Press of Atlantic City.
– A 111-unit condo-hotel oceanfront complex in Ocean City that was already rejected by the planning board last year is returning to the board for a forced approval following a court ruling, says OCNJ Daily.
– Amenities and improvements at the 220-acre Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve are complete, reports Shore News Today.
– Community groups and officials in Stone Harbor are seeking volunteers to participate in the autumn beach sweep there on October 17th, and the Cape May County Herald has the details.
– New Jersey Stage offers a recap of Don McLean and Pure Prarie League’s concert at the Count Basie Theatre late last month.