Shorepoints – 4 October 2017 – News & Events from Hook to Cape

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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.