Shorepoints – 9 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!

– Thompson Park Day, featuring canoeing, kids races, pie-eating contests, mini-golf and more, will be held October 15th, and the Atlantic Highlands Herald has the details.

– Two River Theater, Red Bank, invites patrons to come dressed in their best pajamas for six performances of Skeletons: A Day of the Dead Bedtime Story, writes Red Bank Green.

– Get a haircut for your cat and help raise funds to benefit non-profit Catsbury Park Tea House & Cat Lounge, says the Asbury Park Sun.


– Three life-saving stations have been created along the oceanfront at Bradley Beach, according to the Coaster, including a life ring with rope and instructional signage.

Blogfinger writes a new column focused on the ongoing conflict over the North End development site at Ocean Grove, adjacent Asbury Park.

Star News Group provides a list for pumpkin picking farms in Monmouth and Ocean counties.

– NASCAR race car driver and local native Martin Truex, Jr. celebrated ten years of his foundation to battle childhood and ovarian cancers with an event at Sea Oaks Country Club last month, and The Sandpaper has the info.

– The Press of Atlantic City this week looks into the history of Trump Taj Mahal through archival photos.

– About 50,000 people attended the Ocean City block party this weekend, reports OCNJ Daily.

– One Longport resident discussed his concerns over a dune project’s potential negative effects on the annual migration of monarch butterflies, states Shore News Today.

– Robin Lung, an accomplished documentary filmmaker, will screen her film, “Finding Kulan,” at the end of October at Brookdale Community College, and New Jersey Stage has the details.

– Brookdale Public Radio 90.5 The Night’s song of the week is “Caroline” by Animal Years – click to hear it.