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MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ENDANGERING CHILD’S WELFARE

A Middlesex County man entered a guilty plea on Tuesday to third-degree attempted endangering the welfare of a child. He was arrested on Aug. 20, 2010, as a result of engaging in sexually explicit conversations during the month of July, with an undercover officer whom the defendant thought was a 14-year-old girl, …

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MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

A 29-year-old Egg Harbor Township man entered a guilty plea on Wednesday to one count of fourth-degree possession of child pornography, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated. Joseph G. Vansciver, of 2105 Delilah Terrace, was arrested in Egg Harbor Township on Jan. 24, 2011, after sexually explicit images of young children were found …

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SOUTH JERSEY GAS SEEKS TO LOWER RATE FOR CUSTOMERS

Gas prices could be going down for South Jersey Gas customers. The utility is seeking to lower the price per customer on average by 4.3 percent. The announcement came on Wednesday after the utility lowered its rate by over 10 percent in 2010. The state’s Board of Public Utilities still …

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VEHICLE GOES UP ONTO A LAWN IN NORTH WILDWOOD

A single vehicle accident took place in North Wildwood. As of 3:30 p.m. police and fire were on the scene investigating the accident. It took place in the area of 13th St. and New York Ave. A vehicle came up onto a lawn there and the hood was dented. No …

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18 YEAR-OLD CRASH VICTIM IDENTIFIED

Police have released the identity of the victim of an accident on Monday night in Upper Township. The Press of Atlantic City reports that 18 year-old Christopher Sack was killed Monday night when his vehicle flippedand struck a tree on Mount Pleasant Road in Tuckahoe. There were three other unidentified …

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WOODBINE MAN CHARGED WITH STEALING VEHICLE IN AVALON

A Woodbine man was charged with theft of a motor vehicle in Avalon on Saturday. Police there arrested Ryan Sitaro after the vehicle he was operating was speeding down Dune Dr., it was later found that he was drunk. Full charges include theft of a motor vehicle, speeding, careless driving, …

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NEW POLICE CONTRACT AGREED TO IN WILDWOOD

A new contract has been agreed to between the Wildwood Police union and the city commission. Mayor Ernie Troiano told Coastal Broadcasting that the agreement will provide for zero increases in salary from 2009 to 2011. Also, starting in 2012, the starting salary for police officers will become $25,000; previously …

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BEACH FILL UNDERWAY IN STONE HARBOR

The joint beach fill in Avalon and Stone Harbor started part two on Thursday. Mayor Suzanne Walters told Coastal Broadcasting that the dredge moved into place and began pumping sand on Thursday. The dredge is at about 110th St. and is working its way down to 80th St. Great Lakes …

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