A local diving coach who was jailed on child pornography charges was released from jail. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Mark Balesteri Jr. of Egg Harbor Township was released on Monday, with special conditions. He has a pre-indictment conference scheduled for the middle of April.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew this week toured the Coast Guard Air Station in Egg Harbor Township. Van Drew says the tour helped him understand how vital the Coast Guard is to national security efforts. Employees recently went without pay for a month during the government shutdown.
A serious automobile accident in Egg Harbor Township Saturday afternoon resulted in the driver and passenger both being airlifted to an area hospital. Police say a 28 year old man from Somers Point was driving the vehicle on Ocean Heights Avenue when it left the roadway and hit a tree. Both victims were airlifted to…
A 37 year old Egg Harbor Township man will face the music on Friday for beating a woman over the head with a hammer and killing her in November, 2017. Lashaun Smith will be sentenced for the crime in Superior Court. Smith used a hammer to kill his 28 year old girlfriend.
A bank robber is on the loose in Egg Harbor Township. Egg Harbor City Police say a man walked into a branch of Wells Fargo Bank in the city and held it up shortly before 12 Noon Wednesday. The man handed a teller an envelope and headed out on foot after receiving some money. There…
A local diving coach has been charged with using Snapchat to share child abuse images. 29 year old Mark Balesteri Jr. of Egg Harbor Township is accused of various exploitation offenses. Balesteri has been suspended from the school district pending the outcome of the investigation.
A popular movie house that closed last week will be reopened with a new brand and new offerings. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the Towne Stadium 16 in Egg Harbor Township will be named the “CineGrille & Bowl” and will still contain movie theaters.
The Towne 16 movie theater in Egg Harbor Township is now closed for good. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the theater was closing at the end of Thursday night’s movie showings. The company that owns it also operates the Frank Rio Stadium 12 in Rio Grande, which will remain open.
A fire has substantially damaged the BH Furniture store on the Black Horse Pike in Egg Harbor Township. Fire crews remained at the scene Tuesday afternoon battling the fire which caused visible smoke for miles. So far no word of any injuries, but traffic patterns have changed in the area to allow fire crews time…
A mobile home was completely destroyed by fire Sunday night in Egg Harbor Township. Fire officials say the blaze took place at a unit at the Normsdale Mobile Home Park on Ocean Heights Avenue. There were no injuries.