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 on a thumb drive belonging to…

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 passengers in the vehicle at…

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 it sat at $40,000. Police…

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 Dredge and Dock Company is…

K-9 CHASES DOWN BURGLARY SUSPECT

A K-9 dog ran down an alleged burglary suspect in a swamp. The News of Cumberland County reports that the man was chased by police into a swap area of Noble Park. Tyson the K-9 gave the man some small injuries to his arm. The unidentified man was charged with burglary, theft, trespassing, and resisting…

MCCORMICK OFFICIALLY STEPS DOWN AT RUTGERS

Rutgers University President Richard McCormick has officially filed his retirement papers. McCormick held a press conference on Tuesday to announce his leaving the position of president. McCormick will retain a high paying teaching job with the school. He will now make $335,000 a year to continue being a professor at Rutgers, down from his $550,000…