An 82 year old man from Margate was arrested for having a large number of weapons inside his home. Police in Longport announced the arrest of 82 year old Francis Beck who had firearms and explosive devices inside his home. Earlier this month, Beck allegedly fired bullets at a neighbor’s fence.
Clancy’s by the Bay in Somers Point is closing its doors for good on Sunday. The bar announced on its website that Sunday is last call as the property will be under new ownership with no announcement as to what will arrive at the location.
62 year old Jeffrey Koltys of Runnemede lost his life on May 2nd during a traffic accident on an exit ramp on Route 55. Police say Koltys’ car was struck by a drunk driver who was driving the wrong way on the ramp. The driver of the other vehicle was a 71 year old man…
Two people were rescued from a sailboat in northern Atlantic County after the boat ran aground Friday night. The United States Coast Guard reports both were on board the “Free Bird” sailboat which grounded in shoals. A helicopter came to lift both individuals off the boat.
A motorcyclist was killed on the westbound lanes of the Atlantic City Expressway Thursday night. 6abc.com reports the accident occurred near Hammonton, and involved the bike and a motor vehicle. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.
31 year old Martin Castillo-Garcia lost his life over the weekend when his bicycle collided with a motor vehicle. The accident took place early Sunday morning at the intersection of Ocean Heights and Wabash avenues. Castillo-Garcia was pronounced dead at the scene.
American Airlines will have a presence at the Atlantic City International Airport. The Press of Atlantic City reports that customers will be able to check in completely at Atlantic City and then be bused directly to their flights in Philadelphia. The new service starts June 3.
JetBlue Airways has reportedly offered to buy out Spirit Airlines for a cool $3.6 billion. The New York Times and other outlets report that this may cause an issue with Spirit’s attempts to purchase Frontier Airlines. Those two airlines agreed several weeks ago to a merger that is now compromised by JetBlue’s offer.
71 year old Edward Cairns was found dead in a bay in Egg Harbor Township Thursday. Authorities say Cairns’ body was found between a dock and a marshland during low tide. His body was recovered near the Graef Boat Yard.
Atlantic County Republican Party chairman Keith Davis is stepping down after a 16 year run. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Davis has resigned to take a trustees’ position with a Super PAC designed to bring money to South Jersey republican candidates. Davis is an attorney from Linwood.