FRIEND OF LUCY PASSES AT 86

The Press of Atlantic City reports that Josephine Harron passed away last Wednesday at age 86. Harron was one of the founders of the Save Lucy Committee, the group that salvaged Lucy the Elephant from demolition in Margate City. The Margate resident formed Lucy’s life-saving group in 1969, and her voice can be heard in audio…

CANDIDATES FILING DEADLINE HITS MONDAY

Candidates must make their intentions known. The filing deadline for the primary election is on Monday. Republicans David DeWeese, Suzanne Walters, and Sam Fiocchi will file their papers with the intention to take on State Senator Jeff Van Drew, Assemblymen Nelson Albano and Matt Milam this November. The other big story to follow is what…

REPORT: CHILD KILLED IN ACCIDENT

An accident claimed the life of a nine-year-old boy on Sunday afternoon in Hamilton Township. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Ryan Schleyer was found dead at the scene of a three vehicle accident. The car in which he was a passenger, was hit from behind by a Ford Explorer, driven by 58-year-old William Liepe and forced into…

MAN SENTENCED FOR MURDER

A former Atlantic City man has been sentenced to 30 years in jail. Dellimus Colvin admitted to the murder of Donna Lee White on Tuesday. At the time of the killing in 1987, Colvin was charged with hindering apprehension and tampering with evidence. A new review of the case began in 2009. Colvin is not eligible…