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News: September 2011

Important Update to the "Official's Incident Report to the Atlantic District"

This is an important update to the Atlantic District Incident Report. Tony Mariconda's name and contact information has been replaced by Ron Goodman's.

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Two New Seminars Scheduled for Late September in New Jersey

We're announcing two new seminars in New Jersey:

  • A Level 2 and 3 seminar at Bridgewater Sports Arena on Saturday, September 24, and
  • A Level 1 seminar at Ice Vault in Wayne, NJ on Sunday, September 25.

The time of the Bridgewater seminar (2:00pm to 10:00pm) is unusual, but was necessary because of limited availability of facilities at this time of year. As always, please carefully review the information on the Seminar Schedule before registering.

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In Memory of Tony Mariconda

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Tony Mariconda, the Atlantic District Referee-in-Chief. Tony passed away this afternoon after a valiant battle with cancer. He was 67 years old.

Tony Mariconda, Referee-in-Chief
Tony Mariconda

Tony became the Atlantic District Referee-in-Chief in 1999 and among his many accomplishments, he was the Camp Director of numerous USA Hockey Officiat...

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