Articles from January 2009

Funeral Arrangements for John Moritz

Dave Aiello wrote, "I'm sorry to report that John Moritz, an official from the Atlantic District, has died. We were asked to pass along the following information to the officiating community:"

John Moritz, Atlantic District Referee, bravely battled metastatic colorectal cancer since February 2008. He endured much in terms of treatments and side effects in hopes of beating this disease and one day returning to the ice again. Sadly he lost his battle on January 17, 2009. John's battle was chronicled as a blog at Continue reading »

Mike McDevitt Selected to Officiate the 2009 ECHL All-Star Game

Mike McDevitt, the Atlantic District Officiating Program Evaluation Coordinator, has been selected to officiate the 2009 ECHL All-Star Game Presented by Guardian Wear in Reading, PA on Wednesday, January 21. Mike will be a linesman, joining referee Shane Warschaw and linesman Mike Hamilton in the three-man on-ice crew.

According to the announcement from the ECHL:

McDevitt began officiating profes...

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New Seminar Management Posts Announced

Tony Mariconda wrote: "I am happy to report that Marty Maglio has accepted the position of Atlantic District Officiating Seminar Coordinator effective immediately."

Marty Maglio
110 Juniper Court
Glen Mills, PA 19342
marty.maglio [at]

"I am also happy to report that Vince Scriboni has accepted the position of Atlantic District Officiating Seminar Liaison - South effective immediately. Vince will take over Marty's former role w...

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Funeral Arrangements for Joan Mariconda's Father

Dave Aiello wrote: "I'm sorry to report the passing of Edward Taylor, Joan Mariconda's father. The arrangements are as follows:"

Edward Taylor
Scilleri's Funeral Home
351 Fifth Avenue
Paterson, NJ 07514

Wake - Thursday, January 15: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9
Funeral - Friday, January 16: 9:30am from the Funeral Home
"Our sincerest sympathy goes out to Joan and Tony, and to their family."

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