Other NJ News

Photos: NHL’s Centennial Fan Exhibit Makes Stop in Newark

New Jersey Devils forwards John Quenneville (third from left) and Joseph Blandisi (fourth from left) were joined by friends and family at the NHL's centennial exhibit prior to Saturday evening's game. Credits: Sean Conklin
Former Devils defenseman Ken Danyeko (left) recalls the three Stanley Cup Championships he won with MSG's Arda Ocal. Credits: Sean Conklin
The Nocera Family from Scotch Plains was among the first to tour the NHL's centennial fan exhibit in Newark. From left to right: Ken, John, Sammie and Kristi. Credits: Sean Conklin
Former New Jersey Devils captain Bryce Salvador (left) and Ken Danyeko (right), whose jersey number is retired in the rafters at the Prudential Center have a conversation in the pop-up rink. Credits: Sean Conklin

NEWARK, NJ –  Hockey fans of all ages enjoyed the first day of a two-day event on Saturday afternoon by participating in a variety of festivities at The Prudential Center’s Championship Plaza, at the corner of Mulberry and Market Streets in Newark as the NHL celebrates its centennial with an interactive traveling fan experience prior to the New Jersey Devils’ home game against the Carolina Hurricanes.

The fan exhibit featured a 53-foot museum truck with more than 1,000 square feet of interactive displays, a pop-up floor hockey rink, a virtual reality zamboni ice surfacing experience, photo opportunities with the Stanley Cup and interaction with Devils’ alumni including Ken Danyeko, Bryce Salvador and Grant Marshall.

“We created this traveling fan experience that will visit every single NHL market in 2017 to celebrate the centennial and as a way of saying thank you to the fans,” said Jennifer Neziol, Vice President of Corporate and Strategic Business Communications at the NHL, who credited the idea to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. “The response (to this tour) has been overwhelming. It’s like a mini Hockey Hall of Fame visiting each market. There’s so much here for fans of all ages to enjoy and people are thrilled to participate.”

Sign Up for E-News

Perhaps the most recognizable and celebrated trophy in all of sports, the Stanley Cup was a popular attraction amongst fans.

“I was so happy to see the Stanley Cup,” said John Nocera, a seven-year old Devils fan from Scotch Plains, who plays for the Union Thunder. “My favorite part of playing hockey is scoring goals.”

This weekend’s festivities at the Prudential Center marks the 14th stop of the NHL’s centennial fan exhibit, which began on Jan. 1 with the 2017 Scotiabank NHL Centennial Classic, when the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 in overtime at Exhibition Stadium in Toronto. It is the first stop of the tour in the New York tri-state area.

“It’s definitely exciting to see all the fans come out,” said second-year Devils forward Joe Blandisi, who was joined by his family. “There’s so much history in this league and for the NHL to come do this for the fans in every city in the league is really special. The NHL has done a great job promoting this so far and I think the fans get a kick out of it.”

If you missed the festivities today, you’ll have another opportunity tomorrow.  The event opens on Sunday at 1 p.m. for Devils’ Members (membership ID required) and at 2 p.m. for the general public.

Fans are invited to visit NHL.com/100 for the latest Centennial news, content, videos, images, and NHL Centennial Fan Arena and NHL Centennial events.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News



AtlantiCast: Episode 13

On this episode of AtlantiCast, new clinical studies in the fields of cardiology and immunotherapy, national and statewide recognitions for Atlantic Health System medical centers and the inaugural AtlantiCast Collab Challenge!


I Need to Take Leave from Work Because of a Disability. What are My Rights and Obligations?

According to studies, as many as one in ten persons of working age in the United States have at least one disability.  As a result of a disability or illness, most of us will need to take extended leave during the course of a career.  If you or someone you know suffers from a disability or illness and needs to take time off from work, here are some important things to know:

Leave Can ...

Morris Animal Inn Hosts Live Q&A Session; Wednesday Feb. 28

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Do you have questions about grooming your dog? The Morris Animal Inn is hosting a Live Question and Answer Session on Wednesday February 28 at 11:30am. Tune in to have all your questions answered by Morris Animal Inn's Grooming Manager, Jayanne.

Morris Animal Inn offers:

Bath, brush out, ear cleaning and nail trim package
Haircut to your specifications
Healthy ...

Pennacchio Bill Aims to Hold JCP&L Accountable with Stiff Penalties

March 14, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - In early February of 2018, Senator Joe Pennacchio who represents Morris Plains as well as other towns within the 26th District, reached across the aisle urging the Chair of the Senate Economic Growth Committee to call for a vote on a bill that would hold utility companies accountable for poor service subjecting them to fines of up to $25,000 per day. 

The bill was ...

Franklin Student Escorted from School; Loaded Gun Found in Backpack

March 16, 2018

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - A 17-year-old high school student was escorted from school yesterday by police who found a loaded 9mm semi-automatic pistol in his back pack along with narcotics, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Robertson said the initial investigation by law enforcement revealed that there were no known threats to the students or faculty; he commended the ...

Law Enforcement Night Set for March 16th

March 13, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Please note that the LAW ENFORCEMENT NIGHT previously scheduled for last week will now be held this Friday at 7pm on March 16th at Mennen Arena.  Mennen Arena is at 161 E. Hanover Ave, Morristown, NJ.

The Morris Area Coalition for Education and Positive Choices is rapidly becoming a household name in Morris County.  Word is spreading about the many initiatives being ...

Parade Officials; Morristown's St. Patrick's Day Parade is ON

MORRISTOWN, NJ -   The powerful Nor'easter that ripped through our area has shut down streets and left many without power, but it has not stopped the Irish spirit. Organizers for the Morris County St. Patrick's Day parade announced that the St. Patrick's Day Parade is on! The parade and pre-parade festivities will go on as planned Saturday March 10.

Morristown Easter Egg Hunt Scheduled for Saturday March 31

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morrristown kids are invited to the Annual Morristown Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday March 31.

The hunt will begin 10am at Lidgerwood Park. In addition to the Easter Egg Hunt, there will be candy for everyone, face painting and balloon animals. The Easter Bunny will also be in attendance to visit with participants.

This is a free event and is open to kids 10 years ...

April Blood Drives Scheduled at 2 Morristown Locations

March 13, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ- New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center (NYBC) is asking for help to maintain an adequate supply of all blood types, but especially O-negative – the “universal” blood which can be transfused into anyone in an emergency.  In addition, hundreds of additional blood drives need to be scheduled to meet projected hospital demand.  ...

Morristown Library Announces March Library Events

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown & Morris Township Library announce their March library events.


Great Directors: The Coen Brothers -- Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Thursday, March 1st, 6:45PM

A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.

With Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman (Rated ...

Morris Township Fire Department Looking for New Volunteers

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Have a desire to protect the lives and property of the residents of Morris Township? Then becoming a volunteer firefighter may be for you.

Find out if volunteering is right for you during the Morris Township Firefighters Membership Drive which begins Monday February 19 through Saturday March 3. The membership drive will conclude with an Open House on ...

CCM Announces Plans for an Engineering and Manufacturing Facility Meeting the Needs of Students and Employers

March 17, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) will be meeting the demand to expand several popular academic areas and offer local businesses greater support in addressing their need for skilled employees through the construction of a $10 million Engineering and Manufacturing building.

The 30,000 square foot building will be constructed on the college’s Randolph campus.  ...

“iCanBike’’ Program for Disabled Residents Coming to Morris County

RANDOLPH, NJ - A special biking camp for people ages eight and older with disabilities is going to be held for the first time ever in Morris County this summer, at the County College of Morris in Randolph during the week of August 6. 

The week-long iCanBike program teaches participants to ride independently through a week of training. Using adapted, custom-built bike equipment, and ...

Oscar Night at the Morristown Library; Sunday March 4

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Is Jimmy Kimmel not returning your phone calls for tickets to Hollywood’s big night? Can’t get a ticket to the Vanity Fair afterparty? Limos all booked up for March 4? Well, who needs celebrities when you can celebrate Hollywood’s big night by watching the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences award ceremonies and red carpet live at the ...

Outstanding Citizens To Be Honored at the Boy Scouts of America 23rd Annual Morris County Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner

March 15, 2018

Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local community members at the Boy Scouts of America 23rd Annual Morris County Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner to be held on the evening of Thursday, April 19th at The Hanover Marriott in Whippany at 6:30 pm.  This year’s honorees are Reynaldo Caudillo, Bruce Jones, Michael Lupton, Ron Morano, Lou Nisivoccia, and ...

Recent Storms Close Morristown National Historical Park

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The past two storms have impacted the Morristown National Historical Park. There has been damage from downed trees, loss of power, dangling power lines, and two feet of snow have made conditions unsafe for the public in certain areas.

The following areas are CLOSED until further notice:
*Jockey Hollow (Visitor Center, trails, tour road)
*Fort Nonsense
*New Jersey ...

Morristown Students Invited to 3rd Annual Makers Day!

DENVILLE, NJ - The maker movement in the United States isn’t just a hobby; it’s having a significant impact on school curriculum development and growing local economies. To celebrate making and maker culture, residents throughout New Jersey will come together on Friday, March 9 and Saturday, March 10, 2018 in libraries, schools, museums, colleges, makerspaces, businesses and other ...

Height during childhood associated with increased stroke risk in adulthood

Researchers in Denmark studied the health records of more than 300,000 people born between 1930 and 1989 and found that those who were shorter than average height between ages 7 and 13 had a greater risk of stroke as adults. The results of this study were published in the February 15, 2018 issue of the journal Stroke.

Summary: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/320922.php

Journal ...

6 Easy Ways to Increase Zzzz’s During National Sleep Awareness Month and Beyond!

Team Nest Builder knows sleep deprivation leads to a myriad of problems, so we’re here to help you make your New Jersey home bedrooms the havens you deserve! Take a look at these simple ideas for increasing your zzzzz’s:

Soften Up

Employ a large area rug that covers the entire room to help absorb sound and enhance comfort.

Feeling Blue

According to a study by Travelodge, ...

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote (Random House, 1965)


In Cold Blood is, quite simply, the grand-daddy of true crime writing, dubbed by Capote, himself, as the first non-fiction novel (although Norman Mailer argued the point when he published The Executioner's Song in 1979.) The conditions under which I read In Cold Blood for the first time were pretty weird, which was another ...

Valyrian Steel: Where is it All? Should We Still Care?

There is a glaring hole in recent Game of Thrones seasons that needs to be addressed: the ability of Valyrian steel to destroy White Walkers has not been acknowledged since before Jon Snow’s death.

In fact, it hasn’t been mentioned since the Season Five finale when Jon Snow reveals this discovery to Sam Tarly. Jon has cared about little more than the war between the living and ...

'Steel Magnolias' steals hearts in Chatham

‘Steel Magnolias’ steals hearts and minds in moving production at Chatham Playhouse

By Liz Keill

CHATHAM, NJ – A strong ensemble cast brings the 1987 play, “Steel Magnolias,” to life in a funny, sad tale of southern friends in Louisiana.  Like the title implies, these southern belles have steel and grit in facing life’s calamities.

Set in ...

TAPinto Morristown Welcomes Your Letter to the Editor

March 5, 2018

MORRSITOWN, NJ - In a vibrant community like Morristown, citizens can share their opinions, offer grievances, or bestow praise on the subjects that matter most to them. TAPinto Morristown welcomes letters to the editor.

The publication of Letters to the Editor is at the sole discretion of TAPinto LLC.

Letters must be factually accurate and not defamatory. Anonymous ...

At Home Workout for a Snow Day!

March 7, 2018

Don't let the snowstorm stop you from getting a good workout in! Here are simple, functional movements you can do at home, with or without equipment. If you don't have dumbbells, you can use a bottle of water or anything that you can grip comfortably. The mini bands, as you will see, are completely optional...Go at your own pace, and have fun!

Please consult with a doctor before ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, March 17

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Les Photos de Bernie at the Wayrick ...

Arts & Entertainment Green

Sat, March 17, 9:00 AM

The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster

Youth Art Month

Arts & Entertainment

Narcotics, DWI Top This Week's Police Blotter

March 12, 2018

3/4: ARREST FOR D.W.I.: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for moving violation in Denville. An investigation led to Windolyn E. Mobley, age 23, of Denville, to be charged with Driving While Intoxicated and several other motor-vehicle violations. He was eventually released with a court date pending.

3/5: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS/WARRANT: Officers observed a suspicious person in Hanover ...

Digital Agency Hudson Integrated Relocates to Morristown, NJ

March 14, 2018

Hudson Integrated​, a full-service digital agency specializing in custom web design, branding and digital marketing, has moved from Saddle Brook, New Jersey to Morristown, New Jersey as of February 2018. The agency’s new office is located at 270 Headquarters Plaza — steps away from the Morristown Green and Washington’s Headquarters Museum.
Since the company’s ...