There are way too many Garden State greats for this one blog post to handle!
The New Jersey Hall of Fame announced the 15 newest inductees to be honored at this year’s Induction Ceremony on May 7, 2017, at the historic Convention Hall in Asbury Park, New Jersey.
The distinguished Class of 2016 currently includes:
Kelly Ripa (Stratford, NJ)
Connie Francis (Newark, NJ)
Ray Liotta (Newark, NJ)
Wyclef Jean of The Fugees (Newark, NJ)
Carli Lloyd (Mount Laurel, NJ)
Also included is author Carol Higgins Clark (Washington Twp, NJ), Connie Chung (Middletown, NJ), Businessman Alfred Koeppe (Manasquan, NJ), NY Waterway founder, Arthur Imperatore, Sr. (Fort Lee, NJ), pop-rock musician Tommy James (Cedar Grove, NJ), United States Army officer Philip Kearny (Kearny, NJ), Former President and General Manager of the WNBA New York Liberty Carol Blazejowski (Elizabeth, NJ), heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner (Bayonne, NJ), NFL Pro-bowler Rosey Grier (Roselle, NJ) and activist Peace Pilgrim (Egg Harbor City, NJ).
For more information, visit NJHallOfFame.org.