Verona Schools Closed Friday

By on January 2, 2014

closed-signIt’s not like we didn’t all see this coming: Verona public schools will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 3, because of the snow that’s expected to start falling any minute now.

Tonight’s sports practices and Recreation Department programs will end at 9 p.m. Tomorrow, the girls winter track competition at Fairleigh Dickinson (the Tom Zaccone Meet) has been rescheduled to January 7 and the wrestling match against Columbia has been postponed to February 6. As of the posting of this story, tomorrow night’s 8:45 p.m. hockey match at Codey Arena against Tenafly is still on. is saying the snow will start around 8 p.m. (scratch that: it started before 7 p.m.) and that we can expect an accumulation of five to eight inches by the time it tapers off tomorrow.

Gov. Chris Christie has already declared a state of emergency related to the storm. That doesn’t mean that you can’t go out on the highways, but it is a strong indication that state emergency management folks don’t think you should be there. All state offices will be closed Friday.

No word yet on whether Verona township offices will be closed. But there is no street parking during storms, both overnight and during daylight hours.

You can report non-emergency problems caused by the snowstorm through this site set up by

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