• What VHS 2010 Is Doing: Thinking International

    Class of 2010 graduate Amy Janett had originally assumed she’d attend college in the Northeast. She was interested in a liberal arts college, and there are plenty within a few hours drive of Verona. She’d seen them...

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  • Pushcart Players Get State Grant

    The Verona-based Pushcart Players, a non-profit theater company, has received a grant of $30,263 from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. A total of $15,560,823 in state and federal funding was awarded on Tuesday to...

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  • Hundreds Pack Final Budget Meeting

    Despite the change in venue from Town Council chambers, the ballroom at the Verona Community Center was not nearly big enough for the crowds, estimated by the Verona police at totaling about five hundred, who turned out...

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  • New Music Director For HBW

    Dan Halpern, formerly the director of the Franklin, New Jersey, Middle School Band and Jazz Band, has been hired to replace H.B. Whitehorne music teacher David Tintle, who retired this June after 22 years with Verona’s music...

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  • Three VHS Students Travel To China

    Daisy Bourne, Claire Spardel and Kara Bartow, juniors who study Mandarin at VHS, traveled to China in July. The trip was organized through Rutgers University’s branch of the Beijing-based Confucius Institute. The group, which included students from...

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  • Boomer Entrepreneurs Have Hit In Senior Market

    If you’ve been in Terry’s Drugs recently, you may have noticed a nifty new product on the shelves. Called Cane Stay, it’s a pliable plastic clamp that attaches to a cane and keeps it upright against a...

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  • For Baby Zoey And Family, Life Is In The Moment

    Zoey Penny of Verona is only 10 months old, but already she’s got her own Web site, profiles in media outlets such as Fox News and The Star-Ledger, and a cadre of doctors at New York Presbyterian Hospital...

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  • Two Gentlemen Of Verona Light Up Shakespeare In The Park

    It’s a twist of fate worthy of the Bard himself: This summer, the two Shakespearean plays currently being performed in Central Park showcase the work of not one but two lighting designers from Verona (New Jersey, not Italy)....

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  • No Lazy Days For Model Swimmer

    For rising Verona High School senior Cristiano Queiroz Jr., summer is not a time of relaxation, but a chance to plunge in-depth into his swimming and professional pursuits. From September through July, Queiroz trains and competes with...

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  • Lakeside’s Pedestrian Signal Almost Ready

    This torn-up section of  sidewalk on Lakeside near Hillside may mean some short-term inconvenience for pedestrians. But it will soon be good news: The location of a pedestrian-activated traffic signal to help those trying to cross Lakeside,...

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