• Daisy Troop Bake Sale For Hurricane Victims

    On Tuesday night, Verona Daisy Troop 20376 held a bake sale fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey and Irma victims during Back to School night at Laning Avenue school. The Troop raised $250 that will be company matched and...

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  • Marie L. Rachel, 93

    Mrs. Marie L. Rachel, 93, died on September 16, 2017 in West Orange. Visiting in the Prout Funeral Home, 370 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona will be on Tuesday, September 26 from 5 to 9 p.m. A funeral mass...

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  • Alison Sprong Trains At CIA

    Alison Sprong, a 2012 graduate of Verona High School, was recently profiled on the website of the Culinary Institute of America, where she is pursuing an associate degree in culinary arts at its Hyde Park, N.Y. campus....

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  • Girls Soccer Scores Big In First Season Win

    The Verona High School girls soccer team found its momentum in a big way yesterday, scorching the turf at VHS with a 9-1 win over Newark’s Science Park High School. The Lady Hillbillies got to the net...

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  • Kids On Bikes Ride For More Safe Biking

    There was a big turnout at the Verona Kids Rock bike ride on Sunday in support of safe bike riding for Verona families. Verona Kids Rock, which involves elementary school children in community service, held the bike...

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  • Steven P. Craig, 54

    Mr. Steven P. Craig, 54, joined his parents on September 14, 2017. Visiting in the Prout Funeral Home, 370 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona will be on Sunday from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. A funeral...

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  • BOE, Paraprofessionals Reach 5-Year Contract

    The Verona Board of Education announced at Tuesday’s meeting that it has signed a five-year contract with the public school district’s paraprofessionals. The agreement is the first collective bargaining agreement for the paraprofessionals, who are now a...

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  • Mayor’s Wellness Committee Offers Park Walks, Open Gym Day

    The Verona Mayor’s Wellness Committee is launching a program of group walks in Verona Park on Thursday mornings, beginning September 21. The free walks will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., and will begin outside the...

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  • First Presbyterian Holds Church Picnic

    The First Presbyterian Church of Verona held its annual picnic on the front lawn of the church on Sunday, September 10. Manning the grill were Christopher Kiel, Ernie Kiel and Marcos Mercado, and attendees enjoyed a wide...

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  • ‘Playhouse’: Monica Taylor’s New Book On Progressive Education

    Monica Taylor has just published her fourth book, but it’s not her usual academic work. Playhouse: Optimistic Stories of Real Hope for Families with Little Children tells the story of Playhouse, a progressive parent cooperative school in...

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