• Fire Department Honors Gerlach

    The Verona Fire Department threw a testimonial dinner for outgoing Chief Ken Gerlach on Saturday, February 4. Gerlach, who has been a member of the VFD since 1998, served as its chief in 2015 and 2016. Mayor...

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  • Angelo Ramon, 72

    Mr. Angelo Ramon, 72, died on February 19, 2017 in Glen Ridge. Friends will be received in the Prout Funeral Home, 370 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona on Thursday, February 23 from 1 to 3 p.m. Born in Sabinanigo,...

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  • Lillian Grissing, 98

    Lillian Grissing, longtime resident of Verona from 1950 to 1979, passed away on February 18, 2017 at the age of 98. She moved to Michigan to be near her daughter Ruth, son-in-law Rick and the grandchildren. She...

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  • Free Master Gardener Class For Kids

    Chrystine Gaffney, a Verona resident who is a certified master gardener, has let us know that there’s going to be a master gardener class in our area for kids, beginning in March. Better yet, it’s free. The...

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  • Hoops For Hope Fundraiser Nets $2,600 For Brain Cancer Research

    The girls basketball teams of Verona and Cedar Grove high schools came together on Friday night for a game that produced a big win–for brain cancer research. The Hoops for Hope fundraiser was initiated last year by...

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  • Kate Ashley Leads Verona In State Track Championship

    Kate Ashley had another outstanding performance Friday at the State Group Track & Field Championships in Toms River. In the first event of the night–the 400m race–Ashley got boxed in behind several runners, forcing her into the...

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  • OLL Plans Women’s Retreat In March

    Our Lady Of the Lake will be holding its annual Cornerstone retreat for women from Friday evening March 24 through Saturday evening March 25. Cornerstone is a 26-hour experience which provides attendees with the opportunity to reflect,...

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  • Dunbar SG King, 94

    Mr. Dunbar SG King, 94, died on February 14, 2017 at his home in Verona. Services will be held in the Christ Episcopal Church, 74 Park Avenue, Glen Ridge on Saturday, March 4 at 1 p.m. Born...

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  • College And Careers Talk At VHS

    On Thursday, February 23, there will be a free presentation on how to guide your teen’s education and potential career choices at Verona High School featuring author, TED Talk presenter and veteran career coach Laura Berman Fortgang,...

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  • Food Pantry Needs Help Re-Stocking

    The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit’s Food Pantry is running low on supplies and is asking for the community’s help in restocking. The church says the pantry can use just about anything, except canned vegetables or...

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