• VHS Boys Swim Strong Against West Essex

    With only seven members, the Verona High School boys swim team might seem like miracle workers for falling short of West Essex by only 16 points. But watching the meet last night, it was clear that Verona’s...

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  • Winter Vegetable Soup

    What better way to spend a snow day than cooking? That was my day when the first storm of 2018 rolled in on January 4. At 6 a.m., there was no snow, but my plans for the...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Roasted Root Vegetable Soup

    When the team at Sustainable Verona told us about the people at Field Goods I jumped at the opportunity to have sustainable, locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables delivered once a week. What I loved about it...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Nulty, Hoimark, Boys Relay Teams Dominate Swim

    The new Verona High School swim team had a small reprieve just before the last week of school: The opportunity to practice for the whole week, without any meets. In the final week before the break, with...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Swim Team Coming to Verona High School

    As the 2016-17 school year came to a close, the Verona Board of Education approved a swim team for Verona High School. In previous years, VHS swimming was recognized only at the county meet with individual swimmers...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • BOE Weighs Adding VHS Swim Team

    At Tuesday evening’s Board of Education meeting, the board’s Athletics committee is expected to present an option for a swim team at Verona High School. Although indoor swimming resources are already stretched thin in this area, the...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • New Business: Zaferon Grill

    For those Verona residents who have been awaiting the arrival of a new kind of restaurant in town, your patience has been rewarded with Zaferon Grill. Nestled on Bloomfield Avenue where Domino’s Pizza resided for years, the...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Turkey Soup For The Soul

    It was the great trifecta of my childhood: Thanksgiving-My Grandmother-Turkey Soup. In the early years of my childhood, before we started spending Thanksgiving with friends, turkey soup was an anticipated part of the holiday. The other expectations were...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Blackberry Ginger Sorbet

    A few years ago, I received an ice cream maker for Mother’s Day. To this day, I still say it was the best gift I ever received, and my family would find it difficult to disagree. Most...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Crock It! Asian Chicken Thighs

    In my ever-present search for “something other than chicken” for dinner, I stumbled on a recipe for…… chicken. Seriously, if you ask my kids, they’ll tell you we have chicken 12 times a week. While not entirely...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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