• 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...

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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...

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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 8 months 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 1 year 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 1 year ago
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  • Shoo Fly Pie

    Shoo Fly Pie. Yes, that’s correct. Generally speaking, this is either a familiar, comforting, bring-back-memories-of-grandma pie, or something reminiscent of an old song. In my case, it’s the grandmother one. Growing up, this was a treat of a...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Arthritis Advocates Visit Washington

    On March 14-15, my daughter and I, along with nearly 400 people from 46 states and the District of Columbia, gathered in Washington, D.C. for the 18th annual Advocacy Summit sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation. Leading the fight for...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • HBW Students Participate In Future City Competition

    What would a city 150 years in the future look like? How would the buildings be designed? Where would people live? How would they travel? What would the power source be? What would food sources look like? These questions, and...

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  • Verona United Soccer Players Accepted Into Olympic Development Program

    Hard work. Talent. Dedication. More hard work. Any parent, and child, in Verona who has tried a sport and stayed with it from kindergarten through high school hopes for the benefits and rewards of long term commitment. Many members...

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  • HBW Library Wins James Patterson Grant

    Jennifer Kleinknecht, media specialist at H.B. Whitehorne Middle School, received a grant last month that she plans to put to extremely good use. For the past several years, Kleinknecht has received multiple grants through VFEE (the Verona...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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