• HBW Teacher Braves Amazon For Lesson Plans

    If you were told to jump in a river full of piranhas, you’d decline, right? H.B. Whitehorne science teacher Amy Heckel swam with the omnivores last summer–and lived to tell the tale. “Piranhas get a bad rap,”...

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  • Semi-Super Weekend In Verona Real Estate

    All it takes is a little thing like Verona High School being named the only town-specific public high school in New Jersey to have a perfect graduation rate and everybody wants to live in Verona. Irony aside, the New Jersey...

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  • VHS Tops State High School Graduation Rates

    Verona High School was the only town-specific public high school in New Jersey to have a perfect graduation rate in 2015, according to new data from the New Jersey Department of Education. While there were 19 schools...

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  • No, It’s Not The IRS Calling

    We are heading into tax season in Verona, but the headaches are more than the usual computational errors this year. Several residents are reporting that they have been called by people claiming to be from the Internal...

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  • Real Estate Thaws Out, Opens Up

    It was pretty impossible to get anywhere in Verona last weekend–unless you were on cross-country skis or a sled. So it’s probably not surprising that with warmer temperatures this weekend, many of last weekend’s open houses are...

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  • Planning Board Approves VHS Field Renovation

    Verona High School is finally going to get the fields that Verona voters overwhelmingly approved nearly two years ago. On Thursday, as the clock hit midnight, the Planning Board unanimously approved the Board of Education’s plan to...

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  • VHS Fields Back Before Planning Board Thursday

    The Verona Planning Board will resume its hearing of the plan to rehabilitate the upper and lower fields at Verona High School on Thursday, January 28. The hearing will be held in the ballroom of the Verona...

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  • A Blizzard–Of Listings, Open Houses, Price Changes

    The last few years have seen substantial changes on Durrell Street. Located on the north side of Verona in the F.N. Brown elementary school district, the street was, for decades, the home of the Bahr lumber and oil...

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  • Annin Lofts Developer Starts Demolition

    If you’ve driven Bloomfield Avenue lately, you’ve seen it: Construction fencing has been placed around the former Annin Flag building, which is slated to be turned into a loft-style apartment complex. Here’s what the fencing means. D&R Verona...

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  • New Business: Olive Hill Design

    If you moved to Verona hoping to find good neighbors, know this–you might also find a good business partner. That’s exactly what happened to Teresa Boyd and Helena Finkelstein, Forest-side residents who co-founded an interior design business, Olive...

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