• Real Estate Twins

    There are many houses that look alike in Verona. If you have one of the so-called Heller houses from the 1930s, you’ve seen its double all over town. There’s a lot of similarity among the houses on...

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  • A Book About Shoes–And Life

    Since people have been able to speak, they have told stories to explain the world around them to themselves and others. A story that a Verona girl started to tell about her world when she was just five...

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  • More Construction Eyed For Durrell

    There has been a lot of new construction on Durrell Street in the past two years: 33 attached townhouses on the site of the former Bahr Lumber business and four–soon to be five–single-family homes on a mid-block...

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  • School Budget: Contract Savings, Bond Refinance Hold Increase Down

    The Verona Board of Education introduced a preliminary budget for the 2015-2016 school year this month and, thanks to changes to teacher contracts and a refinancing of the 2005 referendum debt, the increase could be held to...

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  • Real Estate For March 14-15

    We’re halfway through March, and after the month’s lion-like opening, things are looking a bit lamb-ish this weekend. There are just four new listings in Verona real estate this weekend, and no homes with lower prices in...

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  • Former Verona Educator Finds PARCC Test Company Spying On Kids

    Bob Braun, who was one of the leading columnists for The Star Ledger for decades, is saying on his blog that the company that administers the PARCC test is “monitoring” childrens’ social media accounts for mentions of...

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  • The Referendum, One Year On

    Today, March 11, is the one-year anniversary of the referendum that Verona voters overwhelmingly approved to make improvements to Verona’s public schools, inside and out. Work on the referendum, which totaled $13.8 million after state aid secured...

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  • Veronans Raise Awareness Of Genetic Condition

    Trisomy is a genetic condition in which there are three copies of a chromosome, instead of the usual two. Down syndrome is one kind of trisomy involving a third copy of chromosome 21, but many other gene...

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  • 4 File To Run In Town Council Election

    Town Council members Michael Nochimson and Frank Sapienza have filed to run again in the May 12 Town Council election, and they will be joined by two men who have previously vied for a seat: Alex Roman...

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  • Real Estate Marches On

    In both weather and real estate, March is coming in like a lion. While Mother Nature was busy dumping eight inches of snow on Verona this week, realtors were busy adding eight listings to the Verona real...

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