• Volleyball To Host Suicide Awareness Game On Monday

    The Verona High School volleyball team will play West Orange High School on Monday, September 24 to raise awareness for suicide prevention. “AFSP is a very powerful foundation that could get all of the support in the...

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  • Verona Tops Caldwell In Suicide Awareness Game

    The Verona and Caldwell football teams reignited their storied rivalry last night in a game that kicked off the 2018 football season–and Suicide Awareness Month. The teams both wore ribbon decals on their helmets in the purple...

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  • Football Season Kicks Off With Rivalry–And Suicide Awareness

    Back in the day, the football rivalry between Verona High School and James Caldwell High School was the biggest thing in Essex County high school sports. On Friday evening, September 7, the two teams will come together...

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  • Verona Resident Participates In CNN Town Hall On Suicide Prevention

    Rosemary Citrano Gabbe, who organized last year’s highly successful Verona Park walk for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, was invited to participate in a special CNN Town Hall “Finding Hope: Battling America’s Suicide Crisis”. The show...

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  • VHS Holds Suicide Prevention Assembly

    On Monday, April 16, a representative from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Elizabeth Roithmayr, came to VHS to speak with the senior class about mental health and awareness while transitioning to college life. The American Foundation...

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  • Prep Baseball To Honor Dan Cooney With Game

    On Saturday, May 5, the St. Peter’s Prep baseball team will take on Xavier High School in the 1st Annual Dan Cooney Classic at 2 p.m. at Cochrane Field at Caven Point in Jersey City. The game...

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  • Suicide Awareness Training At Community Center

    Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t truly want to die, but are struggling with the pain in their lives. Through their words and actions, they invite help to stay alive. Unfortunately, these opportunities are often missed,...

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  • Suicide Prevention Talk Coming To Holy Spirit

    The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit in Verona will be hosting two presentations of “Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention”, a program of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). The presentations are sponsored...

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  • Fundraisers Total Nearly $150K For Suicide Awareness, Prevention

    Last October’s Verona Park walk for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention was the second largest in the state of New Jersey, with 1,200 participants raising $116,346 for suicide awareness and prevention programs. The Newman Cares Blockfest...

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  • A Walk In The Park

    It was an exceptionally warm October day on Sunday. Feeling more like early September than late October. A beautiful day with sunshine coupled with leaves changing color. My family (three of us; my son, my husband and...

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