• 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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  • Suicide Prevention Walk Thanks Sponsors

    The organizers of the Montclair-Verona Out of the Darkness Walk to be held on Sunday, October 22, are thanking the sponsors who have helped propel the walk for suicide awareness and prevention well past its original fundraising...

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  • Verona Chefs Plan Charity Dinner For Suicide Prevention

    Nationally and internationally renowned chefs Floyd Cardoz, Ariane Duarte, Amanda Freitag and Carmen Quagliata have partnered with Newman Cares, Inc., a Verona-based charitable organization whose mission is to bring communities and neighbors together for a variety of...

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  • Verona Tops Ramsey As Teams Raise Awareness For Suicide Prevention

    Until 24 seconds before the end of the first half, it looked if the Verona High School football team might again be headed toward the losing side of the scoreboard. Ramsey High School had scored two touchdowns...

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  • Football Teams Tackle Suicide Prevention

    The Verona High School and Ramsey High School football teams will be squaring off on Saturday, September 30, but their biggest challenge won’t be on Sellitto Field. The teams, which don’t usually play each other, will be...

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