• Worker Critical After Annin Site Plunge

    A 52-year-old construction worker from Newark is in critical condition after falling Monday afternoon from the new building under construction at the site of the former Annin Flag factory. According to the Verona Police Department’s acting chief...

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  • Historical Society Meets May 3

    On Tuesday, May 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Firemen’s Room of the Verona Community Center, the Verona Historical Society with have its monthly meeting. A program will be presented on the recently demolished DiBella House, which...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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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...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Annin Flag To Become Annin Lofts

    Ever since the Annin Flag building closed in June 2013, there has been endless speculation on its fate. A rumor that Annin would move its executives back to the historic building proved unfounded, and then the heirs...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • New Construction: All Sold, More Coming

    Two weeks ago, we noted that one of the newly built townhouses on the former Bahr Lumber lot had been listed for re-sale. This week we got another measure of the Durrell Street properties: Tom Jacobsen, who...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Learn The History Of Annin Flag

    On Wednesday, February 25, the Cedar Grove Historical Society will host a presentation on Verona’s signature company, Annin Flag. Come and find out how flags came to be, and what they initially symbolized. You’ll also learn about...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • New Apartments Get Closer To Tax Deal

    On Tuesday night, the Town Council approved the former Brunner auto dealership property as an “area in need of redevelopment”, bringing the property one step closer to a tax abatement that could spur its being turned into...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Annin Pulls Loft Plan

    Annin Flag has withdrawn a plan to convert its iconic factory building into loft apartments. In May, the Town Council asked the Planning Board to do a study that could have started the building’s redevelopment. The Planning...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Council To Help Annin Flag Building Become Apartments

    The Town Council decided on Monday to ask Verona’s Planning Board to undertake a study that could lead to a new economic development zone and the redevelopment of the Annin flag factory as an apartment building. The...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Top MyVeronaNJ Stories For April 2013

    April was a month of endings in Verona. We lost David Bruce Williams, one of our most active volunteer leaders, and Annin Flagmakers, which had been Verona’s flagship industry since 1919, announced that it would end flag production...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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