• Veronan Named NJ Teacher Of The Year

    Mark Mautone, a resident of Verona, has been named New Jersey State Teacher of the Year for 2014-2015. Acting Education Commissioner David Hespe and the State Board of Education made the announcement last week in Trenton. Mautone...

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  • Baseball Scores For Autism

    The Verona High School baseball team’s “hit-a-thon” fundraiser got rained out this spring, but that didn’t stop the team from raising $1,000 for autism awareness. Joe Ballantyne, a junior second baseman, raised the most money of all...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Pushcart Players To Stage Autism-Friendly Musical

    Pushcart Players, the Verona-based touring theater for young audiences will present an Autism and sensory-friendly performance of Stone Soup and Other Stories on Wednesday, April 30 at 10 a.m. at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn. Planned in...

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  • Autism Fundraiser Exceeds Goal

    Earlier this year, Verona High School junior Nikita Joshi unveiled plans for a 14-hour dance marathon to raise money for children with autism. She set herself a goal of $20,000, which was ambitious for a fundraiser that...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Fasano Golf Classic Coming

    Anthony Fasano will be hosting the sixth Anthony Fasano Foundation Golf Classic benefiting REED Academy on Monday, May 6, at the Montclair Golf Club. Sponsorship packages range from $3,500 to $20,000, which includes your play during the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Teachers Mark World Autism Day

    Teachers throughout the Verona School District are kicking off “April is Autism Awareness” month with a fundraiser. Today, Tuesday April 2, is World Autism Day and Superintendent Steven A. Forte has given teachers permission to dress casually...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • 5 Things To Know: March 31-April 6

    Summer Playgrounds: Online and in-person registration for Verona’s summer playgrounds programs begins today, Monday, April 1. Tot-Lot registration must be done in-person. A special in-person registration for all programs will be held at the Verona Community Center...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Veronan Gets Action On Autism Coverage

    Dr. Meredith Blitz-Goldstein, a leader of the Verona advocacy group Children Having Individual Learning Differences (C.H.I.L.D.) was in Trenton yesterday talking to legislators about the state regulations on insurance coverage for children with autism. According to the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Technology For Students With Autism

    The Children’s Institute (TCI) is holding a free lecture on technology that can help students with autism. “Apps to Support those with Autism in the Home, School and Community” will be led by Randy Palmer, TCI’s computer...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Picture Books: The Duckling Gets A Cookie!?

    Mo Willems, a picture book author and illustrator, is one of my favorites and his beloved Pigeon is back and in a new story. In his Pigeon series, Pigeon has many ways of trying to get what...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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