• Meet The Real Shakespeare

    Is William Shakespeare truly the writer of the most acclaimed plays & sonnets in the English language? You can find out on Sunday, October 12, at 3 p.m., when the Verona Public Library presents “Who Was the...

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  • Library Hosts 9/11 Author Michael Benfante

    The Friends of the Verona Public Library, in a continuation of the Visiting Authors and Artists Series, is pleased to present local resident Michael Benfante, author of the book Reluctant Hero and survivor of the 9/11 World...

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  • Verona Author At Watchung Booksellers

    Marcia Gloster Ammeen has made a career as an art director in New York City. But the Verona resident is also the author of a new book about an affair that happened while she was a college...

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  • Jerbasi Publishes Book On Divorce

    Bonnie Jerbasi, a Montclair attorney and former Verona resident, has written a book to help men and women understand, prepare for, and survive the downside of divorce. You Don’t Have to Sell the Farm to Get Rid...

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  • Summer Reading Inspires Lemonade Stand

    As a culminating activity to their reading of Jacqueline Davies’ The Lemonade War, Lindsay Benshoof’s summer school class opened their own lemonade stand. Pictured above are Verona residents Ryan Tsang and Nicky Chiccolini with their first customers,...

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  • VHS Grads Seek Funding For Graphic Novel

    Joseph Grabowski and Colin Lawler are pursuing their dream and they hope you will want to be a part of it. Their dream is writing and illustrating a 350-page graphic novel, and the 2003 graduates of Verona...

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  • Drinking, Driving–And Death

    No parent ever wants to contemplate the death of a child. But in 2004 that became reality for Marianne and Marc Angelillo, when they lost their then 17-year-old son Matthew to a DWI car crash. Marc Angelillo...

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  • Kids Books Needed For Pool Book Sale

    The Friends of the Verona Public Library are seeking donations of gently used children’s books for their upcoming book sale at the Verona Community Pool on Saturday, June 14. The Friends are in need of fiction and...

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  • Holy Spirit To Host Reading, Book Signing

    The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit is holding a reading and book signing on Monday, June 9, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The event features Ethel Lee-Miller, a friend and former writing partner of Verona resident Mary...

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  • Celebrating Women: A Dynamic Presentation On Women’s History

    Award-winning author Penny Colman is coming to the Verona Public Library to give her acclaimed talk “Celebrating Women!: on Tuesday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. This dynamic program of unique photographs and a lively commentary is based...

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