• 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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  • Thai Elephant Expands, Adds Ice Cream

    Who knows what would have happened if Jon and Pupay Hepner had not taken the baby for a walk? The couple, who are the owners of Aroy-D The Thai Elephant, had been in a near constant expansion...

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  • 4 Sites Eyed For Affordable Housing In Verona

    The Verona Town Council disclosed on Monday night that developers are considering affordable housing construction on four sites in Verona: the former Poekel Travel Bureau office near the Verona Community Center, the former Children’s Institute site on...

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  • The Great Perkins Adventure Shifts To Bretagne

    Dawn has broken and I lie recumbent as a nascent dawn softly bathes our bedroom in a grey light. A distant rooster crows. The fitful chirpings of a few birds waft into our room through an open...

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  • Bovich On Navy Ship Forged From Trade Center Steel, Headed To Hurricane Relief

    As the nation prepares to observe the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a Saint Peters Preparatory School graduate, later Drexel University graduate and Verona, New Jersey native is serving in the U.S....

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  • Superintendent’s Convocation Speech 2017: What It Means To Be A Good Person

    Good morning and welcome back to another school year. Each September affords us an opportunity to return to our classrooms, recharged and with a new outlook on the year that lies ahead. It is wonderful to see...

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  • Still Don’t Know What To Say: A Year Later

    This holiday weekend marks a painful anniversary for a friend of mine. It is the first anniversary of her son’s death. While most of us are enjoying end of summer festivities, she is grieving. Labor Day weekend...

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  • Eyes Of Hate, Eyes Of Hope

    Always they have the same angry, empty eyes. I saw it at the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam during a visit earlier this month, in the photos on the walls of Nazi soldiers and civilians marching to...

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  • The Great Perkins Adventure Begins

    If Paris is a moveable feast, the tiny village of Gallio, Italy–anchored high above Lake Como’s ancient glacial waters–is a simple, unassuming, yet delectably savory meal. On this late August afternoon, gazing out from the balcony of...

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  • What’s Next For VHS ‘17: Environmental Economics

    Up in Binghamton, N.Y., the trees are beginning to think of turning orange and red. But for for Steve Bass, a Verona High School Class of 2017 graduate and incoming freshman at the State University of New...

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