• 10% Of Verona Students Refuse To Take PARCC

    Today was the first day of testing in Verona for the new statewide standardized test prepared by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), and 10% of Verona’s students refused to take it....

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  • Should Town Hall Keep All The PILOT Money?

    Town trucks plow school lots. Town lawnmowers cut school grass. At the Town Council meeting on February 17, Town Manager Joe Martin claimed that the municipal government does $100,000 in work on behalf of Verona public schools...

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  • Real Estate: Lot To Love?

    Verona is often described as a town that’s fully built. Unlike suburbs to the west and south of us, we’re told, there’s no open space for a big development. But a new listing this weekend could put...

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  • New Business: HoneyBaked Ham Store & Cafe

    There are two things that you immediately need to know about the HoneyBaked Ham Store & Cafe in West Caldwell. The first, is that it’s owned by one of your neighbors in Verona and the second, that...

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  • Boosters Honor Fitzpatrick, Matta

    The Verona Sports Boosters have named Claire Fitzpatrick of the Verona High School girls basketball team and Charlie Matta of the boys basketball team as the female and male senior athletes of the week. You can read...

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  • Fourth Grader Stars In NBA Hoops Contest

    Verona has some very talented high school basketball players. But the Verona basketball player who stood out in an NBA All-Star game event this weekend won’t be entering high school for another four and a half years....

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  • New Home To Replace Victorian Near Brookdale

    On Thursday, February 13, the Verona Board of Adjustment approved plans for a new home at 20 Mountainview Road that will replace the circa 1880 residence now on the lot. The new home is being built by...

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  • BOE To Assess Opposition To PARCC

    Even as Verona’s public schools get ready to hold information sessions on the PARCC test, the Board of Education said at its Tuesday night meeting that it is preparing to find out how many students may refuse...

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  • Verona Park In Winter

    When he is not coaching volleyball at Verona High School, Jeff Stiefbold can often be found in Verona Park with his camera. So it was on Monday, when Verona schools were shut by snow day number two...

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  • Morden, Friends Jam For Jazz

    A lot of people were having way too much fun at Verona High School on Saturday night, and it was all Max Morden’s fault. The long-time Verona music teacher convened some of his colleagues and former students...

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