• BOE Alters VHS Field Plan

    When Verona voters overwhelmingly approved the public school referendum in March 2014, they believed that they would be getting the redevelopment of one field at Verona High School. As it turns out, they will be getting two....

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  • Three Candidates Vie For 2 BOE Seats

    John Quattrocchi is running for a fifth term on the Verona Board of Education, and he will face two challengers for the two seats that are up for election this fall: Michele Bernardino and Joanna Breitenbach. Joseph...

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  • Blueberry Pie Ice Cream

    I’ve been thinking about making this ice cream flavor since last fall. Yes, I do think about ice cream all year long and even in the cold of February, it’s still an awesome food as far as...

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  • Litigation Starts Over Bloomfield Ave. Project

    The effort to turn two steeply wooded lots on Bloomfield Avenue into a mixed-use development has entered into a new phase: litigation. On Tuesday, July 14, a group that includes current residents of Verona and heirs of...

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  • Summer Sunshine Ice Cream

    While “orange” is not typically thought of an ice cream flavor, I think there are plenty of us out there who remember having Orange Creamsicles throughout the summer. I think you can still get them at ice...

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  • Martin Resigns, Stern Named Interim Manager

    The Verona Town Council held a special meeting tonight to accept the resignation of Town Manager Joseph Martin and name Mitchell Stern, a captain in the Verona Police Department, to be the interim manager. Martin’s resignation is...

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  • Women’s World Cup Parade!

    After defeating Japan 5-2 on July 5 in Vancouver, the U.S. Women’s National Team arrived back in the States as World Champions! The U.S. broke the record for most World Cups won (3). Because of this great...

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  • New Business: Jersey Mike’s Subs

    This is a homecoming story. With sandwiches. Jim Pond went to Laning Avenue School back in the day, and then headed to the center of town to H.B. Whitehorne. But when he was halfway through seventh grade,...

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  • The Secret Of Our AP Test Success

    This week, Verona High School students who took Advanced Placement classes in the 2014-2015 school year will hear how they did on the tests that capped those classes. They worked hard in class all year and studied...

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  • Indictment In Tevlin Murder

    It has taken more than a year, but the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office finally has an indictment against the lead suspect in the June 25, 2014 murder of Brendan Tevlin, the nephew of two Verona families. Acting...

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