• Real Legislators, Virtual Town Halls

    In late June, Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ11) held a town hall that involved a reported 11,000 constituents. Not in person: There aren’t any venues that large in the 11th Congressional District that Frelinghuysen represents. This town hall,...

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  • Caution: Roadwork

    Its summer and prime time for roadwork. Schools are out, which makes things a lot easier (I’m assuming) for road crews. Traffic SHOULD be less too. I know in my town there are a LOT of roads...

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  • Wye Not: Christie At The Beach

    Being governor of the great state of New Jersey is no day at the beach–until, of course, it is a day at the beach when most of the beaches are closed by a budget impasse in Trenton....

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  • As New Council Begins, A Look Back

    On Saturday morning, July 1, Verona will swear in the three Town Council members who were elected in May: Jack McEvoy and Ted Giblin, who are beginning their first terms, and Kevin Ryan, who will be participating...

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  • Verona Decorates For Fourth Of July

    The lawn in from of the Verona municipal building looks a bit different this morning. To mark this year’s Fourth of July, the Department of Public Works has painted a giant American flag on the southern end...

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  • Travis Jocelyn’s Basketball Journey

    In the fifth and seventh grades, Travis Jocelyn was denied acceptance to the local travel basketball team. Now he’s getting ready to play ball at a Division III school. The Verona High School senior overcame adversity to achieve his...

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  • What’s Next For VHS ’17: The Theater

    On Friday, June 16, Mia Corbett will be walking across a floor with a crowd of people. It just won’t be at the graduation for the Verona High School class of 2017. Yes, Corbett is graduating, but...

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  • Hilltop Meadow, Reborn

    The small meadow at the southern end of Verona’s Hilltop Reservation doesn’t look like much right now. But the mere fact that it exists at all is something of a miracle. More than 100 years ago, the...

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  • Nina Machnowski Tackles 100-Kilometer Bike Race

    This past Saturday, June 3, Nina Machnowski and her dad Stephen participated in the Mohican 100, a 100-kilometer mountain bike race in Ohio. Machnowski, who is a rising sophomore at Verona High School, was one of only...

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  • Cedar Grove Edges Verona in Girls Softball State Finals

    On Tuesday, the second seeded Cedar Grove upset the number one seeded Verona, beating them 2-1 in the NJSIAA North I Group I tournament finals. Plenty of people showed up to watch the two rivals battle it out...

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