• Laning Principal Resigns

    Julie DiGiacomo, the principal of Laning Avenue elementary school, announced by email on Sunday afternoon that she is resigning: Dear Parents and Guardians, It has been an honor to have had the opportunity to service and care...

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  • New Business: Orange Mountain Energy

    Wednesday, April 22, is Earth Day for 2015. But for Steve Pope, every day is Earth Day. The Verona resident’s newest business, Orange Mountain Energy, is in the business of bringing new, greener thinking on energy to...

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  • Cesa Stepping Down As VHS Principal For Expanded District Job

    The Board of Education announced tonight that Glenn Cesa, who has been the principal of Verona High School for 13 years, will be transferring from that position to a new role that encompasses athletics, health services and...

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  • Fact Check: Nochimson, Sapienza, Taxes

    Earlier this year, Councilman Michael Nochimson told the Town Council about the escrow shortage notice he had received from his bank last fall to make a point about how taxes have increased in Verona. Last Tuesday, April 7,...

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  • ‘Aladdin’ Flies Into HBW

    If you’re looking for a night out tonight, look no further than H.B. Whitehorne Middle School. Its performers are staging “Aladdin” tonight (Friday, April 10) at 7 p.m. and tomorrow at 3 p.m. The cast includes David...

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  • Chivily Gets 100th Softball Hit

    The weather report recorded Wednesday as a cold, gray day, but it couldn’t have been brighter on the diamond behind F.N. Brown school: Caroline Chivily recorded her 100th career hit. The Verona High School senior, who is...

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  • Crock It! Mediterranean Sauce

    Recently, I made an Asian-style slow cooker sauce to see if I could compete with the commercially made sauces I had tested with our readers last year. The sauce idea really stuck with me and in the...

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  • A Book About Shoes–And Life

    Since people have been able to speak, they have told stories to explain the world around them to themselves and others. A story that a Verona girl started to tell about her world when she was just five...

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  • School Budget: Contract Savings, Bond Refinance Hold Increase Down

    The Verona Board of Education introduced a preliminary budget for the 2015-2016 school year this month and, thanks to changes to teacher contracts and a refinancing of the 2005 referendum debt, the increase could be held to...

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  • Crock It! Asian Sauce

    It’s been a little while since we’ve had new recipes here and that’s simple because, well, I was cheating. As the winter days grew shorter, colder and busier, I turned to my slow cooker just as much...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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