• Suddenly Summer

    What happened? Mother Nature suddenly flipped that switch that took us from cold and wet (my heat actually kicked on for a few minutes on Monday) to sweltering. (My window A/C units were going full blast last...

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  • Make Way For Ducklings?

    Since I’ve been doing early morning walks around Verona for several years now, nothing much SHOULD surprise me. I still do get startled by deer when they suddenly pop into view. (This morning one suddenly crossed Elmwood...

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  • HBW History Mavens Head To National Competition

    Four eighth-grade students from H.B. Whitehorne Middle School will be heading to Washington, D.C. in mid-June after qualifying at the New Jersey state finals of National History Day on May 7. Alex Newman qualified in the junior...

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  • New Business: The Powder Room

    Women around the world spent more than $160 million on their eyebrows in 2015. Cynthia Wrobel wants to make sure some of their future spending happens close to home. Eyebrows are a specialty at The Powder Room,...

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  • Crowd Hears BOE’s Teacher’s Aides Plan

    It was the longest, loudest, and angriest Verona Board of Education meeting in at least two years. It opened with the president of the Verona teacher’s union rebuking the BOE and ended with BOE members chastising the...

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  • Turmoil Over Teacher’s Aides

    As the manager of a small school district operating under an unforgiving state spending cap, Verona’s Board of Education is constantly looking for ways to better spend limited taxpayer money. But a BOE effort to better manage...

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  • Help HBW Win The Rube Goldberg Contest

    If you wanted to teach someone about complicated machines, you couldn’t do much better than showing them the drawings of 20th century cartoonist Rube Goldberg–unless, of course, you got them to actually build a Rube Goldberg machine....

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  • The Mothers Of Verona

    Sunday is Mother’s Day: Have you gone out and gotten your card, flower or gift for mom? You still have time. Especially in our community, the moms of Verona need and deserve a day of recognition. I...

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  • Verona View: The Park At Dusk

    Photographer: Rory Langan People enjoy Verona Park from the first morning light to the last flickers at dusk. High school student Rory Langan was in Verona Park at the end of one recent day and sent us...

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  • Juniors Celebrate 90th Year Of Service

    This year marks the 90th anniversary of the Junior Woman’s Club of Verona. To celebrate 90 years of community service and friendship, the Verona Juniors will host a brunch for current and former club members to celebrate...

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