• BOE Candidates Address Public

    The five candidates for this November’s Board of Education election addressed a nearly full house at Wednesday night’s forum sponsored by the Conference of SCAs, answering nearly two dozen questions that touched on everything from their qualifications...

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  • Stuffed Pumpkin Cupcakes

    Pumpkin season is awesome! OK, you already knew that, and not that I didn’t but I always felt my pumpkin-ness was limited to the recipes in one cookbook I got several years ago which, unfortunately has proven...

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  • November Hearing For Fields, Questions Linger

    The Verona Planning Board will hold a special meeting in November for the courtesy review of the plan to renovate the lower football field at Verona High School, but that may not be the final word on...

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  • Boosters Honor Chivily, Alfano

    The Verona Sports Boosters have named Caroline Chivily of the Verona High School girls tennis team and Christian Alfano of the boys soccer team the male and female senior athletes of the week. You can read about...

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  • Verona Tackles Shabazz, Remains Undefeated

    The players of Malcolm X Shabazz High School are called the Bulldogs and they were tenacious enough on Saturday to be the first serious opponents of the Verona High School football team this season. It almost didn’t...

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  • BOE Getting Chromebooks For HBW, VHS

    Verona’s public schools are close to a deal to lease 400 Google Chromebook laptops for use at H.B. Whitehorne Middle School and Verona High School. Superintendent Rui Dionisio told a meeting for all school SCAs last night...

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  • Town Officials May Delay Football Field

    The lower football field at Verona High School appears to be turning into a political football. At last week’s Board of Education meeting, a visibly frustrated Board member Joseph Bellino (above) disclosed that when the BOE’s architects...

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  • 50th Anniversary Of Verona’s Olympic Gold

    They were called the Summer Olympics, but in 1964, the international sporting event was held from October 10 to 24. And on October 13, a very tall–very tall–young man from Verona smashed the world record in the...

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  • Spicy Roasted Pumpkin

    This recipe was a total experiment. I had no idea what the result would be and, often enough, what seems like a good idea in my head doesn’t turn out so well in the kitchen. I’m happy...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Boys Soccer Regroups Amid Injuries

    Verona High’s boys soccer team has passed the midpoint of the season with a 7-5 record and the now the team’s aspirations are coming more clearly into view. Among the team’s goals, of course, will be a...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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