• Inside An Active Shooter Drill

    This is a drill. This is only a drill. But there are metal casings all over the school’s hallways and the acrid smell of something that shouldn’t ever be smelled in a school–gun activity. It’s only a...

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  • Frank Gabriele Wins Districts As 5 VHS Wrestlers Advance To Regions

    Frank Gabriele won the District 10 wrestling championship at 138 pounds on Saturday and will be one of five Verona High School wrestlers advancing to Regions later this coming week. Gabriele kicked off his Districts appearance with...

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  • Fogarty Breaks Indoor Pole Vault Record

    Today, Verona High School sophomore Owen Fogarty broke the VHS boys indoor track record in pole vault, clearing 12’6″, and he did it at one of the most high-profile events in New Jersey: the Group track championship...

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  • Editorial: Gun Control, Now

    It happened again yesterday. Another shooting at another American school. Another 17 young lives lost because we as a country have not had the spine to end, once and for all, America’s gun addiction. Since the 2012...

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  • For Tony Sorrentino, It’s Coaching, Teaching And Family

    Tony Sorrentino learned respect for Verona High School football the hard way: He played against VHS and lost. Twice, in fact. “My sophomore year we won,” says Sorrentino, who grew up playing for Mountain Lakes High School....

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  • Winter Track Sectionals Send Several VHS Athletes To Group Championship

    Winter track’s sectionals meet took place Saturday in Toms River and several Verona High School athletes did well enough that they will compete next weekend in the state Group Championships. Kate Ashley won the state sectional 800m...

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  • Frelinghuysen Will Not Seek Re-Election

    Rep. Rodney P. Frelinghuysen (R-NJ11), who represents Verona in Congress, announced this morning that he is retiring at the end of his current term. The decision comes as Frelinghuysen seemed likely to face his first heavily contested...

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  • Assisted Living Eyed For Richfield Regency Site

    A developer of assisted living in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions is looking for Verona’s assistance to develop a facility here. Representatives of Kensington Senior Development LLC were before the Verona Planning Board on Thursday evening seeking...

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  • Worker Critical After Annin Site Plunge

    A 52-year-old construction worker from Newark is in critical condition after falling Monday afternoon from the new building under construction at the site of the former Annin Flag factory. According to the Verona Police Department’s acting chief...

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  • Fundraisers Total Nearly $150K For Suicide Awareness, Prevention

    Last October’s Verona Park walk for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention was the second largest in the state of New Jersey, with 1,200 participants raising $116,346 for suicide awareness and prevention programs. The Newman Cares Blockfest...

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