• Bloomfield Avenue Developer Loses Again

    Dennis Handel has failed for a second time to win approval of his plans for a mixed-used building at 176-200 Bloomfield Avenue. In a vote just before midnight after 12 months of hearings, the Verona Planning Board declined...

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  • Board Of Ed Candidate: Michael Perry

    Since Michael Perry moved to Verona eight years ago, he’s spent a lot of time on the sidelines. On the sidelines of his children’s activities, where he generally serves as the unofficial photographer for all the families...

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  • New Business: Baked In A Cup

    Don’t believe the hype about the cupcake craze ending. Verona residents Joanne and Edwin Medina, will tell you there are still plenty of people who love cupcakes, liked those who love their business, Baked In A Cup. Joanne Medina, a...

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  • Suicide: Trying To Ask The Right Questions

    It has only been days since the very public news regarding the suicide death of Robin Williams. Truth is, suicides account for about 25,000 to 30,000 deaths per year in the U.S (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention/AFSP)....

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  • Dark Mocha Cinnamon Chip Ice Cream

    In my world, there are some flavors that are just meant to go together and when ice cream season arrives, I’m inspired to mix, match and combine. I usually keep it simple and mostly kid friendly but...

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  • Historic Victorian Listed For Sale

    The house at 70 Fairview Avenue sits so far back from the street that most Veronans–even those who travel Fairview Avenue daily–might not realize that it exists. Those who have seen it might not know that, once...

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  • Police Complaint: Busted Tech, Town Manager Intimidation

    Technology is as important to a modern police force as a gun and a badge–probably more. Yet since 2008, the Verona Police Department has had to deal with a nearly endless list of broken or malfunctioning technology,...

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  • Veronan Donates Kidney, Saves Life

    Mario Teixeira’s life was saved last summer. He just didn’t know it. It all began last August during a visit to Long Beach Island. Maureen Tracy had been sitting on the beach with a distant cousin, Josette...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Tevlin Family Statement On Murder Arrests

    This afternoon, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today the arrest of three suspects in connection with the June 25 murder of Brendan Tevlin, the nephew of two Verona families. After the prosecutor’s press conference,...

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  • Orange Crab Ice Cream

    Keep reading– I promise there is no fish in this recipe! In early July, I attended a family reunion. Reunions are common summertime experiences and many families have them. In my family, it’s a relatively new phenomenon, but...

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