• The Filmmaker From VHS ’03

    Bobby Kruger graduated Verona High School with the class of 2003. He went to Syracuse University and studied broadcast journalism. He’s making a career in front of video cameras now–just not the career he once envisioned. And...

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  • Library To Close, Relocate For Gut Renovation

    There are more than 35,000 books in the Verona Public Library‘s collection. Normally, many go from the library’s shelves to a Verona home and back, a quick round trip. Next month, they will all be going on...

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  • Verona’s Laura Fortgang Running For State Assembly

    Laura Fortgang, a small business owner and resident of Verona for more than two decades, announced her candidacy as a Democrat for New Jersey state Assembly from the 26th district this morning. Her announcement sets up an unusual...

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  • New Business: Hoboken Brewing

    Many people in Verona can say they’ve been to summer camp. Quite a few have been to football camp, and probably an equally large contingent has been to band camp. But, as far as we know, only...

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  • Verona Wins First State Hoops Championship Since 1957

    On Sunday afternoon at the Rutgers Athletic Center, the Verona Hillbillies boys basketball team beat Woodbury 69-54 to win their first state championship in 60 years. This was Verona High School’s second Group 1 championship this school...

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  • ’57, ’81 Teams Cheer As Hillbillies Head To Finals

    Doug Gaffney Sr. knows, better than most people, what it feels like to be a member of the Verona High School boys basketball team right now. Thirty-six years ago, in 1981, he was the coach of the...

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  • Belleville Man Charged In Death Of Verona Woman In Lakeside DWI Crash

    Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Verona Police Chief Mitchell Stern announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has charged Anthony V. Casale, Jr., 25, of Belleville with first degree death by auto in...

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  • The Verona Artist Who Made Rodney Frelinghuysen A Stand-Up Guy

    If you’ve been to any of the events lately at Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen‘s office or the NJ11th For Change rallies you’ve probably noticed that Verona’s congressman wasn’t there but a cartoon-like cardboard cutout of him was. What...

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  • Dan Egan, VHS ’10, To Perform At New York Philharmonic

    You’ll have to forgive the stars in Dan Egan’s eyes. Not every young musician gets to perform at two world-renowned venues within a year. Egan, a trumpeter who graduated Verona High School with the class of 2010,...

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  • Council Alters Project Process After $478K Overrun On Town Turf Fields

    The Verona Town Council approved a resolution on Tuesday night to signal that it will insist on greater oversight of municipal construction projects after it discovered that $477,794.36 in charge orders for the two turf fields on...

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