• 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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  • Verona Rides New Wave Of Swimming

    The Verona Pool is 25 meters from side to side across the lap lanes. But for many of the young swimmers who came out for the Verona Waves team this year, it might as well have been...

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  • DMH2 Plan Heads To Final Meeting

    The end may finally be in sight: DMH2 LLC, the developer looking to level the steeply wooded lots at 176 and 200 Bloomfield Avenue for a mixed-used building, presented its final witness to the Verona Planning Board...

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  • Farmers Markets With Real Farmers

    We’re getting into the heart of the growing season in New Jersey, which for purists means it’s just about time to buy real Jersey tomatoes and corn. But where to shop? There are food stores around that...

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  • Bonds, Clerk, Police IT Issues Roil Council Meeting

    Monday night’s Town Council meeting turned into a tense test of wills as Council members took issue with two proposed bond issues and the process that led to the hiring of a new town clerk. Private session...

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  • Christie Compromises On PARCC Tests

    Gov. Chris Christie backed off slightly yesterday on New Jersey’s plan to implement the PARCC, a new high-stakes standardized test that could take up a full month of Verona school time in the 2014-2015 year. The governor...

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  • Leads But No Arrests In Murder Of Veronans’ Nephew

    The Star Ledger says Essex County detectives are still pursuing leads in the murder two weeks ago of Brendan Tevlin, the nephew of two Verona families. In a story published yesterday, the paper says that Essex County...

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  • NYC Day Trips: The Big Three Must See

    Eyes will pop instead of roll with a few of these exciting Manhattan adventures. Now that summer keeps homework at bay and the sports season has slowed, there’s more time for day trips to New York City,...

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  • County Unveils New Verona Park Boathouse

    Out with the dark, in with the light: Essex County unveiled a completely renovated Verona Park boathouse this morning. The 10-week, $433,310 project involved installing new French doors on both sides of the building, creating a new...

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  • Grandfather’s Camera Found–With Memories

    I woke up Saturday morning to an email on my phone from an address I didn’t recognize. “Hi. I don’t think you know me, not unless you have been to where I work. I work in Verona,...

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