• Flying Soccer

    Soccer is a land-based sport. At least it’s supposed to be. But Thursday’s game between the Verona High School boys soccer team and Irvington High School, which ended in a 2-1 Verona victory, repeatedly went airborne. Check...

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  • Flags Honor 9/11 Dead

    Late last night, while Verona slept, a group of Verona residents put out one flag on the lawn in front of Town Hall for each person who died in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. We...

    • Posted 1 week ago
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  • Annin Pulls Loft Plan

    Annin Flag has withdrawn a plan to convert its iconic factory building into loft apartments. In May, the Town Council asked the Planning Board to do a study that could have started the building’s redevelopment. The Planning...

    • Posted 1 week ago
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  • OLL Oktoberfest Marks 5th Anniversary

    It started as a way to help Our Lady of the Lake’s school become financially self-sufficient. But in the five years since the giant white tent rose over OLL’s parking lot, Oktoberfest has become an opportunity for...

    • Posted 1 week ago
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  • 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...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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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)....

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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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...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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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...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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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,...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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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 1 month ago
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