• Lateness At VHS? It’s A Problem

    Last week, Verona High School’s new vice principal, Thomas Lancaster, sent an email reminding parents of the school’s tardiness rules. That resulted in a bit of grumbling–around town and on Facebook–that the policy was too harsh. But...

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  • Observations From Early Morning Walks

    One of the nice things about living in a small town (is Verona considered a small town?), is that I feel pretty safe when I get out for my early morning walk. I can tell when that...

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  • What Time Of Year Is It?

    I have gleefully finished my school supply shopping. (Or so I hope/think; you know something is going to pop up last minute and I’ll be running around the day before school starts to try and get “that...

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  • Living In Small Spaces

    To live in Verona is to live in a delightful town. I’ve lived her almost all my life and my family’s been here since Verona was actually a town. I think (and I could be wrong) that...

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  • Young Life, Mystery Liver Disease

    At his age, Micco LaRosa should be focused on one thing: discovering his toes. He’s six months old, and playing with toes and fingers should be priority number one. Instead, Micco has to spend his day taking...

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  • Follow The Signs To Verona’s Heroes

    Every Memorial Day, we hear the names of 44 Verona residents who died in service to their country. Now, we can come one step closer to knowing who they were in life. The Verona Public Works Department...

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  • BOE Alters VHS Field Plan

    When Verona voters overwhelmingly approved the public school referendum in March 2014, they believed that they would be getting the redevelopment of one field at Verona High School. As it turns out, they will be getting two....

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  • Three Candidates Vie For 2 BOE Seats

    John Quattrocchi is running for a fifth term on the Verona Board of Education, and he will face two challengers for the two seats that are up for election this fall: Michele Bernardino and Joanna Breitenbach. Joseph...

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  • Blueberry Pie Ice Cream

    I’ve been thinking about making this ice cream flavor since last fall. Yes, I do think about ice cream all year long and even in the cold of February, it’s still an awesome food as far as...

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  • Litigation Starts Over Bloomfield Ave. Project

    The effort to turn two steeply wooded lots on Bloomfield Avenue into a mixed-use development has entered into a new phase: litigation. On Tuesday, July 14, a group that includes current residents of Verona and heirs of...

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