• A Book About Shoes–And Life

    Since people have been able to speak, they have told stories to explain the world around them to themselves and others. A story that a Verona girl started to tell about her world when she was just five...

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  • School Budget: Contract Savings, Bond Refinance Hold Increase Down

    The Verona Board of Education introduced a preliminary budget for the 2015-2016 school year this month and, thanks to changes to teacher contracts and a refinancing of the 2005 referendum debt, the increase could be held to...

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  • Crock It! Asian Sauce

    It’s been a little while since we’ve had new recipes here and that’s simple because, well, I was cheating. As the winter days grew shorter, colder and busier, I turned to my slow cooker just as much...

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  • The Referendum, One Year On

    Today, March 11, is the one-year anniversary of the referendum that Verona voters overwhelmingly approved to make improvements to Verona’s public schools, inside and out. Work on the referendum, which totaled $13.8 million after state aid secured...

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  • Suburban Champs Again!

    ​With a furious fourth-quarter charge, the Verona sixth grade girls Suburban Basketball team captured their second straight league championship last week with a victory over a resilient Millburn squad by a score of 37-35. Down 16 points...

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  • Veronans Raise Awareness Of Genetic Condition

    Trisomy is a genetic condition in which there are three copies of a chromosome, instead of the usual two. Down syndrome is one kind of trisomy involving a third copy of chromosome 21, but many other gene...

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  • 4 File To Run In Town Council Election

    Town Council members Michael Nochimson and Frank Sapienza have filed to run again in the May 12 Town Council election, and they will be joined by two men who have previously vied for a seat: Alex Roman...

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  • Real Estate Marches On

    In both weather and real estate, March is coming in like a lion. While Mother Nature was busy dumping eight inches of snow on Verona this week, realtors were busy adding eight listings to the Verona real...

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  • 10% Of Verona Students Refuse To Take PARCC

    Today was the first day of testing in Verona for the new statewide standardized test prepared by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), and 10% of Verona’s students refused to take it....

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  • Should Town Hall Keep All The PILOT Money?

    Town trucks plow school lots. Town lawnmowers cut school grass. At the Town Council meeting on February 17, Town Manager Joe Martin claimed that the municipal government does $100,000 in work on behalf of Verona public schools...

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