• Mets Go To Bat For Verona Youngster

    Amazin’ indeed: The New York Mets are sponsoring a fundraiser to combat a disease that affects a Verona first grader. On Saturday, September 24, when the Mets play the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field, $30 of every...

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  • Verona, As Seen From Italy

    America’s Italian immigrants brought many things with them from their homelands–food and culture, and sometimes even the names of the cities and towns they left behind. But how does a town name connect Italy and America now?...

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  • Moving To Verona? The Little Things Count

    A friend of mine is moving to Verona. There were lots of factors that helped her and her family make the move. Verona residents know the town is a great place to live: a great school system,...

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  • Waves End Season With A Splash

    In their final two dual meets of the season, the Verona Waves swim team came on stronger than ever in their match-ups against the Berkeley Heights and Madison squads. Though they fell to a tough Madison team,...

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  • Verona’s Oldest Houses

    Can you pick out the oldest house on your block? How about the oldest house in your school district? How about the oldest house in all of Verona? If your idea of an old house is something...

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  • Verona’s Business Landmarks

    Recently a friend posted a photo online of Pal’s Cabin, the one-time landmark in West Orange that is no more. No offense to the CVS that now occupies the space, but Pal’s Cabin was the perfect place...

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  • Opinion: Shame On You, Chris Christie

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was one of the speakers at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday evening. The former United State Attorney for New Jersey told delegates that he was presenting the facts of a case...

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  • Down The Shore, Down To Business

    Every July, much of Verona heads down the shore. They play in the surf, walk the beach and work on their tans. Come August, they come home. Most of them. But over the years, more than a...

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  • Newark Man Arrested, Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run

    Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Verona Police Chief Mitchell Stern announced today that Jose A. Asencio, 44, of Newark has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of Matthew BeneduceMcGrath, 59, of...

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  • A Library Facelift, In Chapters

    They know, better than anyone, how one should behave in a library. Quiet. Decorous.  And yet, there they were, four of the Verona Public Library’s finest, speaking in exclamation points about what was unfolding in front of them: The...

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