• Flood Damage Nears $1 Million

    Much of Monday night’s Town Council meeting was devoted to the flood damage caused by the Saturday, August 11, rain storm and what might have to be done to bolster Verona against the next storm. Township Manager...

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  • What To Do Before The Next Flood

    We’ve had a lot of rain in Verona this summer. Instead of the normal 4.75 inches of rain in July, we had more than 6 inches. There was more rain at the beginning of August, so that...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Town Tallies Up Flood Damage

    On a normal day, Verona’s sewer plant processes about 4 million gallons of wastewater. On Saturday, August 11, the torrential rainfall sent 42 million gallons through the plant. Verona Township Manager Matt Cavallo has spent three days...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Murphy Declares State Of Emergency In Flood-Damaged Counties

    Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order 33, declaring a state of emergency in Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic counties and allowing for the extension of state resources, as necessary and as requested, into communities most...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Schools Damaged By Saturday Floods

    Verona homes, business and cars weren’t the only things damaged by Saturday’s flash floods–our schools also took on water. According to Superintendent Dr. Rui Dionisio, Forest Avenue School‘s basement had the most damage, with water and mud...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Flash Flood Destroys Props, Scenery At Studio Playhouse

    Studio Playhouse, the Montclair community theater run by Verona resident Mark Liebert, was devastated in Saturday’s flash flood. The theater’s furniture and prop storage, scenic shop, actor’s prep room and heating system were destroyed by water that...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Extra Pickups For Flood Damage, New Flash Flood Warning

    Saturday’s torrential rains meant that many Verona residents spent Sunday filling garbage bags with flood-damaged items and dragging them to the curb. As a result, Verona Township announced last evening that there will be extra bulk pickups...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Scenes From A Flood

    Jeff Shilling ventured out at lunchtime today and captured these images of the Passaic River in Fairfield, near the Home Depot and Pio Costa complex. The National Weather Service says the Passaic is already at 20.6 feet,...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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