• Candidates Forum April 27

    There are four candidates running in the May 12 Town Council election and on Monday, April 27, you can hear their views on a wide range of issues. On that night, MyVeronaNJ.com and The Verona Observer are...

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  • Fact Check: Nochimson, Sapienza, Taxes

    Earlier this year, Councilman Michael Nochimson told the Town Council about the escrow shortage notice he had received from his bank last fall to make a point about how taxes have increased in Verona. Last Tuesday, April 7,...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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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...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Council Celebrates Environmental Award, Backs Off Clean Air Help

    The Verona Town Council sent a mixed message on the environment at Monday night’s meeting. While noting that Verona had been recognized by a statewide sustainability effort, the Council declined to vote on a resolution to enforce...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • County Investigating Police Tech Problem

    The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is looking into the problems that have occurred between Verona’s municipal IT department and the Verona Police Department. The disclosure was made at Monday night’s Town Council meeting in front of a...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Town, PBA Reach Agreement On Police Tech

    It has taken four months, but Verona’s town government and the Verona Police Department’s PBA Local 72 have finally reached an agreement on solving problems with Police Department technology. In July, PBA Local 72 took the highly...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Sapienza Joins Newark Police

    Joseph Sapienza, a 2007 graduate of Seton Hall Prep, was graduated from the Essex County College Police Academy on September 4, and sworn in as a Newark Police officer at Newark City Hall the following day. Sapienza,...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Police Complaint: No Solution Yet

    Technology problems have hobbled the Verona Police Department since 2008. An end to those problems seems to be in sight, but it’s going to take until at least September before it materializes: The Town Council disclosed on...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • The Budget That Broke The Camel’s Back?

    Voting three to two last night, the Verona Town Council approved a 2014 municipal budget that will raise taxes 5.68%. Council members Bob Manley, Frank Sapienza and Jay Sniatkowski voted for the budget, which was trimmed only...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Verona Kids Honor Walk To School Day

    Verona’s public elementary schools celebrated International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 9. Walk to School Day in the USA began in 1997. Today, thousands of schools across America and in more than 40 countries celebrate...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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