• Essex County Groundhog Goes Contrarian

    Essex Ed, the resident groundhog at Essex County’s Turtle Back Zoo, did not see his shadow on Groundhog Day today. That puts him at odds with Punxsutawney Phil, who did. Remember, the lore is that seeing a...

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  • Skating Protest At Verona Park?

    We’ve got some cranky skaters in Verona today. Someone has very carefully altered the sign at the Lakeside entrance to Verona Park from reading “No Skating Today” to “No Skating EVER”. There has been no skating on...

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  • Ride A Bike, Help A Food Pantry

    Following up on its huge success the last four years, the Montclair Bikery’s 5th Annual Turkey Ride to collect turkeys for the Human Needs Food Pantry will take place on Sunday, November 19. Cyclists will meet at...

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  • Craft Fair At First Presbyterian

    The First Presbyterian Church of Verona, 10 Fairview Avenue, Verona, will be hosting a Craft Fair on Saturday, November 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be something for everyone with over 20 crafters and...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • What If Every Day Were Halloween?

    What if every day were Halloween? Initially this sounds like a very, very bad idea. Children going door to door demanding and consuming large quantities of sugar? Every day?! It’s a teacher’s and parent’s nightmare. But hear...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Essex Photo Club Hosts Olympics Photographer

    Verona photographer Bob Thomas, president of the Essex Photo Club, has let us know that the club will be hosting a presentation by the nationally known sports and action photographer Ron Wyatt this Thursday, October 5. Wyatt...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Fireworks Set For June 29

    Verona’s Fourth of July fireworks will be held on Thursday, June 29, at the Verona Community Center, 880 Bloomfield Avenue. DJ entertainment will begin at 7 p.m. and the fireworks will start around 9:20 p.m. Due to...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • It Is Easy Being Green

    If you are of a certain age, you might recall the song “It’s Not Easy Being Green” sung by everyone’s favorite frog, Kermit. But in Verona it IS easy to be green and being green is what...

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  • Verona Kids Win Fishing Derby

    Essex County held its annual Fishing Derby in Verona Park on Thursday, May 18, and five young Veronans came away big winners. Jack Fatatis caught the first fish in the boys’ category, hooking his fish at 6:02...

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  • Green Fair, Green Garage Sale This Saturday

    Verona’s third annual Green Fair takes place this Saturday, May 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the lawn in front of Town Hall. The free festival features activities for adults and kids, and live music,...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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