• VFD Gets 7 New Firefighters

    The Verona Fire Department recently had seven members graduate from the Essex County Fire Academy Firefighter I program, the largest VFD contingent through the program in some time. Pictured above (left to right) are Probationary Firefighter Mike...

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  • Verona’s Doughboy Aids NYC Restoration

    The World War I soldier immortalized in the monument at the steps of Town Hall is on the front lines of another campaign today, this time to restore a “doughboy” statue in New York City. Early this...

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  • Verona Police Recruiting Officers

    If you want to have a career with the Verona Police Department, you’ll be happy to learn that the VPD is now looking for candidates. The VPD used its Nixle email service today to send out a...

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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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  • Electronics Recycling July 15-16

    If you have a TV, computer, monitor or other electronic device that needs to be thrown out, you can recycle it this Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 15, at the Department of Public Works. The DPW,...

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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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  • Town Website On The Fritz

    No, it’s not your imagination: The website for Verona’s municipal government is not working the way it should. The Town Council disclosed at Monday night’s meeting that the website has been infected by a virus and that...

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  • Brookdale Goes To Trenton

    During their tour of the New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton on Monday, fourth grade students at Brookdale Avenue School got the chance to visit the General Assembly Chamber and speak with their assemblyman, Jay Webber.

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  • Verona Votes For Clinton, Trump

    Verona voters went to the polls today for the New Jersey presidential primary, casting their ballots for Hillary Clinton on the Democratic side, and Donald Trump on the Republican ballot. According to the unofficial tally at Town...

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  • Apply To Be A School Crossing Guard

    The Verona Police Department has let us know that it is accepting applications for school crossing guards. Crossing guard candidates must be a citizen and resident of New Jersey and be in good health–you’ve got to have...

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