• 4 Sites Eyed For Affordable Housing In Verona

    The Verona Town Council disclosed on Monday night that developers are considering affordable housing construction on four sites in Verona: the former Poekel Travel Bureau office near the Verona Community Center, the former Children’s Institute site on...

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  • Council OKs Raise For Town Manager

    The Verona Town Council voted unanimously to raise the salary of Township Manager Matthew Cavallo on Monday night, as part of a two-year extension of Cavallo’s contract. Cavallo was hired in November 2015 at an annual salary...

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  • Frelinghuysen Guides Hurricane Disaster Bill Through House

    The House of Representatives today passed House Resolution 502, legislation introduced by Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ11) to provide emergency funding to address rescue, response and recovery needs for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. “Harvey caused catastrophic...

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  • Booker, Menendez Condemn Trump Decision On DACA

    Two of Verona’s three representatives to Washington have issued statements condemning President Donald Trump’s decision today to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA.  “Today’s decision is a moral catastrophe that should...

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  • Crossing Guards Needed

    The new school year is about to start and, with six schools scattered across town, Verona needs a lot of school crossing guards. The town is looking to hire more of them this year, so if that...

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  • Live On Linden? Join Our Political Dinner Project

    New Jersey has an election for governor this November, and for the first time in 12 years, there’s no incumbent in the race. There are, however, plenty of important issues, from education and taxes to jobs. This...

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  • Pennacchio Named Republican Whip In NJ Senate

    Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean announced today that Sen. Joe Pennacchio has been elevated to the position of whip within the New Jersey Senate Republican caucus leadership. Pennacchio represents the 26th legislative district in New Jersey, which...

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  • Frelinghuysen Finally Slams Trump Response To White Supremacists

    It took three tries and almost a week, but Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ11) finally spoke forcefully againstPresident Donald Trump’s statements on the white supremacists who rallied in Charlottesville, Va. last weekend, leading to the death of a...

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  • NJ Republicans Tout Wrong Quattrocchi

    John Quattrocchi is in his fifth term as a member of the Verona Board of Education. For a time this week, he was also a candidate for his first term in the New Jersey state Assembly. The...

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  • County Dedicates Park Sign To Late Verona Sign Maker

    Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. dedicated a memorial bronze plaque in memory of the late Matthew BeneduceMcGrath on Wednesday, August 9, in Essex County Verona Park. McGrath, a resident of Verona who owned a popular...

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