• Walk, Bike To School Day Coming

    Join students, families, school leaders, community partners and mayors around the country to celebrate the benefits of walking and biking to school. Walk or bike to support healthier habits, a cleaner environment, and pedestrian and bicyclist safety...

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  • Minette’s Angels Awards Scholarships

    Minette’s Angels, a Verona-based foundation that supports breast cancer patients and survivors, recently presented $1,000 scholarships to two members of the Verona High School class of 2017. The foundation offers scholarships to Verona students entering the medical...

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  • Cancer Support Group Plans Music Therapy Program

    The women’s cancer support group WINGS (Women Inspiring, Nurturing, Giving Strength & Support) will hold a program on the healing power of music on Thursday, October 5. Music is all around us, and always has been but...

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  • Leukemia Race Team Marks 10 Years Running For Verona Resident

    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) New Jersey chapter has officially kicked off their 2017/2018 fundraising campaign for the NJ Marathon event weekend, and local participating team, Caldwell TEAM R4C are aiming to reach even higher this...

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  • County To Hold Senior Wellness Day

    Essex County will hold another of its Senior Wellness Day events on Tuesday, September 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Richard J. Codey Arena in West Orange. “We are planning a fun-filled day of activities and...

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  • Mayor’s Wellness Committee Offers Park Walks, Open Gym Day

    The Verona Mayor’s Wellness Committee is launching a program of group walks in Verona Park on Thursday mornings, beginning September 21. The free walks will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., and will begin outside the...

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  • YMCA Debuts Multiple Sclerosis Exercise Program

    In northern New Jersey, there are more than 5,500 people who have multiple sclerosis (MS) according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. That’s why as a service to the community, the YMCA of Montclair is offering One...

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  • Still Don’t Know What To Say: A Year Later

    This holiday weekend marks a painful anniversary for a friend of mine. It is the first anniversary of her son’s death. While most of us are enjoying end of summer festivities, she is grieving. Labor Day weekend...

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  • Yoga In Verona Park

    The Verona Mayor’s Wellness Campaign has teamed up with Verona Yoga to bring you complimentary yoga classes outside in Verona Park for the month of August. Classes are taught at the absolute beginner level but are appropriate...

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  • Clutter-Busting Workshop At Library

    Verona Public Library presents: “Stop Throwing Money Away! Turn Trash to Treasure (& Save the Planet While You’re at It!)”, Tuesday, August 15 at 7 p.m. in the Firemen’s Room of the Verona Community Center, 880 Bloomfield...

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