• PBA Supports Cancer Group By Not Shaving

    For the first time ever, members from Verona Police PBA Local 72 put down their foamy shaving cream and their extremely overpriced sharp-edged razors and participated in No-Shave November 2017. No-Shave November is a web-based non-profit organization...

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  • Give Blood At Fair In The Square

    The Verona Rescue Squad and Community Blood Services are holding a Blood Drive during the Verona Fair in the Square on December 2, 2017 from noon to 5 p.m. The Fair will be held at the Verona...

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  • Schools Sponsor Lecture On Raising Healthy Children

    There will be a presentation on Tuesday night, November 7, by George Scott, a former leader of the Traumatic Loss Coalitions, New Jersey’s primary youth suicide prevention program. “Raising Healthy Children”, will look at the reasons why...

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  • Lessons for Life from Death: My Notes On Suicide

    Over the last year I have become increasingly more aware of the public attention that suicide deaths have been given. Last year, 2016, was a 30-year high in reported suicides. This attention has allowed more open and...

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  • 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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