• New Park Playground Claims Old Park Tree

    On Wednesday, Essex County unveiled plans for a new playground in Verona Park. On Friday, it began to take down one of the park’s oldest trees, a towering oak that was part of Verona Park’s original Olmstead...

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  • Historic Cook Homestead Open House

    The Hiram Cook house has been part of the Verona landscape since 1884, overlooking Verona Lake and Park. The Carpenter Gothic-style residence has recently been renovated by Lenny Shriber of Prudential Real Estate and the Verona Historical...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Real Estate For December 31: For The Historic House Lover

    Yes, we know you’re thinking more about champagne right now than real estate, but we’d be remiss if we didn’t alert you to a major price change on a major home in town. The owners of the...

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  • House Snooping: 14 Manor Road

    If your idea of an old house is anything built before 1980, the house at 14 Manor Road is not for you. It was built in 1880, maybe earlier. If you can’t identify every tool in a...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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