• Winter Sports: A Recap

    Smashed school records and athlete recognition at both the division and state level: That was the winter sports season at Verona High School. Robert Merkler, VHS’ director of athletics and special programs, took at few minutes at...

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  • Hockey Freezes Out Mountain Lakes

    Last night was the first round of the Public C hockey playoffs and the Verona-Glen Ridge team came away with a big 5-0 win over Mountain Lakes-Boonton. VGR came into the Codey Arena matchup after two disappointing...

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  • Hockey Falls In Kelly Cup Semifinal

    Verona and Glen Ridge have fielded a great combined hockey team this season, but it wasn’t great enough to withstand an onslaught from Millburn High School last night in the Kelly Cup semifinals. Millburn skated (and checked)...

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  • Hockey Routs ALJ In Kelly Cup Opener

    The first time the Verona-Glen Ridge Hockey team went up against Clark’s Arthur L. Johnson High School this season, the game ended in a 5-2 VGR victory. Last night, in the opening round of the Kelly Cup...

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  • Hockey Gets Shut-Out As Playoffs Take A Twist

    The Verona-Glen Ridge hockey team left Nutley in the deep freeze last night as an upset loss by perpetual rival Millburn put a twist in the Kelly division playoff picture. VGR once again skated hard in its...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Holiday Tournament Wins For Hockey, Basketball, Wrestling

    Verona High School re-opens from the holiday break on Tuesday with a few more testaments to its athletic strength. The VHS girls basketball team opened the Holiday Classic among teams from the western part of Essex County,...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Hockey Tops Old Tappan In Holiday Tournament

    Verona-Glen Ridge hockey opened the Essex County Tournament yesterday with a 5-2 win over Old Tappan. Jarrod Keating, who comes from the Verona side of VGR, got the team on the scoreboard first, at the 6:47 mark...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Basketball, Hockey, Wrestling Have Holiday Tournaments

    There may be no school in Verona during the week between Christmas and New Year’s, but there is plenty of sports action, with holiday tournaments for basketball, hockey and wrestling. The hockey team that Verona High School...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Middle School Hockey Team Skates Into New Season

    You probably know by now that Verona High School has long had a joint hockey team with Glen Ridge High School. But did you know that there’s a VGR Middle School team too? Last year, the middle...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Top Stories For February 2016

    The Verona Diner has been a staple on Bloomfield Avenue since anyone can remember. It’s got new ownership, and a whole new approach to feeding Verona. February also saw a Verona resident buy another long-standing area business,...

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