- Two Arrested In Area BurglariesPosted 6 days ago
- Burglary On AfterglowPosted 1 week ago
- Attempted Break In On WoodlandPosted 1 week ago
- Home Invasion UpdatePosted 2 weeks ago
- Senior Citizen Assaulted In Home InvasionPosted 3 weeks ago
- ‘Star Wars’ Invades VeronaPosted 4 weeks ago
- Car, Van Collide At Lakeside DeliPosted 1 month ago
- Suspicious Male At PreschoolPosted 2 months ago
- Manhole Explosions Close Bloomfield AvenuePosted 3 months ago
- Snow Closes Schools, Postpones Musical, PlayoffsPosted 3 months ago
County OKs, Reconsiders Voting At Claridge
The Essex County Board of Elections may be backing off a plan to turn the Claridge condominium towers into their own voting district. In March, with little fanfare, the Board voted to approve turning the Claridge complex...
- Posted 2 months ago
Should Town Hall Keep All The PILOT Money?
Town trucks plow school lots. Town lawnmowers cut school grass. At the Town Council meeting on February 17, Town Manager Joe Martin claimed that the municipal government does $100,000 in work on behalf of Verona public schools...
- Posted 3 months ago
Thanksgiving Game Cancellation Stands
There will be no Thanksgiving football game between Verona and Caldwell high schools this year. On Saturday morning, Verona Superintendent Rui Dionisio affirmed a decision made on Friday to cancel the game, a decision that Caldwell had...
- Posted 6 months ago
Town, PBA Reach Agreement On Police Tech
It has taken four months, but Verona’s town government and the Verona Police Department’s PBA Local 72 have finally reached an agreement on solving problems with Police Department technology. In July, PBA Local 72 took the highly...
- Posted 7 months ago
Police Complaint: Busted Tech, Town Manager Intimidation
Technology is as important to a modern police force as a gun and a badge–probably more. Yet since 2008, the Verona Police Department has had to deal with a nearly endless list of broken or malfunctioning technology,...
- Posted 10 months ago
Bonds, Clerk, Police IT Issues Roil Council Meeting
Monday night’s Town Council meeting turned into a tense test of wills as Council members took issue with two proposed bond issues and the process that led to the hiring of a new town clerk. Private session...
- Posted 11 months ago
The Budget That Broke The Camel’s Back?
Voting three to two last night, the Verona Town Council approved a 2014 municipal budget that will raise taxes 5.68%. Council members Bob Manley, Frank Sapienza and Jay Sniatkowski voted for the budget, which was trimmed only...
- Posted 12 months ago
Town Council Asked To Delay Awarding Hilltop Fields Contract
Citing concerns about rising taxes and overlapping purposes, a group of residents asked the Town Council on Monday night to delay awarding the construction contract for the new sports fields on Verona’s Hilltop. They want the Council...
- Posted 1 year ago
Town Council Meeting Turns Contentious Over Email, Fields
Monday night’s Town Council turned into a shouting match over a Council member’s access to email and the town’s plans to redevelop the Hilltop into two multi-purpose sports fields. Council member Michael Nochimson disclosed that he had...
- Posted 2 years ago
Council Fails To Pass Bond For 911 System, Computers
A $565,000 bond ordinance that would have financed a new 911 emergency call system and computers for town employees failed to get the four votes needed for approval at last night’s Town Council meeting. Mayor Bob Manley...
- Posted 2 years ago