• Forest Avenue Celebrates Walk To School Day

    Sponsored by the Verona Environmental Commission (VEC), on Wednesday, October 4, the district celebrated Walk & Bike to School Day. This year marked the 20th anniversary of National Walk to School Day, which was first organized in...

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  • 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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  • Learn About The New Verona Park Playground

    On Wednesday, October 4, County Executive DiVincenzo will announce that two projects totaling $2 million will be undertaken to modernize the playground and tennis courts in Verona Park and create additional parking. The improvements are part of...

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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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  • Free Webinar On Dealing With Bullying

    Success Street, a Verona-based behavioral consulting and parent coaching firm will be holding a free webinar to teach parents how to deal with bullying. The webinar, which will be begin at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18,...

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  • Daisy Troop Bake Sale For Hurricane Victims

    On Tuesday night, Verona Daisy Troop 20376 held a bake sale fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey and Irma victims during Back to School night at Laning Avenue school. The Troop raised $250 that will be company matched and...

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  • Juniors Thank Community For Backpack Drive Support

    To The Editor: On behalf of the Junior Woman’s Club of Verona, we thank the generous donors in Verona and the surrounding communities who supported our Packs with Purpose backpack and school supply drive. The Juniors received...

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  • Verona Kids Rock Feeds Rescue Squad, Plans Bike Rally

    Verona Kids Rock has always wanted to visit the Verona Rescue Squad in honor of the many men and women who help keep the community safe. They got to do that on Monday, September 11, when they...

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  • A Children’s Garden Grows On Balston

    At the beginning of the summer, Bob and Carol Thomas framed out a “children’s garden” at the edge of their property on Balston Drive. (Carol Thomas is a science teacher at H.B. Whitehorne and a big proponent...

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  • Cub Scouts Visit The Fire Department

    Verona Cub Scout Pack 32 visited the Verona Volunteer Fire Department Company #1 this past Thursday evening to kick off the 2017-18 school year. The Tigers of Den 1 met Veronaʻs finest volunteer fire fighters, toured the...

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