• 4 File To Run In Town Council Election

    Town Council members Michael Nochimson and Frank Sapienza have filed to run again in the May 12 Town Council election, and they will be joined by two men who have previously vied for a seat: Alex Roman...

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  • 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 4 weeks ago
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  • Letter: Councilman Ryan Explains ‘No’ Vote On Salaries

    January 4, 2015 Letter to the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to explain my reasons for voting “no” on two of the three salary ordinances during the December 15, 2014 council meeting. By way...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • County Investigating Police Tech Problem

    The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is looking into the problems that have occurred between Verona’s municipal IT department and the Verona Police Department. The disclosure was made at Monday night’s Town Council meeting in front of a...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • 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 4 months ago
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  • Nochimson ‘Champion Night’ Draws Crowd

    More than 175 people came to The Grove on Wednesday, October 15 for an event to benefit the campaign fund of Verona Town Council member Michael Nochimson. Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. and Freeholder Leonard...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Bolcar, Freeman At ‘Champion Night’ For Nochimson

    Ned Bolcar, captain of the 1988 Notre Dame championship football team, and Kevin Freeman, a two-time NCAA basketball champion, will be the headliners at a Wednesday, October 15, event to benefit the campaign fund of Verona Town...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • 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 8 months ago
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  • 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 8 months ago
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  • 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 10 months ago
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