• BOE Sets Ballot Questions On Full-Day K, Mental Health

    Meeting on Monday, March 27, the Verona Board of Education approved a resolution that will once again put the creation of a full-day kindergarten program to a public vote this November. That resolution also allows the BOE...

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  • Retirement Party For Library’s Bill Trafton

    The Verona Public Library will hold a retirement party for Bill Trafton this Saturday, February 10, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Library’s temporary home in the Verona Community Center annex. Trafton retired from Library in...

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  • Verona Police Chief Stern To Retire

    Mitchell Stern, Verona’s chief of police, is retiring.Verona Police Chief Mitchell Stern will be retiring, effective June 1. Township Manager Matt Cavallo will announce the change at tonight’s Town Council Meeting. “It’s the right time for me,”...

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  • Brian Crockett, VHS ’77, To Retire From VMI Foundation

    This December, former Verona resident Brian Crockett will retire as the chief executive officer of the VMI Foundation. Crockett grew up in Verona, graduating from Verona High School with the class of 1977. He went on to...

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  • A Farewell To Fran

    As school comes to a close for the summer, so does Fran Young’s career at Verona High School. I’m sure it’s a happy day for her (and for her family), but it’s a sad day for those...

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  • Center Drugs Closes

    The note posted to the front door at 656 Bloomfield Avenue on Wednesday morning caught more than few Verona residents off guard: Center Drugs had shut its doors. George and Carol Bukwich had owned and operated the...

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  • Rampolla Retirement Reception Planned

    The Brookdale Avenue Elementary School SCA is hosting a reception on Wednesday, June 1, to honor Principal Richard Rampolla, who is retiring at the end of this school year. Rampolla has spent his entire career in Verona....

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  • Retirement Celebration For OLL Principal

    The principal of Our Lady of the School, Sr. Mary Agnes Sullivan, has announced her retirement and the OLL community is planning a celebration of her work at the school. The event will be held on Sunday,...

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  • Fred Hill Retirement Dinner Tickets

    On Sunday, November 2 at 12:30 p.m., there will be a dinner to honor Coach Fred Hill, who retired as head baseball coach at Rutgers University earlier this year. The event will take place at the Mayfair...

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  • Curriculum Supervisor Joins List Of School Resignations, Retirements

    Dr. Nicole Santora, the curriculum supervisor for math and science who was brought to Verona by former Superintendent Charles Sampson, has left Verona to join Sampson at the Freehold Regional High School District. The Board of Education...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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