• Brookdale To Hold Fall Festival

    Brookdale Avenue Elementary School will be holding its annual Fall Festival fundraiser on Saturday, October 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held rain or shine and will include pony rides, inflatable bouncers,...

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  • New Business: Acton Academy

    Socrates would have felt right at home in Verona’s newest business, Acton Academy. The private elementary school, based in a wing of Calvary Lutheran Church, requires its students to use the Socratic method to, in essence, educate...

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  • BOE, Paraprofessionals Reach 5-Year Contract

    The Verona Board of Education announced at Tuesday’s meeting that it has signed a five-year contract with the public school district’s paraprofessionals. The agreement is the first collective bargaining agreement for the paraprofessionals, who are now a...

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  • Superintendent’s Convocation Speech 2017: What It Means To Be A Good Person

    Good morning and welcome back to another school year. Each September affords us an opportunity to return to our classrooms, recharged and with a new outlook on the year that lies ahead. It is wonderful to see...

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  • Schools Re-Open To New HBW Traffic Pattern

    Verona’s public schools open for the 2017-2018 school year on Wednesday, September 6. School hours are pretty much what they’ve always been, but if you have a student in H.B. Whitehorne Middle School, you’re going to have...

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  • Crossing Guards Needed

    The new school year is about to start and, with six schools scattered across town, Verona needs a lot of school crossing guards. The town is looking to hire more of them this year, so if that...

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  • Blessing Of The Backpacks At Holy Spirit

    The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit‘s Gathering Sunday, when the full choir and music director are back singing more regularly and Sunday School classes return, is Sunday, September 10. Students of all ages are encouraged to bring their...

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  • What’s Next For VHS ‘17: Environmental Economics

    Up in Binghamton, N.Y., the trees are beginning to think of turning orange and red. But for for Steve Bass, a Verona High School Class of 2017 graduate and incoming freshman at the State University of New...

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  • NJ Republicans Tout Wrong Quattrocchi

    John Quattrocchi is in his fifth term as a member of the Verona Board of Education. For a time this week, he was also a candidate for his first term in the New Jersey state Assembly. The...

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  • School Supplies Donated

    First Presbyterian Church of Verona recently filled backpacks school supplies. The backpacks were distributed to the Verona Community Center, The Human Needs Food Pantry in Montclair and the Church of the Holy Spirit Food Pantry in Verona....

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