• Mayor’s Wellness Committee Offers Park Walks, Open Gym Day

    The Verona Mayor’s Wellness Committee is launching a program of group walks in Verona Park on Thursday mornings, beginning September 21. The free walks will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., and will begin outside the...

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  • County Dedicates Park Sign To Late Verona Sign Maker

    Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. dedicated a memorial bronze plaque in memory of the late Matthew BeneduceMcGrath on Wednesday, August 9, in Essex County Verona Park. McGrath, a resident of Verona who owned a popular...

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  • Memories Of Verona Park Skating

    When we were little, at this time of year we would be looking forward to the advent of ice skating on Verona Lake. I don’t remember how we were notified when the ice was thick enough for...

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  • HBW Student Wins County Photo Contest

    Katie Hunt, who attends H.B. Whitehorne Middle School, has taken first place in the Youth category of the annual Essex County Parks Photography Contest. Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced the winners on Saturday, September...

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  • Brookdale Daisy Troop Beautifies Park

    On May 21, the Brookdale Avenue Elementary School kindergarten and first grade Daisy troops planted flowers at the Children’s Garden in Verona Park. Neil Moylan, a volunteer with the Verona Park Conservancy, led the girls in tier...

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  • Make Way For Ducklings?

    Since I’ve been doing early morning walks around Verona for several years now, nothing much SHOULD surprise me. I still do get startled by deer when they suddenly pop into view. (This morning one suddenly crossed Elmwood...

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  • Fishing Derby Coming To Verona Park

    On Thursday, May 19, Essex County will be holding its annual fishing derby at Verona Park lake. Sponsored by the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, each derby is free and open to children...

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  • Verona View: The Park At Dusk

    Photographer: Rory Langan People enjoy Verona Park from the first morning light to the last flickers at dusk. High school student Rory Langan was in Verona Park at the end of one recent day and sent us...

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  • VHS Freshman Photographs Verona Park

    Joseph Priori is a freshman at Verona High School who went to Verona Park with his camera after the January 23 blizzard. “Photography is becoming a hobby of mine”, he said in the simple note that came...

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  • Verona Park Conservancy Artists Create New Note Cards

    For the holiday season, the Verona Park Conservancy is again offering sets of its very popular note cards depicting the “Four Seasons” of Essex County¹s Verona Park. The new set of note cards, reproducing the work of...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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