• County Drops Parking Lot In Verona Park

    The Essex County liaison to the Verona Town Council announced at last night’s Council meeting that the County will not proceed with a plan to build a 52-spot parking lot inside Verona Park. The County unbundled the...

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  • A Walk In The Park

    It was an exceptionally warm October day on Sunday. Feeling more like early September than late October. A beautiful day with sunshine coupled with leaves changing color. My family (three of us; my son, my husband and...

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  • Council Asks County To Scrap Park Parking Lot

    The Verona Town Council has passed a resolution asking Essex County to abandon its plans to build a 52-space parking lot next to the tennis courts inside Verona Park. The County had unveiled its plans for the...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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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...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • 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...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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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...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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