Week In Review: Nov. 11-17, 2018

By on November 18, 2018

The week of November 11 saw Verona mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and struggle through a heavy early snowstorm.

The many Verona commuters who were stuck in hours of traffic on Thursday because of the freak snowstorm probably didn’t think of themselves as lucky. But when school was cancelled on Friday, H.B.W. media specialist Jennifer Kleinknecht was inspired to write a poem using the cadence of a famous piece of American literature. Give it a read.

Sherilyn Ferrari and Kevin Batty finished out their first year as the coaches of Verona High School’s volleyball and football teams, respectively, with praise for their senior players. Many of VHS’ volleyball, soccer and cross country athletes were also the recipients of All-Conference honors.

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A large crowd braved the cold Sunday morning to gather on the steps of Verona Town Hall to mark Veterans Day, on the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Mayor Kevin Ryan delivered a speech that reflected on the history of Veterans Day.

What else happened in the week of November 11? A Verona man was arrested and charged with lewdness in front of juveniles, Essex County set the dates for the candlelight tours of Kip’s Castle, and the Verona real estate market got four new listings.

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