• New Business: Artistic Rosary Designs

    Peter Lombardi strives to be strong in his Catholic faith. A long-time parishioner at Our Lady of the Lake Church, he has participated in and led many of its ministries. He drew on his faith during his...

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  • BlumArts Picked For Metuchen Project

    A piece by BlumArts’ Elina Rosenblum has been selected for a public art installation in downtown Metuchen. Metuchen Downtown Alliance, a local business improvement group, gave 10 artists an Adirondack chair to decorate as part of something...

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  • New Business: Vegan Meatballin’

    Maria Kennedy, self-taught chef and owner of Vegan Meatballin’, is forging ahead into a niche food market with her vegan weekly meal service and small-group catering. When asked why she began this type of business, Kennedy simply...

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  • A Look Back At Terry’s

    Eighty-five years ago, in the middle of America’s Great Depression, a young man by the name of Jules Terry opened a drug store on Bloomfield Avenue in Verona. He worked there for five decades, often alongside his...

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  • Verona, Flags, And The Moon

    Fifty years ago today, the Apollo 11 mission blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center and headed toward the moon. In the hold of its lunar lander were 186 so-called stick flags made by Annin Flagmakers, flags...

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  • What’s Next For VHS ’19: Becoming A Pharmacist

    It was an honors chemistry class sophomore year that got Lauren Brown thinking about a career in pharmacy, but it was working as a pharmacy technician at Terry’s Family Pharmacy that sold her on it. “I was...

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  • Terry’s Exits Pharmacy Business

    The doors to Terry’s Family Pharmacy were closed on Thursday with a note taped to the doors that read “All prescriptions at Walgreens”. Today the store is open, but there are large clearance sale banners all over...

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  • Pop-Up Concert At Hearth Realty

    If you thought you heard live music coming from the building at the corner of Bloomfield and Cumberland avenues on Saturday night, it wasn’t your imagination: Hearth Realty Group hosted a pop-up concert in its office at...

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  • Acton Academy To Hold Children’s Business Fair

    Acton Academy Verona, a private elementary and middle school that opened in Verona in 2017, will be holding a Children”s Business Fair on Sunday, June 30, and it is inviting all Verona entrepreneurs ages 4 to 14...

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  • New Montclair Restaurant Has A VHS Connection

    While most VHS students were counting down the days until the end of the school year, one student, VHS senior Elyssia Yung, was working on a business venture that had its grand opening on May 24. She...

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