• The Motivational Speech We Need Right Now

    Verona resident Scott Chesney is a nationally recognized motivational speaker. He helps people through adverse situations for a living. It’s a career that Chesney, once a star athlete at Verona High School, built after he was paralyzed...

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  • Real Estate: Pandemic Safety

    The Verona real estate market is open for business: Homes are being listed, shown and sold. But as the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has upended our work, schools and shopping, so too has it altered...

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  • Sherrill’s Husband Tests Positive For COVID-19

    Representative Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ11) released the following statement on her family testing positive for COVID-19: “This week, my husband was tested and diagnosed with COVID-19. After developing symptoms myself, and speaking to my doctor, I have scheduled...

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  • Two Residents Die Of Coronavirus Complications

    April 3, 2020 Dear Verona Community: It is with great sadness that must I share that Verona has lost two of our own to complications related to the 2019 novel Coronavirus. (COVID-19) Both residents succumbed to the...

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  • Verona Restaurants Feed Saint Barnabas

    Yesterday, eight Verona food businesses delivered food to Saint Barnabas Medical Center workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. The restaurants–The Guac Spot, Frank Anthony’s, ChiQueen, Miele’s, The Thai Elephant, Empanada Lady and Avenue Bistro–and...

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  • Essex County Adds Coronavirus Testing Site Dates

    Essex County has scheduled three additional dates for testing for the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in Weequahic Park: Monday, April 6; Wednesday, April 8 and Friday, April 10. Screenings are for Essex County residents only who are symptomatic...

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  • Explainer: Why Ventilators Are Critical And How NJ Is Preparing For A Possible Shortage

    This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Gov. Phil Murphy has called New Jersey’s lack...

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  • Wear A Mask, Verona

    The guy under the goggles, hat and mask is Steve Chait, and he has a message for his fellow Verona residents: Wear a mask. Now. Chait is a paramedic and he has watched the novel coronavirus COVID-19...

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  • Essex County COVID-19 Cases For April 2: Verona 33

    Essex County officials said that, as of 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 2, there were a total of 2,607 people testing positive for the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 1,927 people testing negative and 65 deaths. There are a...

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  • Sherrill Announces $7.9M In COVID Recovery Grants For District

    Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ11) announced today that counties and municipalities in the 11th Congressional District will receive more than $7.9 million in COVID-19 Recovery Grants as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act....

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