• Football Shut Down By COVID Case

    The Verona High School football program has been shut down as a result of a COVID-19 case. The team was to have travelled to Boonton on Friday night for its final regular season game. “After careful consideration...

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  • VHS Goes Remote Thursday After COVID Case

    Verona High School is back to fully remote learning today, Thursday, November 19, after someone there tested positive for COVID-19. Superintendent Dr. Rui Dionisio made the announcement in an email sent just before midnight last night. “Since...

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  • County Unveils Coronavirus Mortgage Assistance Program

    Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that Essex County is allocating $2 million for a grant program to help residential property owners from Essex County who have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus and are...

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  • Murphy, Educators Disagree Over School Instruction

    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. With COVID-19 rates rising nationwide, school officials in...

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  • County Offers Small Business Rent Relief Grant

    Essex County is allocating $9 million to create the Essex County Small Business Lease Emergency Assistance Grant. This grant funding is designed to help small businesses and non-profit agencies in Essex County that have been negatively impacted...

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  • As Verona COVID Cases Rise, Town Manager Urges Caution

    Cases of COVID-19 are rising in Verona. Township Manager Matthew Cavallo said at Monday night’s Town Council meeting that there have been 67 new confirmed cases of the virus in the past 30 days in Verona. According...

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  • NJ Says It’s Ready To Distribute Possible COVID-19 Vaccine

    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. With coronavirus diagnoses continuing to climb, New...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Wall Street Agency Lowers State’s Bond Grade

    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. New Jersey’s credit rating has taken a significant...

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  • School District Issues COVID Quarantine Reminder

    With a long weekend for Verona students this weekend because of the annual teachers convention and Verona High School students set to return to their building on Monday, the Verona school district has issued a reminder to...

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  • Free COVID Testing Coming To Maplewood, Essex Fells

    Essex County will bring its free coronavirus program to Maplewood and Essex Fells in coming days while continuing testing in Newark. The tests are offered to Essex County residents free of charge. To make an appointment, please...

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