• Tree Lighting, Menorah Lightings To Be Altered By COVID

    Verona will still light the towering pine tree in front of Town Hall this year, and the nearby menorah, but, because of COVID-19, it will do both without the large public gatherings that have heralded the holiday...

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  • Fair In The Square Cancelled

    For decades, Verona has held a winter fair in the loop in front of Town Hall in the center of town. The fair would bring large crowds to the center of town, drawn by craft vendors, local...

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  • 9/11: The Unknown Soldier

    I don’t discuss 9/11 with many people and haven’t shared many of the details that I experienced or witnessed that day. But I felt strongly about sharing a small snippet of my morning from 19 years ago....

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Marking The 19th Anniversary Of 9/11

    Verona will mark the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with a ceremony on Friday, September 11, beginning at 8:45 a.m. in the Civic Center by the 9/11 monument. Masks and social distancing will...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • What ‘White Privilege’ Means To Me

    We are privileged because the racism that our country was built on has made us believe that white skin is superior. We did not ask to be born white. However, our black brothers and sisters did not...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Peaceful March For Black Lives Matter

    Led by several current and former Verona High School students, a large crowd marched today from Verona Park to Town Hall in support of Black Lives Matter. The rally, which was organized by Julia DiGeronimo and Lily...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Free Paper Shredding June 6

    Verona will be holding a free paper shredding event on Saturday, June 6, in the Verona Pool parking lot  from 8 a.m. to noon. Masks must be worn. Residents are asked to enter the parking lot to...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Hibernians To Honor Lisa McHugh Petruzzi

    The Ancient Order of Hibernians, Michael L. Delahunty Division 9, Montclair will celebrate its 120th anniversary on Saturday March 7, and Verona’s Lisa McHugh Petruzzi will be one of the guests of honor. Lisa was born in...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Tour Kip’s Castle In December

    Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to take a Holiday Candlelight Tour of Essex County Kip’s Castle to view the stained glass Tiffany windows and learn the history of this hidden gem. They...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Remembering: 18 Years Later

    Eighteen years ago, the world changed. I could say America changed, but the events of 9/11 transformed not just one country, but reached every nook and cranny of the planet. A terrorist attack enacted by a group...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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