• Verona Police Rank Low In Use Of Force

    Verona is often proud to find itself at the top of many rankings, for things like the quality of its schools and the desirability of its residential real estate. But a database released on November 29 put...

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  • VHS Gets Computer Science Inspiration At Yale

    Computer science has been the fastest growing area of study and Advanced Placement testing at Verona High School for the past decade. In 2009, only four students took AP Computer Science A, now VHS is ranked #1...

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  • TCNJ’s President Eases College Anxiety At VHS

    On Friday, December 7, Verona High School alumna Dr. Kathryn A. Foster visited her old high school to talk to junior and senior students about what she knows best: college. The 1975 Verona graduate is now the...

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  • Please Excuse Santa For Being Late

    You can breathe easy, Verona: Santa is back. No, not the big guy. We still have to wait until December 25 for him to appear. We’re talking about Verona’s Santa, the bowing Santa that has been in...

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  • Council Approves Plan To Buy Cameco For Affordable Housing

    In a 4-1 vote on Monday night, the Verona Town Council approved an ordinance to buy the former Cameco property. The Council and Township Manager Matthew Cavallo also described, in broad terms, how the site would be...

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  • When Singing Stopped A War

    The first battle of Fallujah unfolded as David Darrow was a senior at Verona High School. The second battle for that Iraqi city followed, as did Operation Desert Shield, civil wars in Libya and Syria, and countless...

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  • Annin Flag Apartments Welcome First Tenants

    Heads up Verona: Kerry Mucci is coming home. The 1968 graduate of Verona High School was back in town on Wednesday night, mingling with the other new tenants who will be moving into the Annin Lofts. The...

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  • Slow Cooker Supper: Emergency Pork Chops

    I shouldn’t have been surprised when Thanksgiving arrived on the third Thursday of November; it always does. Every year. Same time. What I had trouble with was efficient dinner planning that also involved avoiding poultry. Enter: my...

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  • A Thankful Journey, Thanks To Books

    Reading has always been my passion. It takes me to another world that is free of my algebra tests and English essays. These things may seem huge to me, but they are nothing compared to the desperation...

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  • VHS Engineering Club Goes Ballistic, Wins College Catapult Competition

    Once upon a time, catapults were standard fare in many small towns. You couldn’t lay siege to a Carthaginian stronghold or Medieval castle without one. Now the world settles its differences in other ways. It might surprise...

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