• How To Bring The World To Your Living Room

    Thousands of international visitors stream through New York City every day. In Verona, not so much. But early this year, one Verona family discovered a way to bring the world into its living room, and they’ve been...

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  • Service, Through Sign Language

    Most of us use Facebook and Instagram to connect with friends, brag about the kids (or a trip or a meal), or catch up on the news. Joey Gebbia is using social media to teach. Just about...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Softball Captures Sectional Championship

    It took two rain delays, and two days of play in two different counties, but this afternoon, the Verona High School softball team scored a stunning upset over Hanover Park to capture the North 2, Group 2...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Angels, Art And Healing

    Sue Waldman’s mother was a professional artist and her father was a photographer. But the psychotherapist and counselor never thought that she would be creating art. “In the past, I may have described my lifestyle as ‘creative’...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • The Names Of Memorial Day

    As the patriotic music plays on Monday in front of Town Hall and the Cub Scouts plant the small American flags at the base of the historic doughboy monument, listen to the names being read. They are...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • 2019 Boys Lacrosse Bows Out

    The 2019 season for the Verona High School boys lacrosse team ended on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the North Jersey, Group 1 playoffs. But the final score of that contest against Kinnelon, a 10-4 loss for...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Town Settles, Reluctantly, Over Development Project

    The Verona Town Council held a special meeting on Wednesday that ended, just before midnight, with four of the five Council members reluctantly agreeing to a settlement on a large development project at Sunset and Bloomfield avenues...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • In Defense of Good Old-Fashioned Teaching

    I want to start off by saying that I am not afraid of change. Okay, that isn’t entirely truthful. I think all humans are afraid of change, but I am also willing to try new things. I...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • County Confirms McGrath, Roman As Winners Of Town Council Election

    Essex County election officials have confirmed that Christine McGrath has won a first term on the Verona Town Council and that current Councilman Alex Roman has been re-election to a second term. After the county added provisional...

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  • When Verona Dared To Be Different

    Verona has experimented with many aspects of its school system over the years. We’ve changed the way we teach reading and math. We’ve expanded the science curriculum to encompass technology and engineering. We’ve added–and subtracted–instruction in languages...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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