• New Business: Artistic Rosary Designs

    Peter Lombardi strives to be strong in his Catholic faith. A long-time parishioner at Our Lady of the Lake Church, he has participated in and led many of its ministries. He drew on his faith during his...

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  • What’s Next For VHS ’19: The Fashion Business

    The U.S. is the world’s largest market for the fashion business, with $406 billion spent on apparel and accessories annually. New York City is the fashion capital of the world, with companies that generate 185,000 jobs and...

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  • OLL Youth Group Builds More Than Buildings In West Virginia

    Most students dread the month of August. To them, it means the end of summer and the beginning of school. However, for the teens who are part of Our Lady of the Lake’s Youth Group, August means...

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  • An Education Not Found In Textbooks

    From the photo, you might think the two men were neighbors at a house party. If you were told one was a chief of police and the other a lawyer, you might think they were professional colleagues....

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  • What’s Next For VHS ‘19: Tuition-Free College

    Emily Andersen, Verona High School Class of 2019, will be going to college in Bergen. Just not the Bergen that’s closest to Verona. In August, Andersen will be heading to Bergen, Norway, to begin a journey that...

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  • Library Director Bids Verona Farewell

    Cheryl Ashley, the director of the Verona Public Library, will be checking out at the end of this month. She leaves behind many beloved books–and six years of work that have brought Verona’s 96-year-old library firmly into...

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  • A Look Back At Terry’s

    Eighty-five years ago, in the middle of America’s Great Depression, a young man by the name of Jules Terry opened a drug store on Bloomfield Avenue in Verona. He worked there for five decades, often alongside his...

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  • Verona, Flags, And The Moon

    Fifty years ago today, the Apollo 11 mission blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center and headed toward the moon. In the hold of its lunar lander were 186 so-called stick flags made by Annin Flagmakers, flags...

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  • What’s Next For VHS ’19: Becoming A Pharmacist

    It was an honors chemistry class sophomore year that got Lauren Brown thinking about a career in pharmacy, but it was working as a pharmacy technician at Terry’s Family Pharmacy that sold her on it. “I was...

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  • Coppola Commits To UVA Baseball

    A second member of the Coppola family has committed to playing NCAA Division I sports in college: Pierce Coppola, who just finished his sophomore year at Verona High School, announced today on his Instagram page that he...

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