• Holy Spirit Fish Fry To Benefit Food Pantry

    The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit will host a Fish (or Chicken) and Chips Dinner (prepared by Argyle Restaurant of Kearny) on Friday, April 12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Holy...

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  • Celebrate Spring’s Arrival With VMAC Family Night Dinner

    This is the first full week of spring in Verona. We’ve had some spring-like weather prior the official beginning of the season. We’ve had some cold, blustery weather since the season started. (How many trash cans did...

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  • A Children’s Book About Being Vegan

    Verona business owner Daniela Amato became a vegan as an adult, after a childhood spent with what she describes as all the traditional Italian comfort foods. But she’s just published a book to help today’s children get...

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  • Where To Work When You Can’t Work From Home

    A few weeks ago, I arrived to the Bay Street train station parking lot at 10:10 a.m., nine glorious minutes prior to the next train departure, which is plenty of time for a mom commuter like me...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Troop 2 Pancake Breakfast Next Weekend

    Verona Boy Scout Troop 2 will be holding a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, March 16 from 8 to 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church. The cost is $6 for adults and $5 for seniors and children...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Holy Spirit Hosts Two Events To Kick Off Lent

    Mardi Gras celebrations are rooted in the history that people should “eat, drink, and be merry” before Lent, a season of fasting and penance, begins. The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit is hosting two events –...

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  • Rescue Squad Pancake Breakfast This Sunday

    Before you even think of chowing down on wings and ribs for the Super Bowl on Sunday, you should make a date for breakfast with the Verona Rescue Squad. The squad’s big annual pancake breakfast fundraiser is...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • ‘Souper Bowl’ To Aid Food Pantry

    The youth at the First Presbyterian Church of Verona, located at 10 Fairview Avenue, will celebrate the “Souper Bowl” again this year by collecting cans of soup (and other canned goods) as well as monetary donations at...

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  • SNAP Benefits To Be Paid Early To Help Those Affected By Shutdown

    Verona Township officials are letting anyone who receives Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits that they will be receiving their February benefits early because of the continued federal government shutdown. Recipients who received a SNAP benefit in...

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  • UNICO To Hold ‘Sunday Dinner’ Fundraiser

    If you grew up in an Italian-American family, you probably grew up with Sunday “dinners”: Feasts that began in the early afternoon and stretched until there was no more food to bring out of the kitchen. Verona...

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