• Lukas Helps Organize Virtual 5K For Disadvantaged Youth

    When we last caught up with Dave Lukas in 2015, the former Verona High School cross country and track star had just finished the New York City marathon in the top 2% of the 50,229 runner field. ...

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  • A Long Hike For A Big Cause

    Next month, Mike Cleaver will go hiking on the Appalachian Trail. No, not the part of the trail that you might have briefly visited during the fifth grade outing at Fairview Lake. Cleaver is headed to the...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • First Responders Honor High School Student For Donation Drive

    In April, Sarah Knoetig, then a ninth grader at Verona High School, launched a fundraiser for Verona’s first responders for their work during the pandemic. Yesterday, they honored her on the steps of Town Hall.  For a...

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  • Verona Puzzle Fundraiser

    The shelter-in-place order has, no doubt, caused some feelings of stress and isolation. Research suggests that completing puzzles can provide stress relief and improve our moods. Verona native and photographer Jeff Stiefbold has graciously donated his artwork...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • 9th Grader Creates Fundraiser For First Responders

    This may be the best remake of the Hillbilly logo ever. Sarah Knoetig, a ninth grader at Verona High School, turned an assignment for her VHS graphic design class into a statement about the state of Verona...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Arc Of Essex County Seeks Support For Virtual Run/Walk

    The Arc of Essex County, based in Livingston and operating two group homes in Verona, is seeking participants and community support for its Building Tomorrows Virtual 5K, 10k, Half Marathon and 1-Mile walk taking place on Saturday,...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Help Feed Hospital Workers

    Two fundraisers have been set up to help feed the healthcare workers at Saint Barnabas Medical Center and Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Hospital as they help the victims of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Verona resident Kate Curren...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Minette’s Angels Spring Tea Fundraiser

    Minette’s Angels Foundation invites all to join our Annual Spring Tea, May 17, 2020 at the Montclair Golf Club, 25 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, from 2 to 5 p.m. The event will feature a full tea service, raffle baskets...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Australia Bushfire Fundraiser At Hardbodyz

    Hardbodyz Fitness has joined forces with Ellen Degeneres to raise some much needed funds to help support the relief efforts for the devastating Australia bushfires. The fires in Australia have been burning for months, consuming nearly 18...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Pocketbook Bingo Raises Funds For Project Graduation

    This past Sunday, January 12, the VHS Class of 2021 Project Graduation Committee hosted “Designer Pocketbook Bingo” at the Parsippany PAL. Over 175 women attended, and the winner of each of the 10 Bingo rounds walked away...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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