• When Gun Violence Hits Home

    In late May 2006, Katy McClure was getting ready to head south to see her sister receive a master’s degree in social work. Instead, the Verona resident found herself frantically packing to rush to her sister’s side...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Verona’s State Legislators Back Some Gun Control Measures

    On Monday, just two days after large numbers of New Jerseyans marched for action on gun violence, the state Assembly approved six measures to make New Jersey’s already strict gun laws even stricter. And some of the...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Veronans March Against Gun Violence

    There were more than 800 marches held around the United States and the world today against gun violence and Veronans were at at least four of them: New York, Newark, Morristown and the largest march, in Washington,...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Verona Students Walk Out To Honor Parkland Victims

    On Wednesday, March 14, Verona High School students walked out of school at 10 a.m. and observed 17 minutes of silence to mark the one-month anniversary of the shooting at  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Oarkland,...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Prayer Service For Parkland Shooting Victims

    The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit has announced that tomorrow, Wednesday, March 14, at 7 p.m. it will join the Church of the Holy Innocents in West Orange in a joint prayer vigil to observe the...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • VHS Students Plan Walkout Against Gun Violence

    Next Wednesday, March 14, will be the one-month anniversary of the mass shooting that killed 17 students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., and injured 16 more. On that day, a group...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Moms Demand Action Plans 2 Meetings On Gun Violence

    Christine McGrath, a Verona resident who is the local group co-leader of Moms Demand Action, has let us know that there are two meetings coming up for people who want to work on a common-sense solution to...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Moms Demand Action To Hold Book Discussion About Gun Violence

    The local chapter of Moms Demand Action will hold a discussion of A Mother’s Reckoning on Monday, October 16, at 7 p.m. at Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield St., Montclair. The event is free and open to the...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • A Marathon Against Gun Violence

    Brenda Herman remembers exactly what she was doing on December 14, 2012. She was at her desk at work, thinking about her husband’s birthday and their plans for a weekend getaway. She was thinking about her friend...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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