• How Crowded Is The Pool Today? Check Online

    The Verona Pool opened for the season today, July 1, with new rules on social distancing–and a new tracker to show you how crowded it will be before you go. The Pool Occupancy Tracker can be found...

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  • Kids Mountain Bike Race Cancelled

    The Hilltop Grasshopper won’t be held this August because of the pandemic. Race organizer Geordan Smith sent out an email with the announcement today. This year would have been the tenth anniversary of the mountain bike race,...

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  • Free Webinar On Parenting During COVID-19

    During the COVID-19 crisis, parents are faced with trying to work from home while home schooling their children and providing childcare daily. On Monday, April 6, from 7 to 8 p.m. Loyla Louvis, parenting coach and founder...

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  • YMCA Offers Emergency Childcare For Essential Workers During Pandemic

    The YMCA of Montclair is offering full-day licensed emergency childcare to families of health care workers, first responders, and other essential personnel who need care for their children during the coronavirus pandemic. The Y has temporarily opened...

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  • Kids Initiate Project To Raise Hope

    Verona Kids Rock Group has an idea to help Verona children cope with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 as we approach Easter. The initiative is called the “Verona Kids Rock Angel Wings.” VKR members Anna...

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  • Pool Registration Postponed

    Today should have been the start of registration for the Verona Pool and Verona’s 2020 summer playground program. It’s not. Verona’s director of community services, Jim Cunningham, has sent out an email that both are postponed, due...

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  • Virtual Library Services For Teens

    While the Verona Public Library might be physically closed, it is still offering virtual events and services for teens and tweens. The Anime & Comics Club meets Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. via Discord. The Anime & Comics...

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  • 4-H From Home

    Home-schooling parents and caregivers, here’s another education resource, courtesy of Chrys Gaffney, a Verona resident who is a project coordinator for the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Essex County. It’s called New Jersey 4-H from Home and it...

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  • Free Digital Library For Kids

    Verona resident Kathy Emanuilidis works in marketing for Time magazine and she wants the community to know that TIME for Kids has launched a free digital library that families, teachers and students can use while they are...

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  • Togetherness While Apart

    Verona Kids Rock members Anna Lilley and Lea Carattini teamed up over the weekend to honor and thank Verona’s emergency service workers for protecting our homes and families. The girls made close to 150 community togetherness pins...

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