• When Verona Dared To Be Different

    Verona has experimented with many aspects of its school system over the years. We’ve changed the way we teach reading and math. We’ve expanded the science curriculum to encompass technology and engineering. We’ve added–and subtracted–instruction in languages...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Veronans We Lost, 2014

    In 2014, we lost more than 60 people with ties to Verona. Many of those listed below were still living in town at the time of their death, often after decades of residence. A few had moved...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Kurt Landsberger, Civic And Environmental Leader, Dies

    Kurt Landsberger, who spent decades working for countless civic and environmental projects in Verona and beyond, has passed away. He was 94 and had been living in Florida. Kurt Landsberger was born in Prague, grew up in...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Catching Up With Kurt Landsberger

    If you want to chat with Kurt Landsberger, you’ve only got a small window of opportunity every week. Though past 90, he still goes to work three days a week. When not in the office, he needs...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Anny Landsberger Honored At Environmental Center

    This morning, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. dedicated a redbud tree at the Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland in honor of Anny Landsberger, the late wife of Kurt Landsberger from Verona. A foundation created...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Mayor’s Charity Event Set For May 23

    Mayor Teena Schwartz has announced that the honorees for the 17th annual Verona Mayor’s Charity Affair will be former town council member Santi Condorelli, real estate and scout leader Steve Janett, unofficial Verona historian and Hilltop conservation...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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