• Veterans Day 2018

    A large crowd braved the cold this morning to gather on the steps of Verona Town Hall to mark Veterans Day, on the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Mayor Kevin Ryan delivered a...

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  • Congresswoman-Elect Sherrill Honored At Essex Veterans Event

    Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. (center) shares a light moment with Navy veteran William D. Squires and Congresswoman-Elect Mikie Sherrill at the Ninth Annual Essex County Veterans Day Observance in Essex County Veterans Memorial Park...

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  • VHS Grad Launches Kickstarter For Homeless Veterans

    Since 2014, Brett D’Alessandro has been working to make the lives of homeless veterans easier. Through his non-profit, Backpacks For Life, he filled donated backpacks with a variety of donated supplies, including clothing, toiletries and information on...

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  • Service Academy Nomination Deadline Oct. 15

    Attention Verona High School seniors: The deadline for submitting applications to the office of Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen for service academy nominations is 5 p.m. on Monday, October 15. That means that if you want to attend the...

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  • What’s Next For VHS ’18: The Army

    “The only thing I knew was that I love this country to death,” says Andrew McPhail, “and I wanted a career that could fill me with pride and honor.” During his senior year at Verona High School,...

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  • VHS Collects Supplies For U.S. Troops

    May is Military Appreciation Month, and students at Verona High School have been doing their part to support the troops by collecting a wide variety of supplies to send to our military personnel. The students are looking...

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  • Memorial Day 2018

    Sgt. Frank G. Wittenweiler, Electrician’s Mate Arthur J. Anderson, Lt. Gerald Daly Geoghegan: They spent their youth in Verona, but never got to grow old here. All three died in service to their country, in conflicts from...

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  • VHS Students Collect Donations For Troops

    Verona High School students are running a drive to collect a wide variety of personal supplies for U.S. troops. The students say that helpful items include things like all-purpose wipes, greeting cards, stationery, batteries, mini-flashlights, gum, video...

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  • Verona Vet Raises Awareness Of New Vet Tax Benefit

    Many Verona residents have served in the U.S. armed forces over the years, and one of them is raising awareness of a new New Jersey tax benefit for veterans. Master Sergeant Sidney Lichter, U.S. Air Force, retired,...

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  • Getting An Education In The New Army

    When one thinks of the military, or more specially, the U.S. Army, a few stereotypical thoughts come to mind: infantry, war, weaponry, danger. We think about the Army as something we need as a country, but not...

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