• Police Make Arrest In Brookdale, Forest Burglaries

    On Tuesday August 25, Detective Lieutenant Timothy Banta and Detective Joel Martin arrested Maria Circelli, 45, of Newark in connection with three daytime residential burglaries that occurred in Verona this past week. Circelli was charged with three...

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  • Police Investigate 2 Daytime Burglaries

    The Verona Police Department is asking for residents to be on the lookout for unusual activity in their neighborhood after two daytime burglaries were reported in the last 48 hours. One burglary took place in the Brookdale...

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  • PSE&G To Reimburse For Food, Medicine Spoiled By Isaias Power Outages

    PSE&G is expanding its claims policy due to the COVID-19 pandemic so that customers whose electrical service was interrupted by Tropical Storm Isaias for at least 72 hours can be reimbursed for spoiled food and medication. The...

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  • Erwin Petitions To Keep 9/11 Light Tribute

    Brendan Erwin’s father William was one of two Verona residents killed in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Now Erwin, a 2019 graduate of Verona High School, has started a petition...

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  • Town Manager Details Storm Clean-Up

    Downed trees, power outages and water trouble: It’s been a week for the record books in Verona. Township Manager Matthew Cavallo sent out an email today detailing the damage done by Tropical Storm Isaias. Cavallo said that...

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  • Police Warn Of Water Shortage

    Yesterday, Tropical Storm Isaias dumped more than 1 1/2 inches of rain on our area during the morning and early afternoon. Last night, the Verona Police Department sent out an alert warning that there “may be” a...

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  • COVID Proves Costly For Rescue Squad

    From March 1 to June 30 of this year, the Verona Rescue Squad (VRS) responded to 305 calls, down 30% from the same time period in 2019. That might sound like good news, but because of COVID-19,...

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  • Juveniles Cause $5K In Damage At F.N. Brown

    As part of the referendum construction, Verona’s public schools have been upgrading all school playgrounds. Last night, a group of young vandals did $5,000 in damage to a playground that hadn’t even been played on yet. The...

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  • Police Department’s Nixle Alerts Switching To App

    If you have been getting safety and traffic alerts from the Verona Police Department (VPD) via the text messaging service Nixle, you’ll need to upgrade to a mobile app called Everbridge to keep on receiving them. According...

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  • Crossing Guards Needed

    However school happens this year, Verona will need crossing guards to help children to safely walk or bike to school. In addition to aiding children in safely crossing the street, crossing guards help children develop the skills...

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