• Police Investigating Suspicious Incident On Elmwood

    The Verona Police are investigating a suspicious incident that occurred today, Saturday, June 8, at approximately 12:30 p.m. A 16-year-old female reported that a white delivery truck drove passed her three times while she was walking on...

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  • County Confirms McGrath, Roman As Winners Of Town Council Election

    Essex County election officials have confirmed that Christine McGrath has won a first term on the Verona Town Council and that current Councilman Alex Roman has been re-election to a second term. After the county added provisional...

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  • McGrath Wins Town Council Seat In Low Turnout Election

    Christine McGrath won a first term on the Verona Town Council amid a steep drop in voter turnout in Verona. The leading contender for the second seat appears to be Councilman Alex Roman, though provisional and write-in...

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  • Driver Charged With DUI After Knocking Out Power Pole

    The Verona Police Department has issued eight summonses to a 21-year-old driver Verona resident, including driving under the influence, after she hit two street signs and toppled a transformer before her car end up in the front...

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  • Driver In Lakeside Death Gets 10 Years

    Anthony Casale Jr. was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for hitting and killing Verona resident Megan Villanella on Lakeside Avenue in March 2017. The Belleville man, who police said was driving under the influence of...

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  • 5 File To Run For 2 Council Seats

    Michael Nochimson and Alex Roman have filed to run for re-election to the Verona Town Council, and they will be joined in the race by three challengers: John Fio Rito, Christine McGrath and John Quattrocchi. Nochimson, who...

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  • The Week Ahead: March 10-16, 2019

    The Verona High School lacrosse, baseball and softball teams are all hoping that today’s rain will wash away some of the snow because they start scrimmages this week. Here’s what else is happening in Verona: Sunday, March...

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  • Schools Closed On Monday, March 4

    Verona’s public schools had initially called for a delayed opening, but Mother Nature had other plans: All schools will be closed by the snow storm on Monday, March 4. The Public Works Department snow plows were out...

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  • Fred Hill Sr., Legendary Baseball Coach, Dies At 84

    Fred Hill Sr., who served for decades as the head baseball coach at Montclair State University and Rutgers University, passed away Saturday, March 2, at age 84. The Verona resident amassed 1,089 collegiate wins, including 941 in...

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  • The Week Ahead: Feb. 24-Mar. 2, 2019

    From Verona High School basketball playoffs to crafts and coding at the Verona Public Library, it’s another busy week in Verona. There are meetings of both the Town Council and the Board of Education. And if you...

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