• 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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  • Schools Closed February 12

    There’s another winter storm headed our way tonight and the state has already put a state of emergency into effect as of midnight. Verona’s public schools have just joined many others in our area in deciding to...

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  • The Week Ahead: Feb. 10-16, 2019

    It’s a week of big meetings and big sports. Both the Town Council and the Board of Education have meetings this week. The Council’s agenda on Monday will include the rescinding of the settlement agreement with Spectrum...

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  • The Week Ahead: Feb. 3-9, 2019

    The week starts off with a very important fundraiser for the Rescue Squad and includes lots of new programs for everyone at the Verona Public Library. Here’s what’s happening: Sunday, February 3 Rescue Squad pancake breakfast, 8...

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  • The Week Ahead: Jan. 21-26, 2019

    If you hike or bike the Hilltop Reservation, you need to know that Essex County has begun its annual deer hunt there. The reservation will be closed on Thursdays through the end of February. Also of note...

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  • Bloomfield Avenue Shut At Pompton

    UPDATE: The roadways have now been re-opened. The Verona Police Department has sent out an alert saying that Bloomfield Avenue is shut in both directions at the Mount Prospect/Pompton Avenue intersection due to an accident that has...

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  • Verona’s Role In The ‘Miracle On The Hudson’

    Ten years ago today, Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger landed USAirways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River, the first step in saving the lives of the 155 people on board. The second step was taken by a 1995...

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