• Remembering Newtown, One Year Later

    Verona resident Mary Jo Cuddihy wrote this for us on December 15, 2012, the day after 20 children and six adults were killed by a gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. We think it...

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  • From Tragedy To Kindness

    Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.  –Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, our lives...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Now Is The Time For The NRA To Compromise

    Verona resident Mark Eulie listened to President Barak Obama’s speech on gun control yesterday and the response by the National Rifle Association. Here’s what he thinks. I need to weigh in on this issue because I do...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Snowflakes For Newtown

    Michele Bernardino has family ties to Sandy Hook Elementary School, the school where 20 children and six adults were killed before Christmas. She has let us know that the Newtown PTA is collecting snowflakes to decorate the...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Newtown’s Tragedy, Our Challenge

    Daniella Gibbs Léger grew up in Verona, and went on to become a special assistant to President Barack Obama. She has a piece on Essence today that asks the question that many of us have been asking...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Remembering The Heart Of Newtown, Conn.

    In the national news, we have been told that the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut is tearing apart a small, close-knit community. On the contrary, the people of Newtown, Connecticut are members of a real, true community. Of...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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