• Council Buys Poekel Properties To Reduce Housing Development

    The Verona Town Council voted in a special meeting on Thursday, May 28, to buy two properties owned by the Poekel family near the Verona Community Center and add them to the former Cameco lots nearby that...

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  • Special Council Meeting On Poekel Property

    The Verona Town Council has called a special meeting for Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m. to vote on acquiring two properties owned by the Poekel family near the Verona Community Center. The properties are Block 2301,...

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  • Special Planning Board Meeting On Cameco, Bloomfield Avenue Redevelopments

    The Planning Board will hold another special meeting on Tuesday night, February 5, to determine whether an open lot on the south side of Bloomfield Avenue opposite the Verona Community Center and a series of lots on...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Sunset Avenue Site Could Become 300 Apartments

    The former Children’s Institute at the corner of Sunset and Bloomfield Avenues could become the site of 300 new apartments, including 60 units that would qualify as affordable housing. The property has more recently been known as...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • 4 Sites Eyed For Affordable Housing In Verona

    The Verona Town Council disclosed on Monday night that developers are considering affordable housing construction on four sites in Verona: the former Poekel Travel Bureau office near the Verona Community Center, the former Children’s Institute site on...

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  • Top Stories: February 2013

    On February 19, a Verona High School alumna who once was named the “Essex County Teacher of the Year” pleaded guilty to third degree endangering the welfare of a 15 year-old male student in her West Orange...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Bank, Coffee Shop Eyed For Poekel Property

    Verona Town Manager Joe Martin is working to bring a bank and coffee shop to property near the Verona Community Center that is partially controlled by the town. Verona owns the land on either side of the...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Dumpster Spotted At iHOP

    Yesterday, for the first time since the iHOP in Verona stopped serving pancakes, there were some signs of life at the property: A dumpster out front and workers hauling stuff into it. But don’t get too excited...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • Verona’s Vacancies

    The storefront at 144 Bloomfield Avenue is up for rent, so is the space that was occupied for decades by the Salon LuJon at 528 Bloomfield. There’s a vacancy at 630 Bloomfield next to Verona Camera and...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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