• Honors For Dino On His Retirement

    Dino Ditizii gave his last haircut yesterday, and the entire Town Council stopped by his Verona Barber Shop to mark his retirement. The Council presented Ditizii, who had been in business in Verona for 60 years, with...

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  • Dino The Barber Is Retiring

    It’s the end of a hair era in Verona: Dino Ditizii, who has cut hair here for 60 years, is retiring on Saturday, July 17. The Verona Barber Shop, just Dino’s if you’ve been in Verona a...

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  • Retirements At VHS, HBW, Forest, Laning

    The Board of Education disclosed the upcoming retirements and resignations of educators and staff at several Verona schools. Deborah Gero, a second-grade teacher at Forest Avenue elementary school, will retire on June 30. Elizabeth Foley, most recently...

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  • Thank You Doctor Cirello

    Dr. Cirello, I’d like to think of myself as a “good” person, so I SHOULD be happy that you are retiring and will now have the time to do what YOU want to do. On the other...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • BOE Sets Ballot Questions On Full-Day K, Mental Health

    Meeting on Monday, March 27, the Verona Board of Education approved a resolution that will once again put the creation of a full-day kindergarten program to a public vote this November. That resolution also allows the BOE...

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  • Retirement Party For Library’s Bill Trafton

    The Verona Public Library will hold a retirement party for Bill Trafton this Saturday, February 10, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Library’s temporary home in the Verona Community Center annex. Trafton retired from Library in...

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  • Verona Police Chief Stern To Retire

    Mitchell Stern, Verona’s chief of police, is retiring.Verona Police Chief Mitchell Stern will be retiring, effective June 1. Township Manager Matt Cavallo will announce the change at tonight’s Town Council Meeting. “It’s the right time for me,”...

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  • Brian Crockett, VHS ’77, To Retire From VMI Foundation

    This December, former Verona resident Brian Crockett will retire as the chief executive officer of the VMI Foundation. Crockett grew up in Verona, graduating from Verona High School with the class of 1977. He went on to...

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  • A Farewell To Fran

    As school comes to a close for the summer, so does Fran Young’s career at Verona High School. I’m sure it’s a happy day for her (and for her family), but it’s a sad day for those...

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  • Center Drugs Closes

    The note posted to the front door at 656 Bloomfield Avenue on Wednesday morning caught more than few Verona residents off guard: Center Drugs had shut its doors. George and Carol Bukwich had owned and operated the...

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