• FEMA Aid? Forget It

    If you were counting on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help you cover the costs of the August 11 storm, think again. Verona township officials said today that they have gotten word that individual assistance...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Last Call For Storm Branches

    If you’ve been slow to clear your yard of the tree debris created by this month’s nor’easters, you’re going to need to pick up the pace: Township officials announced yesterday that it will be collecting and cleaning...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Police Warn About Downed Wires

    The Verona Police Department has issued a Nixle alert saying that there are downed wires in several areas of down, and that residents should stay away from them. They are specifically asking that residents of Ann Street,...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Sandy Damages Houses, Closes Roads

    Twenty-five roads in Verona have been closed by Hurricane Sandy and at least seven homes have been damaged by falling power lines or trees. Traffic lights are out at many Bloomfield Avenue intersections, as well as at...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Got Branches?

    Verona’s Buildings & Grounds and Public Works Departments are continuing to pick up branches of trees damaged by the Halloween weekend snow storm, both street trees and those on your property. Unlike normal yard clean-up days, you...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • State Warns Of Hurricane Scams

    It seems the damage done by Hurricane Irene isn’t just limited to wind and water. The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has sent out a warning about home repair and charity scams that are trying to...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Trees Get Cleared, Lights Come Back On

    Verona’s Public Works and Buildings & Grounds crews were all over town yesterday, clearing trees that had come down on utility wires and homes, like this town tree did on a house on Cumberland. Verona’s Police Department...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Tree Power

    Maria Carrozza runs Mardi Gras Fine Foods in Verona. Her business came through Hurricane Irene unscathed but the shed in her sister’s yard in Roseland wasn’t quite as lucky.

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Cleaning Up After Irene

    Uprooted trees and tottering trees, flood waters that swelled Verona Park lake and took out a backyard deck downstream. Power outages that put Verona residents among the 375,000 PSE&G customers statewide who lost electricity due to Hurricane...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Bye Bye Car

    This is what’s left of the car formerly known as Glenn Houthuysen’s. There are downed trees in several areas of own, including one that punched a hole in a house on Linden. The Verona Public Works Department...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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