• 9th Grader Creates Fundraiser For First Responders

    This may be the best remake of the Hillbilly logo ever. Sarah Knoetig, a ninth grader at Verona High School, turned an assignment for her VHS graphic design class into a statement about the state of Verona...

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  • Schools Donate Supplies To First Responders

    Yesterday, the Verona Rescue Squad, Verona Police Department, and Verona Fire Department put out an urgent call for supplies so that they could continue to safely respond to emergencies during the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Today, Verona’s...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Police, Rescue Squad, Fire Department Urgently Need Supplies

    Verona’s emergency services are facing critical shortages of many in-demand items necessary to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have exhausted our normal supply chains, which have been stressed due to the high demand for products. Additionally,...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • VFD Thanks Community For Santa Day Support

    To The Editor: The Verona Fire Department held its annual Santa Day on Sunday, December 15. Santa rides on top of our engines, and his elves go street to street spreading Christmas spirit with candy canes for...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Fire Truck Santa Set For December 15

    Christmas will come a bit early in Verona this year. On Sunday, December 15, Santa and his helpers will be making their way around Verona thanks to the Verona Fire Department. The trucks will start rolling around...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • 25 Ways To Give Local On Giving Tuesday

    The first Tuesday after Thanksgiving has come to be known as Giving Tuesday, a day to thank volunteer groups and nonprofits with something that can support them all year long–a charitable donation. Many of you probably have...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Farewell To A Chief

    Larry Burdett passed away unexpectedly on June 20. Burdett joined the Verona Fire Department’s auxiliary section in 1968 and became a full volunteer in 1974. He went on to twice serve as VFD chief, first in 1999/2000...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • First Responders, Resident Save 2 From Fiery Crash

    Two West Orange residents are alive today thanks to quick work by the Verona Fire Department, Verona Rescue Squad and Verona Police Department, and the intervention of a Mount Prospect Avenue resident. According to VPD Chief Christopher...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Lawrence S. Burdett, 68

    Mr. Lawrence S. Burdett, 68, died on June 20, 2019 at his home in Verona. A memorial service and Fire Department honors will be held in the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, 36 Gould Street, Verona...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Bingo Fundraiser For The Fire Department

    Holy Spirit Verona will host a bingo fundraising event on Friday, May 17 at 7 p.m.; doors open and bingo cards go on sale at 6 p.m. Entrance fee (with sheets for 10 games) is $20; the...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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