• Fish Dying In Verona Park Lake

    Dead fish are turning up in the water at Verona Park late. Park visitors reported the die-off over the weekend, with one individual telling the Verona Park Conservancy that he had counted nearly 50 adult catfish dead...

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  • Verona Park Lake Cleanup Postponed To April

    The Verona Park Conservancy and Sustainable Verona are postponing their planned cleanup of the lake in Verona Park until Saturday, April 14. The groups say the rescheduling was prompted by the recent storms, which have left the...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Help Clean Verona Lake

    Sustainable Verona is teaming up with the Verona Park Conservancy to clean the lake in Verona Park on Saturday, March 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, and they are inviting the community to join them. Volunteers...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Fire Department Trains For Ice Rescues In Verona Park

    We haven’t been able to ice skate on Verona Park Lake this winter, but the sub-freezing temperatures did make the ice strong enough for the Verona Fire Department to practice ice rescue training. The firefighters who were...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Memories Of Verona Park Skating

    When we were little, at this time of year we would be looking forward to the advent of ice skating on Verona Lake. I don’t remember how we were notified when the ice was thick enough for...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • VHS Freshman Photographs Verona Park

    Joseph Priori is a freshman at Verona High School who went to Verona Park with his camera after the January 23 blizzard. “Photography is becoming a hobby of mine”, he said in the simple note that came...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Why The Lake Level Is So Low

    No, it’s not your imagination: The water level in Verona Park Lake is way below normal. Last week, with the prospect of Hurricane Joaquin headed our way, the Essex County Parks Department lowered the level of all...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Verona Park Lake Turns 200

    Please join the Verona Public Library in celebrating the 200th anniversary of Verona Lake on Tuesday, November 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jack Foley meeting room. Local Historian Robert L. Williams will present the story of...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Verona View: Gone Fishin’

    Photographer: Glenn Houthuysen Some days, it’s all about waiting for a bite. And there may be no better place in Essex County to wait for the fish than on the banks of Verona Park Lake. Fishing in...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Verona View: Lounging On The Lake

    It’s been a winter of freezing and thawing on Verona Park Lake and, last weekend, an enormous flock of water fowl decided to make the lake their own. Trish Moore took these photos of the gathering. “I’ve...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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