• Juveniles Cause $5K In Damage At F.N. Brown

    As part of the referendum construction, Verona’s public schools have been upgrading all school playgrounds. Last night, a group of young vandals did $5,000 in damage to a playground that hadn’t even been played on yet. The...

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  • Two Stolen Cars, Two Juveniles Add Up To A Lot Of Trouble

    A Jeep Grand Cherokee that was left unlocked in Caldwell with the keys inside became part of a costly, time-consuming night for the Verona Police Department and several other local police units this weekend. According to the...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • 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...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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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 7 months ago
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  • Police Promote O’Connor To Lieutenant

    On February 28, the Verona Police Department promoted Sergeant Anthony O’Connor to its vacant lieutenant position after he received the top score on the state lieutenant exam. At Monday’s Town Council meeting, Chief Christopher Kiernan talked about...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Verona, CG Police Chiefs Set Friendly Rivalry For Friday’s Game

    Verona Police Chief Christopher Kiernan and Cedar Grove Police Chief Joseph Cirasa have been colleagues for many years as they ascended through the ranks of their respective departments. Now, they have entered into a friendly rivalry for...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Grove Avenue Shut For Tree Removal

    The Verona Police Department has sent out a Nixle alert that Grove Avenue will be closed between Sampson Drive and Durrell Street this morning–Monday, September 16–in both directions beginning at 9 a.m. for approximately four hours. The...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Verona Police Promote Banta

    The Verona Police Department promoted Timothy Banta to lieutenant from detective sergeant on Thursday, August 1. Banta, a Verona native, has been with the VPD for 15 years. He is a highly decorated officer, and serves as...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Police Warn About Car Thefts

    Verona people often leave their cars unlocked in their driveways. We shouldn’t. The Verona Police department put up a Facebook post yesterday saying that, over the previous week, four Verona cars had been stolen from driveways and...

    • 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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