Verona

Baristanet Profile: Barbara Lemley

Name: Barbara Lemley Where do you live? Verona, just six minutes from my office In Montclair. When did you move there? Just last June, amidst the pandemic. Thankful to Leslie Kunkin at West of Hudson for her...

Two Properties, Totaling 22 Acres, Will Be Preserved in Verona For Public Use

VERONA, NJ—In December 2020, The Land Conservancy of New Jersey assisted the Township of Verona in acquiring two properties for preservation, totaling 22 acres — a big deal for Essex County, with its dense...

Baristanet Profile: Molli Dowd

Name: Molli Dowd Where do you live? Verona When did you move there? 2000 Where did you grow up? Tucson, Arizona. My husband is from Montclair, which brought us to the area. How do you make a living?...

Verona Fire Dept. Members Exposed to COVID-19 During Holiday Party

Several members of the Verona Fire Department were exposed to COVID-19 during a holiday party at Fire Station No. 2. "Out of an abundance of caution, the use of Fire Station No. 2 has been...

Verona Middle and High Schools Back on Remote After New COVID-19 Cases Reported

Verona High School and H.B. Whitehorne Middle School will transition to fully remote instruction for the next 14 days, due to new confirmed cases in the district, Dr. Rui Dionisio, Superintendent of Verona Public...
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UPDATE Verona Public Schools Reinstates Extra Curricular Activities After Possible COVID-19 Exposure at Weekend...

Update: Verona Schools has reinstated extracurricular activities starting Thursday after consulting with Montclair Health Dept who conducts case and contact evaluations for Verona, MyVeronaNJ reports. Extracurricular activities in Verona Public Schools were suspended Tuesday after...

Alleged Threat at Verona High School Results in Increased Police Presence Monday

Verona Schools Superintendent Dr. Rui Dionisio sent an email to parents late Sunday evening after the school received information regarding a threat to Verona High School: December 8, 2019 Dear Verona Community Members, At approximately 8:30 p.m....

Sixth Annual Verona Fights Hunger Week Kicks Off Sunday

The Junior Woman’s Club of Verona will kick-off this year’s Verona Fights Hunger Week on Sunday, October 20, 2019. The town-wide food drive will run through Saturday, October 26, 2019. Verona Fights...

Baristanet Profile: Lucia DeChino

Name: Lucia DeChino Where do you live? I have lived in Verona for the past 9 years. Prior to that I lived in Montclair for 16 years. I also worked in Montclair for over 20 years...

Baristanet Profile: Laura Fortgang

Name: Laura Fortgang Where do you live? Verona When did you move there? 1995 Where did you grow up? New Providence, NJ (after six years in Venezuela as an ex-pat) How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday...

Shopper’s Delight: Verona Town Wide Garage Sale, Saturday, May 4

This Saturday May 4, there will be a town wide garage sale at more than 20 locations in Verona! The Student Council at Verona High School has created a list of sellers along with...

Essex County Prosecutor and West Essex Police Departments Form Anti-Crime Task Force

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and nine Police Departments in the western part of the county have formed an Anti-Crime Task Force. The anti-crime partnership will allow police officers from Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells, Fairfield,...

Verona To Hold Share Your Light Night For Neighborhood Unity

The Verona Woman’s Club, Junior Woman’s Club of Verona, and Juniorettes are sponsoring Share Your Light Night -- an event to raise funds to support social and charitable work in the community. ...

Helping Socially Isolated Seniors, Connections at Home Celebrates Fourth Anniversary

Connections at Home (CAHNJ), the Verona based non-profit organization dedicated to helping socially isolated, homebound Essex County seniors celebrated its fourth anniversary September 24 in its offices at Vanguard Medical Group. Since its inception in...

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