Friday, August 7, 2020

Verona

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...

Belleville Man Charged in Verona Fatal Pedestrian Crash

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has charged Anthony V. Casale, Jr., 25, of Belleville with first degree death by auto in connection with the death of Megan E. Villanella, 34, of Verona. Casale is also charged...

Sister and Brother Struck in Fatal Pedestrian Incident in Verona

Verona Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes/ Crash Investigative Unit are investigating a fatal crash in which one person was killed and second sustained life-threatening injuries. At approximately 7:45 am today...
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Newark Man Arrested and Charged in Fatal Verona Hit and Run

Jose A. Asencio has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of Matthew BeneduceMcGrath.

Authorities Seek Assistance in Fatal Hit and Run in Verona

Businessman & longtime Verona resident was crossing on Bloomfield Ave. when he was struck by a motor vehicle.

Black Bear Spotted In Verona, May Be Headed Toward Montclair

Verona Police Department sent out a Nixle alert today after a a black bear has been spotted in a wooded area behind Pilgrim Plaza on Pompton Avenue Thursday morning. The bear seemed to be...
Susie McKeown

Baristanet Profile: Susie McKeown

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