MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Edward Verlangieri turned 103 on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. He is the oldest living resident in the Borough. He was presented with balloons on his special day.

Verlangieri, an engineer by trade before retiring, was born and raised in Orange, NJ and moved to Mountainside on April 25, 1952, to be exact. He remembers this date because it was the day before his 11th anniversary. He was married to his wife Mariann for 69 years before she passed in 2010. Mariann was 96 years of age when she passed.

Verlangieri's has two great, great, great grand nephews and four great great great grand nieces and growing.