Verona/Cedar Grove News

November 19, 2018

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - AAA forecasts more than 54 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday, a 4.8 percent increase from the nearly 51 million that traveled in 2017. The 2018 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005, when ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police are investigating a possible shooting that occurred at Finest Cuts Unisex located at the intersection of Bloomfield Avenue and Mission Street on Saturday evening. TAPinto was at the scene and noticed that police officials had the area sectioned off with crime ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Thursday's autumn snowstorm hit much harder than weather forecasts predicted, the worst of it when most people would be on the roads for the evening rush hour, said Rutgers University professor and state climatologist David Robinson. "The weather forecast was incorrect. I'm ...

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Turkey or ham? Perhaps a turducken? Whichever traditional centerpiece you go with this Thanksgiving, there’s a chance it wasn’t served during the first holiday dinner in 1621. Historians believe the Plymouth Pilgrims and Wampanoag tribe shared lobster, rabbit, nuts, carrots, eggs, and dried ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. issued the following statement about the Nov. 15 snowstorm:  Yesterday’s snowstorm created havoc not just for Essex County, but the entire tri-state region. We relied on several different weather forecasts, all of which grossly ...

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TRENTON, N.J. - Following the tragic death of a local teen, state Sen. Kip Bateman has introduced the “Timothy J. Piazza Law,” to increase criminal penalties for hazing. Timothy Piazza, a 19-year-old Penn State University student, died last year after a fraternity hazing ritual. Timothy’s death ...

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In order to allow the Department of Public Works access to clear the streets properly, please remove all parked cars from the street. There will be No Overnight Permission granted tonight so that roads can be cleared of snow. If you do not have a place to park your car, check with a neighbor for ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Public schools will be closed in Verona and Cedar Grove on Friday to allow for further clean up after Thursday's storm.        All after school and evening activities are canceled.   TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove  is an online newspaper serving the Townships of Verona and Cedar ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A vehicle traveling on Union Avenue was struck by the NJ Transit Gladstone Line train at the intersection of Union and Rose avenues in New Providence on Thursday evening around 6 p.m. after leaving the Murray Hill Station. The female driver was brought to Morristown Memorial ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — After being stranded on school buses for nearly five hours in a powerful snowstorm, students are reportedly being moved to safe locations, the West Orange mayor wrote in a Facebook post around 9 p.m. Thursday. “The township is currently moving all children off stranded school ...

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VERONA, NJ - Due to inclement weather, the Verona Public Schools will have a delayed opening on Friday.   Verona Schools will begin at 10 am. Afternoon Pre-K will begin at 1 p.m.  TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove  is an online newspaper serving the Townships of Verona and Cedar Grove. TAPinto ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Many West Orange students remained stranded on their buses and some at their schools hours after the final bell rang Thursday, due to a powerful Nor’easter that slammed into tri-state just as schools were being let out. Robo-calls were sent to parents Thursday afternoon warning ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Due to inclement weather, the Cedar Grove Public Schools will have a delayed opening on Friday.   In Cedar Grove, South End and North End School will start at 10:20 a.m., Memorial Middle School will start at 10 a.m. and Cedar Grove High School will start at 10:10 a.m.  Morning ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - As snow is falling in Montclair, firefighters are fighting a blaze at the corner of Walnut St. and Valley on Thursday evening, according to reliable sources. Details have not yet been released by the Montclair Fire Department.  Story developing....

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VERONA, NJ - Verona has canceled all afternoon and evening activities Thursday due to weather conditions. The VHS Fall Play scheduled for tonight is also canceled. It will be performed on Friday at 7:30 pm, and Saturday November at 2 pm and 7:30 pm. YMCA and Executive Kids After School ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a 'Winter Weather Advisory' for Thurs. November 15 for Northern NJ. Snow and sleet are expected to start falling around 1 p.m. and continue into the night.  The chance of precipitation is 100% with accumulations expected to be between 1 and 3 ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Weather forecasters are calling for freezing temperatures to overnight tonight and into Thursday. Freezing temperatures can be very dangerous to pets. NJ State Law says dogs cannot be outside if temperatures are below 34 degrees without proper shelter (insulated, ...

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VERONA, NJ - A Verona man was arrested Tuesday after being observed allegedly masturbating in his car on Oct. 1.   According to police reports, two juveniles were walking home from school in the area of 510 Bloomfield Ave. when they saw Conor McGee, 35, masturbating in his parked car.  The two ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ – Hundreds of middle school students and their parents flocked to the student fair hosted by the Essex County School of Technology’s West Caldwell Campus. Visitors got to interact with administrators, faculty and current students, and participate in live demonstrations. The ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti announced Tuesday, that the Montclair Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal stabbing of a female ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A 28-year-old Montclair woman has been identified as the victim of a fatal accident in Montclair involving a NJ Transit train headed for New York Penn Station, Tuesday morning. According to NJ Transit spokesperson, Lisa Torbic, Joan Juengling was identified as the victim. She was ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - NJ Transit officials suspended service on the Montclair-Boonton line in both directions for nearly an hour, early Tuesday morning. The cause, fatal strike of a trespasser, officials confirm. The train was traveling to New York Penn Station from Montclair State University at 4:55 ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Thera-Palooza, a special needs therapy fair, was held here recently at the Hilton Garden Inn.  “Thera-Palooza is an experiential event for families with loved ones with special needs,” said Leslie Crowe, the founder of NeedQuest, a local directory of special needs resources, ...

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Story developing.... MONTCLAIR, NJ - Law enforcement officials have confirmed the fatal stabbing of a female victim in Montclair on Monday. The exact location and details surrounding the homicide have not yet been released. However, eyewitnesses reported seeing police bring someone in a body ...

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VERONA, NJ - Four Verona houses of worship will continue a long-standing tradition in town by hosting an Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at 3pm on Sunday, November 18. The service will be held at Our Lady of the Lake located at 32 Lakeside Avenue and will feature a joint choir made up of voices ...

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VERONA – Nick Riggio walked off a heartbroken and frigid Sellitto Field to a rousing ovation of Verona fans and cheerleaders lining up along the players’ entrance. Understandably emotional, Riggio and Verona had just had their season end in heartbreak, 33 seconds away from appearing in a sectional ...

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VERONA, NJ - The Township of Verona is excited to announce that it has reached a tentative deal to purchase the property formerly occupied by Cameco and the adjacent residential houses for redevelopment to help meet the Township’s Affordable Housing obligations. The tract of land on Pine Street at ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The Essex County Prosecutors Office held a press conference Wednesday afternoon announcing that the Montclair attorney accused of killing his live-in girlfriend on October 23, has been captured in Cuba.  James R. Ray, III, 55, is charged with killing the mother of his child, ...

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NEWARK, N.J. - Cedar Grove's 2018 football season came to a disappointing and shocking ending on Friday night when the fourth-seeded Panthers lost to top-seeded and defending sectional champion, Malcolm X. Shabazz High School, 49-6, in the NJSIAA North 2, Group 1 semifinals at Shabazz ...

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In September, three of our Cadettes in Troop 20322 completed their Silver Award, which is the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette can receive. The Silver Award recipients are Chloe Bekhit, Victoria Cutalo and Alexandria Eustice. Our Cadettes decided to focus their project on childhood literacy. They ...

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