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Verona Goes Greener

Sean Sims and Green Fair organizer Steven Neale at the first Verona Green Fair on Saturday. Credits: Cheryl Brown
Trisha Sheehan at the first Verona Green Fair on Saturday. Credits: Cheryl Brown
Many vendors and organizations were part of Verona's first Green Fair on Saturday. Credits: Cheryl Brown
 Ron Grosinger displays an electric car built by high school students. Credits: Cheryl Brown
Rich and Kirsten Mattesky of Cedar Grove display their rain barrels and composters at the Verona Green Fair on Saturday. Credits: Cheryl Brown
Verona Municipal Alllance Committee's Roseanne Bornstein and the Verona Police Department collected expired and unwanted medications at Verona's Green Fair on Saturday. Credits: Cheryl Brown

VERONA, NJ – Verona’s first Green Fair was held Saturday at the Verona Civic Center.  The fair was hosted by the township and Verona’s Green Team, Sustainable Verona and included activities to raise awareness of environmental issues and featured vendors, green businesses, book swaps, organic gardening and green speakers.

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Tue, November 21, 7:30 AM

Cedar Grove High School, Cedar Grove

CGHS Turkey Drive

Education Giving Back

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Tue, November 21, 3:30 PM

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