Verona/Cedar Grove Top Stories

April 16, 2020

VERONA, NJ - Backpacks For Life, a Verona-based non-profit, and United States Manufacturing Corporation, a New Jersey manufacturer, have joined together to create hospital grade masks for healthcare workers. The two veteran-owned entities have a combined 32 years of textile and manufacturing ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Essex County's daily update on Thursday showed a slight increase in coronavirus cases for both Cedar Grove and Verona.  Cases in Cedar Grove number 168 with 21 deaths reported, while cases in Verona number 81 with six deaths reported.   The number of positive cases for ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In an effort to recognize the hard work and bravery of medical staff battling the coronavirus at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), the Livingston Police Department (LPD) led a procession of more than 50 police, fire and first aid vehicles from more than 20 municipalities in a ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Essex County's daily update on Wednesday showed an increase in coronavirus cases for both Cedar Grove and Verona.  Cases in Cedar Grove number 160 with 20 deaths reported, while cases in Verona number 76 with six deaths reported.   The number of positive cases for Essex ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Essex County's daily update on Tuesday showed an increase in coronavirus cases for both Cedar Grove and Verona.  Cases in Cedar Grove number 153 with 15 deaths reported, while cases in Verona number 72 with five deaths reported.   The number of positive cases for Essex ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Essex County's daily update on Monday showed an increase in coronavirus cases for both Cedar Grove and Verona.  Cases in Cedar Grove number 140 with13 deaths reported, while cases in Verona number 64 with four deaths reported.   The number of positive cases for Essex ...

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Gov. Phil Murphy, who appeared on two national news shows this morning, revealed that he has had “intense” discussions this weekend with leaders of surrounding states about how to “reopen” New Jersey and the region. Murphy told CBS’s Margaret Brennan on “Face the Nation” that he is seeking a ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - What do you do when your son wants hibachi for his tenth birthday and all the restaurants are closed?  Well if you’re Cedar Grove Mayor Robbie Vargo, you put on your “homemade” chef’s hat, Google some recipes and YouTube videos, and make the hibachi dinner yourself. Months ago, ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove Mayor Robbie Vargo gave his weekly update on the COVID-19 pandemic on Friday via video on the township's Facebook page. Vargo reported that as of today there were 122 positive COVID-19 cases in Cedar Grove with 11 deaths reported.  Out of those cases, 50 are related ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Essex County's daily update on Friday showed an increase in coronavirus cases for both Cedar Grove and Verona.  Cases in Cedar Grove number 122 with 11 deaths reported, while cases in Verona number 55 with three deaths reported.   The number of positive cases for Essex ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove High School put together a memorable musical message to the entire community as we all deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.  "This is dedicated to our school district and community but also to help everyone know that we will rise up out of this ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Essex County's daily update on Thursday showed an increase in coronavirus cases for both Cedar Grove and Verona.  Cases in Cedar Grove number 109 with 10 deaths reported, while cases in Verona number 50 with three deaths reported.   The number of positive cases for Essex ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Brandon Hoagland and his wife Caidie Wong, owners of Cedar Grove’s DelMonico Steak & Beyond, knew they had the power to do some good during this unprecedented time.  “As restaurant owners, we are given an opportunity to be involved in the community on a daily basis,” ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove is encouraging residents to tie blue ribbons around trees on their property to show support for health care workers and first responders.   The message was posted on the township's Facebook page on Wednesday stating:  Blue ribbons show support to our health care ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - New numbers released by Essex County on Wednesday show that COVID-19 cases have increased to 98 with eight deaths reported in Cedar Grove and increased to 49 in Verona with three deaths reported.   The number of positive cases in Essex County has reached 5,565 with 276 ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove is celebrating Spirit Week and Tuesday is all about Rainbows of Hope.  Thanks to our readers for sharing their Rainbow Artwork.  Want yours included?  Email jmoreno@tapinto.net TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove  is an online newspaper serving the Townships of Verona and ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - A new group has been organized to help celebrate local children's birthdays as it becomes apparent that many kids will unfortunately only be able to celebrate with immediate family at home.The Cedar Grove Kids Birthday Car Train will organize a LONG train of cars every day for ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- Residents of Verona and Cedar Grove have been working hard to spread hope and good cheer via sidewalk/driveway art.  We hope you enjoy this sampling.  If you have artwork to share, please email jmoreno@tapinto.net

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Essex County released new COVID-19 numbers on Tuesday morning.  Cedar Grove now has 84 cases with six deaths reported.  Verona stayed flat from yesterday with 47 positive cases and three deaths reported. The total number of cases in Essex County increased to 5042 with ...

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VERONA, NJ - Being on the front lines of the Coronavirus infection is a never-ending battle for those working in our local hospitals. Many homebound residents are wondering how to help these heroes. So, knowing that medical workers were in need of more than just supplies, Verona resident Kate ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - According to Essex County, the number of total cases of COVID-19 is 75 in Cedar Grove with five deaths reported and 47 in Verona with three deaths reported.   The total number of COVID-19 cases in Essex County is 4467 with 185 deaths reported. TAPinto Verona/Cedar ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Residents of Cedar Grove and Verona are spreading messages of joy and hope like this masterpiece created on Sunday.  Want to share your sidewalk/driveway art?  Email jmoreno@tapinto.net

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove released an update on Sunday informing the public that the number of COVID-19 cases in the township increased to 67, with two deaths reported. Of those cases, 14 are being treated in the hospital, 21 are quarantined at home, and 32 are nursing home bound.  Two ...

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TRENTON, NJ - NJ Gov. Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order Friday directing all flags across the state to be lowered to half-staff in honor of those lost to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The executive order also honors those we will lose. Murphy stated "This is one of the greatest ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove announced the first death of a resident due to COVID-19 complications in an update on Saturday. The statement said: "it is with deep sympathy we announce one death of a nursing home resident." The number of positive COVID-19 cases has increased to 47 for the ...

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  CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Beginning Monday, Cedar Grove Recreation will be holding Spirit Week to help spread a message of unity and togetherness during the COVID-19 crisis. Residents are asked to take pictures of themselves and their family participating in Cedar Grove Spirit Week and send them to ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove Board of Education will hold a Special Virtual Board Meeting through GoToMeeting on Tuesday at 6:30 pm. An individual will be available in the Conference Room on the 2nd floor of the Leonard R. Parks School, 520 Pompton Ave.  If residents wish to attend in ...

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VERONA, NJ -- The following statement was sent on Friday by Township Manager Matthew Cavallo. Dear Verona Community: It is with great sadness that must I share that Verona has lost two of our own to complications related to the 2019 novel Coronavirus. (COVID-19) Both residents succumbed to ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove Police Chief Joseph Cirasa issued the following message to residents regarding public safety during the coronavirus pandemic: As of the last update we have well over 40 confirmed cases of COVID-19 being reported by county officials. No deaths have been officially ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Cedar Grove police investigated the presence of two unknown men, wearing masks and hooded sweatshirts, at the front door of a residence on Eileen Drive on Thursday at around 9 p.m. on Thursday. The resident of the home was alerted by a Ring Camera to the presence of the men.

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