Verona/Cedar Grove Top Stories

March 15, 2019

SPARTA, NJ  - A Verona man, stopped for weaving on Route 15 South faces drug charges.  On March 8 around 11:20 a.m. Officer Jonathan Poon stopped Joseph Denicola III, 28 driving a grey Chrysler 200, police said. Poon’s investigation ended with Denicola and the passenger in custody for having ...

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VERONA, NJ - CT Magatti, Verona Fire Chief from 2017-18, was honored with a Proclamation from Mayor Kevin J. Ryan.  He was joined by his parents and fellow firefighters. 

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Township of Cedar Grove announced the candidates for this year’s Municipal Election.  Two seats are open for a four-year term.  This year’s candidates are Harry Kumburis, Joseph Maceri, James Palma and Peter H. Tanella. The Municipal Election will be held on May 14, 2019.  ...

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VERONA, NJ - The Township of Verona announces the candidates for this year’s Municipal Election.  Two seats are open for a four-year term.  This year’s candidates are John FioRito, Christine McGrath, Michael P. Nochimson, Alex Roman and John Quattrocchi. The Municipal Election will be held on ...

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As a direct result of feedback from business owners town wide, the ParkMobile is now available at parking meters throughout Verona.  Residents can use ParkMobile to quickly pay for parking without having to use a meter or kiosk.  All they have to do is download the app and sign up for an ...

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VERONA, NJ - With local elections coming up soon, it is once again time to share TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove's election policies.  Candidate Statements:  For the general election, statements can be submitted from Labor Day up through the week before Election Day.  Publication of candidate ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Memorial Middle School's 9th Annual TREP$ Marketplace is on Sunday, March 24th from 4 to 6 p.m. at Memorial Middle School.  TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove is proud to be the official media sponsor for the TREP$ Marketplace. On that day, the Memorial Middle School gym will be ...

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WEST ORANGE, N.J.-- The Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh, Essex Division have selected Verona resident Lawrence "Larry" Lonergan as one of the Shillelagh Men of the Year and will honor him at their 51st Annual Dinner Dance which will be held on May 4th at Mayfair Farms in West Orange.  Lonergan ...

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On March 2, the Cedar Grove Competition Cheer teams competed in their first-ever national competition in Hershey, PA.  All three teams, which are made up of girls from grades K-8 placed 2nd in the Mardi Gras Beads National competition. The teams are coached by Nicolle and Danielle Lay, and ...

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CALDWELL, NJ - TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove is thrilled to be featured as the monthly Business Spotlight at Kearny Bank in Caldwell for the month of March.  As part of the spotlight, a banner made by Tracey Diamond Designs [traceydiamonddesigns.com] is displayed in the bank’s lobby.  In addition, ...

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VERONA, NJ - Verona residents interested in running for Township Council in the May 14, 2019 Municipal Election can obtain an election packet in the Office of the Municipal Clerk, 600 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Candidates must be a registered ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Since its launch four years ago, TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove has been independently owned and operated by two Cedar Grove working moms, Cheryl Brown and Jeanne Moreno.  Cheryl purchased the TAPinto franchise because she recognized the need for hyper-local news in the ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - As February comes to an end, TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove takes a look at the top 10 stories of the month, based on pageviews. Car Crashes into House on Sweetwood Ave. in Cedar Grove Annual Cedar Grove/Verona Father Daughter Dance PHOTO GALLERY Three ...

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VERONA, NJ - VeronaTogether held its 2nd Annual Charity Cornhole Tournament on Saturday at Fred Hill Sports Academy.  This year's tournament was held in honor of Verona sixth grader, Connor Barshay, and his fight against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. This year $20,450 was raised and donated to ...

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VERONA, NJ - Public schools will be closed in Verona on Monday due to the snow that fell on Sunday night.     All after school and evening activities are canceled.   TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove  is an online newspaper serving the Townships of Verona and Cedar Grove. TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Public schools will be closed in Cedar Grove on Monday due to the snow that fell Sunday night.     All after school and evening activities are canceled.   TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove  is an online newspaper serving the Townships of Verona and Cedar Grove. TAPinto Verona/Cedar ...

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VERONA, NJ - Twenty-eight students at Verona High School are now dertified in Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation(CPR and Automatic Externa Defibrillator (AED) after taking a week-long class conducted by the Verona Police Department. Students gave up their lunch break to attend the class, ...

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VERONA, NJ - Due to inclement weather, the Verona Public Schools will have a delayed opening on Monday.   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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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Due to inclement weather, the Cedar Grove Public Schools will have a delayed opening on Monday.   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 care will be ...

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TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy declared that New Jersey will enter a state of emergency beginning Sunday, March 3 at 3:00 p.m. ahead of the expected winter storm. The storm is anticipated to start tonight and continue throughout Monday morning. Executive Order No. 59 declares a state of emergency ...

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VERONA, NJ - Former Rutgers head baseball coach at Montclair State University and Rutgers University and longtime Verona resident Fred Hill Sr. passed away on Saturday at age 84. With 1,089 collegiate wins, including 941 in 30 years leading the Scarlet Knights, Hill was a member of American ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - A winter storm dropped more than four inches of snow last night as residents dig out and prepare for another storm tomorrow. The storm that is coming Sunday into Monday is going to be stronger than the one that just came through. The wintery weather was a frank reminder ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - It may have been the best kept secret in Cedar Grove.  The successful 80s boy band New Kids on The Block released their new video and the school featured in the video just may look familiar.  Unbeknownst to most of Cedar Grove, including a large fan base of local moms who grew up ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove public schools will have a two hour delayed opening Friday due to snow  Morning care will be offered at NE and SE at 9:40, MMS at 9:30, HS at 9:35

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - An exceedingly successful and unexpected season for the Cedar Grove girls basketball team came to an official end on Thursday night following a 46-28 loss to Emerson in the North One Group One State Playoffs at home on Thursday. “Emerson’s big, they’re well coached, they get ...

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VERONA, NJ - The iconic Addams Family characters are brought to life by an all-star cast of talented Verona High School students.  Starring Maya Fortgang as Wednesday Addams, David Karpinski as Gomez, Gina Gagliano as Morticia, Alex Kosulin as Fester, Jack McHugh as Pugsly, Molly Ligon as Grandma ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove police arrested three people on Wednesday after they attempted to elude officers while driving a stolen vehicle. Officer Raymond Casella attempted to conduct a motor vehicle stop of the suspect's vehicle, a 2018 Chevy Silverado U-Haul Rental Truck, at around 3:55 ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove girls basketball team is not ready to say good bye to the 2019 season after a 58-54 overtime victory sends the group onward in the North One Group One State Playoffs.     “We got it from everywhere…everybody was great,” said Head Coach Bill Scanlon.     The ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove Town Council and the Cedar Grove Board of Education will hold their second joint meeting on Monday at 7 p.m. in the town council chambers. The meeting is part of a continued effort by both governing bodies to work together for the betterment of the township and ...

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VERONA, NJ - Desiree Meyer scored a game-high 18 points including four 3-pointers to lead Verona to a 50-26 victory over Scotch Plains-Fanwood in Verona on Thursday. Brianna Horton had seven points and eight assists for Verona, while Kylee Gallagher scored 10 points and Melanie Naeris added ...

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