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Sat, September 28, 11:00 AM

Verona Civic Center Square, Verona

Verona Arts Chalk Fest 2019

Arts & Entertainment Business & Finance Food & Drink Giving Back Government Green Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 09/28/2019 11:00am 09/28/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Verona Arts Chalk Fest 2019

In participation with the Township of Verona, we are very excited to offer Verona's first ever Chalk Fest! Join us as we beautify our town with creative and cool chalk designs, while enjoying live music and delicious offerings from a variety of food trucks. Free for all to attend, participants will be able to register for an affordable suggested donation and receive their own square to ...

600 Bloomfield Ave. Verona, NJ 07044
Hazardous Waste Collection

Sat, October 5, 8:30 AM

Essex County Fleet Management (Public Works), Cedar Grove

Hazardous Waste Collection

Green

Add to My Calendar 10/05/2019 8:30am 10/05/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Hazardous Waste Collection

Accepted Materials



Pesticides and Herbicides
Automotive fluids
(antifreeze, motor oil,
steering fluids, etc.)
Gasoline/Kerosene


Paint thinners and solvents
Household cleaning fluids
Oil based paints and stains


Darkroom/Photographic chemicals
Car batteries
Chemistry sets


Driveway sealer
Fire extinguishers ...

99 Bradford Avenue Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
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Tue, October 8, 7:30 PM

North End School Media Center, Cedar Grove

Cedar Grove Board of Education Meeting

Education

Add to My Calendar 10/08/2019 7:30pm 10/08/2019 9:30pm America/New_York Cedar Grove Board of Education Meeting

The Cedra Grove Board of Education will meet on Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at North End School Media Center. The board will meet in Executive Session at 6:30 p.m. with the public portion of the meeting beginning at 7:30 p.m. Action may be taken.

Cedar Grove , NJ
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Sun, October 13, 3:00 PM

Verona Community Center, Verona

3rd Annual Verona Food Truck Festival

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 10/13/2019 3:00pm 10/13/2019 7:00pm America/New_York 3rd Annual Verona Food Truck Festival

The Verona Conference of SCA's is hosting the 3rd Annual Verona Food Truck Festival on Sunday, October 13th from 3pm-7pm at the Verona Community Center. All proceeds from the event support the Verona Schools.

880 Bloomfield Avenue Verona, NJ 07044
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Wed, October 16, 7:00 PM

Little Falls Public Library, Little Falls

College Planning Workshop for Students and ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 10/16/2019 7:00pm 10/16/2019 8:30pm America/New_York College Planning Workshop for Students and Parents

College Benefits Research Group (CBRG) is sponsoring free college planning community workshops for parents and their college bound students. The workshops will focus on strategies for maximizing your family’s college financial aid and lowering your out-of-pocket costs. We will also review what all parents of high school students need to know as they take on the challenge of applying to, ...

8 Warren Street Little Falls, NJ 07424
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Sat, October 19, 9:00 AM

Verona Park, Verona

Verona Park Fall Cleanup Day

Giving Back Green

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2019 9:00am 10/19/2019 11:00am America/New_York Verona Park Fall Cleanup Day

Bring your gloves and help clean up Verona Park. Rain date is October 26.

Verona Park Boathouse Verona, NJ 07044

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West Orange Resident Aims to Qualify for 2020 U.S. Olympic Fencing Team

November 8, 2019

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Four years ago, Alen Hadzic came so close to qualifying as a fencer in the 2016 Olympics that he decided earlier this year to make a full commitment to realizing his goal.

The West Orange resident, a 2010 graduate of Montclair High School who attended Columbia University, has gone all in on participating in the worldwide tournaments and events required to give him ...

Cedar Grove Police Blotter

November 4, 2019

October 28, 2019 – November 3, 2019
On October 30, 2019 at 10:18 p.m., Chief Joseph Cirasa was off duty when he observed three suspicious individuals in a Cedar Street driveway. He observed one of the individuals burglarize a vehicle in the driveway. He relayed this information to patrol officers as he continued to observe the actors. Officers responded and three individuals were taken ...

Bergen County Theater Company Features Arts Programs for Kids of All Ages

November 8, 2019

RIDGEWOOD, NJ — In the next installation of HomeGrown: Ridgewood, Host Stephanie Willoughby visits with staff and performers at Porch Light Productions, a theater company in Bergen County offering theater and related arts programs for students from kindergarten through college. 

Founded in 2005, Porch Light Productions features a wide range of programs, such as classes in acting ...

State of Affairs Breaks Down $54 Million Allotted for New Jersey Child Care Subsidies

NEW JERSEY — NJ Department of Human Services Commissioner, Carole Johnson, explains to Steve Adubato on State of Affairs how $54 million allocated by the state will be used to raise subsidy rates for child care, allowing more families to afford better child care options.

Commissioner Johnson explained that by securing these funds, it’s the state’s hope that child care can be ...

A Thank You Message from Verona BOE Member Elect Sara Drappi

November 8, 2019

Running for board of education has been a learning experience and a journey

I would like to thank everyone for their support throughout this entire process. I enjoyed meeting with and speaking to many of you at meet and greets and through social media. I am humbled by your vote of confidence. Thank you to my husband, Steve, and my daughters whose support and patience seems to be never ending.

Recipe from the Farm: Erin Headley’s Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

November 9, 2019

John and Erin Headley operate a small cranberry bog deep in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens. John works with the Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension in Washington Township, Burlington County, where researchers from Rutgers University work to combat pest and disease problems and study the many health benefits of cranberries.

Cranberries are a family ...

Harvest Time for Cranberries in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens

Growing cranberries is a family business in New Jersey, with a lifestyle that involves intense work during a growing season, nurturing plants and flooding fields for gathering fruit. Nobody knows this better than Bill Cutts, one of three generations of family members who are now reaping the harvest deep in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens.

The Cutts family has been farming blueberries and ...

Make Our One-Bowl Leftover Halloween Candy Cookie Bars

Let’s face it: No one is ever going to eat all that Halloween candy. Why not chop up those fun-size chocolate bars and throw them into some cookie dough with a handful or two of M&M’s?

This one-bowl recipe is even easier than drop cookies and ready in under an hour, with no special equipment necessary.

Safety tip: When coating the foil-covered pan with cooking spray, hold it ...

Rutgers Receives $4M to Turn Biomedical Discoveries into Commercial Products

November 11, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers will receive $4 million to speed up the school's translation of biomedical discoveries into commercially viable diagnostics, devices, therapeutics and tools to improve patient care, enhance health and train the next generation of innovators.

The new Rutgers Optimizes Innovation (ROI) Program, supported by $4 million over four years, will integrate the ...

Thank you from the Verona Junior Woman's Club

November 3, 2019

Letter to the Editor 

On behalf of the Verona Junior Woman’s Club of Verona, we would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the Verona community for its contributions to the great success of Verona Fights Hunger Week 2019. Together, we donated over 1,600 bags of healthy food and personal care items and raised over $4,000 to fight hunger in our local community. Thank you to ...

Cedar Grove Board of Education to Meet Nov. 18

November 10, 2019

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove Board of Education will hold a regular meeting on Nov. 18 at North End School Media Center.  

The Board will meet in Executive Session at 6:30 p.m.  The public portion of the meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m., action may be taken.  

'A Doll's House Part 2' Makes Timeless Claims at Summit Playhouse

SUMMIT, NJ – You wouldn’t think a follow-up to Henrik Ibsen’s play about Nora Helmer in 19th century Norway would be especially relevant today.

But the smart, funny sequel by Lucas Hnath has much to say about marriage, the cost of independence, abandoning one’s family and other issues that ring true. When Nora insists that marriage won’t exist in 20 or 30 years, ...

'Romeo and Juliet' Stay Eternally Young at Shakespeare Theatre

No matter how often, or how rarely, you may have seen Shakespeare’s love letter to “Romeo and Juliet,” it still returns with blazing life, in the romantic balcony scene, in the hard lessons we learn about Capulets and Montagues and in the eternal flame of lives snuffed out too soon.

The production at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison has held audiences ...