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Registration for Verona Bicycle Rodeo Opens May 5

April 29, 2021

VERONA, NJ — The Verona Police Department in partnership with EZ Ride will be holding a Bicycle Rodeo on Sunday, May 16 and Sunday, May 23.

The rodeo is intended to teach children safety aspects of riding such as turning, signaling, yielding and stopping. Due to COVID-19, the group numbers for each session will be limited to 24 children per time slot/session. 

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COVID's Downward Trend Continues: Summer Camps to Open, Murphy Hints at More Easing of Restrictions

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy at his COVID press briefing Wednesday announced that he would sign an Executive Order allowing for summer camps – both day camps and sleep away camps – to open for the upcoming season. The governor says that he is pleased with the way COVID numbers are trending downwards, which enables things to open up as the summer ...

When Will Verona Community Center Reopen to Public?

VERONA, NJ — Matthew Cavallo, the township manager of Verona, said at the last Township Council meeting that discussions have been ongoing about when the community center may reopen to the public.

Councilwoman Christine McGrath said, "The Community Center is still closed. Some people are asking at what point can we reopen the community center either partially or fully to allow ...

How Will Kids' Camps be Different in Cedar Grove & Across Essex County This Summer?

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The upcoming summer will be the second one on which the COVID-19 pandemic has an effect on nearly all aspects of our daily lives.   

Pods, social distancing, masks, remote learning, hybrid schedules, cohorts, hand sanitizers, quarantining, capacity limits and Zoom are all words that have come to define children’s daily ...

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Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center to Start Post-COVID-19 Rehabilitation Program

May 14, 2021

Mountainside Medical Center will begin a new Post-COVID exercise program individually designed for those who have had COVID-19 to improve their strength, flexibility, endurance and activities of daily living.  The goal of the program is to improve quality of life and promote positive lifestyle changes through education and exercise.

This program is medically supervised by the Mountainside ...

Fire Damages Residence Hall at Caldwell University on Monday

May 18, 2021

CALDWELL, NJ — Mother Joseph Residence Hall on the campus of Caldwell University was evacuated late Monday afternoon after heavy smoke was detected on the second floor of the building.

According to information from the Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department, West Caldwell Dispatch received a call of an Activated Fire Alarm at Mother Joseph Residence Hall at Caldwell University shortly before ...

Gov. Murphy Extends Public Health Emergency, Faces Local Criticism for Keeping Mask Mandate for Fully Vaccinated

May 16, 2021

TRENTON, NJ—For the 15th consecutive time, Gov. Phil Murphy has extended New Jersey’s public health emergency for another month, but acknowledges that it may be the last time the executive order is needed.

As state coronavirus metrics continue to trend in the right direction, Murphy said his administration is working with lawmakers on legislation that will end the COVID-19 public ...

Support for Jack McEvoy

May 9, 2021

As retired Verona School System teachers and importantly, as seniors, we are often left out of the discussion and forgotten even though we remain an active and vocal part of the community.  Seniors participate as volunteers, attend fundraisers for VFEE, among others, attend Rescue Squad and Fire Department pancake breakfasts and take an active role at various meetings.  Even though ...

Lincoln of Wayne: Three Generations Build One of Nation's Top Car Dealerships

May 13, 2021

WAYNE, NJ -- General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, Peter Spina, Jr., spoke with TAPintoTV about the dealership’s unique history being a third-generation, family-owned business.

Spina’s grandfather, Gaspar Spina, started selling cars in the 1950s and established the dealership in 1962.

“Back then, the industry was very different,” Spina explained. “He worked his ...