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Verona Student to Graduate from New Jersey STEM Program

May 16, 2022

VERONA, NJ -- Alexandre Jean of Verona will graduate on May 21 from the Governor’s STEM Scholars, a program of the Research & Development Council of New Jersey.

Jean is one of 95 New Jersey high school and college students to complete the year-long program, which provides a 360-degre view of New Jersey’s STEM economy through conferences, lab tours, master classes, and ...

Cedar Grove Scholar Athletes Receive Honors from Super Essex Conference

CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- Seniors Tara Smurla and Michael Marinelli of Cedar Grove were awarded and honored at the SEC/Essex County Scholar Athlete banquet Monday night as outstanding Scholar Athletes.

Smurla is a record-setting distance runner who, last November, won the gold medal at the Section 2, Group 1 cross-country meet with a time of 19:38.94.

Marinelli was the leading receiver on the ...

Montclair Rotary Club Donates Dictionaries to Verona Elementary School Students

VERONA, NJ -- The Montclair Rotary Club has helped elementary school students in Montclair and Verona over the past 18 years by donating more than 15,500 student dictionaries to elementary school students in each school district.

The first groups of students to receive their dictionaries have graduated from high school and finished college.

Montclair ...

How Will Cedar Grove School District Handle Suggested Changes to Health/Sex Ed Curriculum?

CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- In the wake of the state of New Jersey updating its guidance for sex education standards, the Cedar Grove Schools Superintendent and Board of Education addressed the concerns of parents at the April 26 Board of Education meeting.

The state standards offer guidance on when students in New Jersey should be instructed on sexual orientation, gender identity, anatomy and other ...

U.S. News Announces Its 2022 'Best High Schools' List. Find Out Where Verona Ranks

VERONA, NJ -- Verona High School was rated No. 44 in New Jersey by U.S. News on Apr. 26.

Students at Verona have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® coursework and exams. U.S. News reported that the high school's AP® participation rate is 76%. The total minority enrollment is 22.6%. 

Verona High School ranked sixth in Essex ...

Cedar Grove Resident Earns Spot on Susquehanna Dean's List

SELINSGROVE, Pa. -- Mikela Florio of Cedar Grove was named to Susquehanna University's Dean's List for the fall 2021 semester.

Florio, who is majoring in luxury brand marketing & management, is a member of the Class of 2024.

The Dean's List recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.4 or higher out of a possible 4.0 for the semester. To qualify, ...

Verona Resident Named to JMU President's List

HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Skyler Freedman, a resident of Verona, N.J., has been named to the president's list at James Madison University for the fall 2021 semester.

Students who earn president's list honors must carry at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a GPA of 3.900 or above. Freedman is a nursing major.

Founded in 1908, James Madison University is a public university located in ...

JMU Students from Verona and Cedar Grove Make Dean's List

HARRISONBURG, Va. -- One resident of Cedar Grove and one from Verona were among the students to qualify for the Dean's List at James Madison University.

Allison Kelly of Cedar Grove, who is majoring in management, and Alexandra Raff of Verona, who is majoring in sociology, both were cited on the JMU Dean's List.

Students who earn dean's list honors at James Madison must carry at ...

Cedar Grove Council Presents Board of Education with PILOT Money

CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- The Township Council on Thursday presented the Cedar Grove Board of Education with a check for $1.2 million from the PILOT funds generated by the Hilltop Development located between Grove and Fairview avenues.

The township is giving the school board that amount annually to ensure that the educational needs of the students who reside in the Hilltop Development are being ...

Verona Residents Make Wilkes University Dean's List

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - Two students from Verona, N.J. were named to the Wilkes University Dean's List for the fall 2021 semester.

Provost David M. Ward announced that Brianna Horton and Darian Yakhnis, both of Verona, qualified for the Dean's List.

To be named to the Dean's List at Wilkes, students must attain a minimum 3.5 grade point average and carry at ...

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Home of the Week: 831 Grandview Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090

Check out 831 Grandview Ave in Westfield; this colonial in the Manor Park neighborhood won’t last long. With a new outdoor staircase leading to the enclosed front porch, a new roof, and other updates since 2021, you’re getting modern living with classic character. From the porch, you’ll step in to the sun filled living room with bay windows that flows into the updated kitchen ...

Cedar Grove Cub Scouts to Hold Fundraising Event June 17

May 16, 2022

The Cub Scouts of Pack 838, Cedar Grove, are hosting a slam-raiser fundraising event to raise money for their Pack.

On June 17, ISPW-Independent Superstars of Pro Wrestling, the best kept secret in independent wrestling will be bringing their amazing star studded event “Cedar Grove Showdown” to Cedar Grove High School - 90 Rugby Road, Cedar Grove NJ 07009 at 7:30 PM. This ...

Attorney General's Office to Investigate: Police Pursuit Ends in Fatality in Glen Ridge

May 10, 2022

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- A police chase resulted in a fatal car crash in Glen Ridge on Tuesday, law enforcement officials confirmed.

To quell the amount of car thefts in New Jersey, the Attorney General has stated that police officers can resume police pursuits, after years of halting to the practice. Following the crash, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office confirmed that there was a police ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

May 18, 2022

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according ...