Parsippany septuagenarian becomes NJIT's oldest engineering grad

May 23, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - It was about five minutes after Robert Dresnack’s Water Resources Engineering class had begun when a septuagenarian poked his head into the room at NJIT. Puzzled, the professor inquired, “May I help you?”

In fact, he could. “I’m a student in this class,” replied Chris Antholis, then 72, who was six years into his quest to earn a Bachelor of ...

H.B. Whitehorne Students Represent New Jersey at National History Day Contest

VERONA, NJ - Three eighth grade students from H.B. Whitehorne Middle School have been chosen to represent the state of New Jersey at the 2018 National History Day Contest at the University of Maryland, College Park. There, they will join other students from across the country to celebrate their historical research and compete for a coveted national medal.

Eighth-graders Ella Mathewson, Emma ...

Verona Police Recommend Driving Children to School on Wednesday Due to Storm Damage

VERONA, NJ - Violent thunderstorms blew into the area Tuesday afternoon, leaving downed trees and wires in its wake.  Due to the large amount wires that are down and dangerous, the Verona Police Department is recommending that parents drive children to school on Wednesday.

Police said via Nixle alert that the dangerous situations may not all be resolved by morning and urge parents to ...

Queen Latifah delivers keynote to Rutgers Newark graduates

Newark, NJ—Queen Latifah returned to her hometown of Newark Monday to deliver the keynote address at Rutgers University—Newark, where she stressed the importance of diversity and remembering where you come from and civic responsibility.

At the commencement, where 2,977 students received degrees, Latifah was presented with an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree not only ...

Did you know you can list Festivals, Blood Drives, Beefsteaks and other Non-Profit events on the TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove's Community Calendar for FREE?

VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove invites local civic, non-profit, and school groups to list their upcoming events on the TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove Community Calendar. You can submit content through our website by clicking on fhe "Submit Content" button located in the upper right side of the front page, where you will be brought to a menu ...

Memorial Middle School Third Marking Period Honor Roll

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The following students earned honors during the third marking period at Memorial Middle School.

lHigh Honor Roll 2017-18 Marking Period 3

Grade 5
Antony, Tessa
Athar, Aleesha
Babcock, Victoria
Bajati, Zane
Blazeski, Stephanie
Bratchenko, Logan
Chickering, Jarrett
DiMattia, Gabriella
Florre, Gabriella
Guzman, Amira
Jyothis, Jennifer
Kerney, Connor
Lipari, ...

Second Annual CGHS Best of the Fest

The Second Annual Best of the Fest will be held on Friday, May 11 at 7 p.m.. This festival screens films from the archives of the Garden State Film Festival and features student films from the Cedar Grove High School Film Club.

Last year's inaugural Best of the Fest featured one student film. The festival was Initiated through a conversation between CGHS APT President ...

NJ autism rates continues to rise, Rutgers study shows

NEW BRUNSWICK - Autism rates in New Jersey continue to rise and lead the nation, according to findings from a Rutgers University study.
In a report that examined reports of eight-year-old children, a university study found one in 34 had autism, an increase of 19 from two years ago.

“It is now clear that what we saw in 2016 was just a pause along the way.  It remains ...

Creative Arts Festival at Verona High School is May 30

VERONA, NJ - VHS students will once again exhibit their creative endeavors from this year’s curricular and extracurricular activities at the high school’s annual Creative Arts Festival on Wednesday May 30th from 7:30 to 9:30 PM. Parents, families, friends, VHS graduates and the community are all invited to attend the annual  event, which will be held at Verona High ...

Cedar Grove High School Teacher of the Week

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Ms. Alicia Angione started her teaching career in the Cedar Grove school district, March of 2013. She began in Cedar Grove Memorial Middle School, teaching civics to seventh grade. As of last autumn, she was given a position at Cedar Grove High School where she now teaches US History I and US History II.

Ms. Angione chose to work in Cedar Grove because when she met Mr.

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Upcoming Events at the Cedar Grove Library

May 15, 2018

Caring for an aging loved one:  Understanding Medicare, Medicaid & Veteran Benefits

Tuesday: May 22 @6:30 pm at the Cedar Grove Library – Join a representative of Callahan Financial Services for a discussion on important topics such as qualifying for veterans benefits, Medicare coverage, transferring a house without penalty, what government benefits are available to pay for ...