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Cedar Grove and Verona Schools Closed Friday

November 16, 2018

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Public schools will be closed in Verona and Cedar Grove on Friday to allow for further clean up after Thursday's storm.      

 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 is accredited by ...

Delayed Opening for Verona Schools on Friday

VERONA, NJ - Due to inclement weather, the Verona Public Schools will have a delayed opening on Friday.  

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 Verona/Cedar Grove is accredited by the New Jersey Press Association, and is a locally ...

Delayed Opening for Cedar Grove Schools on Friday

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Due to inclement weather, the Cedar Grove Public Schools will have a delayed opening on Friday.  

In Cedar Grove, 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 offered at North End and South End at 9:40 a.m, at the middle school  at ...

Technology on Display During Student Fair at Essex Tech West Caldwell Campus

WEST CALDWELL, NJ – Hundreds of middle school students and their parents flocked to the student fair hosted by the Essex County School of Technology’s West Caldwell Campus. Visitors got to interact with administrators, faculty and current students, and participate in live demonstrations.

The district offers a full-service program that’s been recognized by publications such as ...

Verona High School Recognized as Top High School by College Board

A Message From Our Superintendent

"Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out,

is largely a matter of conscious choice, and discipline." Jim Collins


We are proud to share that Verona High School was recently recognized by College Board as a top performing high school in New Jersey. VHS is ranked #2 in New Jersey in ...

CGHS Students Participate in All-State Chorus

Congratulations to the two students who will be representing Cedar Grove High School as part of this year’s All-State Choir!

The New Jersey Music Educators Association (NJMEA) held auditions in April; senior Peter Corso was named to the Mixed Chorus, and sophomore Morgan Tencza was named to the Treble Chorus.

Corso will perform with the Mixed Chorus under the direction of Dr.

Cedar Grove Elects DiChiara, Mega and Prvulovic to Board of Education

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove residents voted to fill two three-year terms and one 1-year term in Tuesday's elections.

Peter Prvulovic was elected to a second term on the Board of Education with 2,292 votes.  Nicole DiChiara, who was appointed to the board in April to fill the seat vacated when Vin Vollero resigned, was elected to her first three-year term with 2,977 votes.

Verona Elects Priscoe and Alworth to Board of Education, Approves Full-Day Kindergarten

VERONA, NJ - According to unofficial results, Verona has elected Pam Priscoe and Timothy Alworth to fill the two open seats on Verona's Board of Education.  Priscoe received 3,218 votes and Alworth received 2,453 votes.  Current Board of Education president John Quattrochi earned 1,878 votes while David Rullo earned 714.

In addition, Verona residents ...

H.B. Whitehorne Students Advance to the National History Day Contest

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 Sheehan, and ...

Dianne Grossman Speaks from the Heart at Mallory’s Army Anti-Bullying Event

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – There seems to be an alarming link between technology and teen self-harm.  Recent studies indicate that suicide rates among teenagers have risen to coincide with their ownership of smartphones and use of social media.


The Bloomfield Municipal Alliance Committee and Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services are taking a proactive approach ...


Pedestrians Making you Late?

November 13, 2018

Dear Editor:

My eight year-old daughter and I have a secret delight: We love to make Verona drivers late. For years, we have undermined the very foundation of driver sanity. You’ve observed our leisurely street-crossing strolls, our full six and one half seconds of time-consuming indulgence. But what you don’t know is all the rest of our chicanery. I’m going to ...


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Our Lady of the Lake School Open House

November 8, 2018

A 2X National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

VERONA, NJ - Our Lady of the Lake is where children go for leading academics and lasting connections.  Our unique environment allows for highly personalized attention for all students, focusing on personal responsibility, social awareness, and leadership skills.

Our standing as a 2011 and 2017 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence ...