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Education

August 7, 2022

VERONA, NJ. -- Alana Murphy, a resident of Verona, N.J., was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest collegiate honor society. Murphy was initiated at Fordham University. She is a 2017 graduate of Verona High School, where she was a high-honor roll ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- The Cedar Grove Board of Education has posted an advertisement on its website the vacancy that it needs to fill by the end of this month. The posting comes after the resignation earlier this week of board member Christine Dye, who was the BOE president until being replaced by ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- The Cedar Grove Board of Education will be undertaking the process of replacing the seat on the board that was vacated when Christine Dye submitted her resignation this week. There are four members currently on the board, with a vacant seat that will be filled following public ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- Christine Dye on Wednesday submitted her resignation from the Cedar Grove Board of Education. Dye's resignation follows a recent certification by the Essex County Clerk's Office of a petition circulated in Cedar Grove seeking a minimum of 2,802 signatures to put a referendum ...

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VERONA, NJ -- Our Lady of the Lake School in Verona has a new principal. Thomas Conroy brings several decades of experience in education to his new post, and he says that both the students and the development of faith are items of the highest priority for him. Conroy discussed his background ...

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HACKETTSTOWN, NJ -- Sandra Bunting, a resident of Verona, received her Master of Business Administration in Finance at Centenary University's 147th commencement ceremony in May. The university conferred degrees on 465 students earn degrees at the commencement during three on-campus ceremonies ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- At last week's Cedar Grove Board of Education meeting, Board President Dawn Daura spoke about the first half-year of her tenure after being elected last November. "This is the first new board majority in many years. I hope and believe that we have begin to change the culture ...

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VERONA, NJ -- The Verona Board of Education welcomed new Superintendent of Schools Diane DiGiuseppe, who was attending her first board meeting on July 19 since assuming her post on July 1. DiGiuseppe previously as the superintendent of the Kinnelon School District in Morris County. She will be ...

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Two students from Verona, N.J. were named to the Dean's List at Lehigh University. Evan Huaman and Nicolas Kozachuk of Verona each received the academic distinction. This status is granted to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while carrying at least ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- The Cedar Grove Board of Education Tuesday night passed a resolution of apology to a Cedar Grove High School Class of 2022 graduate and her family for the actions of a board member at the June 21 commencement ceremonies. Board president Dawn Daura, Lou Marzullo and Michele ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- The Essex County Clerk's office recently completed an audit of a petition to recall Cedar Grove Board of Education member Christine Dye, TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove has learned. The Essex County Clerk's office notified Cedar Grove Board of Education member Christine Dye last ...

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BUFFALO, N.Y. - Chloe Lamb, a resident of Verona, N.J., was named to the Dean's List at Canisius College. A member of the Canisius Class of 2023, Lamb is pursuing a degree in Animal Behavior Ecology Conservation, which is housed in the College of Arts & Sciences. Dean's List recognitions ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- Louis Cicala, a student at Cedar Grove High School, has been awarded a college-sponsored scholarship from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for 2022. Cicala will be attending Bucknell University as a probable major in Engineering.  Cicala was also a member of the ...

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EWING, NJ -- Cedar Grove resident Peter Corso was named to the Spring 2022 semester Dean's List at The College of New Jersey with a GPA of 3.8. A rising senior, Corso is a double major, B.A. Political Science and B.A. Music (Voice). In December 2021, he was inducted into the Political Science ...

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CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Zoie Petronzo of Verona, NJ, recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the College of Charleston. Petronzo was among more than 1,450 students who received degrees at College of Charleston's commencement ceremony in the spring. She graduated ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- Residents of Cedar Grove have collected more than 3,000 signatures on a petition to recall Board of Education member Christine Dye. For a proper recall to proceed, the recall committee must have the petition signed by least 25% of the persons registered to vote within the ...

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KINGSTON, R.I. -- The University of Rhode Island Dean's List included five students from Verona, N.J. Verona residents Lauren Brown, Brendan Lesko, Bryan McKeen, Cecilia Pandiscia and Jake Parent all qualified for inclusion on the Dean's List. To be included on the Dean's List, full-time ...

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VERONA, NJ -- The Verona High School SCA’s 2022 Project Graduation Committee took 116 of the graduating seniors to an off-site location to celebrate their graduation last week. Laura Palmerezzi and Robert Merkler helped put together the event for the Class of 2022. The SCA (School Community ...

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VERONA, NJ -- Verona interim schools superintendent Lydia Furnari addressed the district community when she attended her final Board of Education meeting earlier this week. Furnari's interim tenure ends July 1, when Diane DiGiuseppe takes over as the permanent superintendent of Verona ...

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HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Alexander Ng, a graduate of Verona High School, recently earned the Dean's Award with Distinction at Colgate University. Ng, a Physics major, was part of Colgate’s 2022 graduating class. Students at Colgate who receive a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher while ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- Five teachers, and one director, were cited for year-end recognition at the Cedar Grove Board of Education meeting June 15. The New Jersey Governor's Teachers of the Year from Cedar Grove were:  Steven Gallagher, Cedar Grove High School Colleen Merklinger, Memorial Middle ...

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Tyler Petersen, a resident of Verona, graduated from Hofstra University in December 2020. Petersen earned a Master of Science degree in Sports Science with distinction.  

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HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Matthew Nagy, a Verona resident and a member of the Colgate University Class of 2022, earned the Dean's Award with Distinction. Nagy is a Mathematical Economics major.  Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher while completing at least three courses ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- The Cedar Grove Board of Education approved the hiring of Federico Lucas as the school's new boys varsity soccer coach for the fall of 2022. Lucas will be paid a stipend of $9,280. His hiring was approved at the BOE's May 24 meeting. Lucas replaces Mike Moussab, who coached ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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