Education

May 14, 2021

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University is requiring all students and employees to be vaccinated for the fall 2021 semester.  The school sent an email this week to the school community communicating the University's Executive Cabinet decision.  “We know that reaching a high vaccination level ...

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TEANECK, NJ — Among those receiving academic honors at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Metropolitan Campus recently were students from Verona and Cedar Grove. Daniel Foster of Verona was named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2020 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must carry ...

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HAMILTON, N.Y. — Matthew Nagy, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2022, has earned the fall 2020 Dean's Award for Academic Excellence. Nagy is a Mathematical Economics major and a graduate of Verona High School. Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.3 or higher while ...

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The following local residents made the Dean's List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the 2020 Fall Semester. Undergraduate students are eligible for Dean's List if their GPA is greater than or equal to 3.40 for nine credit hours of traditionally graded coursework; they ...

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VERONA, NJ — A public hearing will be held on May 3 for an ordinance introduced by the Verona Township Council this week approving an expenditure for the construction of two new ramps. The ordinance calls for the appropriation of $195,000, including $99,840 that is expected to be received as a ...

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ATHENS, Ohio -- Patrick Bauer of Cedar Grove was named to Ohio University's Fall 2020 Dean's List. Bauer attends Ohio University's College of Business.  More than 8,400 students qualified for the fall semester 2020 Dean's List at Ohio University, including main and regional campuses. Ohio ...

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ESSEX COUNTY. NJ — When the pandemic began in March 2020, direction regarding the school day and instruction from the New Jersey Department of Education to local public-school districts was issued in broad strokes with little specifics, leaving much of the details to the individual districts until ...

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HARRISONBURG, Va. — Skyler Freedman, a resident of Verona, has been named to the President's List at James Madison University for the Fall 2020 semester. Students who earn President's List honors must carry at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a GPA of 3.9 or above. Freedman is a Nursing ...

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LINCOLN, Neb. -- Emilia Frizzi, a resident of Verona, has been named to the Dean's List at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester of the 2020-21 academic year. Frizzi, a graduate student working toward a Master of Arts in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration, was named to ...

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LORETTO, Pa. -- Two students from Verona were among the more than 750 at Saint Francis University to make the Fall 2020 Dean's List.  Cecelia Courter, a Health Science major, and Taylor Reed, a Biology major, both qualified for the Dean's List. To achieve the distinction, students must have ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — With less than three months remaining in the school year, many parents in Cedar Grove want their children to have the option to go back to school full-time and in-person so that the school year does not count as a “loss.” A coalition of parents, headed by Janet DeSiano, Lisa ...

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ITHACA, N.Y -- The Ithaca College Dean's List for the Fall 2020 semester included one student from Cedar Grove and another from Verona. Jill Ruthauser of Cedar Grove and Julia DiGeronimo of Verona each qualified for the college's academic distinction. A student must have a grade point average ...

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WORCESTER, Mass. -- Colby Ruggiero, a resident of Verona, was named to the College of the Holy Cross Fall 2020 Dean's List.  Ruggiero, a member of the Class of 2023, was among more than 1,453 students named to the Dean's List for outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the ...

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SELINSGROVE, Pa. -- John Nicosia, of Cedar Grove was named to Susquehanna University's Dean's List for the Fall 2020 semester. 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, students must complete a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  – Rutgers University will require the COVID-19 vaccine for students who are enrolled for the 2021 fall semester. Assurances from the federal government that vaccines will be available for all Americans by the end of May and assessments by public health experts prompted ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Cedar Grove Board of Education accepted the resignation for the purpose of retirement of longtime media specialist Claire Swanson from the high school library. Swanson has been employed in the Cedar Grove School District for 39 years. That was one of a number of ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday announced that the NJ Dept. of Health has revised its guidance for local health departments on K-12 in-class operations.  The governor said that if masking and frequent hand-washing can be maintained by students and educators and support staff in a ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — To commemorate the school's first undefeated girls basketball team in district history, the Cedar Grove Board of Education honored the Lady Panthers at its March 16 meeting. Cedar Grove, under the direction of head coach Bill Scanlon, went 14-0 and won the Colonial Division ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Cedar Grove Board of Education approved the hiring of two new faculty members at its March 2 meeting. Emily Bulbulia was approved as a non-tenured math teacher at Memorial Middle School BA Step 1 at a protated salary of $51,224 from March 10 to June 23. Elizabeth Paizis ...

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WHEATON, Ill. — Wheaton College student Jenika Ying, a 2020 graduate of Verona High School, was named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2020 semester. To earn Dean's List honors at Wheaton, an undergraduate student must carry 12 or more credit hours and achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher ...

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SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Jack Duggan, a resident of Verona, recently was named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2020 semester at Bryant University. Duggan, a member of the Class of 2024, is among the students who the institution says have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to academic excellence ...

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NEW JERSEY -- In its new rankings of public schools nationwide, U.S. News & World Report said New Jersey is the state with the country’s top education system and is number one in pre-school enrollment.        “Investments in our students are investments in the future of our state, and I am ...

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TAMPA, Fla. — One student from Cedar Grove and another from Verona were among those that the University of Tampa named to the dean's list for the Fall 2020 semester.  Haley Diess of Cedar Grove, a junior majoring in Sports Management; and Amanda Galarowicz of Verona, a sophomore majoring in ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University is preparing for in-person classes for fall semester. This announcement was made by Dr. Joseph E. Nyre, university president, in a letter entitled to the Seton Hall community, “Looking Ahead to the Upcoming Academic Year.”  Nyre said that over the past ...

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VERONA, NJ — A coalition of district parents gathered on Friday to make their voices heard about accelerating a transition back to more comprehensive in-school teaching in Verona. The parent group, Verona Voices for More In-Person Learning, held a rally to compel administrators "to put ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — With the prospect of a 2021 spring scholastic sports season much closer to normal than last year, when all the spring programs had their entire seasons wiped out by COVID restrictions, the Cedar Grove Board of Education recently approved stipends for the coaches of its spring ...

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MADISON, NJ -- The following students at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus have been named to the Honors Lists for the Fall 2020 semester: John Notte, Samantha Stefanelli and Michael La Neve of Cedar Grove, and Steven McMickle of Verona. To qualify for the Honors List, a student ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Cedar Grove School District approved several hires and accepted two resignations at the most recent meeting of the Board of Education. The school board approved John Bannon as the new supervisor of buildings and grounds in the district at a salary of $110,000 per year.

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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Two residents of Verona qualified for the Dean's List for the Fall 2020 semester at Wilkes University, as announced by interim Provost Terese Wignot. Darian Yakhnis and Brianna Horton, both of Verona, were named to the Dean's List. To be named to the Dean's List, students ...

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Julia Massa of Cedar Grove qualified for a spot on the Provost's List at Hofstra University. Massa achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA during the Fall 2020 semester at Hofstra.  Students who achieve a 4.0 average and complete at least 12 semester hours of A grades in a given semester ...

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