Council 'Just Says No' to Pot in Cedar Grove

March 10, 2018

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Town Council is continuing its stance against the legalization of marijuana and taking the next step, by drafting an ordinance prohibiting the sale of marijuana in Cedar Grove.

Councilwoman Kerry Peterson, who has spearheaded the movement to ban the sale in Cedar Grove, told her fellow council members that the time is right to take a stand.  

“I think ...

Storm Update from the Township of Verona

The Department of Public Works is continuing to remove snow, assist with downed trees, and direct the restoration of power-lines. This is a massive undertaking and we appreciate your patience and understanding with our efforts.

For those without power, the Verona Community Center will open at 2 p.m. today for warming as well as recharging cell phones and will remain open until 10:30 p.m. this ...

Cedar Grove Schedules Early Garbage/Recycling Pick Up Due to Storm

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Due to pending inclement weather, Cedar Grove is asking that residents place all garbage, recycling and bulk pick up scheduled for Wednesday at the curb by Tuesday night.  It will be picked up between 4 and 5 a.m. Wednesday. 

Local Expert Gives District 11 Citizens Primer on Gun Laws and Violence Prevention

LIVINGSTON, NJ – A sold-out crowd of concerned citizens from all over the 11th Congressional District heard from NJ 11th For Change member Cori Menkin, Esq., on the topic of gun violence at an open forum hosted by the Livingston Town Team of NJ 11th for Change on Saturday. Menkin, an expert on federal and state gun laws, spoke about what voters can do to protect against changes in New ...

Photo of the Day: Cedar Grove Board of Education and Town Council Hold Joint Meeting

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove Board of Education hosted a joint meeting with the Town Council on Tuesday.  Topics discussed included school safety, shared services and the new multi purpose field.  

Cedar Grove Council and Board of Education Joint Meeting is Tuesday

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove Board of Education and the Cedar Grove Town Council will hold a joint meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the North End School Media Center. 

The meeting is part of a continued effort by both governing bodies to work together for the betterment of the township and its residents.  To see the agenda, click here.  

Those who can't make it ...

Parkland Survivors Lead Rally in Livingston to End Gun Violence Now

LIVINGSTON, NJ - On Sunday night at Temple B'nai Abraham in Livingston, five survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shared their hearts and minds, telling a standing room only crowd of more than two thousand men, women and children, that it is time to end gun violence now.  The rally for common sense gun legislation was organized by Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ ...

Meet the Leaders: Cedar Grove Councilman Harry Kumburis

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Throughout the year, TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove will be sitting down with our community leaders to find out more about their vision for our community.  We recently sat down with Cedar Grove Councilman Harry Kumburis to learn more about his service on the township council and his vision for Cedar Grove.

Kumburis has served on the council for three years.  ...

Cedar Grove and Verona Awarded Community Development Block Grants

NEWARK, NJ – Cedar Grove and Verona were both awarded money through the Community Development Block Grant program,  Essex County officials announced on Wednesday.

Cedar Grove was awarded $52,920 for the reconstruction of Bowden Road and Verona was awarded $106,563 for the reconstruction of Linn Drive. 

The awards are among $5.1 million that will be ...

NJ Governor Signs Executive Order to Fly Flags at Half-Staff to Recognize Parkland Florida Victims

New Jersey Governor Phillip D. Murphy signed Executive Order No.1 on Monday ordering the flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of New Jersey to be flown at half-staff to recognize and mourn the passing of the victims in Parkland, Florida. 

The order is for all state offices, agencies and instrumentalities including schools for February 20.

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Sustainable Verona Presents the Award Winning Film: Chasing Ice

March 3, 2018

Chasing Ice is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Within months of that first trip to Iceland, the photographer conceived the boldest expedition of his life: The Extreme Ice Survey. By deploying revolutionary time-lapse cameras across the brutal Arctic, the film captures a multi-year record of the ...