Government

May 13, 2020

TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 142 on Wednesday which allows non-essential construction ro resume, as well as curbside pick up non-essential retail businesses, and drive-through and drive-in events. The construction and non-essential retail provisions take effect at 6:00 a.m.

Read more »

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove announced that Community Park will reopen for passive recreation only beginning Friday and Morgan's Farm and the Farmers Market will reopen with restrictions in place.   Passive recreation includes bike riding, jogging, walking and hiking.  Playgrounds and restrooms ...

Read more »

CEDAR GROVE/VERONA, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Wednesday that New Jersey state parks will reopen for passive recreation and golf courses and county parks can reopen on Saturday.  Municipal parks remain at the discretion of the respective townships. The governor's order will take effect ...

Read more »

VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced via Twitter on Wednesday that state and county parks and golf courses can reopen as of sunrise on Saturday. Social distancing rules will be in place including limiting parking capacity to half of what is typically allowed. Wearing ...

Read more »

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - What do you do when your son wants hibachi for his tenth birthday and all the restaurants are closed?  Well if you’re Cedar Grove Mayor Robbie Vargo, you put on your “homemade” chef’s hat, Google some recipes and YouTube videos, and make the hibachi dinner yourself. Months ago, ...

Read more »

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove Mayor Robbie Vargo gave his weekly update on the COVID-19 pandemic on Friday via video on the township's Facebook page. Vargo reported that as of today there were 122 positive COVID-19 cases in Cedar Grove with 11 deaths reported.  Out of those cases, 50 are related ...

Read more »

VERONA, NJ - The Verona Town Council will hold a public meeting via conference call on Monday beginning at 7 p.m.  To participate in the meeting, please begin calling in at 6:50 p.m.  The call in number is: 1-857-799-9782.   All members of the public are invited to call in to listen to the ...

Read more »

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Mayor Robbie Vargo addressed the township via Facebook video on Wednesday and announced that three Cedar Grove residents have tested positive for COVID-19. According to Vargo, two of the cases are connected to two separate nursing homes in the township, while the third is ...

Read more »

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - While many of us are working from home, our first responders are on the frontline battling the COVID-19 pandemic.  Cedar Grove Deputy Mayor Kerry Peterson is one of the many working on the frontline. A registered nurse who works for Atlantic Healthcare, Peterson is part of a ...

Read more »

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT EMERGENCY DIRECTIVE NO. 2020-01  WHEREAS, as the Emergency Management Coordinator of the Township of Verona, I, Joel Martin, previously declared a local state of emergency within the Township; and  WHEREAS, I have determined that it is necessary to order the ...

Read more »

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove has put out the following information about municipal protocols that have been put in place in response to the coronavirus outbreak. NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) ADVISORY In light of the possible community spread of the Novel Coronavirus the following precautions ...

Read more »

VERONA, NJ - The following press release was issued by the Township of Verona. The following is an update to the initial COVID-19 communication issued yesterday, Friday, March 13, 2020. All measures mentioned in the previous communications remain in effect.  LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY  The ...

Read more »

VERONA,NJ - The following message was released by Verona Township Manager Matthew Cavallo on Friday regarding the town's efforts to curtain the spread of the coronavirus. Out of the abundance of caution and to help curtail the possibility of community spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the ...

Read more »

VERONA, NJ -The information session on the Cameco property development in Verona that was scheduled for Wednesday has been canceled.  The township said it will be rescheduled. TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove  is an online newspaper serving the Townships of Verona and Cedar Grove. TAPinto Verona/Cedar ...

Read more »

VERONA, NJ -The Township of Verona will hold an informational session on Wednesday, March 11 at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers, 600 Bloomfield Avenue, where the developer of the Cameco property, PIRHL, LLC, will present their concept plan to the public.  

Read more »

VERONA, NJ - TheVerona Town Council will conduct two special meetings this week to discuss and finalize the 2020 budget.  Public meetings will be held on Monday and Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in  Municipal Building, 600 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona, New Jersey. To view Monday's agenda, click here. To ...

Read more »

VERONA, NJ - Verona’s Planning Board held a special meeting Tuesday to determine whether a redevelopment on Depot and Pine is consistent with the town’s master plan.  The development, commonly referred to as “the Cameco Development,” after the Cameco factory which sits on part of the site, will ...

Read more »

VERONA, NJ - In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act (N.J.S.A. 10:4 et seq.), the Township of Verona will conduct a Meeting of the Verona Township Council at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, February 24, 2020 in the Municipal Building, 600 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona, New Jersey.  Official action will ...

Read more »

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Township of Cedar Grove seeks resident volunteers to fill a vacancy on the Library Board of Trustees and Environmental Commission. Interested residents should submit a letter of interest by Thursday, February 27 to the Township Council, c/o Clerk’s Office, 525 Pompton Avenue, ...

Read more »

PUBLIC NOTICE In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act (N.J.S.A. 10:4 et seq.), the Township of Verona will conduct a Meeting of the Verona Township Council at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, February 10, 2020 in the Municipal Building, 600 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona, New Jersey.  Official action ...

Read more »

VERONA, NJ – At a town council meeting on Monday, January 27, Verona Recreation Director Jim Cunningham told the town that the recreation department has no access to the schools for the summer due to the installation of air conditioning systems. With no access to the schools, there are five camps, ...

Read more »

VERONA, NJ - Grove Avenue residents expressed surprise over a recently proposed plan to construct a 4-story residential building at 21 and 25 Grove Avenue. The building would consist of 40 residential dwelling units and 52 parking spaces. Verona’s Board of Adjustment met on January 9 to hear ...

Read more »

PUBLIC NOTICE  In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act (N.J.S.A. 10:4 et seq.), the Township of Verona will conduct a Meeting of the Verona Township Council at 7 P.M. on Monday, January 27, 2020 in the Municipal Building, 600 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona, New Jersey. The agenda can be found ...

Read more »

VERONA, NJ- Verona will host an information session to help answer resident's questions about PILOTs, payments in lieu of taxes, and how they relate to several existing and planned properties in Verona.   The session will be held on Jan. 29, from 7:30 to 9 p.m., in the ballroom of the Verona ...

Read more »

VERONA, NJ - The year 2020 could very well be known as the year Verona moved forward with a “clear vision” of the future. Transparency will be key as the Verona Town Council takes steps to increase communication with residents. It was announced at the most recent town council meeting on ...

Read more »

VERONA, NJ - For many towns, New Year’s Day meant no new bags. Multiple plastic bag bans passed during 2019 finally went into effect for towns such as Paramus, Ridgewood, and South Orange. It may not be long before Verona and Cedar Grove follow suit. A statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, ...

Read more »

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Cedar Grove and Verona were awarded state grants to help pay for road improvement projects. Cedar Grove received a $350,000 grant to fund the preservation of Myrtle Avenue and Verona received a $525,000 to fund the reconstruction of Ann Street, Cypress Avenue and ...

Read more »

VERONA, NJ - Monday's Verona Town Council meeting has been canceled due to inclement weather. All agenda items and business advertised for the meeting will be considered at the next regularly scheduled meeting on Dec.16 at 7 pm. All Ordinances scheduled and advertised for public hearing and ...

Read more »

VERONA, NJ - As the holidays approach, you may find yourself with an abundance of bottles, cans and catalogs to recycle. But before you toss them into your big blue bin, make sure you are following basic recycling rules. “China, which takes most of our recycling, has changed the amount of ...

Read more »

VERONA, NJ - Collaboration is key when it comes to keeping Essex County green. Verona was honored, alongside neighboring towns Glen Ridge, Maplewood, Montclair, and South Orange Village, with a Collaboration Award from Sustainable Jersey. The award was given at the Annual Sustainable Jersey ...

Read more »