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Boys Lacrosse: Cedar Grove Triumphs Over Parsippany, 11-1

May 12, 2021

PARSIPPANY, NJ — Cedar Grove scored five goals in the first half and went on to an 11-1 boys lacrosse victory over Parsippany on Tuesday.

Tyler Rummel scored three goals and won five of seven faceoffs for the Panthers (9-1), who led, 8-0, at halftime.

Darin Casey finished with two goals and one assist, Aidan DeSena had one goal and two assists, Lukas Zimovak had a goal and an assist, ...

Boys Lacrosse: Verona Defeats Newark Academy, 13-2

VERONA, NJ — Trevor Spinelli scored five goals and assisted on one to lead Verona to a 13-2 boys lacrosse victory over Newark Academy on Monday.

Jack Lonsinger collected four goals and two assists for the Hillbillies (8-1), and Daniel Vecchio won 10 of 15 faceoffs.

Zach Bucher had one goal and one assist, Jack Freedman scored a goal and Michael Matarazzo provided one assist in the ...

Softball: Verona Blanks West Essex, 10-0

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Faith Reed drove in three runs to lead Verona to a 10-0 softball victory over West Essex on Monday.

Reed went 2-for-4 and scored two runs for Verona (6-4), which scored four runs in the first inning and then five more in the second inning.

Samantha Costigan and Kayla Brower each went 2-for-3 with two RBI and Jackie Loudon had two hits for Verona. Winning pitcher ...

Baseball: Millburn Gets Past Cedar Grove, 10-7, in GNT

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Top-seeded Millburn built a nine-run lead, then withstood a six-run rally by Cedar Grove in the seventh inning to hang on for a 10-7 baseball victory in the first round of the Greater Newark Tournament on Saturday.

Copeland Culp went 3-for-3 with a triple and an RBI and Jack Meyerowitz had a hit and two RBI for Millburn (9-2), which scored six runs in the fourth inning ...

Boys Lacrosse: Cedar Grove Beats Parsippany Hills, 10-5

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Aidan DeSena scored three goals and passed for four assists to lift Cedar Grove to a 10-5 boys lacrosse victory over Parsippany Hills on Saturday.

Tyler Rummel also scored three goals for the Panthers (8-1) and he won 16 of 18 faceoffs. 

Darin Casey and Michael Marinelli scored two goals apiece, Kent Palacio and Lukas Zimovcak each had an assist, and Matt Duarte ...

Girls Lacrosse: Verona Defeats Wayne Hills, 13-7

VERONA, NJ — Bridget Lonsinger collected three goals and five assists to lead Verona to a 13-7 girls lacrosse victory over Wayne Hills on Friday.

Ella Moore finished with three goals and two assists and Clara Nippes had three goals and one assist for the Lady Hillbillies (5-2), who led, 9-3, at halftime.

Ava Keating posted 11 saves and picked up two ground balls for Verona, Cat Welsh ...

Baseball: Verona and Cedar Grove Both Advance in First GNT Games

The Verona and Cedar Grove baseball teams each won their opening games in the Greater Newark Tournament, although each team was playing in a different round.

Cedar Grove defeated Newark East Side in Newark in a GNT preliminary round game, 12-4. Andrew Jimenez hit a two-run home run. George Slattery hit a double and knocked in three runs, James LaCapra went 3-for-4 with two runs scored, Alfonso ...

Jessica Green Scores 200th Point for Cedar Grove Girls Lacrosse Team

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Jessica Green, a senior for the Cedar Grove girls lacrosse team, scored seven goals and passed for two assists in her team's 13-10 victory over Whippany Park on Wednesday.

That gave Green 207 career points. She has 144 goals and 63 assists altogether. 

Green's efforts were accompanied by three goals by Giuliana Macioci, two goals by Molly Bauer, one goal ...

Boys Lacrosse: Milestone for Lonsinger in Verona's Win over Millburn

VERONA, NJ — Senior attackman Jack Lonsinger reached 200 career points on Wednesday with five goals and three assists in Verona's 18-4 boys lacrosse victory over Millburn.

Lonsinger was not even the leading scorer in the Hillbillies' decisive victory though. Trevor Spinelli fired in seven goals and came through with three assists as Verona (7-1) dominated the game.

Michael ...

Softball: Verona Shuts Out Millburn, 4-0

MILLBURN, NJ — Melanie Naeris pitched a two-hitter and drove in three runs to lift Verona to a 4-0 softball victory over Millburn on Wednesday.

Naeris struck out 12 batters and walked none in her seven innings. She hit a home run in her only official at-bat, and also drove in two runs with sacrifices.

Sara Bochicchio went 2-for-3 and Jackie Loudon delivered an RBI double for Verona ...

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Our Lady of the Lake School Receives Grant from Investors Foundation to Support its 1:1 Technology Mission

May 10, 2021

Our Lady of the Lake School, a two-time National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, recently received a $3,000 grant from the Investors Foundation. The grant will help further Our Lady of the Lake’s 1:1 technology mission of providing a Chromebook to each student in grades 5 through 8.

“We are so grateful for the generosity of the Investors Foundation, especially during the current ...

Supply Outstrips Demand for COVID-19 Vaccine in Newark

May 6, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — The lack of lines tells the story.

At the end of March, hundreds of people lined up at the New Jersey Institute of Technology COVID-19 vaccination site in Newark after it launched. More than 6,200 doses were administered that first day. Now, a little over a month later, only a trickle of people show up every day to get vaccinated.

According to Essex County statistics, the ...

Missing Baby Found Unharmed After NJ Police Issue Statewide Amber Alert

May 10, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — Following an Amber alert issued on Monday afternoon, authorities located two-week-old Chinna Payne in East Orange just after 3 p.m. along with the man last seen with the infant, according to New Jersey State Police. 

Police reported that Damion Payne, 27, of Newark, is accused of assaulting the child's mother in Newark before leaving ...

Support for Jack McEvoy

May 9, 2021

As retired Verona School System teachers and importantly, as seniors, we are often left out of the discussion and forgotten even though we remain an active and vocal part of the community.  Seniors participate as volunteers, attend fundraisers for VFEE, among others, attend Rescue Squad and Fire Department pancake breakfasts and take an active role at various meetings.  Even though ...

NJ Dentist and his Pit Bull Therapy Dog Give Back to Local Community

April 28, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- While Joseph DalBon, DMD, may be best known as a top-notch local dentist at the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, he is also the proud owner of a therapy dog. Dr. DalBon spoke with TAPintoTV about his Pit Bull puppy, Olivia, the services she provides to others in the community, and how he came to recognize her unique talents.

DalBon realized Olivia was ...