Driver Caution Urged At HBW

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Yvette McNeal, the principal of H.B. Whitehorne Middle School, has sent out a note reminding parents of some of the rules of the road around HBW.

She is asking parents to not stop or park in a crosswalk when they are picking up and dropping off children. McNeal also would like parents using the municipal lot behind Terry’s Drugs to back into their parking spot, so that they can pull out with a clear view of all the children crossing through the busy lot.

One additional request not mentioned by the principal: Please don’t idle your engine at pickup. HBW, and all Verona schools, are idle-free zones. New Jersey law requires gas and diesel engines to be turned off after 3 minutes.

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Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citranohttps://myveronanj.com
Virginia Citrano grew up in Verona. She moved away to write and edit for The Wall Street Journal’s European edition, Institutional Investor, Crain’s New York Business and Forbes.com. Since returning to Verona, she has volunteered for school, civic and religious groups, served nine years on the Verona Environmental Commission and is now part of Sustainable Verona. She co-founded MyVeronaNJ in 2009. You can reach Virginia at [email protected]

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