Top Stories For March 2016

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Verona's Joe Vivona, in the limelight on NBC's "The Voice".
Verona’s Joe Vivona, in the limelight on NBC’s “The Voice”.

The matriarch of a large Verona family passed away peacefully surrounded by her husband and children. A performer who grew up in Verona–but not in its music program–gets a shot at a national audience on “The Voice”, and an incredible shot from mid-court put the VHS boys basketball team on its way to a championship.

Every month, MyVeronaNJ.com looks at what our readers have been reading, and we let you know if you have to catch up on them. Here’s what you might have missed in March 2016:

  1. Joan P. Zebrowski: The matriarch of a large Verona family passed away peacefully surrounded by her husband and children.
  2. Verona’s Voice On ‘The Voice’: Joe Vivona gets a shot at a national audience.
  3. Op-Ed: Yes, You Can Still Refuse The PARCC: A resident speaks out against standardized testing.
  4. Budget 2016: Mice & Elephants Get The Boot: The new Town Council majority takes a new approach to managing Verona’s finances.
  5. Real Estate For Big Families: Most of Verona is filled with three-bedroom homes. So when big houses come on the market, readers take notice.
  6. Playoffs, Round 2: VHS OMG: The Verona High School boys basketball team wins the game against Palisades Park at the buzzer.
  7. VHS Hall Of Fame Announces 2016 Inductees: The Verona High School Alumni Association recognizes VHS graduates and educators.
  8. Basketball Wins Sectional Championship: The Verona High School boys basketball team outscored and out-defended Paterson Charter to win the state sectional for North 1 Group 1.
  9. National Recognition For Carly Waterman: PrepVolleyball.com puts a VHS players on its list of top sophomores based on high school achievement.
  10. Verona Police Blotter: Feb. 19-26, 2016: The IRS call scam is making its way around Verona again.
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