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The Hauntings Of Overbrook

On Tuesday, October 5, the Verona Historical Society will feature a presentation fit for the season—a tour and the hauntings of Overbrook, presented by...

9/11 … 20 Years On

2001: Just dropped Rachel at school in Verona. She is six, in first grade at our neighborhood school. Sitting in the car, with coffee...

Walking History

This morning, as with most mornings I went for a walk. I started my MapMyWalk app to monitor my time and distance. I usually...

Revisiting The 1918 Pandemic

Last month, Verona resident Jane Eliasof did an online presentation about how the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 and 1919 affected our area. If...

What The 1918 Pandemic Was Like Here

Verona resident Jane Eliasof is the executive director of the Montclair History Center, where she delves deeply into people, places and now, pandemics. Specifically,...

Happy 10th Anniversary, MyVeronaNJ!

Ten years ago, Julia Martin and I were dissatisfied with the way news was being reported and delivered in Verona. We were long-time journalists...