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Plant Trees At Prisoner’s Pond This Weekend

The Hilltop Conservancy’s forest regeneration efforts are going to take a big step forward this weekend--with some help from the community.  The Conservancy is going...

‘The Sopranos’ And Verona

Today, Thursday, January 10, is the 20th anniversary of the premiere of The Sopranos on HBO. How is that a story for Verona? Because...

Overbrook, Jail Ghost Stories

Come on a virtual tour of Overbrook and the nearby Essex County Penitentiary with local historian Robert L. Williams and learn of the history...

Hilltop Meadow, Reborn

The small meadow at the southern end of Verona's Hilltop Reservation doesn't look like much right now. But the mere fact that it exists...

Thinking About The Railroad

Back in 2013, Jay O'Neill began a thread on the "Old Verona" Facebook page about the railroad that once ran through the west side...

Verona’s Oldest Houses

Can you pick out the oldest house on your block? How about the oldest house in your school district? How about the oldest house...