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My Favorite Olympics Memory

All of us can remember exactly where we were at the time of a catastrophic world event. In my parents’ generation, the attack on...

50th Anniversary Of Verona’s Olympic Gold

They were called the Summer Olympics, but in 1964, the international sporting event was held from October 10 to 24. And on October 13,...

Olympics Without Wrestling? Unthinkable, Says Veronan

The news hit like a double leg take-down: On Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee voted to drop wrestling from the Summer Olympic Games, starting...

Happy Jed Graef Day!

If you are a Veronan of a certain age, you remember January 27, 1965. That day, a very, very, very tall young man came...

Verona’s Next Olympic Star?

One of the first videos we posted to MyVeronaNJ.com's YouTube site was of a young girl happily pirouetting on her ice skates on a...

Locals Help U.S. Defeat Canada

When we wrote about the Verona connections to Olympic hockey last week, we noted that the U.S. is a young team and Canada was...