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Essex County College Sends Supplies to Liberia to Combat Deadly Ebola Outbreak

Essex County College Sends Supplies to Liberia to Combat Deadly Ebola Outbreak

Essex County College joined forces with Rutgers University to send badly needed supplies to help Liberians fight the deadly virus.
Seton Hall University: Emergency Notification Systems Test

Seton Hall University: Emergency Notification Systems Test

The test of the emergency notification system will be conducted Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Noon.
Center for Independence Now Offers After-Hours Program

Center for Independence Now Offers After-Hours Program

School for children and young adults on the autism spectrum expands with new program.
Film Festival Comes to Children's Institute

Film Festival Comes to Children's Institute

School will host the New Jersey ReelAbilities Film Festival on Nov. 20.
Verona Voters Approve $16.6M School Referendum

Verona Voters Approve $16.6M School Referendum

More than 62 percent of those who voted were in favor of the plan to improve school security, technology and high school field.
$16.6M Verona School Referendum Up for Vote Tuesday

$16.6M Verona School Referendum Up for Vote Tuesday

Project proposes improvements to school security, technology and Thomas J. Sellitto Field.
'Shrek the Musical' Comes to Cedar Grove High School

'Shrek the Musical' Comes to Cedar Grove High School

A special breakfast will also be held later this month in conjunction with the performance.
Verona Superintendent Departing for Denville

Verona Superintendent Departing for Denville

Steven Forte will leave at end of school year to serve town where he lives.
New Teacher Contract to Save District $150K in Insurance Premiums

New Teacher Contract to Save District $150K in Insurance Premiums

After 18 months of negotiations, Verona Board of Education, Verona Education Association reach three-year agreement.
Fearon Named Cedar Grove High School's January Student of the Month

Fearon Named Cedar Grove High School's January Student of the Month

History buff 'shines' in the classroom, district says.
Verona Alumni Association Names Hall of Fame Inductees

Verona Alumni Association Names Hall of Fame Inductees

Coach Paul 'Doc' Goeltz, athlete Steve Aldiero and Col. Joseph A. Simonelli Jr. among those to be inducted in April ceremony.
Cedar Grove December Student of the Month

Cedar Grove December Student of the Month

Christine Furtenbacher is a serious art student and active member of music department.
Exxon Mobil Grants to Fund New Science Elective in Verona

Exxon Mobil Grants to Fund New Science Elective in Verona

Human Anatomy and Physiology will be offered starting 2014-15.
Super Bowl Raffle Ticket Sales Benefit Cedar Grove Project Graduation

Super Bowl Raffle Ticket Sales Benefit Cedar Grove Project Graduation

Only 500 chances will be sold for first NFL championship to be played in Northeast.
Verona Students Educated About Alcohol Poisoning

Verona Students Educated About Alcohol Poisoning

Verona Municipal Alliance Committee funds Aware Awake Alive program.
Caldwell College Will Soon Have A New Name

Caldwell College Will Soon Have A New Name

'The designation of "university" will more accurately describe the breadth and depth of Caldwell to the public and in particular to international students.'
Verona Boasts Best Graduation Rate in Essex County

Verona Boasts Best Graduation Rate in Essex County

New Jersey's overall high school graduation rate on the rise, according to DOE figures.
20 School Districts with the Most Bullying Incidents

20 School Districts with the Most Bullying Incidents

We’ve compiled the 20 School Districts with the Most Bullying Incidents for the 2012-2013 school year. Not surprisingly, Newark had the most bullying incidents since it has the largest stu
State Releases School Violence, Vandalism Report

State Releases School Violence, Vandalism Report

New Jersey Department of Education releases Violence, Vandalism and Substance Abuse in the Schools Report.