Arrests, Police Chase Top Local News
A weekly roundup of top local news stories on Verona-Cedar Grove Patch.
A New York woman was arrested twice in the same night after racking up an extensive list of charges in Cedar Grove.
An East Orange man, who led Cedar Grove police on a high-speed chase through the township Thursday morning before eluding them, was arrested a short time later in nearby Clifton, officials said Thursday.
Both Verona and Cedar Grove will have new challengers for the May township council elections after two residents filed applications to run for council seats.
Both the Verona and Cedar Grove Boards of Education met for special sessions Tuesday night to approve their respective preliminary budgets.
Each district had to hold a special session to approve the preliminary budget before the March 7 county deadline.
Cedar Grove may soon be adding parking restrictions to Ridge Court after complaints of many High School students parking in front of houses all day, despite an ample amount of parking spaces in the assigned parking lot.
Verona Deputy Mayor Bob Manley saw the future of Verona following a 2011 summer vacation with his brother to Colorado.
Patrick McEvoy’s resumé is filled with notoriety – not only is he one of the only Verona firefighters to serve as fire chief for more than one term, but he is also the only person in township history to serve as both captain of the Verona Rescue Squad and chief of the fire department.