The vibrant community of Verona is a great place to call home. With a mixture of lovely old Victorians and Colonials to more modern Ranches and Split Levels, Verona offers a little of something for everyone. Verona has a lively town center which primarily runs along Bloomfield Avenue, which travels east from Montclair leading west to Caldwell. There you will find wonderful restaurants, local businesses, grocery and drug stores. The Verona Public Schools serves students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade. Schools in the district include 4 elementary schools serving K-4, 1 middle school with grades 5-8 and 1 high school. The district has been recognized on three occasions with the Best Practice Award. In addition, three schools in the district was named a "Star School" by the New Jersey Department of Education, the highest honor that a New Jersey school can achieve. The high school was the 53rd-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 322 schools statewide, in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2010 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools", after being ranked 53rd in 2008 out of 316 schools.
There are at least 9 public parks which offer a variety of recreational activities. Verona supports a number of walking trails, a town pool and the Verona Community Center, which provides a gym, game room, ballroom, and conference room for any group or organization. Verona Park, considered one of the most charming parks as well as the 5th largest in the Essex County Park System, was designed by the same designer as Central Park in New York City.
New Jersey Transit has several bus routes 11, 29 and 75 that serve the township, providing service to Newark. DeCamp Bus Lines also offers commuter service that goes into New York City, Port Authority Bus Terminal. Train stations, also run by New Jersey Transit, are located in the neighboring towns of Little Falls and Montclair.
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Updated:10th December, 2019 8:49 PM.