Situated just west of Montclair, Verona has a sweet, small town, somewhat conservative feel, yet it’s only 15 miles from Manhattan, with bus transportation to NYC, an array of shops and restaurants along Bloomfield Ave., a superior park in the center of town, and excellent schools. While only few neighborhoods – Afterglow and Wayland — reach luxury proportions, Verona’s primary housing inventory is affordably priced and well-maintained. The town is poised just minutes from major highways and shopping areas and has a Top 50 in NJ school system. Ranked 3rd as best place to live in the state by New Jersey Monthly in 2009, was bumped to #9 for 2010 it’s still a great opportunity for suburban living in Essex County, with one of the more reasonable tax structures in the area. Go to www.MyVerona.com for more town info..