TaglineWide-ranging hyperlocal news for a New York City suburb
Year Founded2009
Type or CoverageHyperlocal
StateNew Jersey
Business TypeFor-profit
Revenue SourcesLocal Ads
Revenue SourcesSubscriptions
Institutional SupportNo Institutional Support
Staff Size (Business)2-5
Staff Size (Editorial)2-5
Active Volunteers11-30
Mappin LocationVerona - New Jersey
Principal StaffVirginia Citrano
Principal StaffTracy Bermeo
Principal StaffFred Goode
Principal StaffLinette Mathewson
DescriptionEditor Virginia Citrano has worked at the intersection of journalism and technology for nearly three decades. In 1983 she was hired by the Wall Street Journal/Europe an early innovator in the use of computers in the newsroom. She got her hands on her first news website in 1995 as an assistant managing editor at Crain’s New York Business. From 2000 to 2006 she ran the day-to-day operations of In the fall of 2009 Citrano and Julia Martin Langan a veteran of Money and Sports Illustrated hatched a plan to found a hyperlocal news site for their hometown of Verona N.J. a New York City suburb of 13500 people.
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