Mini-Wheats Recall, Aquatic Center Plans and More in Maplewood News

Here's a look at headlines you might have missed this week.


Our Lady of Sorrows food pantry faced the prospect of bare shelves on Saturday. Normally, the busy food pantry distributes bags of groceries and household supplies such as toilet paper. 


Maplewood Township will save $204,539 in 2013 as part of a series of pension reforms signed into law last year. The cuts are thanks to the reforms agreed upon by the New Jersey legislative bodies and signed into law by Governor Chris Christie in June 2011.


Kellogg's Mini-Wheats Recalled for Metal Fragments

Kellogg's has voluntarily recalled 2.8 million boxes of Frosted and Unfrosted Mini-Wheats due to a possible metal mesh in the cereal from a faulty manufacturing part, the company said this past week.


SOM District Considers Building Aquatic Center at High School

The South Orange - Maplewood School District will consider building an addition to Columbia High School (CHS) that would house a new aquatic center with a six-lane pool and a fitness center, according to the Board of Education (BOE) discussion on Monday night.


Marylawn Blames Finances for School Closing

The Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, who oversee Marylawn of the Oranges Academy, confirmed on Wednesday that the school is closing in June. The Sisters made a statement about the school's closing, citing finances as the primary reason. The school also pledges to find schools for students currently enrolled.


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