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Maplewood Joey September 14, 2012 at 05:40 pm
"Weekend without food"??? Doesn't everyone know by now that obesity if by far the largerRead More problem in America...In fact obesity is a larger problem in poorer neighborhoods than middle class and wealthy.
esiders September 14, 2012 at 06:17 pm
Obesity is a problem in less affluent neighborhoods due to POOR FOOD OPTIONS, not because there's anRead More abundance of food being eaten. It's better for people to eat a canned pasta meal than a $5 fried food and supersized sugery drink meal from Burger King. This program is an attempt to get better food options to our neighbors who are struggling to put food on the table. Great job Rent Party BackPack Pals!
Anne Fernald August 17, 2012 at 01:28 am
Some of the captions have the dates a little wrong. The article is correct: sale is Sun., Aug. 19Read More from 1-4 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 25 from 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.; and Sat., Sept. 8 from 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. ($5 bag sale on the last day).
Risa Olinsky August 8, 2012 at 10:33 am
Honored to be a part of this event. Thank you to Patch for sharing it and hoping it will bring outRead More more people to register and to donate.
Jennifer Muhammad July 11, 2012 at 01:54 pm
LaVerne goes above and beyond to support Maplewood First Aid Squad. She believes in trying her bestRead More to help anyone that needs immediate medical attention. She has great ideas to improve and make Maplewood First Aid Squad one of the best squads in the state. I admire your loyalty, drive, commitment and love for what you do. Continue to keep that beautiful spirit and positive attitude.
VolunteerZ July 11, 2012 at 02:47 pm
Do Maplewood residents realize that when the MFAS is NOT on duty, the fire department (MFD) respondsRead More to calls? That leaves the fire department short-handed if there is a fire -- they are unable to deploy both engines because they are short on manpower. MFD receives funds from the township -- MFAS does NOT.
Flavio Luna July 11, 2012 at 05:55 pm
That's a fairly anemic budget. I despise tax increases but it seems to me that the Township couldRead More cover that budget with a minimal tax increase. That, or it could be revenue neutral by cutting a position in the Township. Provided that the force remains volunteer, I'd be in favor of the Township covering it's annual budget, subject to restraints.
John June 6, 2012 at 03:51 am
Local rock band Shakey Ground is playing a benefit for Cheryl this Friday night June 8 at McLynn'sRead More Irish Pub on Morris Ave in Springfield. All proceeds will be donated to The Galante family.
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