When leaders of the Maplewood Neighborhood Association first suggested the organization counter persistent gang issues by donating money to a ...
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February 2, 2013
A whole community of friends and family members -- many of whom just happen to be skilled builders -- turned out Saturday morning to replace John Matson's Hockinson workshop, which burned down last month. More than $10,000 was donated for the project, and gifts of supplies and labor came from all over.