Friday, June 13, 2014

MAPSO News Briefs: Coda Reopens, JAC Due in Court


The Coda Kitchen and Bar in Maplewood reopened on Thursday, June 12. A sign outside the restaurant read "We are open! Thank you for all of your support!" The Maplewood restaurant had been closed since May 30, when a floor collapsed inside, killing one construction worker and injuring another. The Maplewood Village Alliance is raising money for the family of the victim, Guo Tai Chen, of Queens. Donations can be made here.

The Jersey Animal Coalition (JAC) is scheduled to appear at South Orange Municipal Court in Maplewood on Tuesday, June 17 on dozens of charges. The JAC shelter off of Walton Avenue in South Orange has been closed and under quarantine since March.