Tell the City Council where to go… over the next five years

Posted September 26, 2014 at 12:00 am

Northeast News
Sept. 26, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Residents are being asked to participate in work session with Kansas City, Mo., officials.

The problem: the city has a limited amount of money to spend. Want to be part of the solution? For the first time, City Council members and the city’s budget staff are inviting residents to provide input on a new five-year business plan. The input will also help shape the next annual budget.

Residents are invited to participate in the Citizen Work Session. Participants will hear a presentation on budget information and data from citizen satisfaction surveys about resident priorities. Then they’ll move to breakout groups for discussion. Participants are asked to commit to the entire two hour work session.

In a press release, Councilwoman Jan Marcason said it makes sense to create a long-term business plan that can then help guide the annual city budget.

“We are seeking resident input on high

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    Got unwanted drugs?

    Posted September 25, 2014 at 12:00 am

    Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    Sept. 25, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Do you have old medicine in your home?

    Want to get rid of it?

    The Kansas City, Mo., Police Department is participating in this weekend’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription

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    Six months later and still no decision for vacant NE school

    Posted September 24, 2014 at 7:17 pm

    Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    Sept. 24, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — The former Thacher Elementary School is going to stand a little while longer.

    But for how long has yet to be determined.

    Back in March, the school board voted to give the grassroots group “Save Thacher, Save Our Schools” a six-month reprieve. The century old former

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    Felony charges for alleged NE drug dealer

    Posted September 24, 2014 at 1:07 pm

    Michael Bushnell
    Northeast News
    Sept. 24, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — The name Tyler Sutton might not mean much to residents of Historic Northeast, but to Scarritt Renaissance neighbors who live near Sutton’s alleged base of operations at 426 Gladstone Boulevard, his arrest and charging comes as welcome news.

    Neighbors have long lived with

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    Historic Homes tour to focus on one neighborhood

    Posted September 23, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    September 24, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – For the first two years, the Northeast Kansas City Historical Society focused its Fall Homes Tour on neighborhoods north and south of Independence Avenue.

    The first year took people

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    Beautifying a neighborhood

    Posted September 23, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — The Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood is now one step closer to becoming more artistic.

    At a press conference at the Kansas City Museum on Sept. 8,

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    Cliff Drive to be overrun with cyclists this weekend

    Posted September 23, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    September 24, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Northeast is preparing to get dirty along Cliff Drive.

    A fundraiser for the trails in Kansas City, Mo., and Cliff Drive, the Urban Dirty is a weekend cycling

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    Grub Crawl in City Market

    Posted September 23, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    September 24, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Is there a restaurant or beverage you haven’t gotten around to sampling just yet in the City Market?

    Well you will soon have your chance to try almost 20 food and

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    Area health center recognized as Patient Centered Medical

    Posted September 23, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    September 24, 2014

    Kansas City, Missouri – The Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center has become the only federally qualified health center in Kansas City, Mo., to be recognized as a Patient Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

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    Art program coming to the Northeast Library

    Posted September 23, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    September 24, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Children in kindergarten through eighth grade are encouraged to tap their creative energies and create masterpieces this fall.

    During the Westport Center for the Arts’ “Kids Team Up for Art” at

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    Local event to highlight the art of butchering

    Posted September 23, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    September 24, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – It makes sense that a food festival celebrating Kansas City’s pride in pork would evolve from a food blog.

    Jonathan Bender, founder of The Recommended Daily, said when he

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    Residents invited to suggest names for KCPD East Campus

    Posted September 23, 2014 at 10:22 am

    Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    Sept. 23, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Think you have the perfect name for the soon-to-open police station for the East Patrol?

    Residents are invited to a public hearing to consider whether the East Patrol Division Station and Crime Lab Campus, or an individual part of the campus, should carry

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    Police investigating shooting death of a man in Northeast area

    Posted September 22, 2014 at 11:57 am

    Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    Sept. 22, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — The Kansas City, Mo., Police Department are investigating the death of a man found in the Northeast area.

    According to Captain Tye Grant of the KCPD Media Unit, officers were dispatched to the 5600 block of E. 16th Terrace around 11:30 p.m. on

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    Race affects NE area Saturday morning

    Posted September 19, 2014 at 12:00 am

    Northeast News
    Sept. 19, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — City officials are notifying motorists that three separate races, including one in the Northeast area, will impact traffic in the area around 18th and Vine, Rockhurst University and Brookside.

    On Saturday, the Fit Families 5k will begin at 8 a.m. at the Black Archives,

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    Grant to help bring more soccer to Northeast

    Posted May 28, 2014 at 11:00 am

    By JOE JAROSZ
    Northeast News
    May 28, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Are you ready for some football Northeast Kansas City?

    Well, not the American version, but the European style, better known to us as soccer.

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    Area youth getting the chance to ride

    Posted March 25, 2014 at 11:00 pm

     

    By JOE JAROSZ
    Northeast News
    March 26, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Inner-city youth are now able to go mountain biking in style, thanks to the Kansas City, Mo., Police Department.

    The Police Athletic League of Kansas City recently received a

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    Mattie Rhodes combines health lessons with soccer

    Posted December 25, 2013 at 12:00 am

    By LESLIE COLLINS
    Northeast News
    December 25, 2013

    Missourians aren’t known for leading the most healthy lifestyles, but the Mattie Rhodes Center is hoping to break that trend.

    To promote health and wellness in youngsters, Mattie Rhodes is capitalizing

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    Thanksgiving Day races affect traffic

    Posted November 25, 2013 at 5:00 pm

    Northeast News
    November 25, 2013

    Two races will affect traffic in Kansas City on Thursday, Nov. 28.

    Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day 5K 
    The Ward Parkway Thanksgiving Day 5K will begin on the north side of the Ward Parkway Center (at Ward Parkway and 86th Terrace). Road closures will take place from about

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    Northeast High School re-dedicates gym

    Posted October 29, 2013 at 11:00 pm

     

    By LESLIE COLLINS
    Northeast News
    October 30, 2013

    “Welcome to Viking Nation.” That’s the sign that now greets all who enter the Markey-Peters Field House at Northeast High School (NEHS).

    The field house has been transformed, featuring brand new

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    X Games athletes perform at NEHS

    Posted September 17, 2013 at 11:00 pm

    By LESLIE COLLINS
    Northeast News
    September 18, 2013

    “We came with a message and we came to represent our sport,” the announcer said as students gathered around the half-pipe.

    Music blared at the Northeast High School football field as

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    Event brings out those looking to get out more

    Posted September 23, 2014 at 11:00 pm

     

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    September 24, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – For a few hours last Saturday, one block in Historic Northeast was better than the others.

    From 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, the Pendleton Heights

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    District cuts ribbon on new Middle Schools

    Posted September 16, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Michael Bushnell
    Photos by David Remley
    Northeast News
    September 17, 2014

    The Kansas City Missouri School District on Saturday cut the ribbon on two brand new Middle Schools, ushering in a new era for mid level students in the KCPS. While

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    Family Fun Days return to KC Museum

    Posted September 16, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Micah Wilkins
    Northeast News
    September 17, 2014

    The Kansas City Museum held its first Family Fun Day since May, when it began operating under the city’s Parks and

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    Taste and Tour 2014

    Posted September 9, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By JOE JAROSZ
    Northeast News
    September 10, 2014

    Attendees at this year’s Northeast Kansas City International Taste and Tour were able to sample foods from 20 area restaurants with international flavors from Ethiopia, France, Italy, Haiti, Mexico, Somalia and Vietnam. Vendors

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