Races to impact weekend traffic

Posted October 24, 2014 at 8:30 am

Northeast News
Oct. 24, 2013

KANSAS CITY, Missouri — City officials want to make sure you’re aware of runners around Kansas City, Mo. on Saturday, Oct. 25.

First, the Making Strides against Breast Cancer Run kicks-off at 8 a.m. at Liberty Memorial. The run then heads north on Kessler Road to Pershing Road, east on Pershing (across Main) to Grand Boulevard, north on Grand to Truman Road, east on to Truman to McGee Street, south on McGee to Pershing, west on Pershing to Grand, south on Grand to 27th Street, west on 27th Street (across Main) and ending on Liberty Memorial property.

According to its website, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) is the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting more than 300 communities to finish the fight. Every breast cancer walk and event is an opportunity to honor those who have battled breast cancer, raise awareness about what

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    Columbia man charged for robberies and 120-mile chase

    Posted October 23, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    Oct. 23, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — A 32-year-old Columbia, Mo., man has been charged in connection with two robberies at a Kansas City, Mo., convenience store and a car chase that stretched from Kansas City to near the Missouri-Iowa border.

    Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said in a

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    Reward Increase in Angel Hooper Homicide

    Posted October 22, 2014 at 3:14 pm

    Northeast News
    Oct. 22, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline and the Kansas City, Mo. Police Department are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying those responsible for the Oct. 17, 2014, homicide of six-year-old Angel Hooper, who was shot and killed outside a 7-11 convenience store

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    A familiar taste is coming to the River Market

    Posted October 21, 2014 at 11:00 pm

     

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 22, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The River Market is about to get a little sweeter.

    Carol and Vicki LaBruzzo co-owned Kelly’s Bakery for 20 years, from about 1975 to 1995, in the Historic Northeast.

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    No reservoir-ations about park’s future

    Posted October 21, 2014 at 11:00 pm

     

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 22, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – First, they took a look at Independence Avenue.

    Now, students with the Kansas City Design Center are looking at Kessler Park.

    Last Wednesday

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    Scarritt Homes Tour 2014

    Posted October 21, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Michael Bushnell
    Northeast News
    October 22, 2014

    Along with the hundreds of volunteers who spent time building a playground, hundreds more flocked to the Northeast to tour six historic homes in the Northeast. The houses, all in the Scarritt Renaissance

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    Par for the Concourse

    Posted October 21, 2014 at 11:00 pm

     

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 22, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Saturday in the park, you’d think it was the Fourth of July.

    There were different kinds of fireworks though, with people celebrating an explosive beginning to turning around the

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    Police warn baseball fans to beware of counterfeit World Series tickets


    Posted October 20, 2014 at 11:16 am

    Northeast News
    Oct. 20, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — The Kansas City Police Department is advising Royals fans to beware of counterfeit tickets to the Major League Baseball World Series.

    According to a press release, police encountered a few incidents of counterfeiting during the Royals’ postseason home games, and said stakes are even

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    Jackson County offers yard waste collection center

    Posted July 30, 2014 at 11:25 am

    By MICAH WILKINS
    Northeast News
    July 30, 2014

    Now through October, Jackson County residents may recycle their yard waste at the Eastern Jackson County Yard Waste Collection Center in Oak Grove.

    The center is open Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jackson County residents must pay a reduced fee, anywhere from $1 for

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    Showcasing culture

    Posted October 21, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Michael Bushnell
    Northeast News
    October 22, 2014

    On Oct. 18, the Don Bosco English as a Second Language Center at St. Anthony’s hosted a multi-cultural event open house, where members from the community were be able to get a look

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    Burglary suspect wanted

    Posted October 17, 2014 at 8:38 am

    Michael Bushnell
    Oct. 17, 2014
    Northeast News

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Residents in the Historic Northeast are asked to call 9-1-1 if they see this person of interest.

    He is a suspect in a residential burglary that took place in the 500 block of Olive Street on October 14, 2014. The suspect used the

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    Road closures for KC Marathon on Saturday, Oct. 18

    Posted October 17, 2014 at 8:16 am

    Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    Oct. 17, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri —If you’re heading Downtown, to Brookside or the Country Club Plaza this weekend, be on the lookout for runners.

    On Saturday, Oct. 18, the Waddell and Reed Kansas City Marathon takes place, beginning as early as 7:30 a.m. and ending around 1:30 p.m. There

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    Children’s bikes stolen from Whittier Elementary

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 12:09 pm

    Northeast News
    Oct. 15, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — BikeWalkKC is asking for your help locating some missing bikes.

    On Monday, Oct. 13, a trailer holding bicycles used for fifth and sixth grade safety education classes was broken into at Whittier Elementary, 1012 Bales Ave. About nine new Trek bicycles were stolen, along

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    Parks Board gains Northeast member

    Posted October 15, 2014 at 8:14 am

    Michael Bushnell
    Northeast News
    Oct. 15, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — On Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Sly James appointed Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood resident Amber Hackett to the city’s Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners. Hackett replaces McClain Bryant who recently joined the Mayor’s staff.

    Hackett hails from Corpus Christi, Texas and received her undergraduate degree

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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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    Barber shop wants to grow with Columbus Park

    Posted October 14, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 15, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Eric Barnhart has big plans for his barber shop.

    Even though Fifth Street Barbershop, located in Columbus Park at 913 E. Fifth St., is less than a year old,

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    Playground build coming soon

    Posted October 14, 2014 at 11:00 pm

     

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 15, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – This Saturday, after the neighborhood builds it, people will come.

    On Saturday, Oct. 18, the Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association, Kansas City Parks and Recreation, Humana Inc., KaBOOM! and area

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    More awards for Northeast News

    Posted October 7, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    October 8, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Last week at the Missouri Press Association’s convention, newspapers from across the state were recognized for excellence in journalism and The Northeast News was not left out.

    The

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    Lincoln College Prep earns National Blue Ribbon Award

    Posted October 7, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 8, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Lincoln College Preparatory Academy Tigers are once again among the very best in the nation.

    The U.S. Department of Education announced that Lincoln College Prep has earned a

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