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Gladstone Elementary celebrates Crosby Kemper III

Posted April 22, 2014 at 11:00 pm

By JOE JAROSZ
Northeast News
April 23, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – There’s a chance you’ve visited the museum or arena that bears his family name.

But how much do you know about Library Director Crosby Kemper III? As students at Gladstone Elementary researched, they found out a lot about the man they nominated as Gladstone’s School Hero for 2013-14 school year.

In its 12th year, the Hero Program at Gladstone Elementary celebrates the life of local individuals who have made an impact on the Kansas City community. Past heroes students have celebrated included Oliver Gates and Diana Rojas. On Thursday, April 17, the school held a ceremony in its auditorium honoring Kemper with dances, stories and songs.

Kemper, who was modest following the two-hour ceremony, said he was

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    Egg hunts a huge success

    Posted April 22, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    April 23, 2014

    The hunt for red eggs. This past weekend, area neighborhood associations held Easter egg hunts around the Northeast area. Pendleton Heights resident and hunt coordinator Sara Motsinger said the Easter Egg hunt gets bigger every

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    Health fair

    Posted April 15, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By JOE JAROSZ
    Northeast News
    April 16, 2014

    Health. On April 5, area residents took advantage of free health screenings and information at the North-East Library. The event, hosted by Truman Medical Center, offered free cholesterol, body mass index (BMI) glucose

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    Dance. Students of Anjali Tata-Hudson's dance studio warm-up before demostrating to the crowd several traditional Indian dances. Joe Jarosz

    NE Library celebrates India

    Posted April 15, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By JOE JAROSZ
    Northeast News
    April 16, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Curiosity doesn’t always kill the cat, it also, on occasion, teaches.

    This past Saturday, the North-East Library held its Cultural Celebration of India, which featured ceremonial dances, poetry readings

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    NEKC Renaissance takes another step

    Posted April 15, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By JOE JAROSZ
    Northeast News
    April 16, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – One more step has been taken to allow a renaissance in northeast Kansas City, Mo.

    At last Thursday’s City Council meeting, the motion was passed approving the preliminary plat

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    Flippin’ good pancakes!

    Posted April 1, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By JOE JAROSZ
    Northeast News
    April 2, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – On Saturday morning, if you wanted to eat, you had to keep your eye on the prize. Or else your breakfast might have

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