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Rhode to success is through community assistance

Posted April 15, 2014 at 11:00 pm

By JOE JAROSZ
Northeast News
April 16, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – For as much as the Federal Bureau of Investigation does for the country, they occasionally need help.

And now, one Northeast community member can say he’s been awarded for serving the greater Kansas City area.

On April 4, 2014, at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C., the bureau recognized John Fierro, president and CEO of the Mattie Rhodes Center, and 57 other individuals and organizations from communities around the country for their community support. Fierro and the other recipients were awarded for their contributions toward crime and violence prevention, education and awareness programs, and efforts to enhance cooperation between law enforcement and all citizens in their community. The Mattie Rhodes Center has been serving Kansas

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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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    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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    Launching pad for fun

    Posted April 1, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By JOE JAROSZ
    Northeast News
    April 2, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – On Sunday, March 30, the Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association kicked off its crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for the first phase of a playground near the tennis courts in

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    Kansas City's City Market goes greener

    Posted March 25, 2014 at 11:00 pm

     

    By JOE JAROSZ
    Northeast News
    March 26, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – One of the greenest areas in Kansas City is getting a little greener.

    The River Market, located in northeast Kansas City, Mo., has installed solar panels on the east

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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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