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East Patrol public forum covers wide range of topics

Posted August 26, 2014 at 11:00 pm

 

By Joe Jarosz
Northeast News
August 27, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – This past week, the Kansas City Mo., Police Department held citywide community forums – six total – to discuss with residents how to better improve and what’s being done correct in their respected area divisions. At the East Patrol Station, nearly 50 people packed a tight conference room to ask questions or give comments to the officers over a two hour period. Topics at the forum ranged from crime prevention, updates on the new East Patrol Division Campus and strategies for neighborhood associations.

Major Rick Smith said since he’s taken over command in January, he’s been trying to get out and around the East Patrol Division boundaries as much as possible to meet and talk with different people and organizations. Based on trends and statistics, he said things are

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    Residents willing to be change agents in NEKC

    Posted August 26, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    August 27, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – For two nights in a row last week, Major Rick Smith and members of the East Patrol Division of the Kansas City Police Department took the time to listen to the concerns of the area

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    More flavor with this year’s Taste and Tour

    Posted August 26, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    August 27, 2014

    NOTE: The date published in this week’s Northeast News for the Northeast Chamber’s Taste and Tour should be Saturday September 6th. The Northeast News regrets the error.

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Drive around the Northeast and you’ll notice some international

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    New school year means new buildings for some

    Posted August 12, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    August 13, 2014

    Northeast Middle School

    School’s back from summer break. Monday, Aug. 11, was the official first day of school for elementary, middle and high school students of the Kansas City Public

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    NEHS alum helps Nueva Vida Church go green

    Posted May 28, 2013 at 10:30 pm

    By LESLIE COLLINS
    Northeast News
    May 29, 2013

     

     

    Thanks to a Northeast High School alum, Nueva Vida (New Life) Church in Historic Northeast is harnessing the power of the sun to reduce electricity costs.

    Solar panels now line the church’s flat roof, soaking up the

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    Around the world

    Posted May 28, 2013 at 10:30 pm

    Northeast News
    May 29, 2013

    Holy Cross Catholic School students show off their dancing skills and colorful costumes during the May 10 World Cultures Program at the school. Students created their costumes in art class and each costume represented a different country, ranging from   Mexico to Sudan to France to India

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    Bike time at James Elem.

    Posted May 21, 2013 at 11:45 pm

    By LESLIE COLLINS 
    Northeast News
    May 22, 2013

    “I didn’t think it was going to be as fun as it was. I had a lot of fun in this program,” James Elementary fifth grader Alesha Cheffen said.

    Cheffen, along with five other James fifth graders, just completed the Earn-A-Bike program sponsored  and created by

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