Design Center's plan. This idea includes a transit center and market place near the intersection of Paseo Boulevard and Independence Avenue. Contributed Photo

A gateway to improvements along Paseo Boulevard

Posted July 22, 2014 at 11:00 pm

 

By Joe Jarosz
Northeast News
July 23, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Because of its location, Paseo Boulevard is called a gateway for multiple reasons.

If you’re traveling from downtown east on Independence Avenue, it is a gateway to the city’s urban core. If you’re traveling from the Historic Northeast, it’s a gateway to the city’s downtown amenities. And if you’re traveling along the Christopher S. Bond Bridge, then The Paseo is the gateway into Kansas City.

At last week’s Neighborhoods, Housing and Healthy Communities committee meeting, Kerrie Tyndall, assistant to the city manager, gave a presentation on the Paseo Gateway Project, a plan that included improving the area and infrastructure of The Paseo and Independence Avenue by demolishing the Chouteau Courts Public Housing Complex and making area safer to commute through.

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    NE resident’s play set for Fringe Festival

    Posted July 22, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Micah Wilkins
    Northeast News
    July 23, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Catherine Browder has lived and worked as a writer in the Northeast for more than 30 years. But only until recently have her works of fiction and short form taken place in this historic neighborhood.

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    President visiting Kansas City next week

    Posted July 22, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    July 22, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Plan accordingly, it appears the President is visiting Kansas City, Mo., next week.

    President Barack Obama will travel to Kansas City next week to deliver a speech on the economy. The White House announced today the President will arrive On Tuesday, July 29,

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    US-24 Bridge opening delayed until mid-August

    Posted July 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    July 19, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — The third update’s the charm.

    The re-opening of the US-24 bridge has been pushed back again, this time to mid-August. US-24 is closed between Manchester Trafficway and Ewing Avenue for bridge deck

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    Suspicious death outside Century Tower

    Posted July 19, 2014 at 8:18 am

    Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    July 19, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — A man’s death outside the Century Towers Apartments is being investigated by the Kansas City, Mo., Police Department as a suspicious death.

    Captain Tye Grant of the KCPD Media Unit said the victim, a male in his early 40s, was an employee of

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    City offering free pet vaccinations

    Posted July 17, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    Northeast News
    July 17, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Kansas City, Mo., will partner with the Raytown Animal Hospital to host two free pet vaccinations and microchipping clinic.

    The first event will be held from noon – 3 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the Spirit of Freedom Fountain, 4700 Cleveland Ave. The

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    KCATA hosts public meetings to discuss possible changes to Share-A-Fare eligibility process

    Posted January 14, 2014 at 4:53 pm

    Northeast News
    January 14, 2014

    The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is considering revising its Share-A-Fare eligibility process and is hosting several public meetings to garner community feedback.

    Share-A-Fare is a transportation program that provides “specialized origin to destination service” for individuals whose disability prevents them from independently using fixed-route bus service.

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    PID first for KC and Missouri

    Posted July 22, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    July 23, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Port Authority of Kansas City, Mo., is ready for an improvement.

    At last week’s Kansas City City Council meeting, city officials unanimously approved an ordinance that would allow

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    Ride Along proves uneventful but teaches much

    Posted July 15, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    July 16, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – On the morning of June 27, 2014, I began to get nervous.

    This sensation wasn’t stemming from not getting a story done, but that the idea of a story

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    What to know about what you'll be voting for

    Posted July 15, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    July 16, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Missouri’s Aug. 5, primary will feature five proposed constitutional amendments, as suggested by the General Assembly.

    The proposed constitutional amendments are as follows:

    House Joint

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    KCUMB clinical trials ending

    Posted July 15, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    July 16, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences will no longer sponsor clinical trials.

    According to Lisa Cambridge, director of public relations for KCUMB, the center for clinical research

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    East Patrol goes old school in tracking crime trends

    Posted July 15, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    July 16, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Kansas City, Mo., Police Department’s East Patrol is using more old school tactics to combat crime in the area.

    Every Monday, for about an hour, commanding officers get

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    City officials connecting with residents Nextdoor

    Posted July 15, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    July 16, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Are your neighbors Nextdoor?

    On July 9, city officials announced at a press conference its plan to join the private social network website Nextdoor. The website is designed to

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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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    Cover. Former Northeast resident Roy McCaully released a book about growing up in the NEKC. Joe Jarosz

    A family gift turns into a NE history lesson

    Posted July 8, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    July 9, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – About 15 years ago, Roy McCaully’s daughter moved to France.

    Unknown to her if she would move back, she would pester her father about writing what it was like

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    A lunch fit for a hero

    Posted July 8, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By MICAH WILKINS
    Northeast News
    July 9, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Sometimes, a simple thank you can make all the difference.

    On June 28, New Beginning Apostolic Church, at 200 N. Bales, held a Heroes Day Event to recognize the

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    Fly.

    Posted June 25, 2014 at 9:00 am

    By Michael Bushnell
    Northeast News
    June 25, 2014

    Buckling the military style seat belt in the Memphis Belle as we readied for take-off, it’s easy to imagine how those young Army Air Corps flyers felt as they readied for bombing runs

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    Window art coming to the Scarritt Neighborhood

    Posted June 25, 2014 at 9:00 am

     

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    June 25, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – This fall, students are coming back to Scarritt Elementary School.

    No, the former elementary school isn’t reopening. Héctor Casanova, a visiting instructor at the Kansas City Art Institute, is

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