What to do with those unwanted leaves and brush

Posted March 18, 2014 at 11:00 pm

By JOE JAROSZ
Northeast News
March 19, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Kansas City, Mo., has announced dates for collection and drop-off of leaves and brush.

Drop-off

The city’s three leaf and brush drop-off centers -11660 N. Main St., 1815 N. Chouteau Trafficway and 10301 Raytown Road – re-opened 8 a.m. Friday, March 15. The centers provide residents with the opportunity to recycle yard waste as well as pick-up discounted mulch. The centers are also equipped to handle trees that have been affected by the emrald ash borer.

All three centers are open and free to use by residents on Saturdays from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Residents may also use the Chouteau Trafficway and Main Street sites from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday for a

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    NEKCHS still accepting sponsors for “Then and Now” book

    By LESLIE COLLINS
    Northeast News
    February 5, 2014

    It’s not a secret that Historic Northeast is brimming with history, and the Northeast Kansas City Historical Society (NEKCHS) wants to bring some of that history to light through its “Then and Now” book.

    The hardbound book will feature properties from all six Historic Northeast neighborhoods: Indian Mound, Scarritt Renaissance, Independence Plaza, Lykins, Pendleton Heights and Sheffield. NEKCHS is still accepting applications to sponsor a property; cost is $60 per property and each sponsorship includes a copy of the book. Those wishing to sponsor a property do not have to be the current owners of the property.

    “As

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    Northeast plumber gives tips for preventing frozen pipes

    By JOSHUA PHILLIPS
    Northeast News
    February 5, 2014

    It is typical to assume that all winter hazards occur outdoors in the cold; however, one indoor hazard can ruin a home.

    As temperatures drop below freezing, Northeast plumber Dennis Hammontree is reminding Northeast residents to watch out for frozen pipes. Hammontree said the typical homeowner does not have the same knowledge about pipes that a plumber does and offered tips for area homeowners.

    “The best thing you could do is have water running in your house, (because) moving water will not freeze,” Hammontree said. “Even though people think it will be expensive running this water constantly, it

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    NEKCHS accepting applications for new Preservation Award

    By LESLIE COLLINS
    Northeast News
    January 22, 2014

    Northeast Kansas City Historical Society (NEKCHS) is ready to recognize individuals who have worked diligently to renovate properties in the Northeast.

    For the first time, the NEKCHS will pick one individual to receive the NEKCHS Preservation Award. Applications are now being accepted.

    “The award is to recognize those in the Historic Northeast who have invested time and money to preserve or renovate older properties,” said Dorri Partain, NEKCHS board member. “It’s just a nice way

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