Shall not be infringed…

Posted July 29, 2014 at 11:00 pm

Northeast News
July, 30, 2014

Once again the Mayor of our fair city, followed blindly by the City Council is attempting a high handed gun grab and this CCW carryin’ pooch is none too pleased.

Last week, the Mayor lobbied heavily at the city’s Public Safety Committee meeting that he’d like to see open carry banned in Kansas City, Mo. The city is not a battleground he said. Using fear mongering, inflammatory language like this little gem: “How much would you shop at the Plaza if you walk down there and every third person has a rifle on their back?” Really Mr. Mayor? Such language does three things; 1: It curries favor with the East Side Pastoral community, 2: it infers that anyone with a differing opinion is a gun-toting whacko and 3: it’s just flat insane to mutter such

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    Word parsing and endorsement games

    Posted July 22, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    July 23, 2014

    Step right this way folks, catch the magical mystery snake oil salesman at his very best. Yessiree, you too can be the proud owner of a ballot initiative you just really didn’t understand and will pay for dearly for years to

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    Where’s the outrage?

    Posted July 15, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    July 16, 2014

    When Cabin Rock Investments began to work with the Kansas City Planning and Zoning Department about two years ago with the intent to turn a vine choked, overgrown vacant lot at Sixth and Chestnut in to a thriving, national auto parts

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    This is not the chain link you’re looking for

    Posted July 8, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    July 9, 2014

    Well this newshound knows when we get it wrong and we got it wrong!

    Last week we ran a news story about the city’s Landmarks Commission decision to not hear the Pendleton Heights Neighborhood appeal

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    Due Process – Denied!

    Posted July 1, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Northeast News
    July 2, 2014

    Kansas City’s Landmarks Commission was hard at it again last Friday when the Pendleton Heights Neighborhood Association petitioned them for a rehearing on its ridiculous decision that a chain link fence is indeed proper and fitting for use in a Historic

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    Sewer warranty plan creates confusion

    Posted May 28, 2013 at 10:30 pm

    May 29, 2013

    Confused? This news-pooch certainly is. Last week we ran a story in our web edition announcing a partnership between the city and a company offering water and sewer line warranties. The press release we got from City Hall was full of back slappin’ and glad handing quotes, reassuring

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    Bunny gives kudos to NE volunteers

    Posted May 21, 2013 at 11:45 pm

    May 22, 2013

    Once again, Historic Northeast neighbors did not disappoint. Last Saturday morning more than 100 neighborhood volunteers dedicated their time to making our community a cleaner and brighter place to live. New flowers were planted in the raised beds along Independence Avenue, litter and bulky trash were hauled to

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    Dumpers beware; we’re watching

    Posted May 14, 2013 at 11:30 pm

    May 15, 2013

    We’ve all seen them – old beater pickup trucks, heavily laden with all manner of trash, refuse and debris, slowly navigating the streets of Northeast looking for a deserted area in which to jettison their trashy cargo.

    Some have even followed the trucks to the nether, less populated regions

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    A few bumps in the road

    Posted April 30, 2013 at 10:35 am

    May 1, 2013

    Recently the city’s parks and recreation department was busy installing some pretty serious speed bumps at all of the entrances to the Cliff Drive Scenic Byway. This work has a number of folks wondering, this newspooch included, what was the reason for installing the offending speed bumps, given

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    Avenue CID – Clean it up and they will come

    Posted March 19, 2013 at 8:43 pm

    March 20, 2013

    This feisty newshound would like to throw a shout out to the Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and the Independence Avenue Community Improvement District (CID) Committee for shepherding the pending CID proposal for the Avenue through the labyrinth of administrative bailiwicks and committee hearings on its way

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