NE Chamber wins award

Posted August 19, 2014 at 11:00 pm

By MICAH WILKINS
Northeast News
August 20, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce can now add the title “award winning” to its resume.

The chamber won an award for Best Economic Restructuring Project from the Missouri Main Street program for its efforts to improve Independence Avenue. The Missouri Main Street program held a conference in St. Louis last month which culminated in an awards ceremony July 31. Bobbi Baker Hughes, president of the Northeast Chamber of Commerce, along with Jon Henderson, the current Chair of the chamber, attended the event and accepted the award on behalf of the Chamber.

The conference, which included about 20 communities from across the state, focused on the importance of rebuilding main streets in historic districts.

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    The life of an intern

    Posted August 12, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By MICAH WILKINS
    Northeast News
    August 13, 2014

    Within the past two months I’ve tried, both literally and figuratively, to throw myself into the Northeast neighborhood of Kansas City.

    Eight weeks ago, I accepted a position as the editorial intern for

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    Central to the Historic Northeast community

    Posted July 1, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By Joshua Phillips
    Northeast News
    July 2, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – With partnerships and participation in the community, one financial institution has been central to the Historic Northeast community.

    Since it opened on Truman road in March 1951, Central Bank

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    No end in site for popular area deli

    Posted April 22, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By DALE CASTLE
    Northeast News
    April, 23, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – I sat in my car on a crisp March morning at 910 E. Fifth St., in an area most of us call Little Italy or the Northend.

    The three

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    Clarence's Place: not your typical grocery store

    Posted March 18, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    By DALE CASTLE
    Northeast News
    March 19, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Two blocks north of Independence and Ewing Avenues sits the main gate to the defunct Armco Steel.

    I grew up just three blocks from the entrance in the 1950′s

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    Glad to be here NEKC

    Posted February 26, 2014 at 12:00 am

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    February 26, 2014

    Some of you might have noticed the bylines have changed over the past week. No longer are readers seeing the name Leslie Collins above stories that concern the historic northeast Kansas City. The name that now appears is Joe

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    Dear Northeast: Be proud

    Posted February 19, 2014 at 12:00 am

    By LESLIE COLLINS
    Northeast News
    February 19, 2014

    Driving down Independence Avenue, I felt slightly apprehensive. It was Christmas Eve and bitterly cold, and the bold, multicolored buildings glaringly stood out against the pale sky. Signs and advertisements in foreign languages plastered the storefronts of businesses,

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