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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 of Kansas City, Mo., has spent its time operating for the residents of the Northeast community.

“We try to reach out to the Northeast community at least once a month,” said Sarah Cousineau, marketing director of Central Bank of Kansas City. “There is a mutual relationship between us and the Northeast area and it is a great way to be a part of the community.”

The bank was originally chartered in August 1950 as a state banking corporation, then moved in 1975 to a larger facility on Independence

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    One month into new regime

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    June 25, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – It’s been a little over a month since the Kansas City Museum’s new director hit the ground running.

    Last week, Anna Marie Tutera stopped by the Kansas City, Mo., business session to give the mayor and city council members an update on the museum and answered questions on what has transpired during her first month on the job.

    Before Tutera began talking about her first month, Mark McHenry, director of the Kansas City

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    NE Chamber orders updates

    By JOE JAROSZ
    Northeast News
    June 4, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – What did the state legislature do this past year that affected the Northeast?

    That’s what members of the Northeast Chamber of Commerce found out at its most recent member luncheon. Held Tuesday, May 27, at the Green River Chinese Restaurant at 12th Street and Brooklyn Avenue, members were joined by State Senator Paul Levota. Representing the 11th district, which includes portions of Historic Northeast area and Jackson County, Levota updated the group of about 20 members about what from

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    Joslyn offers tips for leading a healthier lifestyle in 2014

     

    By LESLIE COLLINS
    Northeast News
    June 4, 2014

    Each year, Americans make New Year’s resolutions, mostly about diet and exercise.

    A number of resolutions are broken within a matter of weeks, but Dr. Elaine Joslyn of NEighborhood Family Care offers solid tips for realistically leading a healthier lifestyle in 2014.

    When it comes to breaking unhealthy habits, Joslyn said, “Try to find out what is the worst thing. Look for the low hanging fruit you

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    ADCO Litho Plate, Inc. always there for its clients

    By JOE JAROSZ
    Northeast News
    May 7, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Speculation has surrounded the origin of the name for Theresa “Terry” Cunningham’s business, ADCO Litho Plate, Inc., for years.

    She would get asked if ADCO is short for advertising company or if the name was selected to be at the beginning of the phonebook. Although those are good guesses, neither are true. The name is actually an acronym.

    The name came about one evening in 1967, when

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    NE Chamber celebrates diversity at last luncheon

     

    By JOE JAROSZ
    Northeast News
    April 30, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Last weeks Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce luncheon was a cultural experience.

    The meal itself was held at Al Rahman Café, 2201 Lexington Ave. The café, previously known as Towfiq, has recently gone through some changes. The four brothers that own the café received some help from the neighborhood to remove the uninviting metal bars in the window and repaint the inside to a more inviting red and yellow pattern.

    During the

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    Northeast native Ed Kendrick born to be a dentist

    By LESLIE COLLINS
    Northeast News
    April 2, 2014

    They say like father, like son, and Dr. Ed Kendrick has truly followed in his father’s footsteps.

    “I was to be a dentist like a farmer’s child is born to take over the farm,” Kendrick said, who operates his own dental practice at 4605 Independence Ave.

    Kendrick still remembers his father’s dental practice located on the second floor of Pierce’s Drug Store at Monroe and Independence Avenue.

    During the 1960s, his

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    On the menu? Updates on area security and CID

    By JOE JAROSZ
    Northeast News
    March 5, 2014

    The Independence Avenue Community Improvement District is almost ready to celebrate its one year anniversary. In the past year, the CID has helped change the perception of the Historic Northeast with the help of Titan Protections and Consulting.

    Through Titan Protections, a group of security officers, also known as the Avenue Angels, can frequently be seen walking up and down the Avenue promoting safety and building relationships with business owner and people they meet on the street. During February’s Northeast Kansas City Chamber

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    Casino offers “More Winning, More Often”

    Northeast News
    March 5, 2014

    From the moment patrons step into 7th Street Casino, luck will be on their side.

    When most people think of casinos, they think of slot machines, table games and buffets. But there is something more to it than that – luck. It’s that opportunity for patrons to go home feeling like they’ve experienced an evening of entertainment well worth the money spent, as if luck was truly on their side.

    Where other casinos tend to miss the mark, 7th

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    Celebrate Mardi Gras with the NEKC Chamber of Commerce

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    February 26, 2014

    The Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s annual Beads, Beans and Beer isn’t just a fundraiser, but also a fun-raiser.

    From 5:30 – 10 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, the chamber hosts its annual fundraiser. However, it’s grown so much over the years that it’s outgrown the Askew Inn. This year, the Don Bosco Senior Center, 580 Campbell St., plays host to the Mardi Gras themed party.

    Rebecca Koop, the director of the chamber, said with the new

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