NE Chamber to discuss property laws

Posted October 7, 2014 at 11:00 pm

Northeast News
October 8, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Northeast Kansas City Chamber will present a series of discussions designed to inform land owners and property managers about property law.

The series of discussion will focus on owning and operating investment properties in Historic Northeast, ranging from landlord tenant law and procedure to identifying and acquiring prospective properties. The series is sponsored by NEKC Chamber of Commerce with discussions led by Jerry W. Potocnik, Attorney At Law.

The series discussions are scheduled to be held from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at the Northeast Kansas City Library, 6000 Wilson Road. Dates for the series include:

• Oct. 17, 2014: Overview of Landlord Tenant Law and Court Procedure

• Nov. 21, 2014: Constructing

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    Chamber Luncheon focused on the artistic side of the Historic Northeast

     

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 1, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Art was the focus of the most recent Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

    More specifically, mural art in the Northeast.

    The afternoon included updates from Hector Casanova, a visiting instructor at the Kansas City Art Institute who is currently working with his students to beautify the former Scarritt Elementary School with mural art on the panels that are boarding up the windows and doors.

    John

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    Former chamber president knows history

     

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 1, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – For years, Nancy Cramer and her husband owned a business in the Northeast.

    Her husband ran Modern Supply until he passed away in 1994. For 17 years, Cramer then ran the store, which sold fire extinguishers and restaurant equipment, before retiring in 2011. Before she turned her attention to the business, Cramer was a teacher.

    During her time as a business owner, and still to this day, Cramer, now 83, got involved with

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    Sometimes you have to go into business for yourself

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    October 1, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – If things aren’t going the way you planned, then sometimes its best to just start over.

    That’s exactly what Jose Esquivel, 37, of Kansas City, Mo., did in 2009.

    After working for a lawn care service for almost eight years, changes were made to the company that Esquivel didn’t agree with. He said he enjoyed working for his boss, but he just didn’t agree with the direction the company was going. So he

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    Taste and Tour 2014

    By JOE JAROSZ
    Northeast News
    September 10, 2014

    Attendees at this year’s Northeast Kansas City International Taste and Tour were able to sample foods from 20 area restaurants with international flavors from Ethiopia, France, Italy, Haiti, Mexico, Somalia and Vietnam. Vendors included desserts from Elvira’s Bakery, drinks and salsas from Chapala Mexicano and barbecue from Vee’s Barbeque & Casual Catering.

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    N Club celebrates 100 years of athletes at NEHS

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    September 3, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Its all in a name.

    One hundred years ago, just as Northeast High School was opening its doors, coaches for the high school started a club for athletes that lettered in sports. For about six years, the club was called the “N Men.”

    In 1920, the name of the club was changed to the “N Men at Northeast.” But that didn’t last long, either. It only lasted one year, actually, before being changed

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    More flavor with this year’s Taste and Tour

    By Joe Jarosz
    Northeast News
    August 27, 2014

    NOTE: The date published in this week’s Northeast News for the Northeast Chamber’s Taste and Tour should be Saturday September 6th. The Northeast News regrets the error.

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Drive around the Northeast and you’ll notice some international flare with its restaurants.

    On the first Saturday of September, you’ll have a chance to taste the foods of many countries in one location.

    The third annual Northeast Kansas City International Taste and Tour takes places from 5

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    NE Chamber wins award

    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

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    Pho returns with a flourish.

    By MICHAEL BUSHNELL
    Northeast News
    August 13, 2014

    Spike and Jessie Nguyen are back at the corner of Independence Blvd. and The Paseo full time now with the second location of the Vietnamese-French Bistro concept restaurant i-Pho Tower. Nguyen, his wife Jessie and local dignitaries cut the ribbon this morning celebrating the grand opening of their second i-Pho Tower location. The menu is smaller but promises many of the same favorites including

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    Northeast Chamber of Commerce celebrates 20 years

     

    By MICAH WILKINS
    Northeast News
    August 6, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Ringing in 20 years as an official organization, the Northeast Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its anniversary by shepherding in a new look, and some new ideas.

    The chamber not only developed brand new logos and images for itself, but has also undergone some organizational restructuring, according to Bobbi Baker Hughes, the president of the chamber.

    “We are putting a new face on Independence Avenue and in the Northeast,” Baker Hughes said.

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