Archive for month November, 2017

  • November 22, 2017

    Center culinary...

    By Jill Draper A lackluster salad bar—iceberg lettuce, carrots and sometimes one additional raw vegetable—gave students at Center Alternative School the idea for their winning entry in a “Shark Tank”-style competition sponsored by the Dairy Farmers of America. The goal was to design a project that creates healthier food options...

  • November 22, 2017

    Wrapped in...

     By Sue Reames Thanks to the generosity of the employees of MarksNelson Certified Public Accounting and Business Advisors and their Wrapped in Warmth project, many homeless individuals of Kansas City will be better able to face the bitterly cold winter ahead.  In November of 2016, employees donated 132 coats and...

  • November 22, 2017

    Aerial Fitness:...

    By Zoë Dunning Amina Ricca, owner of Aerial Fitness, welcomed me into her partially finished studio. Other instructors and workers bustled about in preparation of their open house that afternoon, on November 11, when they would be demonstrating with silks and hoops to interested attendees. Although Amina had hoped that...

  • November 22, 2017

    Ishak is...

    By Brad Lucht Like many of the businesses that were flooded out of 103 Square, Ishak Fine Tailoring has reopened.   “Back by popular demand!,” said Geno Basov, owner of Geno’s Shoe Service.  Basov is a long-time friend, and is sharing the front of his shop. “He is a friend...

  • November 21, 2017

    The Kansas...

    by Diane Eickhoff As she walked beside the wagon train lumbering west over the Missouri state line on May 2, 1856, Miriam Colt gazed in wonder at the endless rolling prairie. After the long steamboat trip, and the gathering of supplies in Kansas City, the young schoolteacher from New York...

  • November 21, 2017

    Darryl Strawberry...

    By Brad Lucht Darryl Strawberry played for the New York Mets in the 1980s as well as the Dodgers and Yankees in the 1990s. In 1983, he received the National League Rookie of the Year award. Over the course of his baseball career, he won 4 World Series Titles and...

  • November 21, 2017

    TIPS Hotline...

    By John Sharp Hopefully, new KCMO Police Chief Rick Smith’s goal of getting the city off the list of the ten most violent large cities in the U.S. took a big step forward November 2. That’s when the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline (a program under the umbrella...

  • November 20, 2017

    Vets To...

    Veterans can receive free dental care from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 22. Dental Care Center of South Kansas City is hosting a Free Dental Day to show their appreciation for active and retired military members. “Veterans have done so much for all Americans and for our community. This...

  • November 20, 2017

    The secret...

    This time of year, customers begin ordering Jess and Jim's pies for the holiday meal.

  • November 18, 2017

    Ecumenical Thanksgiving...

    By Brad Lucht There will be an Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service at St. Peter & All Saints Episcopal Church, 100 E. Red Bridge Rd, November 19.   The First Baptist Church, Red Bridge Church of Christ and St Mary & St Mark Coptic Church will participate as well. The service will...

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