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EASTER ROUNDUP 2013

By Alexis | Co-Editor

With Easter and spring quickly approaching, here are some JoCo events for you and the family to enjoy this year! March 9 Egg Dive • Saturday, March 9, 2013 Ages 1 and up (Children under five years of age must be accompanied by a swimming adult.) Come join the fun and help find eggs... »

Law enforcement and educators working together for safe schools and campuses

By Alexis | Co-Editor

    A joint task force has been created among the following school districts and law enforcement agencies: BLUE VALLEY SCHOOLS JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE JOHNSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE MIAMI COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE OLATHE POLICE DEPARTMENT OLATHE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OVERLAND PARK POLICE DEPARTMENT SHAWNEE MISSION SCHOOL DISTRICT Protecting the children in our communities is... »

Brookwood celebrates Governors Achievement Award

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Students and staff could not hide their Brookwood pride last Friday. Everyone at the elementary school gathered to officially celebrate having been named a recipient of the Governor’s Achievement Award.  Brookwood is among only 42 elementary schools in the entire state were given this honor in 2012. Principal Teddi Pendland kicked off the celebration... »

Parisi Café pulls a double shot for its new menu in Leawood

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Coffee isn’t the only menu item brewing at Parisi Café’s new location in Leawood. The new café will introduce an array of pastries and baked items, plus grab-and-go sandwiches and salads. But the most anticipated new menu item is the café entree into a limited offering of hand-crafted, cordial-style mixed drinks and wines all... »

Last Minute Fiscal Cliff Votes – Here’s how your US Senators and Representative voted

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Jerry Moran (R) – United States Senator (6 year term) VOTE: YES 4 Russell Courtyard, Washington, DC 20510-1604 Phone: (202) 224-6521. Fax: (202) 228-1265 E-mail available through website: http://moran.senate.gov/ (Term Expires 2016) Local Office Address: 1200 Main Street, Suite 402, P.O. Box 249, Hays, KS 67601-0249 Phone: (785) 628-6401. Fax: (785) 628-3791 “My goal... »

Breakfast with Santa – Leawood

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Come spend the morning with Santa and enjoy and all-you-can-eat pancake, sausage, fruit, juice and coffee breakfast provided by the Leawood Lions Club. Bring your wish list for Jolly ‘Ol Saint Nick! Saturday, December 8 The Lodge at Ironwoods Park • 14701 Mission Road Get our picture taken with Santa and view it here! ... »

Upcoming Author Visits At Johnson County Library

By Alexis | Co-Editor

The Johnson County Library will host several author programs in November and December that will provide attendees an opportunity to learn about the writing process and to interact with authors who will discuss their published works. Young Adult Author Panel: Drama & Dystopia With Gennifer Albin, Lenore Appelhan and Bethany Hagen Tuesday, Nov. 27... »

ONE NINETEEN TO BECOME TOWN CENTER CROSSING

By Alexis | Co-Editor

To further join Town Center Plaza and One Nineteen, Glimcher Realty Trust has announced it will rename One Nineteen: Town Center Crossing.  Glimcher, one of the premier retail REITs and the owners of One Nineteen and Town Center Plaza, will rebrand both centers with new logos, new signage and a shared property directory. “Our... »

Police & Fire Open House – Wed. Sept 12, 5:00-8:00pm

By Alexis | Co-Editor

The Police and Fire Open House is on Wednesday, September, 12th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Our theme this year is “A lot can happen in a minute”. There will be station tours, equipment displays, K9 Demonstrations, Rescue Demos, and of course free food and drink!! Parking is at National Bank of Kansas City, 95th and... »

$6,000 to be Awarded to Local Area Schools

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Earning for Learning turns money spent at Town Center Plaza and One Nineteen into cash prizes for local schools Leawood, Kansas – Town Center Plaza and One Nineteen officials announced today that Town Center Plaza and One Nineteen will award $6,000 in total dollars to local area schools this fall. Town Center Plaza and... »