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  1. Hawks, Helmets and Handlebars event to focus on bicycle safety, healthy habitsRead the original story

    Yesterday | University of Kansas

    The University of Kansas Alumni Association and the KU Medical Center will provide free bicycle helmets to the first 150 children who attend the seventh annual Hawks, Helmets and Handlebars event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at the KU Cancer Center's Westwood Campus, 2330 Shawnee Mission Parkway. For the second year, the KU Alumni Association will partner with Healthy Hawks, a program of the KU Medical Center's department of pediatrics that helps children and families overcome issues related to weight.


  2. Harvard-Westlake School Welcomes Kristie Reynolds-GipeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... Hills Country Club. She has worked as a pro for the Beverly Hills Hotel, Mountain Gate, Palisades Tennis Center and Westwood Tennis Center. She has directed and coordinated major tennis tournaments and has coached every level of athlete, including a ...


  3. Westwood looks at moving forward after input from planning expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Prairie Village Post

    The ideas for future Westwood development that were unveiled last week by a multi-disciplinary group of experts in real estate and planning have already generated new conversations, according to Westwood Mayor John Ye. Some of those conversations have started among stakeholders who were interviewed by the group.


  4. Westwood has chance to control its own destiny with new plans, panel tells cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Prairie Village Post

    One of the ULI concepts shows new housing on the Entercom property in Westwood and a new school on Rainbow. "Control your own destiny" was one of the catch phrases heard during a presentation on future development in Westwood last week.


  5. New housing, school, park, city hall among plans presented in Westwood studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Prairie Village Post

    One of the ULI concepts shows new housing on the Entercom property in Westwood and a new school on Rainbow. A new school, a new park, a new city hall, acres of new housing and a new commercial development at 47th and Rainbow Blvd. - those are among the options in Westwood's future.


  6. Ye touts litany of positive development at Westwood Business LuncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    Mayor John YA on Tuesday pointed to a long and broad list of accomplishments as signs of forward momentum in the city of Westwood at its annual Business Luncheon. Before a crowd of business and community leaders from across northeast Johnson County gathered in the Mission Hills Country Club Dining Room, YA ticked off a litany of positive indicators of reinvestment and progress.


  7. Shawnee Mission district paying new attention to tax diversion on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... if it wanted to block the Overland Park move. Hinson told the board that potential TIF projects, including those in Westwood, Prairie Village at Meadowbrook and on Metcalf could add 2,000 residential units. Even if new apartments don't fill with ...


  8. Westwood Planning Commission continues to refine ideas for allowable...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... talked about requiring a range of housing styles on larger developments and minimum square footage per residence. Westwood continues to work towards a zoning solution for nearly eight-acre Entercom property in the heart of the city. While it is ...


  9. Easter egg hunts will have NEJC children hopping SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... at 11:30 a.m. Mission's event also features face painting, egg races, inflatables and other activities on site. Westwood will hold its Community Easter Egg Hunt at 3 p.m. Saturday in Joe D. Dennis Park on Rainbow Blvd. The hunt will begin at 3 p.m. ...


  10. New construction popping up all over NEJC this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... to show you what will be opening in the coming months. The most ambitious project is likely Woodside Village in Westwood. Across from Westwood City Hall on Rainbow Blvd., construction has now gone vertical on the first phase. When completed, the ...


  11. 'It could have been a tragedy': Passenger speaks of miracle ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Daily Record

    ... k wind that comes. There has been a pattern of accidents there." OVER the past week homes in The Murray, Hairmyres, Westwood, Whitehills, Stewartfield and the Village have been robbed of cash, jewellery and electronics leading to calls for vigilance.


  12. New private magnet high school for visual and performing arts to open ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... for support. Jennifer Robinson and Melba Wright will be artists-in-residence for vocal music. Robinson, of Westwood, has a master's degree in choral conducting and vocal performance. Most of the faculty has not been named yet. Aspleaf said the ...


  13. Dry cleaner seeks expansion into old City Market in WauwatosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 |

    Dong Sin, owner of Westwood Dry Cleaners in Wauwatosa, is hoping to expand his business next door to the old City Market location at 8725 W. North Ave. Sin purchased the building in October for $595,000. City Market owners Jeff Swanson and Julie Hollingsworth said at the time that there weren't enough customers to support the restaurant with another location close by on Watertown Plank Road.


  14. Mission Woods offering curbside glass recycling to all residents;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    Starting in March, Mission Woods residents can set out glass every other week on the same day as their trash pickup. The city is partnering with a new business, Glass Bandit, started by Westwood resident Jamie Arnold.


  15. Westwood lands help to determine future of park, church and Entercom...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    Westwood Christian Church on Rainbow Blvd. sits just to the south of the city park and east of Westwood View Elementary. It is now owned by the city and closed as a church.


  16. Bill moving city, school board elections close to vote on Senate floor; widely opposed in NEJCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... the Merriam City Council passed a resolution opposing SB 171 and any provision for partisan elections. Last week Westwood mayor John Ye said the mayors had discussed the bill may times. "I have not heard one northeast Johnson County mayor in favor ...


  17. Google's letters to Merriam, Roeland Park, Westwood spark new...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... that they intend to provide video service "on or after February 21" have shown up in Merriam, Roeland Park and Westwood on city council agendas. In all of those cities Google has been running cable underground and on poles for several months and the ...


  18. Westwood man in jail after being charged with 2nd degree murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    A Westwood man remains in jail this morning after being arrested Saturday on charges of second degree murder from a Friday killing in the Rosedale neighborhood of Kansas City, Kan. Around 4 a.m. Friday morning, Kansas City, Kan., police responded to a call in the 2400 block of W. 42nd Ave where they found Gerardo Jimenez dead from multiple gunshot wounds inside a home.


  19. 25-year-old man charged in Kansas City, Kansas, killingRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | KHGI

    The Wyandotte County prosecutor's office announced Saturday in a news release that Andrew M. Farish, of the Johnson County town of Westwood, faces one count of second-degree murder in the death of Gerardo Jimenez. Police found the body of the 35-year-old Kansas City, Kansas, man on Friday in a home in the Rosedale area of the city.


  20. Rock Chalk KU Med Chest Shooter ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Tony's Kansas City

    The Westwood, Kan., resident suspect faces a second-degree murder charge and a count of criminal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon after his victim was two or three times in the chest. More in a bit .


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