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  1. Two-hour Roeland Park sweep nets plenty of cars still left running,...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Prairire Village Post

    ... of Prairie Village, Mike Fleming of Fairway, Mike Daniels of Merriam, Ben Hadley of Mission and Greg O'Halloran of Westwood.


  2. Westwood moves toward zoning text change to allow senior living...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Prairie Village Post

    Westwood city councilors and planning commission members agreed Monday to entertain a zoning text change that would allow the city to at least debate the possibility of a senior living development on the Entercom property. Currently, the city has no mechanism in its zoning ordinance to even consider a senior living proposal.


  3. Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: Should tax exempt properties still have to pay for fire service?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Prairie Village Post

    A representative for Consolidated Fire District No. 2 last week raised concerns about the renewal of the Special Use Permit for the University of Kansas Hospital's Westwood campus, noting that the facility accounted for more than $90,000 worth of fire calls but made no contributions to the fire department's budget because it is tax exempt .


  4. Tiny device, teamwork save leukemia patient's sight - Tue, 13 Jan 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... out the door David Jiang, right, is examined by Dr. Siddartha Ganguly, at the University of Kansas Cancer Center in Westwood, Kan. Jiang was going blind after a bone marrow transplant until his eye doctor inserted a tiny, custom-fabricated eye ...


  5. NEJC mayors point to rebound of development projects in their cities during 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Prairire Village Post

    ... that 440 building permits were taken out in the year even with only 1,320 home sites in the city. Mayor John Ye of Westwood used a series of slides to show a continuing trend of development in the half-mile square city from the Woodside Village ...


  6. Fire district raises concerns about service cost to tax-exempt...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Prairie Village Post

    What seemed to be a routine renewal of a special use permit for the Westwood Campus of The University of Kansas Hospital this week became a forum for Consolidated Fire District No. 2 to raise concerns about the cost of service to tax-exempt properties in the district.


  7. Can a hit restaurant's kid sister survive growing pains?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Pitch

    Lulu's Asian Bistro 2701 West 47th Street, Westwood, 913-677-5858 Hours: 11 a.m.10 p.m. MondaySaturday, noon9 p.m. Sunday Price: $$$$$ Lulu's Asian Bistro Tempura veggies: $7.50 Pad Thai: $11.49 Banh mi sandwich: $8.49 Drunken noodles: $11.49 Rice-battered chicken: $15 Braised beef short rib: $16 A year ago, I visited a brand-new local restaurant that was clearly - in fact, almost proudly - doing everything wrong. From the dcor to the menu to the presentation to the bar, all of it spelled disaster.


  8. Westwood View plans for security addition approved by Westwood Planning CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Prairie Village Post

    Westwood View Elementary School will be getting a small addition to accommodate the security changes being made to all of the Shawnee Mission schools. Along with the bump out of the front entry, work also will be done to expand the kitchen and cafeteria area.


  9. Senior living development proposed to replace Entercom radio towers in WestwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Prairie Village Post

    The controversial Entercom property at 50th and Belinder in Westwood is under contract to be sold and the potential buyer is proposing a senior living development on the eight-acre space in the heart of the city. The Westwood Planning Commission Monday night took no action on a proposed zoning text amendment that would create an Adult Care Zoning District in Westwood, a category the city currently does not have in its zoning code.


  10. Golden Ghetto Deadly Police Car Chase Crash Dude Had History Of Driving DrunkRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 4 | Tony's Kansas City

    This tragic story of reckless driving and car crash aftermath offers a glimpse of some of the many dangers out on local streets. Check it: "Police say he was speeding away from a Westwood, KS, officer who tried to pull him over for traffic reasons.


  11. Driving records show that man killed in crash had 5 previous DUIsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | KFVS12

    ... was killed in a horrific crash in Fairway, KS, the Sunday before Christmas. Police say he was speeding away from a Westwood, KS, officer who tried to pull him over for traffic reasons. In the process, Grant McClure hit three cars and two trees. The ...


  12. How to dispose of your Christmas tree in northeast Johnson County citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Prairie Village Post

    ... collect trees curbside for the first two weeks in January. Trees taller than six feet must be cut in half. Fairway, Westwood, Westwood Hills do not have a central drop-off location but residents can leave live trees curbside on their regular trash ...


  13. New restaurant planned for 47th and Mission Road in Roeland Park; current buildings will be torn downRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Prairie Village Post

    ... four corners of the intersection have seen redevelopment activity. The Walmart Market on the southeast corner in Westwood is relatively new as is Taco Republic in Kansas City, Kan. The northeast corner has Joe's KC Barbecue (Oklahoma Joe's) and the ...


  14. NEJC city halls closing for two days to mark Thanksgiving holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Prairie Village Post

    If you have business that requires you to stop by city hall, better hustle out this afternoon - no matter where you live in northeast Johnson County. All of the city hall offices across the region - Westwood, Roeland Park, Mission, Fairway, Merriam, Prairie Village, Mission Hills and Leawood - will be closed both Thursday and Friday.


  15. Northeast Johnson County morning roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Prairire Village Post

    ... for the troops and at the Indian Mission part of the proceeds go to the renovation of the west building. Westwood sets holiday tree lighting for Dec. 2 . Westwood residents will have the chance to gather together in a festive holiday atmosphere ...


  16. Mission police take one person into custody after Sunday morning...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Prairire Village Post

    ... sound that was consistent with a firearm come from the residence. Officers from Fairway, Merriam, Roeland Park and Westwood assisted at the scene. As a precautionary measure, several houses were temporarily evacuated. Two of the three people in the ...


  17. Mom of girl who was attacked by dogs speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    It's been nearly six months since a pair of pit bulls nearly ended the life of Zainabou Drame right in front of a house along Westwood's Aquadale Lane. [Related: 6-year-old attacked by pit bulls returns home] She still bears the scars of that terrible attack, but Zainabou is back in school, plays with her siblings and still has the curiosity of a typical six year old.


  18. Shopping center in 47th and Mission corridor targeted for sale and overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Prairie Village Post

    ... is in Kansas City, Kan., it is within the overlay district that is jointly administered by KCK, Roeland Park and Westwood, the three cities that come together at the 47th and Mission Road intersection and have worked together on guidelines for ...


  19. Northeast Johnson County morning roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Prairie Village Post

    ... on police procedure. Members of the academy class will be recognized at the city council meeting Wednesday night. Westwood police hold public forum . The Westwood Police Department this fall held a public forum for residents of Westwood, Westwood ...


  20. Clayton, Bollier, Ousley swept precincts in statehouse races; Rooker's re-election closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Prairie Village Post

    ... totals. Robinson actually won the city-wide totals in Roeland Park (55 percent), her home base of Westwood (58 percent), and Westwood Hills (58 percent). But Rooker had overwhelming margins in Mission Hills (82 percent) where she won 1,045 to 233 ...


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