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  1. Cunin fundraiser set for Dec. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Prince George Citizen

    Dan Weisgerber of the Westwood Devils is chased by Kevin Cunin of the Northland Nissan Assault. April 28 2014 - Handout photo The local sports community is rallying to the aid of lacrosse player Kevin Cunin, who was paralyzed in a rodeo accident Aug. 29 in Smithers.


  2. Northeast Johnson County police warning residents to keep keen eye after string of burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Prairie Village Post

    A string of burglaries across northeast Johnson County has prompted area law enforcement agencies to issue a warning to residents to be vigilant about locking their cars and homes. The trouble started earlier this month in Westwood where thieves hit several cars in the parking lot of the strip mall at 47th Terrace on Rainbow Boulevard on Nov. 4. Just five days later, a total of 10 cars in the Woodside Health and Tennis Club lot were hit in the evening, with five more cars hit that same night at the Fairway Shops.


  3. Town & Country disposal service sold; new owner will honor contracts across NEJCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Prairire Village Post

    ... of the existing Town & Country contracts and terms. Most notably, that would include contracts with the cities of Westwood, Fairway and Roeland Park that have been in effect since 2012. Town & Country also holds contracts with a number of homeowner ...


  4. String of car break-ins target metro gymsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | NBC Action News

    ... stepping up after a string of car thefts. So far, more than 30 cars have been broken into in the past two weeks. WESTWOOD, Kan. - Roughly 40 cars have fallen victim to break-ins over a two week period in the metro, many parked in gym or fitness club ...


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

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Prairire Village Post

    ... the end of the school year. [ Character may get larger role in Shawnee Mission curriculum - The Kansas City Star ] Westwood confirms election changes . As had been proposed, Westwood confirmed by ordinance changes to its election process to conform ...


  6. Lisa Cummins returns to Westwood City Council, replaces Sarah PageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Prairie Village Post

    ... served on the council after being appointed to the unexpired term of Jace McClasky in 2013. A temporary move out of Westwood for several months caused her to give up that seat. Cummins is a Johnson County native and the mother of two grown children. ...


  7. Westwood agrees to lease church it owns for short-term, but secular groups can bid as wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | Prairie Village Post

    The former Westwood Christian Church property was purchased by the city and now is an integral part of planning for the future. The former Westwood Christian Church that is now owned by the City of Westwood has attracted some interest from congregations that might want to lease the building for the short-term, but the reason for choosing a lease partner must be secular, the city's attorney said Thursday.


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

    Friday Nov 13 | Prairire Village Post

    ... manufacturer acquires Massachusetts company - Kansas City Business Journal] Reimbursed expenses questioned in Westwood. A former city attorney for Westwood appeared before the council to question the charging of meals and drinks to the city by Mayor ...


  9. Architecture Review: Union Presbyterian Seminary Needs to Go Back to the Drawing BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | Style Weekly

    The view from the open Westwood Tract in the 3200 block of Brook Road where Union Seminary wants to build some 300 apartment units, looking northeast toward Watts Hall on the historic main campus. A town-gown storm's been brewing during the past year between three North Side neighborhoods and Union Presbyterian Seminary.


  10. Only 12 percent of parents install car seats correctlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | The Post-Standard

    In this Friday, Dec. 18, 2009 photo, Anne Epperson unbuckles her daughter Madeline, age 3, from her car seat at their home in Westwood, Kan. (Charlie Riedel New York officials are asking parents to look at their car seats after safety checks recently found that only 12 percent in the state were installed correctly.


  11. Mission Woods residents express concerns with process that led to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 | Prairie Village Post

    ... two dozen Mission Woods residents - nearly 15 percent of the city's population of approximately 180 - packed into Westwood City Hall to hear an update from city leaders and University of Kansas Hospital officials on the parking lot project that some ...


  12. With closure off the table, new building in consideration for Westwood ViewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    The Westwood View community got two pieces of exciting news earlier this month when Shawnee Mission Superintendent Jim Hinson and Westwood Mayor John YA visited the school's PTA. First, Hinson told the group, the closure of Westwood View was no longer an option under consideration for the district.


  13. Quality Linen gears up for expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Ocean Pines Independent

    Quality Linen gears up for expansion The commercial laundry plans to triple its capacity and add up to 50 new jobs Check out this story on A commercial laundry that counts three local hospitals and Dover Air Force Base as its major accounts is planning to triple its capacity and add as many as 50 new jobs at its Salisbury facility. "Today is a success story," Dicky Smith, owner of Quality Linen Service, said during a groundbreaking Friday at Westwood Commerce Park.


  14. Mission Woods residents threatening legal action to stop University...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    A group of Mission Woods residents have formed a task force and are threatening to take legal action to stop work on expansion of a parking lot serving the University of Kansas Hospital Administration Center in Westwood after complaints that the city didn't follow proper procedures to get the project approved. Mission Woods residents Jay and Ingred Sidie are leading the effort against the project after they say their repeated inquiries about how the project got approved have been met with limited response from the small city's mayor, Robert Tietze.


  15. Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: Do you prefer November elections for local cities?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    Prairie Village, Westwood, Mission and Leawood are all grappling with how to shift their local elections - which had been held in the spring - to November so as to comply with a new election regulation passed by the state legislature. Many of the elected officials in those cities have grumbled that the new law meddles with existing election schedules that functioned well as has created considerable confusion and extra work.


  16. Mission, along with Westwood, Prairie Village, looking to shorten terms to comply with new lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    Mission will likely follow the model that Westwood and Prairie Village have considered to shorten city council terms in order to comply with a new state election law. Mission City Administrator Laura Smith told the council Wednesday that it has now heard that the Kansas Secretary of State's Office will allow April elections to go forward in 2016.


  17. Gas line hit by fiber contractor; Belinder closed off for two blocks during repairRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    A gas leak near 49th Street along Belinder Road in Westwood caused two blocks of Belinder to be blocked off late Wednesday morning as the gas was shut off and the break repaired. The leak was caused when a contractor for AT&T installing new fiber lines hit a gas line, according to city staff.


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

    Oct 7, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... recommendation of the mayor or city administrator. No other details of the acton were released. Cars broken into in Westwood. Westwood police received a pair of reports of cars that were entered Monday evening in the area around 50th and Belinder. ...


  19. Bark!toberfest and Oktoberfest kick off the fall season in NEJC on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    The first weekend of what now feels like fall gets off to a rousing start in NEJC with Bark!toberfest in Roeland Park Saturday and Oktoberfest in Westwood. The dog and human celebration gets under way at 11 a.m. and runs to 6 p.m. in R Park at 5535 Juniper.


  20. KDOT considering ramp meters for traffic entering I-35 at NEJC...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... Community Center in Mission. Mobile meetings will be held 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, at the Walmart Market in Westwood and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 31, at the Hen House in Merriam. Mobile meetings are in high traffic locations where the staff will ...


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