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

    Friday Oct 2 | 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.


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

    Friday Oct 2 | 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 ...


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

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Prairie Village Post

    ... 306 cars and tested 59 drivers during the checkpoint. Officers from Mission, Gardner, Olathe, Overland Park, Westwood, Johnson County Sheriff's Office and Kansas Highway Patrol assisted in the operation. Surging SM East volleyball takes on ...


  4. Westwood looking to shorten council, mayor terms one cycle to comply with new state election lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | Prairire Village Post

    Westwood is one of the northeast Johnson County cities caught up in the dilemma over how to handle a new state law that requires cities to move to November elections from the traditional April voting and to switch to odd years. Along with Prairie Village, Mission and Leawood, Westwood was in the position of being a city that holds even-year elections.


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

    Thursday Sep 24 | Prairire Village Post

    ... vulnerable to sex trafficking. More information available here . Sushi, Japanese grill restaurant coming to Westwood . The Star's Joyce Smith reports that Blue Sushi Sake Grill will be coming to Westwood as a part of the Westwood Village project in ...


  6. Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: Should NEJC councils shorten or...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Prairie Village Post

    Three northeast Johnson County cities are weighing their options for how to move from their current election schedule to the new requirement that all local elections be held in November. Westwood, Mission, Prairie Village and Leawood are among a small group of Kansas municipalities that currently hold their elections in April of even years - and are each considering different options for how to comply with the new law.


  7. Prairie Village begins to grapple with how to shift from April to November electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 22 | Prairie Village Post

    ... strengths and weaknesses of each route. Bennion told the council that he and city staff had been in talks with Westwood, Mission and Leawood - three of the other municipalities among the small minority of Kansas cities that currently have even-year ...


  8. Look for a 'Francis effect' at the voting booth, not in the pewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | Deseret News

    A "Vote Here" sign on display in front of Westwood City Hall on Nov. 4, 2014, in Westwood, Kan. For use with RNS-ELECTION-ATHEIST, transmitted on November 5, 2014, Religion News Service photo by Sally Morrow After any pope visits the U.S., pollsters try to measure his impact by tracking Catholic Mass attendance.


  9. New jobs, businesses, storefronts revitalizing 47th and Mission Rd.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | KCTV5

    ... the intersection serves as a dividing point for Kansas City, KS on the north, Roeland Park, KS, on the west and Westwood, KS, on the east. Leaders in the three cities have been focused on bringing new development to the corridor for the last 15 ...


  10. Morning police chase only briefly enters into NEJC before heading back into KCKRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... back north on I-35 and into Kansas City, Kan. Mission police did not join the pursuit. Police in Roeland Park and Westwood also were aware of the chase. Roeland Park dispatchers said officers were on standby near local schools in the event the chase ...


  11. Sutera's, Poco's among August's restaurant closingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | The Pitch

    ... flag and called it a day. Today is the last day for the 11-year-old Sutera's Restaurant & Bar, at 4730 Rainbow in Westwood. The saloon half of the venue was a popular neighborhood hangout; the dining room hadn't been particularly busy for some time. ...


  12. Sutera's Restaurant & Bar in Westwood closing MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | The Pitch

    Another restaurant of long standing is closing in Johnson County. Charlie and Sally Sutera, owners of the 11-year-old Sutera's Restaurant & Bar at 4730 Rainbow Boulevard, announced this week on the restaurant's Facebook page that they are closing the venue on Monday, August 31. Sutera's opened in Westwood in late 2004, while the original family restaurant, Sutera's Old San Francisco , was still operating at 1617 Genessee in the West Bottoms.


  13. Apparent burglary attempt foiled at Rooker home in Fairway; two juveniles taken into custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | Prairire Village Post

    ... and another fleeing toward Shawnee Mission Parkway, Rooker said. Police from Fairway, Mission, Roeland Park and Westwood responded to the call. Rooker said his wife, Kansas State Rep. Melissa Rooker, was out of town and he had just started to watch ...


  14. Westwood looks forward to new development in crafting its 2016 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Prairire Village Post

    Even though it is one of the smaller cities in northeast Johnson County, Westwood has as much business action that could affect its upcoming budget cycles as any of its larger counterparts. That is part of the Westwood history as well.


  15. Stuck for 14 hours in crash, nurse relies on experience to save her broken legsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | Prince George Citizen

    ... ,000 in 24 hours," Rea said. It now sits at more than $16,000 and friends have also planned a fundraiser tonight at Westwood Pub. "I just think the city's really giving," she said,


  16. 'Yappy Hour' helps sick, injured KC petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | NBC Action News

    ... will benefit 4 Pawz Cause fund by helping pay for treatment for cats and dogs who go to the FMA Animal Hospital in Westwood, Kansas.


  17. Lots of work in progress, but timeline still murky for start of GigaPower, Fiber service in NEJCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... up in their homes? Mum's the word from both companies for now. Google began hooking up homes in Roeland Park, Westwood, Westwood Hills and Mission Woods earlier this year. But the company has not opened up sign up periods for Fiberhoods in Prairie ...


  18. Westwood City Council unanimously approves new zoning districts for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    The Westwood City Council Thursday added its unanimous approval to a planning commission recommendation that will add two new zoning districts for the city. The proposal has been the subject of a petition asking for a delay until a comprehensive plan is completed and a crowd of nearly 50 residents filled the meeting, mostly opposed to the changes.


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

    Jul 3, 2015 | Prairie Village Post

    ... around 9:30 p.m. at Bishop Miege High School. The show is a joint effort put on by the cities of Roeland Park, Westwood and Fairway. Public parking will be available in the St. Agnes lot. The weather forecast calls for clear skies and no ...


  20. Beefs & Bouquets, July 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... living rooms. You are disturbing the peace as well as being just plain thoughtless and rude. BEEF To the people at Westwood Lake who think the geese wandering around are tame and want to be petted. Leave them alone before someone gets hurt. BOUQUET ...


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