Eric Kessler, the bioscience director for the Blue Valley School District’s Center for Advanced Professionial Studies, has been honored for his work in incorporating environmental education in the classroom.
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, at 5801 W. 115th St. in Overland Park, welcomes everyone from toddlers to seniors to participate in activities that make it Johnson County’s largest and most diverse community center.
For his Bar Mitzvah project, Sam Fink of Overland Park traveled to Operation Breakthrough — Legos in hand — to share his enthusiasm for robotics, engineering and simple machines with younger students from Kansas City.
This “motion picture review” of MGM’s “The Wizard of Oz” appeared Sunday, Aug. 20, 1939, in The Kansas City Star. The film played a one-week exclusive engagement starting Aug. 18 at Loew’s Midland theater, 1228 Main St.
Lunden Jensen was born with a rare brain malformation that has left her developmentally and physically disabled. Family friend Ann Butenas of Overland Park has made it her mission to help the family raise the money they need to buy a van. She started an online fundraiser on youcaring.com.
A redone Tomahawk plant in Leawood will take years to build and could cost $280 million. If the county goes ahead with it, ratepayers can expect to see their payments double by 2028. However wastewater officials have concluded that rates could double by 2024 if the county continues to send water to Kansas City for treatment.