Merriam residents are itching to see the community center they voted for last year to be built. On June 21, 50 of those residents showed up to the Merriam City Hall for an open house to see updates on the center’s progress.
Even as the adult who drew the assignment of sticking with the new campers to make sure they didn’t get lost during their first year out, nine nights under canvas gave me a refreshing break from real life.
Lauren Winston started Bridges KC at the beginning of the school year and has brought two speakers to the East community so far: Dr. Sofia Khan of KC For Refugees, who discussed Muslim relations, and Samantha Ruggles of the Kansas City Center for Inclusion, who spoke about being a transgender woman.
Dance moms are like Wonder Women. I know all parents bond over their children’s shared extracurricular activities, but dance moms have a relationship that transcends the typical parent/child sports alliance.
Jim Hendershot, who served as interim city administrator after Jonathan Roberts resigned last year, will take the position. He also has been the city's assistant city administrator overseeing public works, community development and the physical plant.
What has commonly just been known as having a second job is becoming a regular practice among people trying make a little extra, and as the demand for more income grows, so does the creative ways people attain it.
Teacher for the visually impaired, received the 2018 Teacher of the Year for Excellence in Braille Instruction from the Braille Institute — a non-profit organization that serves students with blindness and vision loss
Overland Park police are investigating a Tuesday morning double shooting outside Sunrise Elementary School and several related carjackings. Two playground construction workers were injured and one later died. A suspect was later taken into custody.