Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Dan Blom - September 21, 2016 7:03 am

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Back row L-R Mayor Laura Wassmer, Zoe Renee Nason - Homeschool, Haoyang "Helen" Sun - Kansas City Christian Schools, Luke Hafner - St. James academy, Councilmembers Jori Nelson and Serena Schermoly; (front) Tyler Ruzich - Shawnee Mission North, Ainsley "Scout" Rice - Shawnee Mission East High School
Back row L-R Mayor Laura Wassmer, Zoe Renee Nason – Homeschool, Haoyang “Helen” Sun – Kansas City Christian Schools, Luke Hafner – St. James academy, Councilmembers Jori Nelson and Serena Schermoly; (front) Tyler Ruzich – SM North, Ainsley “Scout” Rice – SM East High School

Prairie Village Teen Council seated. The members of the 2016-2017 Prairie Village were seated during this week’s city council meeting. The teens will participate in several activities during gate year and sit with the council. The members include Zoe Renee Nason – Homeschool, Haoyang “Helen” Sun – Kansas City Christian Schools, Luke Hafner – St. James academy,  Tyler Ruzich – SM North, Ainsley “Scout” Rice – SM East High School

SM East soccer extends string. The SM East boys soccer team extended their undefeated start Tuesday with a 3-0 win over SM Northwest in the Lancers’ first home game of the season. In the early minutes of the game, junior forward Tommy Nelson got the first goal of the night off of a pass from senior Clayton Phillips. For the remainder of the half, East was conservative on the offensive side and held a strong defensive line while Northwest focused in on the attack. Senior midfielder Oliver Bihuniak scored the second goal of the match with eight minutes to go with a chip over the Northwest keeper from far out on the Northwest side. Senior midfielder Stanley Morantz slotted in the third and final goal to the far post to seal the victory with three minutes remaining. The Lancers host Lawrence High at 7 pm. Thursday at the Shawnee Mission Soccer Complex to try to extend their 5-0 season record.
By Lucille Morantz

Roeland Park considers Tobacco 21. The Roeland Park City Council heard a presentation by supporters of Tobacco 21, an initiative in the metropolitan Kansas City area to raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco products, including e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. Tobacco 21 has been approved by 18 cities so far in the metro. The Roeland Park Council took no action on the measure and is expected to discuss it further at the next Council workshop meeting.

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Cafe Provence on list of best restaurants. OpenTable has released its list entitled The 100 Best Restaurants for Foodies in America. And right there

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Battle of Brisket in Mission. The Battle of the Brisket drew approximately 30 teams to the the parking lots north of the Sylvester Powell

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Roeland Park testing electric police motorcycle. The Roeland Park Police Department is trying out a completely electric motorcycle outfitted for police use. The motorcycle

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Cookies for first responders. The Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Prairie Village marked the 15th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks Sunday by baking

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Taste of Leawood Saturday. The annual celebration of Leawood restaurants will be held Saturday, showing off the food from 33 local restaurants. Tickets are

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Building at 75th and Mission coming down. The deteriorating commercial building across Mission Road from SM East High School at 75th Street is finally

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Shawnee Mission Rotary, Mission Project clear lot. Nine Rotarians and four members of The Mission Project worked Saturday morning to clear brush and limbs

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

SM East area candidate forum Oct. 1. The SM East area PTSAs will hold candidate forum from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 1 in

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Prairie Village City Hall entrance under construction. Visitors to city hall in Prairie Village will need to use an entrance at the back of

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Lancer soccer team starts out with win. The Lancer boys soccer team kicked off its season Tuesday with a 9-0 win against Topeka High