Kansas City Neighborhood Notes Now

In this post we just want to share nicer news info that offers a hopeful look at our neighbors beyond our local political slap fighting.

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Frustrated by the lack of city support, two women create a neighborhood resource center

"We want to instill the proper way of living, not surviving."

Lenexa moves forward with updated community, senior center hub

The Lenexa City Council is preparing for a face lift in Old Town Lenexa, turning the community and senior centers into a new hub of action.

New app aims to help owners avoid pet surrender in times of crisis

BestyBnB has its roots in the Kansas City area

Some Académie Lafayette families left scrambling due to bus driver shortages

Académie Lafayette Elementary students head back to school in just two days, but some families are scrambling to find transportation for their students.

Despite changes, Olathe bus contractor still needs more drivers

The shortage of bus drivers persists in Olathe, even after the district cut bus routes and implemented "rolling transportation blackouts."

Donations help ease back to school burden for Hispanic community

It's that time of year when schools start opening their doors and parents start opening their wallets.

Operation Breakthrough uses your donations to help kids in the metro

On the heels of our KMBC 9 Cares for Kids school supply drive, we go to Operation Breakthrough to take a look at the work the group is doing year-round.

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