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201. She's Retired, But Not Resting She's Retired, But Not Resting July 1, 2012 Article on former director of social services for Children's Mercy Hospital, Alice Kitchen. Kitchen began volunteering at the Guadalupe Center in the 1950s as a teenager, and the experience prompted her...

202. Show-Crew Arrival Means Dad's Prime-Time Reward Show-Crew Arrival Means Dad's Prime-Time Reward March 31, 2005 Photos and article about the makeover of the home of Kansas City firefighter Stephen Johnson and his five children by the ABC series ''Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.'' Johnson was nominated by MAST paramedic...

203. Slow Food: Kids, Community Come Together to Garden Slow Food: Kids, Community Come Together to Garden May 18, 2006 Article discusses the community garden at St. Peter's Episcopal Church Preschool at 100 E. Red Bridge Road established by the local chapter of Slow Food USA. It is part of the Slow Food movement called...

204. Smithville--A Town With A Past Worth Remembering Smithville--A Town With A Past Worth Remembering July /31/1996 Description of development of Smithville in Clay County. The Humphery "Yankee" Smith, his wife, and five children came to the Little Platte River valley in 1822. In 1824, Smith built a new mill at the...

205. Soap Opera Star Ruth Warrick Dies at 88 Soap Opera Star Ruth Warrick Dies at 88 January 18, 2005 A short Associated Press article which mentions the death of actress Ruth Warrick. It states that she was "born and raised in St. Joseph, Mo., left for New York after graduating from what is now the University...

206. Somber Choices Await District and Families Somber Choices Await District and Families May 14, 2011 The R. J. Delano school that serves only students with severe disabilities may be closed by the school district. Part of the reason is that the Kansas City school district students with disabilities are...

207. Spacious New Quarters to Give Lift to Cabot Center Spacious New Quarters to Give Lift to Cabot Center November 30, 2004 Cabot Westside Health Center, part of St. Luke's Health System that provides health care to Kansas City's Hispanic community, will be moving from 1810 Summit to 2121 Summit. The cost of the new facility...

208. Spiritual Center Takes Over Boarding School Spiritual Center Takes Over Boarding School October 19, 2009 The Thayer Learning Center in Kidder, Missouri, closed after the death of one of the students and over a dozen allegations of child abuse. The facility will now be the home of the White Buffalo Academy,...

209. St. Joseph Museum Immortalizes Actress St. Joseph Museum Immortalizes Actress November 13, 2005 Brief article reporting a 2005-2006 exhibit at the St. Joseph Museum examining the life and career of actress Ruth Warrick. Warrick, who was born in St. Joseph and attended the University of Kansas City...

210. Summit Addresses Violence Summit Addresses Violence July 30, 2005 The Keep the Kids Alive youth-violence summit was held at the Liberty Memorial July 29, 2005. Organized by the Partnership for Children, Move Up and the City of Kansas City, the summit featured young people...

211. Superstore Relief Superstore Relief December/14-20/2000 A profile of the Reading Reptile, a children's bookstore located in Westport.

212. Survey Seeks Pulse of Community Survey Seeks Pulse of Community March 13, 2009 Article reports on the findings of an extensive "Community Needs Survey" conducted by the Jewish Federation. The survey was conducted in October 2007 with the purpose of gauging people's feelings about...

213. Tables turn as kindlly shop needs its own lucky charm Tables turn as kindlly shop needs its own lucky charm July 4, 2003 The CHARM Shop in Lee's Summit may go out of business unless it finds a new location by August 31, 2003. CHARM (Children Helped and Rehabilitation Motivated) produces specialized toys and learning equipment...

214. Taught the First Negro School Here Taught the First Negro School Here October/7/1927 Photo and description of Ella Weeks Hayhurst, the first teacher in 1866-1867 at the Penn School for black children near the Country Club Plaza.

215. The Diamond Mine The Diamond Mine January/8/1989 Article describing some distinct features of the learning environment for children of varying backgrounds and races at the Middle School for the Arts.

216. The Ordeal of His Life The Ordeal of His Life January/5/1992 Biographical article about Ed Growney, "manager for Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.," Jackson County legislator, and father of eight children, born about 1938.

217. The People Come First for Hispanic Leader The People Come First for Hispanic Leader November 11, 1998 Ramon Murguia of Kansas City, Kansas, is the new chairman of The National Council of La Raza, "the largest Hispanic organization in the United States." Murguia, 39, was one of seven children, and he still...

218. The World Done Wrong The World Done Wrong March/5-11/1998 Describes the lives of homeless children and efforts to assist them.

219. Then and Now: The Fairy Princess Then and Now: The Fairy Princess December 1, 2010 Historical overview of Kansas City's Fairy Princess tradition,which began in 1935 at Kline's Department Store. For a 25-cent fee, children could enjoy an in-store visit with the Fairy Princess. The annual...

220. This Alley Was Outta this World This Alley Was Outta this World January 8, 2014 Postcard image and short article on the former All Star Bowl at 6000 Independence Avenue. The former space-themed bowling venue featured "The Space Lounge," decorated with hanging planets, comets and rocket...