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Park dedication on Saturday

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Park dedication on Saturday

Park dedication on Saturday Lyons’ new Red Oak Park to make its official debut  By Steve Metsch The newest park in Lyons will be dedicated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, with a ceremony featuring village officials and Mayor Christopher Getty. The park is named Red Oak Park because 12 red oaks have been planted…

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New Sarge in Lyons

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New Sarge in Lyons

New Sarge in Lyons Four police officers will also be added Aug. 4 By Steve Metsch Lyons Police Officer Frank Formato, a 19-year veteran of the department, will be promoted to sergeant at the Aug. 4 meeting of the village board. Village Manager Tom Sheahan told the village board at its July 21 meeting that…

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Lyons board ‘zoned in’

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Lyons board ‘zoned in’

Lyons board ‘zoned in’ Village makes changes to solve zoning issues By Steve Metsch The Lyons Village Board was “zoned in” at its latest meeting, fixing a number of zoning issue that had been problematic in recent years. The board rezoned properties at 4125, 4133, 4137, 4141 and 4143 Joliet Avenue. That’s the block on…

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Hands-free shopping

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Hands-free shopping

Hands-free shopping Bridgeview Walmart will shop for the customers By Steve Metsch If you’re in need of groceries or other shopping, but are reluctant to be in larger crowds because of the coronavirus pandemic, Walmart may have a solution. The Walmart in Bridgeview, at 10260 S. Harlem Ave., is introducing a new service that will…

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“They lost the war”

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“They lost the war”

“They lost the war” Madigan, Lipinski question honoring Confederacy By Steve Metsch U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-3rd) and Illinois Speaker of the House Mike Madigan agree that it’s not a good idea to honor Confederate Army generals with military bases and statues. A former college history professor, Lipinski urged doing historical research when it comes…

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Small beer gardens OK in Lyons

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Small beer gardens OK in Lyons

Small beer gardens OK in Lyons Bronze Eagle Pub, BuckleDown Brewing both benefit By Steve Metsch The owners of the Bronze Eagle Pub and BuckleDown Brewing are pleased with recent action by the Lyons Village Board that positively impacts them. Rick Riggio, who has owned the Bronze Eagle Pub, 7320 W. Pershing Road, for six…

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