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Windy City Blues Society launches Blues Festival in Lyons

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Windy City Blues Society launches Blues Festival in Lyons

Windy City Blues Society launches Blues Festival in Lyons Headliners include Nellie “Tiger” Travis, Lurrie Bell, and The Mike Wheeler Band. Tomiko Dixon (granddaughter of blues legend Willie Dixon), and Buddy Guy’s daughter Carlise Guy and the NuBlu Band along with Deak Harp & Quicksand from Clarksdale Mississippi round out the big Saturday Showcase. The…

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Camp Lyons opens June 4

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Camp Lyons opens June 4

Camp Lyons opens June 4 Summer camp to include more field trips By Steve Metsch Registration is open for Camp Lyons, a summer camp which promises to be bigger and better than last year with more emphasis on field trips. The 11-week camp starts on Monday, June 4 and runs through Frida, Aug. 17, said…

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Popular Lyons chicken BBQ returns

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Popular Lyons chicken BBQ returns

Popular Lyons chicken BBQ returns Mustangs host 64th annual event June 10 By Steve Metsch The Lyons Mustangs Athletic Club will soon hold its chicken BBQ, an annual tradition in the village now in its 64thyear. This year’s cookout will be held from noon to 7 p.m. June 10 at the Mustangs Hall, 4047 Leland…

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Chicagoland communities prepare for snow storm impact

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Chicagoland communities prepare for snow storm impact

Chicagoland communities prepare for snow storm impact The National Weather Service has issued a major storm alert for the Chicagoland area and suburbs. Schools, governments and many public agencies are closing, urging residents to be cautious while driving, to do welfare checks on neighbors who are disabled or seniors, and identifying warming centers in the…

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Lyons’ early Christmas gift

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Lyons’ early Christmas gift

Lyons’ early Christmas gift Residents get new and improved recycling bins By Steve Metsch Residents living in the southwest corner of Lyons found an early Christmas gift in their alleys the week of Dec. 11: Bright blue 65-gallon recycling bins. The new bins replace the old, smaller versions that had no lids. These are designed…

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Lyons police chief gets extension

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Lyons police chief gets extension

Lyons police chief gets extension Two more years, option for third for Keating By Steve Metsch Pleased with his performance since he was hired in February 2016, the Lyons Village Board has rewarded Lyons Police Chief James Keating with a contract extension. It’s a two-year contract with an option for a third year. The first…

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Tax incentive keeps Atlas in Lyons

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Tax incentive keeps Atlas in Lyons

Tax incentive keeps Atlas in Lyons Tool & die maker has been in village since 1950s By Steve Metsch A longtime Lyons business is likely staying in the village thanks to Class 6B property tax incentives approved by the village board. Trustees voted 6-0 at their Nov. 7 meeting to approve the agreement with Atlas…

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Fire, accident mark Columbus Day in Southwest Suburbs

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Fire, accident mark Columbus Day in Southwest Suburbs

Fire, accident mark Columbus Day in Southwest Suburbs (LYONS Update below) Fire reported in Orland Park. Two Orland Park firefighters were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation and heat exhaustion while battling a large fire that consumed a vacant two-story home near 108th Avenue and Oakland, on Monday, Columbus Day, Oct. 9, 2017 Fire Chief…

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