Posts Tagged “Christopher Getty”

Lyons block party a hit

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Lyons block party a hit

Lyons block party a hit Annual event filled with food and fun By Steve Metsch Lyons Village trustee Pat Alonzi was taking a well-deserved break Sunday afternoon. She rested on a folding chair during the annual block party she helps hosts every year in the village. “My legs,” she confided, “are killing me.” Alonzi, 81,…

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Lyons Music in the Park continues thru August 28

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Lyons Music in the Park continues thru August 28

Lyons Music in the Park continues thru August 28 The Village of lyons contoinues it’s weekly musical entertainment, Music in the Park, from 6 PM until 9 PM every Wednesday at Veterans Park, 4100 Lawndale Avenue. The Music in the Park is a part of Village President Christopher Getty’s program to strengthen community and neighborhood…

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Township of Lyons clerk retires

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Township of Lyons clerk retires

Township of Lyons clerk retires Mary Jo Noonan ends 33-year run, 25 as clerk By Steve Metsch Mary Jo Noonan, after 33 years of working for the Township of Lyons, has decided it is time to move on. Noonan, 75, of Western Springs, first was a township trustee for two terms, from 1985 through 1993….

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Lyons SD 103 board boots member

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Lyons SD 103 board boots member

Lyons SD 103 board boots member Shipbaugh, absent since June meetings, removed  By Steve Metsch Coleen Shipbaugh, a member of the Lyons School District 103 since 2015, was booted for failing to attend meetings since June. She was removed by the regional school superintendent who, according to an interim superintendent, has the authority to do…

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District 103 administration excels in politics, name-calling and lies

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District 103 administration excels in politics, name-calling and lies

District 103 administration excels in politics, name-calling and lies Officials who have taken over the administration of the District 103 schools in Chicagoland’s west suburbs have turned the schools into a base of political activity. And its superintendent has made no bones about how he plans to use his “educational” position through biased reporting at…

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Brew Moon Fest gets grant

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Brew Moon Fest gets grant

Brew Moon Fest gets grant Township of Lyons backs Oct. 20 festival in McCook By Steve Metsch The annual Brew Moon Beer & Band Festival, set for next month, is getting some assistance from the Township of Lyons. The township’s board of trustees, by unanimous vote, approved giving the organizers $750 to help make the…

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