Posts Tagged “Dan Hilker”

Virus claims parks, libraries

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Virus claims parks, libraries Bridgeview Park District among few open By Steve Metsch In an attempt to slow spreading the coronavirus, scores of public facilities are closing their doors around the nation The Lyons, La Grange and Summit park district facilities are closed. However, the Bridgeview Park District is remaining open. The Summit, Lyons, Bedford Park…

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Portage to the future

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Portage to the future Groups seek to promote historic Lyons site By Steve Metsch Driving on busy Harlem Avenue, just north of the Stevenson Expressway, you may have noticed a statue if you glanced west. It’s a towering statue of a native American, Louis Joliet, Father Marquette and a canoe, recalling their visit in 1673….

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Summer reading succeeds in Lyons

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Summer reading succeeds in Lyons

Summer reading succeeds in Lyons Director: Best turnout in the past three years By Steve Metsch “Reading on the Railroad,” the summer reading program at the Lyons Public Library, has been deemed a success. Library Director Dan Hiker said the program was the most successful in his three years at the helm. “We’re pleased with…

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