Posts Tagged “Lyons Mayor Christopher Getty”

New start for Lyons motel

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New start for Lyons motel Officials hope restrictions prevent seedy encore By Steve Metsch With a laundry list of restrictions and requirements, what had been called the Presidential Inn in Lyons has re-opened under strict surveillance by the village. The plans were unveiled at the village board meeting on May 5,  13 months after the…

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Presidential Inn is shut down

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Presidential Inn is shut down Mayor pulls license, court denies appeal    By Steve Metsch Just three vehicles were parked in the lot at The Presidential Inn in Lyons on Friday, one day after a Cook County judge denied an emergency motion to stay a business license revocation. The motel, 3922 S. Harlem Ave., long…

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Hundreds mourn student in Lyons

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Hundreds mourn student in Lyons Somber prayer vigil for seventh-grader after suicide By Steve Metsch About 300 people attended a prayer vigil Thursday night at the entrance of Washington Middle School in Lyons, mourning a seventh-grade student who took his own life. Johany Juan Bueno, 13, of Stickney, shot himself while at school around 1:30…

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Clean sweep in SD 103

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Clean sweep in Lyons SD 103 Mayor’s slate wins four contested seats on board By Steve Metsch Voters in Lyons School District 103 gave Lyons Mayor Christopher Getty a ringing endorsement Tuesday night. They voted against a 40-year board member, a new board member, a former board member and a newcomer on the Putting Students…

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National Night Out in Lyons

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National Night Out in Lyons Annual event links residents with village police, fire By Steve Metsch Residents of Lyons got to know their village departments, specifically police and fire, a bit better on Aug. 7. That’s when Lyons, for the third straight year, participated in National Night Out, which was being held in widespread communities…

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Lyons Ditches Brookfield-North Riverside Water Commission For McCook Water Service

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Lyons Ditches Brookfield-North Riverside Water Commission For McCook Water Service

Lyons Ditches Brookfield-North Riverside Water Commission For McCook Water Service By Steve Metsch In a move aimed at cutting costs, Lyons is switching its water allegiance to McCook. Lyons had been part of the Brookfield-North Riverside Water Commission to McCook for decades, but rate increases persuaded Lyons to act. The move has been approved by…

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