Posts Tagged “Lyons”

Bike racks for Lyons

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Bike racks for Lyons

Bike racks for Lyons Village Hall, Veterans Park to soon have racks By Steve Metsch The village of Lyons plans to install bike racks at the Village Hall and next door at Veterans Park, Mayor Christopher Getty said. He discussed the plans during the village board’s finance committee meeting Monday night. “One would be for…

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Memorial Day online

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Memorial Day online

Memorial Day online Virus forces communities to honor a new way By Steve Metsch With Memorial Day fast approaching, several communities have opted to hold scaled back ceremonies and in some cases are going virtual. The Village of Lyons, which normally marks Memorial Day with a ceremony at the eternal flame outside the pumping station…

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Lyons, Brookfield drenched

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Lyons, Brookfield drenched

Lyons, Brookfield drenched Salt Creek overflows after heavy weekend rains By Steve Metsch With more rain forecast in the coming days, residents of Lyons and Brookfield who live near Salt Creek are hoping to avoid an encore of May 17. The Lyons Fire Department was busy that Sunday helping about 50 residents and 19 pets…

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Music beating virus so far

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Music beating virus so far

Music beating virus so far Communities planning free concerts this summer By Steve Metsch Local communities are hoping their summer music festivals are not casualties of the coronavirus, which has result in so many spring cancelations. Brookfield and Lyons are banking on the lifting of restrictions of large groups because of concerns of spreading the…

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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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Snow on the pumpkins

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Snow on the pumpkins Frosty weather can’t stop Lyons Halloween By Steve Metsch Lyons Public Works Director Ryan Grace perhaps put it best when he smiled, and said “Merry Christmas” before shaking a visitor’s hand at the village’s annual Halloween party. “What a nightmare. We’ve battling it all day. The wind blowing through the tents,…

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