Posts Tagged “Lyons”

Mustangs’ chicken BBQ today

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Mustangs’ chicken BBQ today

Mustangs’ chicken BBQ today Lyons tradition is held for 65th straight year By Steve Metsch One of the most popular traditions in Lyons returns for a 65thstraight year. The Lyons Mustangs Athletic Club will once again host its chicken barbecue from noon to 7 p.m. today at the Mustangs Hall, 4047 Leland Ave. Mustangs President…

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Sounded like ‘a door slamming’

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Sounded like ‘a door slamming’ Washington principal discusses boy’s suicide By Steve Metsch Two teachers compared the noise to the sound of “a door slamming,” Washington Middle School Principal Don Jones said Monday evening. It was a sound from a day that those teachers and Jones will never forget. The “door slamming” was the sound…

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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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SD 103 boots two principals

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SD 103 boots two principals

SD 103 boots two principals One resigns under pressure, 14-year vet not renewed By Steve Metsch and Ray Hanania Two principals in Lyons School District 103 will be looking for new jobs. At Monday night’s committee of the whole meeting, the school board accepted a letter of resignation from Lincoln School Principal Tara Kristoff, and…

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Miracle in Lyons

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Miracle in Lyons

Miracle in Lyons No injuries although one car was cut in half By Steve Metsch Lyons Police Chief Thomas Herion has seen a lot during his career in law enforcement. But even he was surprised by what he saw early Sunday. A violent two-car wreck at the intersection of First and Ogden avenues left one…

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Lyons has the blues again

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Lyons has the blues again

Lyons has the blues again Windy City Blues Fest set for Sept. 6-8 By Steve Metsch Lyons once again has the blues. The Windy City Blues Fest, which proved very popular in Cermak Woods last September, is returning. On the web site www.windycitybluesfest.org, there is a listing of entertainers for the second annual event. This…

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