Posts Tagged “Mayor Christopher Getty”

Lyons Trustee Ramirez dies

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Lyons Trustee Ramirez dies

Lyons Trustee Ramirez dies Village Hall closed, garbage service halted Monday By Steve Metsch The Lyons Village Hall will be closed Monday in respect to village Trustee Greg Ramirez, who died earlier this week, Mayor Christopher Getty said in a news release Thursday. Garbage service in Lyons will also be suspended Monday, Getty said. “Greg…

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Controversy in Lyons SD 103

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Controversy in Lyons SD 103

Controversy in Lyons SD 103 Hiring teacher charged in shooting fuels outrage By Steve Metsch Lyons Mayor Christopher Getty and other elected officials are calling for sweeping changes at Lyons School District 103 after it was learned a sixth-grade teacher who has been charged with attempted murder was hired in August. Getty, the father of…

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Lyons improves path safety

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Lyons improves path safety

Lyons improves path safety Flashing signs to be installed at three intersections By Steve Metsch The Lyons Village Board has approved an intergovernmental agreement with Cook County to provide safer travels for those using the Salt Creek Bike Trail. The board voted unanimously at its Oct. 16 meeting to install beacon lights where the trail…

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Lyons buys new fire engine

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Lyons buys new fire engine

Lyons buys new fire engine Village board welcomes new police officer By Steve Metsch A new fire engine is being purchased by Lyons. It’s one of three vehicles being purchased by the village. The village board, at its Sept. 18 meeting, unanimously approved buying the three vehicles with the biggest being a new fire engine….

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Lyons honors employees

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Lyons honors employees

Lyons honors employees Four have a combined 111 years service By Steve Metsch The Lyons Village Board honored four employees with plaques recognizing their longtime service. The four have a combined 111 years working for the village. Rich Vabro has worked 30 years with the water department, is the foreman. Vabro “is very vital to…

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Blues hit it big in Lyons

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Blues hit it big in Lyons

Blues hit it big in Lyons First-ever festival draws 3,000 music lovers  By Steve Metsch The first-ever Windy City Blues Fest in Lyons was deemed a success by organizers, performers and fans. Larger than expected crowds were seen Saturday and Sunday at Cermak Park on Ogden Avenue, Lyons Mayor Christopher Getty said Monday. Getty said…

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