Posts Tagged “Mayor Christopher Getty”

Park dedication on Saturday

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Park dedication on Saturday

Park dedication on Saturday Lyons’ new Red Oak Park to make its official debut  By Steve Metsch The newest park in Lyons will be dedicated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, with a ceremony featuring village officials and Mayor Christopher Getty. The park is named Red Oak Park because 12 red oaks have been planted…

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New Sarge in Lyons

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New Sarge in Lyons

New Sarge in Lyons Four police officers will also be added Aug. 4 By Steve Metsch Lyons Police Officer Frank Formato, a 19-year veteran of the department, will be promoted to sergeant at the Aug. 4 meeting of the village board. Village Manager Tom Sheahan told the village board at its July 21 meeting that…

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Lyons board ‘zoned in’

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Lyons board ‘zoned in’

Lyons board ‘zoned in’ Village makes changes to solve zoning issues By Steve Metsch The Lyons Village Board was “zoned in” at its latest meeting, fixing a number of zoning issue that had been problematic in recent years. The board rezoned properties at 4125, 4133, 4137, 4141 and 4143 Joliet Avenue. That’s the block on…

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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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Fizzled Fourth

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Fizzled Fourth

Fizzled Fourth Virus forces cancelation of Lyons parade, fireworks By Steve Metsch The village of Lyons has canceled its Fourth of July parade, party in the park and fireworks this year because of – you guessed it – the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s disappointing,” Lyons Mayor Christopher Getty said of the parade being canceled. “It’s something…

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Vehicle owners get a break

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Vehicle owners get a break

Vehicle owners get a break Lyons has flat fee of $40 for village stickers By Steve Metsch Lyons is giving vehicle owners a break. No longer will there be staggered rates for different types of vehicles. Instead, a flat fee will be the same for each motorized vehicle. “We’re working to simplify things and make…

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