Posts Tagged “Village of Lyons”

Ken Getty celebrates his 80th birthday

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Ken Getty celebrates his 80th birthday

Ken Getty celebrates his 80th birthday Ken Getty, a longtime Southwest suburban activist, insurance company founder and former Lyons Mayor, celebrated his 80th birthday June 6, 2021 with friends and family at an outdoor picnic celebration. Getty, the father of Village ofd Lyons President Christopher Getty, is admired throughout the region for his leadership and…

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Lyons Mayor Getty given tour of President’s helicopter, “Marine One”

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Lyons Mayor Getty given tour of President’s helicopter, “Marine One”

Lyons Mayor Getty given tour of President’s helicopter, “Marine One” Lyons Mayor Christopher Getty was given a tour of the President’s Helicopter Unit, Marine One at Midway Airport on Saturday (Oct. 26, 2019). The tour invited was extended to thank the Mayor for his strong support of the Military and its veterans. “Mayor Getty was…

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Lyons Music in the Park continues thru August 28

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Lyons Music in the Park continues thru August 28

Lyons Music in the Park continues thru August 28 The Village of lyons contoinues it’s weekly musical entertainment, Music in the Park, from 6 PM until 9 PM every Wednesday at Veterans Park, 4100 Lawndale Avenue. The Music in the Park is a part of Village President Christopher Getty’s program to strengthen community and neighborhood…

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Armed suspect arrested in gun related traffic stop in Village of Lyons

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Armed suspect arrested in gun related traffic stop in Village of Lyons

Armed suspect arrested in gun related traffic stop in Village of Lyons A Lyons Police squad car pulled over a vehicle on a routine traffic stop involving excessive speeding at around 5:45 PM on Ogden Avenue between White and Leland Streets in the Village of Lyons on Tuesday. Immediately, the male driver jump out of…

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Student at District 103 school dies of self-inflicted gunshot

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Student at District 103 school dies of self-inflicted gunshot

Student at District 103 school dies of self-inflicted gunshot On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at around 1:30 pm, a 7th-grade student at Washington Middle School, 8101 Ogden Avenue in Lyons at School District 103, shot himself on school property in an area away from other students. The male student was taken to Loyola Hospital were…

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Suspect in Lyons killing arrested, bond court at 26th California tomorrow morning

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Suspect in Lyons killing arrested, bond court at 26th California tomorrow morning

Suspect in Lyons killing arrested, bond court at 26th California tomorrow morning Chicago Police working with the Lyons Police Department and investigators with the Major Case Assistance Task Force (MCAT) arrested Brian Cruz, a suspected charged with First Degree murder in the November 10 slaying of a Lyons resident Paresh Jhobalia. Chicago Police with information…

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Murder charges filed for suspect described as armed and dangerous in Lyons murder

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Murder charges filed for suspect described as armed and dangerous in Lyons murder

Murder charges filed for suspect described as armed and dangerous in Lyons murder Arrest warrant issued for Brian Cruz in Lyons homicide. Murder charges filed in killing of Paresh Jhobalia, 62, Lyons resident reported missing by his family on Nov. 10. The victim’s body was discovered on Saturday Nov. 17 Lyons Police working with the Major…

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District 103 administration excels in politics, name-calling and lies

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District 103 administration excels in politics, name-calling and lies

District 103 administration excels in politics, name-calling and lies Officials who have taken over the administration of the District 103 schools in Chicagoland’s west suburbs have turned the schools into a base of political activity. And its superintendent has made no bones about how he plans to use his “educational” position through biased reporting at…

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Lyons Police seeking witnesses in truck-bicycle fatality

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Lyons Police seeking witnesses in truck-bicycle fatality

Lyons Police seeking witnesses in truck-bicycle fatality Village of Lyons police are investigating a traffic accident that resulted in a fatality Tuesday morning Sept. 25, 2018 between 4:45 am and 5:10 am on First Avenue near 43rd Street, just south of Plainfield Road. Lyons Police Chief James M. Keating said that the cyclist was riding his…

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Singing the blues in the Southwest Region

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Singing the blues in the Southwest Region

Singing the blues in the Southwest Region The Southwest Region southwest side of Chicago and the southwest suburbs) continue to grow, adding to their assets including Midway Airport and Toyota Park. The most recent addition is the new Lyons BluesFest which kicks off on Sept. 22, 2018, in the Village of Lyons. The organizers have…

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Windy City Blues Society launches Blues Festival in Lyons

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Windy City Blues Society launches Blues Festival in Lyons

Windy City Blues Society launches Blues Festival in Lyons Headliners include Nellie “Tiger” Travis, Lurrie Bell, and The Mike Wheeler Band. Tomiko Dixon (granddaughter of blues legend Willie Dixon), and Buddy Guy’s daughter Carlise Guy and the NuBlu Band along with Deak Harp & Quicksand from Clarksdale Mississippi round out the big Saturday Showcase. The…

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Summer reading succeeds in Lyons

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Summer reading succeeds in Lyons

Summer reading succeeds in Lyons Director: Best turnout in the past three years By Steve Metsch “Reading on the Railroad,” the summer reading program at the Lyons Public Library, has been deemed a success. Library Director Dan Hiker said the program was the most successful in his three years at the helm. “We’re pleased with…

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