Published on Thursday, April 04 2013 15:46
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
Nothing like a budget discussion item on the agenda to clear out a room! There were only five members of the public in attendance at Monday night’s Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting, and none of them stuck around to take in the presentation and discussion of the December 2012 financial statement. Too bad, because in addition to there being a new sheriff in town, there is now officially a new Finance Director too, and from the timber of
Published on Thursday, April 04 2013 15:39
To the Lyons Community,
I’d like to personally thank all of the blood donors who came out on Easter Sunday to support the second annual Lyons Community Foundation Blood Drive. Together with Bonfils, we once again over-exceeded expectations and were able to “fill the bus!” Thirty-seven donors, and we sadly had to turn a number of people away. There were twelve new donors; those that have never given blood before. The demographic profile was a true mix.
Published on Thursday, March 28 2013 07:04
Matt Smith started his scouting adventure as a Tiger Scout in Pack 281 while in first grade at Hygiene Elementary School. Matt earned Cub Scouts Highest award, The Arrow of Light, in February of 2007, earning all twenty Cub Scout Badges. Shortly after earning The Arrow of Light award, Matt joined Troop 128, sponsored by Faith Community Lutheran Church, and has progressed steadily thorough the ranks of scouting holding positions as Assistant
Published on Thursday, March 28 2013 07:53
With their arms full of dozens of boxes of Thin Mints, Samoas, Tag-A-Longs, and Dos-Si-Dos, etc., the Girl Scouts from Troop 71533 stopped by the Lyons Fire Protection District Station House last Saturday morning to present their “Home Town Heroes” with nearly ninety boxes of cookies.
Published on Thursday, March 28 2013 06:51
Parking Passes Now Available
The Town of Lyons Parks & Recreation Department will once again implement a five-dollar per vehicle parking fee for those who wish to park in the Meadow or Bohn Park parking lots on weekends and holidays. The parking fee will be enforced for the 2013 summer season (April 15 through October 1). Residents of Lyons will not be charged the five-dollar parking fee as long as they utilize a “resident” parking pass, which can be obtained at no charge for all
Published on Thursday, March 28 2013 07:31
As a result of public demand, the Lyons Depot Library is completing the transition from the current library cards and paper card catalog system to a fully electronic system. This improvement was identified as a top priority by library patrons in a user survey.
The new system will allow card holding library patrons to access over 609,000 items available on the electronic card catalog (including e-books and audio book downloads) through a central library catalog system containing
Published on Thursday, March 28 2013 06:20
Local resident Erica Joy Besen is pleased to announce the grand opening of her therapeutic massage and bodywork practice, Erica Joy, LLC, in Lyons. Besen offers massage and quantum cranial sessions for relaxation, healing, and connection with inner wisdom. She helps clients thrive, in creating the lives they love.
Besen is a registered massage therapist and is completing an AOS (Associates of Occupational Studies) degree, which is the highest level of education available in the field of massage therapy. The quantum cranial method