About Town - January 1, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the Board.
Another week gone by, and now it’s New Years. Happy New Years everybody. I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas like I did. 
MOVIE on Saturday, January 3, at Ken’s Photography (behind The Stone Cup) at 7:30 p.m. is “Thelma and Louise”

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Looking Ahead To 2015

Roads Traveled by Linda L. Osmundson

Now is the time for those dreaded New Year’s resolutions that we find unfulfilled at the end of the year. I’ve researched, read, considered, and made a list of possible subjects for my twenty-four articles for 2015.  Let’s take a peek.

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Year in Review - Part Two

Schools

After a summer of feverish work, a new Montessori school opened up in the old parsonage next to the Lyons Community Church. Mayor John O’Brien and Trustee LaVern Johnson helped the Lyons Valley Preschool staff and board proudly cut the ribbon to welcome a couple dozen eager toddlers to the world of education.

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Year in Review - Part One

Editor’s Note: In order that Lora and I, and all our wonderful volunteer contributors might enjoy some time off to be with our families and friends during the holidays the Lyons Recorder will continue our tradition of using the last week of the Old Year, and the first week of the New Year to bring our readers the Year in Review. On behalf of everyone connected to the Lyons Recorder, we hope you all enjoy the holidays, and we wish everyone a very Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year!
Joseph Lekarczyk and Lora Gilson
Lyons Recorder 

Much in the same way of 2013 being remembered mostly for the devastating September flood, 2014 here in Lyons seemed to a large extent to resolve around “recovery.” Life did get somewhat back to “normal” for most residents. However, as a walk through the Confluence Neighborhood shows, we still have a long way to go. 

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Poetry Corner - Dec. 25, 2014

Manifest

The Grinch grew a heart
Scrooge did too

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Fight Till The End

The 3A Valley Vikings (4-2) were expected to beat the 2A Lady Lions but no one told that to the Lyons girl’s as they played the game with great intensity. The Vikings started mostly experienced senior players, and also had lots of depth. The Lady Lions only rotated one substitute player in and out of the game,

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Why Registering With Selective Service Matters

With the rising cost of college and a daunting job market, it’s easy to worry about what will happen to the young people in our community as they enter adulthood. For young men, there’s one easy way to improve their chances in life: register with the Selective Service System.

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Some Meanings Of Christmas Traditions

Roads Traveled by Linda L. Osmundson

Santa. Lights. Christmas trees. Nativities. It’s the Holiday Season. Neighborhoods glow with extra lights. Shopping malls pipe in Christmas music. Red, green, and gold decorations hang over doors, from ceilings, or wrap stair rails. Where did

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About Town - December 18, 2014

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the Board of Trustees. 

Another week gone by, a time to appreciate and honor our friends and family. A time to give to the poor. A time to help your non-profit organization. A time to thank all who helped you the last year! A time to live and love! Happy holidays

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