Published on Thursday, January 08 2015 14:34
Dear Lyons Community,
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 10th Annual Christmas Eve candlelight service. We are especially grateful to Craig Ferguson for his generosity in opening the Wildflower Pavilion at Planet Bluegrass to us. It was especially meaningful to gather there again.
Published on Thursday, January 08 2015 14:25
Three to four dozen concerned citizens showed up at Town Hall for the Board of Trustees (BOT) workshop/meeting Monday evening, to listen to the final presentation of the Trestle Strategy Group concerning the viability of the last two potential sites for sixty (plus/minus ten) replacement housing units.Read more: And Now It Goes To The Voters
Published on Thursday, January 08 2015 13:40
Joseph J. Hallgring of Longmont died on December 28 surrounded by his family. He was 92.
Joe was a lifelong resident of Union, New Jersey before settling in Colorado to join his children and grandchildren in 2011. He was a devoted husband to his high school sweetheart, Lorraine Goff Hallgring, for almost seventy years.
Published on Thursday, January 08 2015 13:08
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 represent those of the entire Board of Trustees.
Published on Wednesday, December 31 2014 14:17
Most individuals pursuing post-secondary education receive some sort of financial aid. Financial aid is comprised of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. Last month, high school seniors were advised to focus on applying for scholarships. Use January to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Published on Wednesday, December 31 2014 11:08
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”
Published on Wednesday, December 31 2014 10:52
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.
Published on Wednesday, December 31 2014 09:53
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.
Published on Monday, December 29 2014 09:47
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
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.