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By Joseph Lekarczyk
If you were driving past the corner of Broadway and Fourth Avenue last Thursday afternoon (June 22) you may have noticed an interesting sight. A young man with a ten-foot wooden cross, bedecked with an American flag, a POW*MIA flag, a crown of thorns, and a combination bike lock; with a backpack slung over his shoulders, headphones over his ears, and a ram's horn in his hand.
His name is Joe Shortino, and he is “walking for the Lord.” On February 13,2013 Joe was called by the Lord to start walking and
My deep thanks and appreciation for the grand honor Saturday of naming the park, LaVern M. Johnson Park, and for the beautiful sandstone sign and ceremony. A wonderful day! I am not sure I deserve all those kudos and praise, but I am glad I am still "alive & kicking" to enjoy them.
It was truly wonderful to have State Representative Jonathan Singer and County Commissioner Deb Gardner present. Through the years they have helped Lyons tremendously and have become true friends. I was thinking of all the long late night Commissioner meetings I have gone to for the various causes for Lyons, and it is really exciting to have such good Commissioners and State Representatives who know we are here!
By Monique Sawyer-Lang
Extra! Extra! Read All About It! This has been the cry of newspaper publishers and sellers from the earliest days of the newspaper industry. Newspapers have always played an important role in communities, connecting people not only to the goings-on in their communities but to the nation and the world. Lyons currently benefits from having two newspapers in town,
COMMENTARY: What's the future for affordable housing in Lyons?
By Amy Reinhold
Ever since the 2013 flood, and even earlier, Town of Lyons leaders, homeowners, and the Planning and Community Development Commission (PCDC) have been talking about accessory dwelling units (ADUs) as a possible solution to provide more options for affordable rentals in town. As of Monday night, the first homeowners to participate in the Town of Lyons ADU process got the first step of approval from the PCDC. Next it will go to the Board of Trustees (BOT) on May 1.