Sketch-A-Palooza, It’s A Record!

Sketch-A-Palooza, It’s A Record!

by Clark Hodge

It’s official! June 25, 2011 will go down in history for Lyons! Representatives from Guinness World Records have sent word that they have officially accepted the numbers from the Sketch-A-Palooza event, and


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Tech Talk - Malware

Lee:    Today’s topic is a fun one: Malware (aka, Viruses).

Bob:    Many of you have had at least some experience with a virus – most of which were merely called to your attention as your anti-virus software caught it.  However, some of you have suffered the ill effects of actual damage caused by the malware. How is it related to the lesser genomes of slugs, fleas and paramecium?

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BOT Fails To Pull The Trigger

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

The big agenda items on Monday (July 18) night’s Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting were the public hearings for the local license applications of three (The Bud Depot, Lucky Farms, and Lyons

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With Admiration

Dear Editor,
First, I would like to thank Joseph and Lora for keeping the Recorder going. What luck, to have not one but two local newspapers, right here in River City! In my opinion, that makes a huge

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Medical Marijuana Centers In Flux

By Jospeh Lekarczyk

Earlier this summer, and after a lengthy public hearing process, the Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) passed an ordinance which essentially capped the number of medical marijuana centers at the existing four (Lucky

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BOT Says No To Tax Initiative

by Joseph Lekarczyk

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

In a meeting that was chock full of discussions that were confusing, convoluted, contentious, and sometimes just plain hard to follow, the Board of Trustees (BOT) did decide to honor the spirit of a letter sent to potential annexees, develop a project scope for the Commercial Eastern Corridor CEC) subcommittee, and agree not to put a sales tax increase initiative on the November ballot; sort of.

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Town Hires Two CSOs

Town of Lyons Community Relations Manager Jacque Watson was strolling around town last Thursday (June 30) introducing the Town’s new part-time employees to local merchants and business owners. Ed Giery and Tom Martinez will be sharing the duties of the new Community Service Officer. They will be alternating weekends over the summer, and patrolling Main Street as well as Bohn and Meadow Parks to ensure

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Promoting businesses in Lyons?

Letter to Editor,
The Town of Lyons and its residents need sales tax revenue to survive. And yet, this 4th of July, the Visitor Center was closed.  Also, the daily hours are limited to 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Who is to blame for this? The two groups who, in other towns, need and promote local tourism.

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World Record For Lyons!

World Record For Lyons!

When renowned local Etch-A-Sketch artist, Jeff Gagliardi, and Lyons promoter extraordinaire, Clark Hodge, came up with the idea for “Sketch-A-Palooza” (an attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the number of people simultaneously sketching with an Etch-A-Sketch) they thought “a hundred or so people would be a good number.” Officials at

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