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.
Published on Thursday, December 25 2014 14:51
The Grinch grew a heart
Scrooge did too
Published on Thursday, December 25 2014 14:40
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,
Published on Thursday, December 18 2014 13:34
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.
Published on Thursday, December 18 2014 12:45
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
Published on Thursday, December 18 2014 11:47
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
Published on Thursday, December 18 2014 11:39
The Lady Lions will have something to work towards over the holiday break. Their schedule over the early season has not been an easy one, and playing against some tough older experienced squads has been taking a toll on Coach Mitchell’s
Published on Thursday, December 18 2014 10:27
By Joseph Lekarczyk
A couple dozen people showed up Monday evening for the Board of Trustees (BOT) workshop to listen to the presentation by the Trestle Strategy Group concerning the ranking of possible sites for replacement housing. And, after hundreds of