About Us

Editor's Welcome

Welcome to the new Lyons Recorder. We are a group of about a dozen volunteers in the greater Lyons community who believe that Lyons needs to have a weekly voice. Since the print version of the Recorder went out of business this past summer 2019, we have been working to develop an online presence.

Throughout the country, community newspapers have been bought up by hedge funds that stripped them of resources and fired journalists. Others, facing declining revenues and soaring costs, have folded. The new Lyons Recorder will be bringing you news, opinions, and features to reflect the community’s interests.

We hope to bring you an online product that will inform, entertain, and connect the community. We welcome your feedback, as well as your talents. If you would like to join us as a writer, graphic designer, artist, or poet, please contact us at lyonsrecorder.editor@gmail.com

                                                        Kathleen Spring, Publisher, Editor-in-Chief                                September 1, 2020

Thank you to Tech Support Clark Hodge and Activist LaVern Johnson for be instrumental in reviving the Lyons Recorder!

Thank you to the Staff who produced a wonderful newspaper from January to June of 2020: 

Ken Singer, editor-in-chief

Kathleen Spring, seniors editor

Sandy Spellman, features editor

Chrystal DeCoster, arts and culture editor

Marcus Richardson, school sports editor

Kate Kerr, curator of calendar of events

Amy Reinholds

LaVern Johnson

Tech Team: Cristina Trapani-Scott,

with assistance from Brianna Hoyt, and Clark Hodge

Lyons Recorder accepts letters to the editor. Letters to the editor should be no longer than 250 words, and they should include the author’s name and contact information. Letters can be sent to lyonsrecorder.editor@gmail.com. Letters are subject to review by management and may be rejected or returned for editing and clarification.

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