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Jul 27, 2009
 
Francine Lyons wrote:
What is beyond belief is to what extent vicious
people go to try and smear a person in this town.
Beyond belief is how many cover-ups there have been...want to talk about cover-ups...let's just see how many come out....now you want to talk scandal....we have enough of them to cover the town with a blanket of tales....and some include
past elected officials...so give it a break and knock off the tough talk..if you want tough...identify yourself...and stop the hiding....but then again, courage is not hiding behind a blog..
Pls quote the statute that states that fact about President/Mayor....looking forward to reading it.
How do you know so much about the case involving
the newly elected Mayor/President ...did someone also leak that out along with the infamous tape?
Breech of security seems rampant in this Village..or is it just hearsay ??
Hope you are not employed with the PD of this Village.....Surely, you know that this blog can be traced to everyone on line...nothing is private ....not even your disguise.
Now get mad and steam and rant and rave to the
computer screen and then start typing feverishly
in response to my comments...hope they are not coming from a village computer....I pay for my service.. hope our tax dollars are not paying for you and others to waste village time on our dime...
To Francine Lyons in Westchester....How do YOU seem to know so much as to what is going on in this town? YOU better not be an employee or an official leaking out information! They can trace your location,you know!
WTF Lyons

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Jul 27, 2009
 
The Badge wrote:
<quoted text>In a village under 50 thousand people you can say Mayor or President. The Getty boy was not drinking. You are correct about the form of government. The Village Manager hires and fires. Not the Mayor !!!! So go take that to the people who are condeming the MAYOR Chris Getty for getting rid of the Police Chief. Now take your facts and jam them.
Yes, the Village Manager does hire and fire but Little Getty is the one who is suggesting it and taking extreme and ruthless measures to have a Trustee resign so he can appoint a trustee that will vote in his favor. Maybe someone other than daddy should knock on doors to get people to stand outside of a board meeting with a sign.
Don't even get me started about the complete idiot who is also under 30 years old that sits at the meetings with this mouth hanging open because people speak too many big words in one sentence for him to understand. When he does speak about the budget, whenever it is about the Police Department it is CUT CUT CUT!!! Two peas in a pod. By the way, were you there when Little Getty was arrested??? Is that why you think he was not drunk at the time of his arrest??
Also, check the Village website. Even that says Village President, NOT mayor!!! Jam that!!!
Francine Lyons

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Jul 27, 2009
 
beyond belief wrote:
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To Francine Lyons in Westchester....How do YOU seem to know so much as to what is going on in this town? YOU better not be an employee or an official leaking out information! They can trace your location,you know!
You must be new in town !
WTF Lyons

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Jul 27, 2009
 
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You must be new in town !
Nope been here for 14 years
Francine Lyons

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Jul 27, 2009
 
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Nope been here for 14 years
32 years for me.
WTF Lyons

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Jul 27, 2009
 
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32 years for me.
32 years is a long time. Just wondering why you are so confused then???? You were here when Elder Getty embezzeled your tax money!!! Hmmm. Now you are trusting his 26 year old son? Again, who do you think is running the show???
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WTF Lyons wrote:
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32 years is a long time. Just wondering why you are so confused then???? You were here when Elder Getty embezzeled your tax money!!! Hmmm. Now you are trusting his 26 year old son? Again, who do you think is running the show???
That is why we refer to Francine Lyons as the Village idiot.
are u kidding

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Francine is either "The Village Idiot" or "MRS. GETTY Sr." well...I guess thats one in the same.
Francine Lyons

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Jul 27, 2009
 
EQCC MEETING TOMORROW NIGHT
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are u kidding

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Going back to the comment about laying off Cops....WHAT??. We all know that our Lyons is no picture perfect town with white picket fences and free of crime. Everyone knows we have gangs, drugs, vandalism and so on.... We all live here and need to protect our homes and families. Last time I checked the Police do that for us while we are at OUR jobs or asleep not worrying about who might be lurking outside our daughters window. If this "President" wants to take away the ones we entrust with our families security, he needs to step back and open his eyes to reality....it isn't always the pretty picture he likes to portray. Day and night I continue to see our Police Officers dealing with our "not so perfect residents" they arrive within mere minutes of being called. Regardless of the reason, our officers go above and beyond what they are expected to do.
WTF Lyons

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are u kidding wrote:
Going back to the comment about laying off Cops....WHAT??. We all know that our Lyons is no picture perfect town with white picket fences and free of crime. Everyone knows we have gangs, drugs, vandalism and so on.... We all live here and need to protect our homes and families. Last time I checked the Police do that for us while we are at OUR jobs or asleep not worrying about who might be lurking outside our daughters window. If this "President" wants to take away the ones we entrust with our families security, he needs to step back and open his eyes to reality....it isn't always the pretty picture he likes to portray. Day and night I continue to see our Police Officers dealing with our "not so perfect residents" they arrive within mere minutes of being called. Regardless of the reason, our officers go above and beyond what they are expected to do.
Not only have I seen the Lyons Police Department deal with Lyons residents but also with the undesireables that come to Lyons to purchase or sell drugs or gang members that come here to start trouble and that are up to no good. Maybe the Police should bring these people to The Getty's and have the youngin and the senior deal with them. Then maybe they would think twice about laying off police!!
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WTF Lyons wrote:
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Not only have I seen the Lyons Police Department deal with Lyons residents but also with the undesireables that come to Lyons to purchase or sell drugs or gang members that come here to start trouble and that are up to no good. Maybe the Police should bring these people to The Getty's and have the youngin and the senior deal with them. Then maybe they would think twice about laying off police!!
easy there, disgruntled Lyons police officer...or disgruntled Babich.
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Jul 28, 2009
 

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easy there, disgruntled Lyons police officer...or disgruntled Babich.
WOW. I might be new in this town and not know all that is going on BUT to disrespect the police is where I draw the line. How dare you say these kinds of things about sons,daughters, moms and dads that wear the uniform and protect us residents? SHAME ON YOU ALL. They risk their lives for every one of us. One that WE wouldn't want to do! If there are any policemen that read this darn thing....My family and I THANK YOU!!!
Are u kidding

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Dear "resident" I am neither a disgruntled police officer or the chief. I am just another resident who's eyes have been opened to crooked small town politics. What goes on behind the doors of city hall has never concerned me. Now that the safety and well being of my family and home is being threatened is the time I get involved. I refuse to let thugs and drug dealers take over what I have worked my entire life to EARN!
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Are u kidding wrote:
Dear "resident" I am neither a disgruntled police officer or the chief. I am just another resident who's eyes have been opened to crooked small town politics. What goes on behind the doors of city hall has never concerned me. Now that the safety and well being of my family and home is being threatened is the time I get involved. I refuse to let thugs and drug dealers take over what I have worked my entire life to EARN!
"I get involved..."

Writing on a message board under different names is not getting involved. If you are so concerned, why wouldn't you speak to the people that you are bashing? I spoke with Mayor Getty and 4 of the 6 trustees over the last two months. They (TLC and UCP) have been forthcoming and have answered my questions. Don't try to be noble by insulting people and spreading rumors on a website. If you were truly "concerned about your family's safety" then you'd be in the mayor or the village manager's office getting answers, you'd be on the phone with all six of the trustees, or you'd show up at a board meeting. If you had any clue about anything, you'd know exactly who Francine Lyons is because she named herself on this very message board. Those who go to the board meetings or who live in Lyons know her well and know that she doesn't just agree with Getty because he's in charge. She questions decisions that are made and she is knowledgeable.

You have one objective: to ruin a repuation by spreading rumors. Quit trying to ruin Getty's reputation.
WTF Lyons

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Resident wrote:
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"I get involved..."
Writing on a message board under different names is not getting involved. If you are so concerned, why wouldn't you speak to the people that you are bashing? I spoke with Mayor Getty and 4 of the 6 trustees over the last two months. They (TLC and UCP) have been forthcoming and have answered my questions. Don't try to be noble by insulting people and spreading rumors on a website. If you were truly "concerned about your family's safety" then you'd be in the mayor or the village manager's office getting answers, you'd be on the phone with all six of the trustees, or you'd show up at a board meeting. If you had any clue about anything, you'd know exactly who Francine Lyons is because she named herself on this very message board. Those who go to the board meetings or who live in Lyons know her well and know that she doesn't just agree with Getty because he's in charge. She questions decisions that are made and she is knowledgeable.
You have one objective: to ruin a repuation by spreading rumors. Quit trying to ruin Getty's reputation.
With the things that Little Getty and Old man Getty have done, they don't need any help ruining their reputations. They have done a fine job all by themselves. People here are just pointing out the obvious.
Francine Lyons

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Thank you Resident for taking the time to get involved. Don't be discouraged if you are called
names and given those little nasty grading icons.

You have courage and understanding and your kind
words regarding who I am are deeply appreciated.
Granted it is not easy to see the horrible
and unworthy remarks that appear in this blog.

There are fine and decent people who live here, but for some reason or another have been made to feel that if they speak out, they will be cast upon and scorned. Never for a moment give into their foolish trickery.

We need to know that we do not stand alone
when the call to help or support one another is needed.

Mark Twain once said "To decide against your convictions is to be an unqualified and inexcusable traitor, both to your self and to your country, let man label you as they may. If you alone of all the nation shall decide on one way, and that way be the right way according to YOUR CONVICTIONS OF THE RIGHT, YOU HAVE DONE YOUR DUTY BY YOURSELF AND BY YOUR COUNTRY. HOLD UP YOUR HEAD...YOU HAVE NOTHING TO BE ASHAMED OF."

Thank you resident!
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#1617
Jul 28, 2009
 
Again there is alot of finger pointing going on. Why do you think only Lyons has these issues? ALL of the surrounding towns are going thru similar problems. Have you watched the news lately? City of Chicago....layoffs there too....ring a bell? Times are tough all over. It comes down to money. Would you complain if they got rid of the FD? Ofcourse you would....How bout if they cut out public works people ....would you complain? Ofcourse you would. Now please keep in mind, these officers haven't been laid off yet. So your already picking fights over something they may or may not happen in the future.
WTF Lyons

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Watcher wrote:
Again there is alot of finger pointing going on. Why do you think only Lyons has these issues? ALL of the surrounding towns are going thru similar problems. Have you watched the news lately? City of Chicago....layoffs there too....ring a bell? Times are tough all over. It comes down to money. Would you complain if they got rid of the FD? Ofcourse you would....How bout if they cut out public works people ....would you complain? Ofcourse you would. Now please keep in mind, these officers haven't been laid off yet. So your already picking fights over something they may or may not happen in the future.
There have been layoffs in other towns, however if you have attended any finance meeting you would know that the Village Manager suggested a resolution to lay-offs and cut backs and Little Getty and another trustee from the Getty party reacted by cutting Police, Fire and DPW budgets without even having the knowledge or discussing how this would directly effect the village and the residents of Lyons. They refused to meet with department heads before making an educated and sound decision.
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Jul 28, 2009
 
WTF Lyons wrote:
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There have been layoffs in other towns, however if you have attended any finance meeting you would know that the Village Manager suggested a resolution to lay-offs and cut backs and Little Getty and another trustee from the Getty party reacted by cutting Police, Fire and DPW budgets without even having the knowledge or discussing how this would directly effect the village and the residents of Lyons. They refused to meet with department heads before making an educated and sound decision.
What was the alternative?

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