Students of the Month

Lainee Hamblin Why is Lainee being nominated for this award?  Top Character Top Student 3.714 GPA Staff Favorite What makes Lainee unique? Shy but helpful Cares about others – Supports students with special needs Helps others with their homework What extra curricular activities is Lainee involved in?   City Recreation Softball – Award Recipient Syracuse Junior High School Volleyball Team Competition Basketball Choir Piano How … Continue reading Students of the Month

The Ducks at Jensen Pond

Should we feed the ducks at Jensen Pond? In many cases, the answer to this question is actually… No. When it comes to feeding ducks, the most common choice for many people is bread. Despite our best intentions, however, bread can actually be detrimental to a duck’s health. According to the National Geographic Education Blog (https://blog.education.nationalgeographic.org), a spokeswoman for the Royal Society for the Protection … Continue reading The Ducks at Jensen Pond

Public Works Updates

Public works is dedicated to contributing to a safe environment for the community by providing fast and courteous service. Public works handles all matters regarding water, storm water, sewer, land drain, streets, street signs, street lamps, as well as pot-hole and sidewalk repairs.  Contact us with concerns! For any concerns related to these matters, the first contact made must be to our public works department. … Continue reading Public Works Updates

Employee Spotlight

Brenda Leota – Building Permit Technician As a Building Permit Technician, Brenda processes applications for building permits as well as several other services. This can be a daunting task these days, given the rapid growth occurring in Syracuse. Brenda has been a dedicated employee of the City for over 20 years. She has held several positions throughout the years, including a crossing guard and a … Continue reading Employee Spotlight

What to Eat: No Frills Diner

Are you the kind of person that loves hole in the wall restaurants? If so, you will love No Frills Diner. If you’re the kind that likes to play it safe by only eating at national chains, I promise, this restaurant is worth a try. This nondescript and aptly named No Frills Diner is located on 12th Street in Ogden just west of the WinCo … Continue reading What to Eat: No Frills Diner

Making the Most of Your Food Storage

Syracuse District will be hosting our next Syracuse Preparedness Class on Saturday, February 16th from 6 pm-8 pm at the Syracuse Stake Center 1350 S 1800 W. The topic will be, “Making the Most of Your Food Storage.” This class will be taught by Michelle Call. Description of Presentation: What foods store well? How long will they last? How can you preserve their quality? This … Continue reading Making the Most of Your Food Storage

Are you a Rideshare Driver for Uber of Lyft?

A-Insurance Agencies Are you a Rideshare driver for Uber or Lyft? If you are . . . are you covered? Every Personal Line Auto Policy has very specific exclusions for delivery of practically anything; food, people or product. To be clear it is designed for personal use, not business-related “livery service” activities. Whether you are delivering pizza, or Uber Eats, or you are a Lyft … Continue reading Are you a Rideshare Driver for Uber of Lyft?

Community Question Corner

Question: Why didn’t the City plow or salt my road? Answer:  There could be several reasons that a particular road is not plowed. Sometimes, vehicles parked on the road prevent plowing, but it may be because the storm was not heavy enough. In 2008, the City Council adopted a policy governing snow removal, which we still follow:   Large storms (4-inches or more) – plows … Continue reading Community Question Corner

Calendar of Events for Seniors

Calendar of Events Seniors MONTHLY MOVIE Wednesday, February 13, 2019 @ 1 p.m. (Indivisible) FREE ~ Please RSVP  THINK TUESDAY Tuesday, February 19, 2019 @ 10 a.m. (Mexican Train) FREE ~ Please RSVP BUS TRIP Saturday, February 23, 2019 (Leaves at 1 p.m.) BYU Young Ambassadors/Conference Center Theater, SLC $14.00 (Reservation required) LUNCH & BINGO Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 12 Noon Guest Entertainment/O-Town Ukesters … Continue reading Calendar of Events for Seniors

Fun Fitness Classes for Adults-Get in a Good Workout!

Fun Fitness Classes for adults-get in a good workout! ∫ Zumba with Angie!  Tues & Sat. 9:00 am  Thursday Zumba Tone 9:00 am Cost is $36 for 12 Class Punch Pass or $5/class First Class is FREE! What Are You Waiting For?  More info at angiec.zumba.com celebrate some zumba love! ∫ Zumba Valentines Day Thursday, Feb. 14 Zumba Tone is FREE! Try it out! ∫ … Continue reading Fun Fitness Classes for Adults-Get in a Good Workout!

From the Mayor

During the Continental Congress held in 1775, Benjamin Franklin was appointed the Postmaster General of the colonies that were uniting themselves against Great Britain.  By 1847, the first US postage stamps were issued. In 1855 prepayment of postage was required. In 1860 the Pony Express was begun. This year we will celebrate the sesquicentennial anniversary of transcontinental rail service. By 1863, mid-way through the Civil … Continue reading From the Mayor