Art Contest

We are thrilled to announce our 2nd annual community Art Contest! We can’t wait to see all of your original works of art. Please upload 1 or 2 original pieces of artwork to the website listed below. There will be two winners, the first will be determined by community votes, each voter may vote once per day and the second winner will be a publishers … Continue reading Art Contest

Business Beat: Rentmeister Total Home Service

Don Rentmeister, a Syracuse native, started the company in 1978 and still adhere’s to their mission statement, “Our Family’s Committment to Your Family’s Comfort”. The Rentmeister family knows what it means to serve the Syracuse community. Don Rentmeister, founder of Rentmeister Total Home Service, was born and raised here in Syracuse. He established the company as we know it now in 1978. Since then, Don … Continue reading Business Beat: Rentmeister Total Home Service

Intervivos: Reviewing Your Estate Plan

Intervivos Reviewing Your Estate Plan A common question I am asked when helping families set up their estate plans is, “How often do I need to update my trust?” Unfortunately, there is no simple answer. I find myself giving the traditional attorney answer of “it depends.” There is no universal answer to this question because there is such a broad spectrum of family dynamics. As … Continue reading Intervivos: Reviewing Your Estate Plan

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 (, 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

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?