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

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

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 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

Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation Youth sports Spring Soccer Registration will be January 1-February 24.  This program is for Little Kicks (must be 4 as of September 1, 2018) thru 6th Grade.  All leagues are Co-Ed.  Cost is $46 (Residents). – Registration fee includes a jersey, shorts, and socks. Baseball/Softball Registration February 1- March 31 This program is for pre-kindergarteners (must be 5 before September 1, 2019) … Continue reading Parks and Recreation

New Council Member

Lisa Bingham In November, Councilmember Andrea Anderson resigned from the City Council because she and her family are moving to Utah County. According to State law, the City Council is required to appoint a new councilmember within 30 days to fill the seat for the remainder of the term. On December 11th, the City Council received several applications for candidates to fill the seat. Through … Continue reading New Council Member

Guns and Hoses Fundraiser

Biannually, the Syracuse Police Department and Syracuse Fire Department face off for a basketball game in the name of a charity. This year the group learned that there were 5 children from the Syracuse community who were part of the Make-A-Wish Utah program and decided that was their charity of choice for this year’s game and auction.  As a coordinated effort, the two departments teamed … Continue reading Guns and Hoses Fundraiser

Arts Council

 Updates The Syracuse City Arts Council is happy to announce that the board has chosen Beauty and the Beast for the 2019 summer musical. We are excited to be putting on this unique and beloved show. The dates of the show will be from July12-20. The Board is currently accepting letters of interest for the production team. Please visit the Syracuse City Arts Council web … Continue reading Arts Council