30 Days of Spring Cleaning

3By Melissa Spelts Spring cleaning is the BEST! It means that warmer days are coming and soon we will be outside in the sun, soaking up that vitamin D. I also love any excuse of getting rid of things in our house. After a long winter of being cooped up inside, our house starts to feel stuffy and overrun. I hope this list helps you … Continue reading 30 Days of Spring Cleaning

Students of the Month

Syracuse high School Brynlie Green Brynlie was Syracuse High School (SHS) English Sterling Scholar 2019 and represented SHS in the semi-finals. She is a student writer for the Standard Examiner and serves as a judge for the Syracuse High School writing contest. Brynlie takes initiative and gets results; she is positive, calm, and kind to others. In her spare time Brynlie volunteers at retirement centers … Continue reading Students of the Month

Help Plan Our City’s Future

Do you want to be involved in planning the City’s future? If so, there are multiple appointed, volunteer positions available at the City. There are two planning commission seats, one planning commission alternate seat, and one Board of Adjustment member position available. These appointees will specifically be tasked to help with planning for the future of the City, as well as looking at land development … Continue reading Help Plan Our City’s Future

Miss Syracuse Pageant

MThe Miss Syracuse Pageant preparations are underway! Our beautiful contestants will be in our community performing service projects over the next couple of months. Please watch for them and support where you can! Our Princess Academy will be held on June 8th at the Syracuse Community Center. This is for little girls ages 3-10 who come to be treated as princesses for a day and … Continue reading Miss Syracuse Pageant

Employee Spotlight: Jody Peeters

Jody Peeters– Administrative Professional, Court Clerk As the Court Clerk and Administrative Professional, Jody helps run the day-to-day operations of the City’s justice court. She is involved with administering the judge’s decisions, organizing cases for court day, and following up with our court customers. She also assists the City Manager and Mayor with administrative duties, including the coordination of the popular Lunch with the Mayor … Continue reading Employee Spotlight: Jody Peeters

April Calendar Of Events

SENIORS MONTHLY MOVIE Wednesday, April 10, 2019 @ 1 p.m. (Mary Poppins Returns) FREE ~ Please RSVP THINK TUESDAY Tuesday, April 16, 2019 @ 10 a.m. (Three to Kings)) FREE ~ Please RSVP BUS TRIP Thursday, April 18, 2019 (Leaves at 2:15 p.m.) THE BAYOU/and KSL Broadcast House Tour. $2.00/per person with lunch on your own! (Reservation required) LUNCH & BINGO Wednesday, April 24, 2019 … Continue reading April Calendar Of Events

Why and How to Grown your own garden

Growing up on a farm we grew most of what we ate, and boy, did we eat well!  Peas, radishes, turnips, beets, carrots, green beans, onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, melons, corn, potatoes, greens, squash, and strawberries.  I learned to love gardening.  My mother was an amazing gardener and we spent many happy hours “playing in the dirt.”  She taught me a lot about life and the … Continue reading Why and How to Grown your own garden

Sleep In Heavenly Peace

Local Resident Helps to Bring Bunk Beds to Families in Need Local man Scott Decaria and friends have always wanted to give back to their community, spending time each Christmas season feeding the homeless and other service projects. Scott always had a desire to do more. One day a friend called him and told him to watch a show on Facebook Watch that was put … Continue reading Sleep In Heavenly Peace

Arts Council Update

Syracuse City Junior Theatre Summer Camp Announcement We are excited to announce the dates for our 2019 On Broadway! Summer Camp for the Syracuse City Junior Theatre. The camp will be from 9-11:15am Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from June 10-June 28 with a Performance at the Syracuse Days celebration on June 29. Campers will rotate between four classes of music, choreography, acting skills, and crafts/backstage … Continue reading Arts Council Update

Victory Medal for Cold War Veterans

Local DAV Commander Tom Montez, working with Larry Kerr and Ferron Johnson, all part of DAV Davis County chapter 14, have taken up the mantle of honoring those veterans who served in the armed forces from 1945 to 1963 in what has been called the invisible war. A medal was created to honor these veterans and some funding was provided for their purchase; however, once … Continue reading Victory Medal for Cold War Veterans