Community Question Corner

Community Question Corner Question: Where do I report problems or dangerous conditions that I see in the City? Answer:  When it comes to identifying dangerous conditions, we need your help. City staff only have so many sets of eyes; we can always use more!  If you see something dangerous – like a raised sidewalk, a loose manhole cover, or a fallen road sign – don’t … Continue reading Community Question Corner

Conversations in Preparedness

Kathryn McMullin, a Critical Infrastructure Specialist on the Homeland Security Services Unit, will present an engaging discussion hosted by the Syracuse West District Emergency Preparedness Committee on January 19, 2019, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Syracuse West Stake Center (1600 South 4500 West). This class works to educate families on WHAT conversations you should be having BEFORE a disaster in order to … Continue reading Conversations in Preparedness

Library Kiosk

The Kiosk located at 1747 Heritage Lane will be open Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and will offer the following services: Hold Pickup   Interlibrary Loan Photo Copies Digital Scanning Quiet Study Additional services will be announced as they become available. As you may have noticed, internet access is not currently available and is pending final installation of Internet accessibility.  Continue reading Library Kiosk

Carbon Monoxide Safety

Often called the silent killer, carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when fuels burn incompletely. In the home, heating and cooking equipment including furnaces, ranges, water heaters, room heaters and even clothes dryers can be sources of carbon monoxide. Please follow these important safety tips for your home: Install CO alarms in a central location outside sleeping areas on every level … Continue reading Carbon Monoxide Safety

Public Works Updates

Public Works Updates Frozen Water Pipes: Freezing outdoor temperatures can cause water lines to freeze. Here are a few simple precautions to avoid burst pipes:  • Insulate exposed pipes and hose bibs • Disconnect garden hoses • Seal leaks • Let water drip overnight • Open cabinet doors to allow heat to get to uninsulated pipes under sinks near exterior walls Pollution  Often we think … Continue reading Public Works Updates

The Ice Cream Parlor

In the years around 1905 and 1906, Charles and Evelyn Barber had an ice cream parlor in the southeast room of the Charles Barber home, which is located one mile south and about a hundred yards east of the Syracuse Church. Charley and Eva spent Saturday afternoons freezing the ice cream in a hand freezer and stored it in a packer to keep it until … Continue reading The Ice Cream Parlor

Island Fundraiser Thank You

ISyracuse City thanks all individuals and businesses who sponsored The Syracuse ISLAND project during our October fund drive. The project raised over $41,000 in cash sponsorship, plus additional in-kind sponsorship of labor and materials. This will go toward improvements, such as (much-needed) shade structures to provide refuge from the hot summer sun. Did you miss the deadline? No worries, you can still be a sponsor. … Continue reading Island Fundraiser Thank You

Syracuse Fire Department Announcements

Syracuse Fire Department is proud to announce that Syracuse City will receive the ISO (Insurance Services Office) Class 3 public protection rating, effective February 1, 2019. This is a huge improvement from our last ISO survey in which we were assigned a Class 4 rating.    ISO is a third-party independent agency that evaluates and classifies over 46,000 fire protection areas across the United States, and as … Continue reading Syracuse Fire Department Announcements