Utah Furniture Direct

The great American entrepreneur is defined by several things. One of the most valuable is his ability to see an opportunity in doing things differently. Often, entrepreneurs can solve issues that bigger companies are unwilling or unable to solve because they are smaller and more agile with much smaller expenses. Utah Furniture Direct was born out of such an opportunity. For the past 14 years, … Continue reading Utah Furniture Direct

Life Insurance: Have you had “The Talk?”

Within the past ten months, there have been eight deaths of people whom I personally know or know their families. This is not counting those over the age of 65, as there are many more in the community who have passed away. I want to focus on the 18-45 years of age who were killed in an accident or from illness. I have personally spoken … Continue reading Life Insurance: Have you had “The Talk?”

Holiday Traditions

During the holiday season, we are reminded of the family traditions that provide the foundation for gatherings and festivities. Many of these traditions take place in the heart of the home, our kitchens. Often, our kitchens intertwine food and family, creating lasting memories for all generations. As I prepare for the holiday season in our home each year, I find myself digging out old torn … Continue reading Holiday Traditions

Making Dreams Come to Life

During the months of October and November there have been many events for the five children in Syracuse that have qualified for one of their wishes to be granted by the Make-A-Wish Utah foundation.  The Syracuse Police Department has set a goal to raise $25,000 dollars by December 10th, when their final event will take place ā€“ Guns nā€™ Hoses. This will be a basketball … Continue reading Making Dreams Come to Life

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

Student of the Month

Lyla Wilson is a sixth grade student at Syracuse Arts Academy- Antelope Elementary. She always has a positive attitude with everyone and is always smiling. She takes pride in what she does and is willing to help.  Lyla is a natural leader with excellent leadership skills. She accepts responsibility without being asked or prompted. She is a member of our show choir and has had … Continue reading Student of the Month

Butter Cake Loaf with Variations for Almond and Cherry

1 C. sugar 1/2 C. soft butter or margarine, cut in 10 pieces 1/2 C. milk 2 eggs 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. salt 1 1/2 C. all-purpose flour Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 9 X 5-inch loaf pan. Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl except the flour. Mix together until well blended (beat … Continue reading Butter Cake Loaf with Variations for Almond and Cherry

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

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