Shopping Safety Tips

The holiday shopping season is upon us and the North Syracuse Village Police Department would like to offer some shopping safety tips:

  • Always be aware of your surroundings.
  • Avoid parking in isolated areas.
  • Walk in lighted areas and on established paths.
  • Have your keys ready versus digging through a purse or bag as you walk through a parking lot.
  • Look for and park near security cameras.
  • Keep bags in your trunk and not in open view.
  • Be alert in crowded places like parking lots, jammed aisles and elevators.
  • Safety in numbers; if possible, shop with family or friends.
  • If someone makes you uncomfortable, or the situation doesn’t seem right, trust your instincts and leave.
  • Carry a purse close to the body and hold it tight.
  • If you have a number of packages from one store, put them in your trunk before you arrive at the next store, restaurant, etc.
  • At home or while shopping, never leave any personal items in your vehicle or in plain sight. This includes money (even loose change), credit cards, cell phones, purses and GPS units.
  • Never leave any door unlocked or windows open.
  • Always allow yourself extra time; while in a rush, people forget basic safety rules.
  • If you see anything suspicious, call 911.

Have a safe and happy holiday!

ANNOUNCEMENTS

It's not too late to register for our Summer Day Camp program or the 2nd session of Swimming Lessons. Contact the Parks Office or Kennedy Pool for more info.

Be sure to check out our summer concert series that starts July 1st. There will be 9 Wednesday night concerts at Lonergan Park throughout the summer. Enjoy free entertainment and a food vendor will be on site. See the Parks calendar for more details.

Yoga classes are held on Wednesdays at 4pm & 5:30 pm at the Community Center. Register through the Parks Office.

Upcoming Events
  • July 8, 2015 – Yoga Classes
    5:30 pm, Recreation
  • July 8, 2015 – Concert In Lonergan Park
    6:00 pm, Recreation
  • July 12, 2015 – Historical Schoolhouse Open
    2:00 pm, Community
  • July 15, 2015 – Yoga Classes
    5:30 pm, Recreation
  • July 15, 2015 – Concert In Lonergan Park
    6:00 pm, Recreation
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