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Bells are ringing now through Christmas at Sylvan Cemetery

Sentinel staff report– Christmas carols can be heard playing from the bell tower at Sylvan Cemetery this season.

Sylvan Cemetery celebrates its 160th birthday

By Mike Hazlip— September marks 160 years since the first burial took place at Sylvan Cemetery on Sept. 4, 1862, hailing back to a time when early settlers were establishing farms in the area.

General Manager Cyndi Price stands with grave sites in the background at Sylvan Cemetery. // M. Hazlip

Meet Cyndi Price, Sylvan Cemetery’s general manager

By Mike Hazlip— Running a cemetery might not have been the career Cyndi Price dreamed off, but as Sylvan Cemetery’s general manager, she says the job is rewarding.

American flags. Photo credit: Luke Otterstad

Annual 9/11 memorial event to be held in Citrus Heights

A memorial ceremony to honor those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, will be held at Sylvan Cemetery this Friday.

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Guest Column: Sylvan Cemetery is running out of room, but there is a solution

Guest opinion column by Jim Monteton– From 1862 to 1974, land was donated by different families to provide for a cemetery in Sylvan – later called Citrus Heights. The property has grown from half an acre to over…

Citrus Heights News Briefs: tickets, mall fire, prostitution (Nov.10-13)

Want to know what happened in town the past week? From a local Veterans Day march and ceremony, to an update on efforts to curb prostitution at Citrus Heights massage parlors — here’s a quick summary: Police: Over…

Veterans honored during Citrus Heights march, ceremony

Veterans, City leaders, and community members gathered for a Veterans Day ceremony and solemn march around Sylvan Cemetery in Citrus Heights Wednesday, expressing appreciation for those who’ve served in America’s armed forces. The hour-long event began with a…

Jerry Smith, Veterans Day. Photo credit: Luke Otterstad

Citrus Heights: Veterans honored for sacrifice, defending freedom

Nearly 200 veterans, families and community leaders took part in a ceremony and solemn march around Sylvan Cemetery in Citrus Heights Tuesday, honoring the lives of those who fought on behalf of their county. “Our vets, they basically…

American flags. Photo credit: Luke Otterstad

Local Veterans Day event today at Sylvan Cemetery

Looking for a local Veterans Day event? There’s one right here in Citrus Heights, hosted by the American Legion Citrus Heights Post 637. What: Veterans Day Ceremony When: 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Where: Sylvan Cemetery 7410…