Category: Cato

Three districts in Cayuga County dealing with COVID-19 cases

Three districts in Cayuga County dealing with COVID-19 cases

Officials in three Cayuga County school districts are working to sort out the details around positive COVID-19 tests this past week. On Friday, the Weedsport school district was informed that a student in the elementary school tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus ... MORE
Cato-Meridian plans for junior-high school students to attend twice a week, elementary students four times

Cato-Meridian plans for junior-high school students to attend twice a week, elementary students four times

The Cato-Meridian School District has come up with a plan for reopening in the fall. All school districts are required to come up with a plan by the end of the month. At this point, the deadline is merely days away. A ... MORE
Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County E-911 has some staffing issues that it needs to resolve. At least that was the pitch heard by the Cayuga County Legislature this week when they met. E-911 Administrator Denise Spingler addressed the legislators at a meeting on Wednesday – ... MORE
Another fatal snowmobile crash reported in Cayuga County

Another deadly snowmobile crash reported in Cayuga County

Crews in Cayuga County responded to a second fatal snowmobile accident this week on Thursday in the town of Conquest. First responders were called to 1058 Spring Lake Road around 5 p.m. for the report of a snowmobile accident. Reports indicated initially ... MORE
Cato, Cayuga County, Conquest, News
CNY HOOPS NATION: Aiden Retzos of Faith Heritage & the week in OHSL high school basketball (podcast)

CNY HOOPS NATION: Aiden Retzos of Faith Heritage & the week in OHSL high school basketball (podcast)

Introducing the CNY Hoops Nation Podcast covering the high school basketball scene for Oswego County and Onondaga High School League including Weedsport, Port Byron, Skaneateles, Auburn and Cato-Meridian. Our goal is to provide a platform where we discuss scores, stats and news ... MORE
Cato road rage killer tries for parole again citing terminal illness

Cato road rage killer tries for parole again citing terminal illness

A Cato man who was convicted in a road rage killing more than a decade ago will have another parole hearing. William LeVea, 89, is trying for the seventh time to be released from prison. He’s serving a 6-18 year sentence in ... MORE
Cato, Cayuga County, Courts, News
Vehicle found submerged in Seneca River on Friday

Vehicle found submerged in Seneca River on Friday

Troopers are investigating a mostly-submerged vehicle which was found along the Seneca River near Cross Lake on Friday. The vehicle was discovered a little after 12 p.m. between Elbridge and Cato. Some parts of the vehicle could be seen sticking out of ... MORE
Cato, Cayuga County, News, Traffic
LATEST: 19-year-old pleads not guilty to murder charge as Auburn homicide investigation progresses

LATEST: Three charged with murder in Auburn as homicide investigation moves forward

A teen has been arraigned on a murder charge, and more arrests are expected as police continue an investigation into Auburn's first homicide in several years. The vehicle found submerged in the Seneca River was also reportedly part of the APD's investigation ... MORE
Vehicle crashes down embankment in Cato along Rt. 370

Vehicle crashes down embankment in Cato along Rt. 370

First responders were called to the scene of a one-car accident on Route 370 near a Speedway convenience store in Cato. According to first responders, the vehicle traveled down the approximately 40-foot embankment near the road. CIMVAC Ambulance was called to the ... MORE
Cato, Cayuga County, News, Traffic
Cato-Meridian CSD all reads same book

Cato-Meridian CSD all reads same book

One district, one book. The entire Cato-Meridian Central School District is on the same page. Everyone is reading “The World According to Humphrey” by Betty Birney. The idea was to bring what the kids are learning into the home, giving families something ... MORE
Suspect taken into custody after attempted bank robbery in Cayuga County

Suspect taken into custody following bank robbery investigation in Cato

Authorities say one person is in custody after an attempted bank robbery in the Village of Cato on Tuesday. According to The Citizen, authorities were alerted about an attempted bank robbery shortly after 1 p.m. Within an hour a suspect, who was ... MORE
Firefighters battle ‘fully invo

One displaced after firefighter battle Cayuga County blaze on Wednesday

Firefighters in Cayuga County were called to a fully-involved structure fire on Wise Road in Cato between 6:30 and 7 p.m. First responders from Cato, Ira, Victory, Red Creek, Plainville, Weedsport, and Fair Haven all responded to the scene. Reports indicate that ... MORE
Cato, Cayuga County, Fire, News
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

Earlier this year Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck was in-studio discussing his first month on the job following an uncontested election last fall. He succeeded longtime Sheriff David Gould. Now, Sheriff Schenck has several months under his belt. He joined us for ... MORE
Cato woman facing three years in prison for drug-related felony

Cato woman facing three years in prison for drug-related felony

A Cato woman is facing three years of prison time after she pleaded guilty to a drug-related felony Tuesday in Cayuga County Court. Tabitha Ferguson, 38, of 10636 Shortcut Road, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a class ... MORE
Cato, Cayuga County, Courts, News
Cato-Meridian school board candidates discuss plans

Cato-Meridian school board candidates discuss plans

Cato-Meridian Central School District Board of Education hopefuls debated issues and made their arguments at a candidate forum and district budget hearing Monday night. Kathleen Bratt, the board vice president, Kristin Cox, Timothy Hulbert and Nicholas Schmitt are aiming for three open ... MORE