Category: Meridian

Cayuga County school starts COVID testing: 58% of parents, 81% of staff have consented

Cayuga County school starts COVID testing: 58% of parents, 81% of staff have consented

The Cato Meridian Central School District is launching COVID-19 testing on Monday. The district notified families in a letter, noting that they are prepared to begin COVID-19 testing. “The majority of [parents/guardians] have filled out the google form indicating whether you give ... MORE
DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as rural communities struggle economically (podcast)

DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as communities struggle economically (podcast)

Keith Cuttler spends most of his days thinking about ways to get crucial medical services to the most-vulnerable parts of the Cayuga County. It’s been an evolving challenge, since coming into his role with a crucial local provider in 2016. “The client ... MORE
Cato-Meridian, Weedsport districts increase masking requirements at school after positive tests

Cato-Meridian, Weedsport districts increase masking requirements at school after positive tests

Two schools in Cayuga County have changed their policy to allow students to take off masks while seated inside classrooms where desks are six feet apart. The Cato-Meridian and Weedsport districts made the change after positive COVID-19 tests. While it might seem ... MORE
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
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-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
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-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
FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 ... MORE
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Cato-Meridian schools seeking help developing strategic plan

Cato-Meridian schools seeking help developing strategic plan

The Cato-Meridian Central School District is looking to others to assist mapping out its strategic plan for the next five years, the district recently announced. The district is making a plan that includes long-term goals and smaller objectives, according to a press ... MORE
Cato-Meridian’s Chalon works to become one of the top players in Cayuga County

Cato-Meridian’s Chalon works to become one of the top players in Cayuga County

Despite being more than six feet tall, Cassie Chalon spent most of her freshman season on the bench. Not getting much playing experience or training before joining the varsity team, the young basketball player wasn’t trusted enough for regular minutes. But instead ... MORE
Section III boys basketball playoff brackets set

Section III high school basketball playoff brackets set

The 2019 Section III boys basketball playoff brackets have been released on Wednesday. Check out all the classifications for the boys and girls tournaments. Click here for Section III Basketball Playoff Brackets ... MORE
Cayuga County year-end sales tax report: Auburn excels, towns, villages lag behind

Cayuga County year-end sales tax report: Auburn excels, towns, villages lag behind

The final sales tax numbers for Cayuga County’s multiple municipal governments show a strong year for the city of Auburn, but a weak performance by towns and villages in the area. As a whole, sales tax receipts in Cayuga County reached $46.27 ... MORE