Category: Cato

Man who attempted to rob a Cato bank sentenced to prison

Man who attempted to rob a Cato bank sentenced to prison

A 43-year-old man has been sentenced to 13 years for burglary and 2-4 years for robbery after attempting to rob a Cato bank in 2019. Jason Ingleston, of Red Creek, tried and failed to rob the Cato Community Bank branch in October ... MORE
Red Creek man convicted in Cayuga County bank robbery refuses to leave jail cell for sentencing

Red Creek man convicted in Cayuga County bank robbery refuses to leave jail cell for sentencing

The Red Creek man who was convicted of attempting to rob a Cayuga County bank and burglarizing a nearby residence refused to leave his jail cell for sentencing on Tuesday. The Citizen reports that Jason Ingleston, 43, was scheduled to be sentenced ... MORE
Several churches in Cayuga County to close, Catholic Diocese of Rochester says

Several churches in Cayuga County to close, Catholic Diocese of Rochester says

Call it another blow to local, faith-based organizations and congregations. The Catholic Diocese of Rochester is in the process of shutting down a number of churches in Auburn and Northern Cayuga County. The Auburn Citizen reports that the exact churches to close ... MORE
Auburn, Cato, Cayuga County, News, Owasco
Red Creek man convicted on burglary charges after Cato bank robbery incident

Red Creek man convicted on burglary charges after Cato bank robbery incident

District Attorney Jon Budelmann announced the conviction of a man accused of burglary and attempted robbery. Assistant District Attorney Christopher Valdina prosecuted the case against Jason Ingleston, who attempted to rob the Community Bank branch in the village of Cato. Budelmann said ... MORE
Cato, Cayuga County, Courts, News
Cato woman facing federal charge related to USPS mail delivery

Cato woman facing federal charge related to USPS mail delivery

A Cato woman has been charged after allegedly failing to deliver mail while working for the U.S. Postal Service. Priscilla Czyz, 37, was arraigned in federal court and released pending further proceedings. She was charged with obstructing the mail, according to prosecutors, ... MORE
First responders battle structure fire in Cayuga County during peak of winter storm

First responders battle structure fire in Cayuga County during peak of winter storm

First responders say multiple departments were called to battle a house fire in Cayuga County during the overnight hours between Wednesday and Thursday. The call came in for a structure fire on Cooper Street in the town of Conquest a little before ... MORE
Cato, Cayuga County, Conquest, Fire, News
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
More $50 fines in Cayuga County as health inspectors find businesses violating mask rules

More $50 fines in Cayuga County as health inspectors find businesses violating mask rules

More fines followed inspections in Cayuga County, which is seeing an uptick in confirmed coronavirus cases. Last month multiple businesses were fined for not complying with state mandates on COVID-era operation. This week, the Cayuga County Board of Health approved consent orders, ... 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
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
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