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Driver quickly located after fleeing two-car crash; later charged with DWI

Driver quickly located after fleeing two-car crash; later charged with DWI
On May 30 around 11:56 p.m., Cayuga County Sheriff's deputies responded to a two-car accident at the intersection of Route 176 and Route 370. One vehicle had fled the scene, but deputies quickly located the ... more
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Motor home ignites along Rt. 370 in Cayuga county (video)

Motor home ignites along Rt. 370 in Cayuga county (video)
A motor home fire disrupted traffic on Route 370 near Southard Road on September 16. The Cato Fire Department and CIMVAC swiftly responded to the scene, managing to quickly extinguish the flames. They were further ... more
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Cayuga County Legislature May 2023 Meeting (webcast)

Cayuga County Legislature May 2023 Meeting (webcast)
The Cayuga County Legislature met for their regular monthly meeting for May 2023 on Tuesday night in Auburn. Full meeting video appears below ... more
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Voters in Cato-Meridian will vote on propositions later this month

Voters in Cato-Meridian will vote on propositions later this month
Residents of the Cato-Meridian School District will have the opportunity to vote on three budget propositions later this month. [AD] The first proposition is to approve a school budget of $23,938,925, reflecting an $810,323 increase ... more
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Voters approve Cato-Meridian CSD capital project

Voters approve Cato-Meridian CSD capital project
Residents of the Cato-Meridian Central School District voted in favor of a $33.1 million capital project proposal on Tuesday, with a vote of 158-60. The project, which aims to improve infrastructure at both the elementary ... more
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Cato resident returns home as Cato-Meridian Principal

Cato resident returns home as Cato-Meridian Principal
A Cato resident is coming back home to take over the leadership of Cato-Meridian Jr.-Sr. High School. Kelly was Principal at Clyde-Savannah The Citizen reports Jennifer Kelly was hired by the Cato-Meridian School Board at ... more
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17-year-old charged with felony assault after attack with knife in Cayuga County

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State police in Auburn have arrested a juvenile following an assault investigation in the village of Meridian. According to a news release, troopers were dispatched to an alleged assault around 10:42 p.m. on May 13 ... more
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Cayuga County-area schools get $9.4M in aid from state budget

Cayuga County-area schools get $9.4M in funding state budget funds
The state FY 2023 budget includes over $9.4 million in funding for Cayuga County-area school districts. Auburn, Cayuga County's largest school district, will see its state aid increase from $48,642,409 in the 2021-22 fiscal year ... more
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Cayuga County-area schools have fared well since COVID-19 mask mandate lifted

Majority of Cayuga County
Since the COVID-19 mask mandate for schools was lifted, a few schools in Cayuga County have seen an increase in cases, but most haven't seen a significant rise. The nine school district in the Cayuga ... more
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Hochul budget proposal includes aid increases for Cayuga County schools

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Governor Kathy Hochul's proposed state budget announced this week includes more aid for Cayuga County schools. The Citizen reports the proposal would increase state aid to schools to $31.3 billion, up by $2.1 billion from ... more
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Missing Meridian woman suffering from dementia found on Christmas Day, reunited with family

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A missing Cayuga County woman has been found and reunited with her family. The Cayuga County Sheriff's Department says 71 year old Wendy Burke of Meridian was reported missing Christmas Eve. Burke suffers from dementia ... more
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Cayuga County man charged with felony reckless endangerment after infant seriously injured

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A 33-year-old Meridian resident faces child assault charges after an investigation that lasted nearly a year. The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office reported the charging of Richard Carr, 33, of Meridian this week. While taken into ... more
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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 ... more
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DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as communities struggle economically (podcast)

DEBRIEF: East Hill Medical fills important void as rural 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 ... more
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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 ... more
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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 ... more
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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, ... more
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Cayuga County 911 dealing with massive workload since discovery changes took hold

Cayuga County issues state of emergency, all school districts will shut down
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 ... more
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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 ... more
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