Victor schools seeking voter approval for new buses

A bond proposition for $879,000 to buy various buses and vehicles for the Victor Central School District will be included on the ballot in May when voters will be asked to approve the proposed $68.8 million spending plan for 2018-19. The Board of Education, in a special meeting Thursday, reviewed the third sector of the budget and approved a referendum... more

Canandaigua driver charged with DWI after Victor traffic stop

Deputies arrested a 30-year-old Canandaigua resident after a traffic stop on West Main Street in Victor. Jacqueline M. VanGordon, 30, was stopped for traffic violations — and discovered to have a permit, which had been suspended six times, on five different occasions. She submitted to a breath test, which determined her BAC to be twice the legal limit. She was... more

Lyons woman charged with assault after hit-and-run accident in Victor

A 20-year-old Lyons resident faces multiple charges as part of an active hit-and-run investigation, which happened in Victor on Monday. Deputies say they arrested Amari R. Linzy-Richardson, 20, of Lyons on multiple charges after the investigation into the hit-and-run accident on Saurer Farms Drive in Victor on March 12th. She was charged with second-degree assault and leaving the scene of... more

Will Fishers consolidate or not?

After more than eight months of debate, the Fishers Fire District Board of Commissioners will at last decide what, if any, the district’s role will be in a proposed Victor Consolidated Fire District. Two public meetings are set: On Tuesday, March 13, commissioners will hammer out salary details for newly promoted lieutenants in executive session, and discuss regular business in... more

Persuasive Victor student earns sweet reward

Second grader Reese Sierens tasted first-hand the power of a well-written letter. She’s got teacher Jennifer Cole to thank for that, along with the responsiveness of UNO Pizzeria and Grill corporate executives. On Monday, Reese and 20 of her classmates at Victor Primary School were treated to a make-your-own sundae buffet, served by UNO Regional Marketing Director Ann Kabel and... more

Victor completes undefeated hockey season with state title

The Victor Blue Devils captured their first NYSPHSAA boys hockey championship in school history on Sunday in Buffalo scoring three goals in under five minutes in the second period en route to a 5-1 victory over Niagara Wheatfield of Section VI to cap an undefeated 22-0-4 season. Congrats to @victorhshockey on completing an undefeated State Championship season! We are all... more

Deputies: Victor man was drunk during traffic stop on Rt. 332

A 25-year-old Victor resident was charged with driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop over the weekend on State Route 332 in Canandaigua. Deputies charged William C. Bartlett, 25, of Victor with driving while intoxicated and failure to keep right. He was found to be operating the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Deputies say Barlett was being held... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Victor Supervisor Jack Marren talks changes on Route 96 (podcast)

On Episode #102 of the Inside the FLX podcast Jack Marren, Chairman of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors, and Victor Town Supervisor was in-studio talking about changes coming to the Route 96 corridor in the western portions of Ontario County. He also discussed economic development. . more

Palmyra man jailed after speeding, reckless driving on SR 96 in Victor

Deputies say a Palmyra man was sent to the Ontario County Jail after a traffic stop for reckless driving and speeding in Victor on Thursday around 11 a.m. Michal F. Caldarelli, 56, of Palmyra was charged with speeding, driving left of the pavement markings, reckless driving and passing a red light after an incident on State Route 96 in Victor.... more

Victor committee looks at recommendations for Route 96 traffic

The process of trying to ease traffic congestion along Route 96 in Victor continued Wednesday night. Six recommendations are on the table, and they were discussed at a committee meeting at Victor Town Hall Wednesday night. The committee is working on revising the plans. The next step in the process will be an environmental review. WHAM: Read More more

James is bringing his “Giant Peach” to Victor

Orphaned James Trotter, whose parents were eaten by a rhinoceros at a London zoo, finds himself in the hands of two wretched and abusive aunts. He is able to escape their clutches, however, when he accidentally spills some magic potion on the stump of a peach tree they ordered him to chop down, and crawls into the resulting giant peach... more

Rochester trio accused of stealing $1,000 worth of merchandise from Eastview Mall

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a Rochester trio after an investigation into a theft of more than $1,000 worth of merchandise from a store at Eastview Mall. Reginald Miller, 25, Starazha Hilliard, 19, and Harmony Alexander, 21, all of Rochester were charged with fourth-degree grand larceny after arrest warrants were issued. All three were taken into custody at the Erie... more

ATF special agent talks to Victor students about 2nd Amendment

Sean Martineck is a Blue Devil through and through. They seem to follow him everywhere. The Buffalo native went to Kenmore West High School, home of the Blue Devils; on to college at State University at Fredonia, also home to Blue Devils; and now he lives in Victor where his two daughters attend school in a district whose sports teams... more

Seneca Falls woman charged with assault, possession after Victor fight

Deputies say a 22-year-old Seneca Falls woman was arrested on multiple charges after responding to a reported ‘verbal altercation’. The incident unfolded in Victor, according to deputies, who say it took place on Sunday around 5:27 p.m. Upon arrival deputies found that two females had been verbally and physically fighting. After an investigation into the incident, Hailey Anne Lowrey, 22,... more

Victor schools proposing 2018-19 budget of $68.8 million

The school budget process is now in session. Ontario County’s largest school district, Victor Central Schools, began its series of public presentations Thursday during a special meeting of the Board of Education, unveiling a proposed 2018-19 spending plan of $68.8 million. That figure is up $2.4 million — or 3.68 percent — from the current budget of $66.35 million. The... more

Homeowners to learn tree-pruning ‘ABCs’ at Victor workshop

Before local homeowners dust off their chainsaws, loppers and pruning shears this spring, Victor Village Tree Board members hope to equip them with an even more important tool: information. The resident-driven Tree Board will host a young and small tree pruning workshop, presented by arborist Christopher J. Luley. The event is slated for 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, at... more

Victor deals with loss of Uno

With a new 25-percent-off coupon in hand and money in her pocket Thursday night, Carol MacInnes pulled into the same Route 96 UNO Pizzeria & Grill she’s been patronizing for years. This time the parking lot was deserted and the building dark and stripped of its signage. The longtime Victor resident said her coupon had just come in the mail,... more
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