Pittsford hands No. 1 Victor first loss in Section V since 2015

The Pittsford Panthers pulled down Victor, 16-6, Friday night, and may have elevated themselves to the unofficial title of Section V’s top team. There are people behind the team at McQuaid who may disagree. Pittsford went into the Monroe County league game at Victor at No. 3 in the Democrat and Chronicle Large-Schools Coaches’ Poll, while the Blue Devils were... more

Phone fall in the toilet? Help has arrived in Victor

Residents and visitors to Victor can now bring their liquid-damaged devices back from the dead, thanks to the Revive Electronics rollout of its Redux drying technology in more than 900 A Wireless stores, including its Victor location at 7979 Pittsford Victor Road. Redux removes moisture from wet cell phones, tablets and wearables, returning most devices to working condition when necessary... more

Victor schools cutting ribbon on new concession stand

A new concession stand will be dedicated Saturday at Victor Central Schools, next to the varsity soccer and lacrosse field on the north end of campus. School officials and members of the Victor Chamber of Commerce will gather at 2:30 p.m. for a ribbon-cutting of the new brick building, built through a community effort involving the DiMarco Group, other local... more

Victor soccer to host pancake breakfast

Victor varsity and junior varsity teams will host the third annual pancake breakfast fundraisers from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 24 and Oct. 1 at Thirsty Turtle, 7422 state Route 96, Victor.Breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, fruit, coffee and juice. Raffle items will be available.Tickets are available in advance or at the door for $8. Proceeds will support boys soccer... more

Two vie for Victor town clerk nomination

Two candidates for Victor town clerk will face off in the Republican primary Sept. 12. The Victor Republican Committee has interviewed both Laura Herbert and Karen Bodine, according to Committee Chair David Sanford. Herbert has served in law enforcement for 20 years, and for the last 11 she’s been stationed at Eastview Mall, and at Victor Town Court. “In my... more

Week 2 in Finger Lakes HS football features heavy Friday night slate

The second weekend of area high school football gets underway on Friday night with all but one game involving Finger Lakes East & West teams hitting the field. The lone Saturday game features Tri-Town (South Seneca/Romulus/Trumansburg) visiting Mynderse Academy for an afternoon affair on Saturday. Full schedule and game times below… FRIDAY NIGHT ER/Gananda at Midlakes 7 pm CG Finney... more

Ontario County DA candidates spar at debate

The Grand Ballroom at The Inn on the Lake was the site of a biting exchange between the two Republican candidates for Ontario County district attorney Tuesday night during a debate hosted by the Three Men and a Microphone radio program. Moderated by the program’s Tim Thornton, the candidates faced a full house and a full range of questions coming... more

Rain doesn’t dampen first-school-day spirits in Ontario County

Teachers and administrators donned umbrellas to greet students, some of whom covered their heads with hoods and backpacks to shelter from the rain. “Children eagerly arrived to Victor Primary School this morning, wet from the rain and excited for the promise the year holds,” said Principal Jennifer Check. “This year, we are looking forward to growing as a school community,... more

What are lowest rated bridges in Ontario County?

With just a few more weeks left before the start of a new school year, area families are busy wrapping up vacations, road trips and the annual treks “over the river and through the woods, to grandmother’s house.” But have you ever wondered about the safety of these summer jaunts — particularly the portion “over the river”? New York state... more

Section V high school football coaches rate Victor preseason #1

There are some high school football coaches who are in charge, and there is no doubt about it. There are others who persuade players to not only follow their instructions, but to do so with faith that the desired results will come. The Victor Blue Devils are 29-5 in the last three seasons, winning two Section V championships, with an... more

No charges for Victor book writers

No criminal charges will be filed in connection with controversial books produced by Victor Senior High School students last fall and sold online until they were removed last spring. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said he read every page of “Super Team Haiku” and “Super Team Self Help” and researched case law. “I did find them to be vulgar,... more

Solving the snarl: Reps looking at ways to make Rt. 96 commute easier in Victor

It’s arguably the longest 6-mile drive in Ontario County. The Route 96 corridor through Victor — on the way to or from work, on a weekend, or during holiday shopping season — has been a headache-inducer for commuters, business owners and residents for years. Town, village, county and state representatives are looking for solutions to ease that pain, and are... more

Partnership for Ontario Co. will see $122K as part of Gov. Cuomo’s $4M announcement

Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced funding for 26 state-approved Child Advocacy Centers to enhance services and provide assistance to children who are victims of crime. The centers are located across the state, but a few of those specifically located in the Finger Lakes will benefit from part of the total $4 million funding. The funding will be used to to... more

Victor commuter dilemma: Wait 15 minutes or pay toll

The town of Victor is leading an initiative to improve traffic congestion on a six-mile stretch of Route 96 that runs through both the town and village of Victor, Ontario County, as well as portions of Farmington, Ontario County, and Perinton. An open meeting will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the Victor Town Hall, and all... more
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