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Foundation continues legacy of Victor student athlete

Foundation continues legacy of Victor student athlete
The fifth annual Tyler Strong Golf Tournament was held last week at Ravenwood Golf Course, continuing the legacy of the Victor Central School student and athlete. Established in 2014, the Tyler Strong foundation embraces the spirit of Tyler Hutt, a Victor Central School student. The senior high school football player died suddenly from a pulmonary embolism in August 2014. He was... more

Rochester residents accused of Ontario County burglaries, felony charges filed

Rochester residents accused of Ontario County burglaries, felony charges filed
Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of two Rochester residents on felony burglary charges following an investigation in Ontario County. Pierre Jahlil Carter and Anthony Lamar Kendrick were both charged with second-degree burglary. The two are accused of being involved in a theft of items from vehicles, which were parked in the village of Victor on July 15th. The Sheriff... more

Expanded Auburn Trail links up Farmington communities

Expanded Auburn Trail links up Farmington communities
The Town of Farmington Saturday celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the Auburn Trail, which now connects the Auburn Meadows and Farmbrook neighborhoods — and will eventually connect to the Ontario Pathways Trail and Finger Lakes Trail systems. According to Farmington Town Supervisor Peter Ingalsbe, there is one remaining section to this trail project, approximately one and one-half miles long, that... more

Henderson: Multiple car break-ins reported in Western Ontario County

Henderson: Multiple car break-ins reported in Western Ontario County
Sheriff Henderson reports that there has been numerous car larcenies in the Village of Victor over the past weekend. He says at this point that 12 victims have been identified, where personal items were taken from unlocked vehicles. The vehicles were reportedly parked in the driveways of residences. Henderson says cash, electronic devices and other personal items of value have... more

Inside the Evidence: Victor father shot and killed in 1979

Inside the Evidence: Victor father shot and killed in 1979
Forty years ago, a father in Victor was shot three times in the head. It's a case that rattled the village and it's never been solved. The Ontario County Sheriff's Office started looking over all cold cases in January when Sheriff Kevin Henderson took over. In this case, a father was shot and killed in his own home. Henderson says... more

Comptroller report critical of Victor Central School District

Victor CSD audited by state comptroller’s office
In Victor, DiNapoli’s office says school food surplus fund balance has been near $800,000 for several years, about half of yearly expenditures. DiNapoli says excess funds could have been used to lower student meal costs. However, despite being told by external auditors about excessive balances, the district allegedly raised meal prices each year. The district is also accused of overfunding... more

Golf tournament in Victor raises $62,000 for new ICU

Golf tournament in Victor raises $62,000 for new ICU
Fundraising efforts to help support a new intensive care unit and medical clinic at UR Medicine Thompson Hospital helped to raise tens of thousands of dollars this month. On June 3, dozens of golfers gathered for the fifth annual Thompson Health Golf Classic at Cobblestone Creek Country Club in Victor. Approximately $62,000 was raised for the projects. The money raised... more

Victor Central Schools announces new assistant director of special education

Victor Central Schools announces new assistant director of special education
The Victor Central Schools Board of Education, during its June 13 meeting, appointed Webster resident Julie Bitely as the district’s new assistant director of special education. Bitely comes to Victor Central Schools with 24 years of experience in education, seven which have been in a leadership capacity. Bitely is the diagnostic and prescriptive specialist at Fairport Central Schools where, for... more

Victor softball bid to repeat as state champion ends

Victor softball bid to repeat as state champion ends
Victor softball’s quest to become the first Section V team to repeat as Class AA state champions came up just short in the state semifinals Saturday. After a scoreless battle for almost five innings, Section III Cicero-North Syracuse pulled away from the Blue Devils 4-0 to advance to the state championship game in South Glens Falls. Scoring opportunities came at... more

Victor names interim superintendent

Victor names interim superintendent
The Victor Board of Education has appointed an interim superintendent to lead the school district while searching for a permanent successor to Superintendent Dawn Santiago-Marullo, who is retiring in July. Veteran educator Dennis Ford was appointed Thursday night to the position while a search process continues. Ford brings 45 years of education experience to Victor, including seven years as a... more

Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies search for missing 17-year-old

Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies search for missing 17-year-old
Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a missing 17-year-old teen who hasn’t been heard from since Thursday night. Alana Clark was last seen Thursday in an apartment on Sohnalloway Road in Lyons with her stepmother Michelle Clark and another person, Megan Camp, also known as Alex Carter Michelle told Alana’s father... more

Deputies arrest parents after child found wandering in Victor

Deputies arrest parents after child found wandering in Victor
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office arrested the parents of a 23-month-old in Victor. Matthew Vargulick, 42, and Rachel Vargulick, 37, were arrested for allegedly endangering the welfare of a child. Deputies responded to Whistle Stop Road where they found the child wandering in the area, wearing pants and a diaper. Deputies say they had to knock multiple times on the... more

Victor wins NYS Class B boys lacrosse championship

Victor wins state Class B boys lacrosse championship
Liam Haller waited his entire high school career to get his chance to be the starting goaltender for perennial boys’ lacrosse powerhouse Victor who have now won four NYSPHSAA championships in the last five years. And after standing on the sidelines watching one of the best goalies in Section V lacrosse history, Chayse Ierlan, lead the Blue Devils to three... more

Victor softball returns to NYS Final Four

Victor softball returns to NYS Final Four
The Victor softball team defeated Orchard Park, 3-1, in Saturday’s Far West Regional to advance to the NYSPHSAA Final Four. The Lady Blue Devils move on to the NYS Class AA Championship semifinal where they will meet Cicero North Syracuse next Saturday at Moreau Recreational Park at 11:30 AM. This is the third straight trip to the state final four... more

Victor rolls over Vestal to advance to a 5th straight state title game

Victor rolls over Vestal to advance to a 5th straight state title game
To think, a little more than a week ago, Victor was less than a minute away from seeing its dominance in Section V boys lacrosse interrupted for the first time since 2013. Now, thanks to a surprisingly easy 12-6 Class B state semifinal victory over Vestal Wednesday night on a miserably rainy night at St. John Fisher College, the dynastic... more
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