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Victor, Canandaigua to face off in FLCC fundraiser

Victor, Canandaigua to face off in FLCC fundraiser
Finger Lakes Community College, 3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Hopewell, will host basketball games between high school rivals Canandaigua and Victor to benefit local charities in the seventh annual Commodore Cup on Dec. 21.The girls team will play at 6 p.m., with the boys game at 7:45 p.m. Visitors can park in the lot up the hill and behind the main... more

Ontario County kids and cops join forces for shopping cause at Eastview

Ontario County kids and cops join forces for shopping cause at Eastview
Eastview Mall Sunday was swarmed with kids and cops, joining together for a good cause. The fifth-annual Shop with a Cop (formerly called Shop with a Sheriff) drew local law enforcement and a number of firefighters who teamed up with 31 local students for the event. The kids in bright red “Shop with a Cop” T-shirts made their way around... more

Victor-based Constellation to invest $100M in female-led alcohol businesses

Constellation to invest $100M in female-led alcohol businesses
Constellation Brands’ venture capital group is putting its weight behind female-founded and female-owned alcohol businesses by investing $100 million by 2028, the company announced Thursday. The investment would come through the Victor-based company’s Focus on Female Founders program, which supports emerging brands in, or adjacent to, the beverage alcohol space. Constellation’s first two investments went to Austin Cocktails, an Austin,... more

W-FL SATURDAY: Newark tops Victor for tournament crown; Lyons offense ignites in win over Wilson

W-FL SATURDAY: Newark tops Victor for tournament crown; Lyons offense ignites in win over Wilson
Some big time early season match-ups were on the slate Saturday night. Two of the biggest involved a pair of Wayne-Finger Lakes boys teams playing up in classification. Newark defeated Class AA Victor in overtime in the final of the Finger Lakes Tip-Off Tournament in Canandaigua. Lyons used a full court, frenetic pace to put up 86 points on Class... more

Deputies: Man stole six vacuums from Ontario County store

Deputies: Man stole six vacuums from Ontario County store
Deputies report that a 53-year-old Greece man was arrested on several charges — including one count of grand larceny after an investigation into thefts at Target in Victor. Vincenzo M. Murphy, 53, of Greece is accused of stealing six Dyson vacuum cleaners ranging in price from $250 to $500. He was charged with grand larceny, petit larceny, and attempted petit... more

Rochester man stole nearly $1K of merchandise from Eastview Mall

Rochester man stole nearly $1K of merchandise from Eastview Mall
Deputies report that a 29-year-old Rochester man was taken into custody at the Eastview Mall on Thursday following a shoplifting investigation. Aaron Roth, 29, of Rochester is accused of stealing $776 worth of merchandise from Von Maur. Upon investigation it was determined that he also possessed $278 worth of merchandise from Eddie Bauer. As result he was charged with fifth-degree... more

Victor-based Han-Tek moving into former GM plant in Honeoye Falls

Victor-based Han-Tek moving into former GM plant in Honeoye Falls
Victor-based construction equipment firm Han-Tek is moving into the former GM plant in Honeoye Falls, ending five years of vacancy at the plant, the company announced Thursday. The research and development plant on Carriage Street, which was shuttered after the closing announcement in 2012, employed more than 200 people and focused on emerging technology research for the U.S. vehicle manufacturing giant. But when... more

Eastview Mall, Waterloo Premium among most-popular shopping centers in Upstate New York

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Like to shop? The holiday season is here and shoppers are taking to area malls and shopping centers like always — and Yelp — has provided a regional ranking of the most-positively reviewed destinations for shopping. However, not all of them on the list are malls, exactly. Some of them are shopping centers and plazas that offer a slightly different... more

Section V Hockey: Six storylines for the 2018-19 season

Section V Hockey: Six storylines for the 2018-19 season
A year after Victor and Canandaigua ruled their respective classes, the 2018 hockey season figures to have new contenders emerging. The season started last Tuesday with the Braves’ 8-2 win over Brockport. The Blue Devils went unbeaten a year ago and secured the program’s first state championship in March. However, with a number of departures, another team is expected to... more

Traffic stop leads to DWAI charge in Victor

Traffic stop leads to DWAI charge in Victor
Deputies say a 26-year-old Rochester resident was arrested on Friday along Rowley Road in Victor following a traffic stop. Piccole M. Nunez, 26, of Rochester was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, and aggravated unlicensed operation after failing to yield the right of way at an intersection. Deputies say she also failed to keep right on a two... more

Burglary, grand larceny charges for Pittsford woman after return scheme foiled at Victor Walmart

Burglary, grand larceny charges for Pittsford woman after return scheme foiled at Victor Walmart
Investigators with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office took a 54-year-old Pittsford resident into custody on Tuesday on two counts of burglary and one count of grand larceny following investigation into separate incidents at the Walmart Supercenter in Victor earlier in the month. Sarah E. Byrne, 54, of Pittsford was charged with two counts of third-degree burglary and one count of... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Povero reflects on nearly half-century in law enforcement (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Povero reflects on half-century in law enforcement (podcast)
Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero has made serving the community a career. He has also made it a lifetime achievement, setting the standard for what long-term, successful leadership looks like in a law enforcement setting. He’ll be staying involved. Even as Sheriff Povero approaches retirement, he says staying involved in the community he calls home; and has served for nearly... more

Aldi to now offer delivery

Aldi to now offer delivery
Aldi is teaming up with Instacart in Central New York to make it easier for you to get your groceries. Aldi will now do the shopping for you and deliver your groceries right to your door. There is a delivery fee for some products. Check the Instacart app to see if your local Aldi is participating. All you do is... more

Law enforcement talk holiday safety at Eastview Mall event

Law enforcement talk holiday safety at Eastview Mall event
Big crowds. Cold, dark nights. Lots of stress, but also lots of good times meeting up with friends and family while crossing gifts off your shopping list. The holiday shopping season is here again, and with it, the potential for crime, if you’re not paying attention. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office and Eastview Mall security team are providing a host... more

Deputies catch bail jumper with shot at treatment in Ontario

Deputies catch bail jumper with shot at treatment in Ontario
A Rochester woman, wanted on a bench warrant for skipping out on her court sentencing hearing, was caught in Victor by Ontario County sheriff’s deputies. On Monday, slightly past 4 a.m. Charlotte Simmons, 53 was apprehended on Rte. 96 for failing to appear in front of Judge Kocher for her sentencing on burglary charges. Back on Nov. 2 there was... more

Eastview Mall reopens Sunday after early, weather-related closure on Saturday

Eastview Mall will reopen on Sunday after early, weather-related closure on Saturday
Eastview Mall will be open normal hours on Sunday after sporadic, weather-related power outages caused headache for holiday shoppers trying to kick off the 2018 season. “Windy weather has caused some power outages at some stores at Eastview Mall & Eastview commons,” Eastview Mall said in a statement on Twitter. The mall remained open for a couple more hours, before... more

Irondequoit scores in final seconds to top Victor for Class A title

Irondequoit scores in final seconds to top Victor for Class A title
It was the first football sectional title to be handed out this season, and whatever team that won would finish off one of the biggest redemptive stories of the season. Irondequoit came into the game undefeated after having lost in the championship last year, while Victor came in with just two losses on the season, one of them to Irondequoit. The... more
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