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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

Goodwill supersizes to Eastview Mall

Goodwill supersizes to Eastview Mall
The Goodwill Store in Victor is now moving into a new, much bigger building at Eastview Mall. Work was taking place Monday outside what will be the main entrance of the store at 34 Eastview Mall, across the parking lot from Macy’s. A grand opening is set for the last weekend in June, beginning with a ribbon cutting and promotions... more

Deputies: Rochester man sold crack cocaine in Ontario County

Deputies: Rochester man sold crack cocaine in Ontario County
Sheriff Kevin Henderson says a Rochester resident was arrested on felony drug charges after an investigation involving agencies from three different counties. He says the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Taskforce was assisted by officers from Wayne County, Seneca County, as well as the Canandaigua and Geneva police departments. They charged David Espinosa with criminal sale of a controlled substance,... more

Victor rally delivers 7-6 victory over Canandaigua in Class B lacrosse title game

Victor rally delivers 7-6 victory over Canandaigua in Class B lacrosse title game
There are so many reasons why Victor is a perennial champion in Section V boys lacrosse, and Wednesday night, we saw yet another one. In a season where there were more struggles than the Blue Devils have endured in the past two or three years combined, in the waning moments at St. John Fisher College, their championship pedigree emerged when... more

A family’s message of hope after teen’s suicide

A family’s message of hope after teen’s suicide
As New York’s suicide rate skyrockets, a Victor family, in their darkest days, has found the strength to share their story in hopes that it will help other teens and families. “For parents out there, even if you think ‘no, never my kid,’ because that’s exactly what we thought, right up to that moment I pulled into the driveway and... more

Morgan Management CEO Robert Morgan, involved in Ontario Co. properties indicted

Morgan Management CEO Robert Morgan, involved in Ontario Co. properties indicted
Morgan Management CEO Robert Morgan has been indicted on federal charges. Morgan appeared in federal court Wednesday to answer to a 114-count superseding indictment. Court papers state Morgan has been indicted on a plethora of charges, including conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracy and other charges. Court papers state Morgan conspired with... more

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

Victor resident, 5LINX co-owner sentenced in fraud case

Victor resident, 5LINX co-owner sentenced in fraud case
The third and final former owner of 5LINX was sentenced Wednesday for his role in a multi-million dollar marketing scheme. Jason Guck, 43, of Victor was convicted of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and filing a false tax return. According to federal prosecutors, in 2001, Guck, along with Craig Jerabeck and Jeb Tyler, started 5LINX Enterprise, Inc., based in Henrietta.... more

Victor man arrested in undercover sex sting with child

Victor man arrested in undercover sex sting with child
A Victor man was arrested and charged with attempting to rape a minor — who was actually an undercover officer. Police say that Alexander Braun, 25, used a social media website in an attempt to set up a sexual rendezvous with a 14-year-old child. That child was actually an undercover officer and as a result Braun was charged with second-degree... more

Duo from Geneva, Clifton Springs busted on felony drug charges in Victor

Duo from Geneva, Clifton Springs busted on felony drug charges in Victor
Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of two Ontario County residents following an investigation into a traffic stop along Interstate 490. Glen Omar Perez-Santiago, 33, of Geneva; and Linzy Patrick, 34, of Clifton Springs were both arrested on a variety of charges. Perez-Santiago was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, which is a... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Henderson brothers talk leading Brighton PD, Ontario Co. Sheriff’s Office

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Henderson brothers talk leading Brighton PD, Ontario Co. Sheriff’s Office
It’s not often that brothers share a career path. In this case, while not precisely the same – Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson and Brighton PD Chief of Police Mark Henderson have not only followed a similar career trajectory – but have grown to lead two important agencies in the region. This week they discuss modern policing together, talk about... more

Deputies: Traffic stop leads to DWI, CPCS charges in Victor

Deputies: Traffic stop leads to DWI, CPCS charges in Victor
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 36-year-old Farmington man following a traffic stop along State Route 96 in the Town of Victor. On Friday around 2:38 a.m. deputies stopped William D. Beck, 35, for failing to keep right. Upon investigation it was determined that Beck was operating his vehicle in an intoxicated condition. He was arrested... more
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