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Victor hands Pittsford first loss

In a battle between the best two lacrosse teams in Section Five, defense won. Victor allowed Pittsford only one goal until the final three minutes and otherwise controlled the game start to finish in a 6-3 win at Sutherland Thursday night. The Blue Devils scored the first three goals of the game during a 3:44 in the first half of... more

Victor LaxFest is Saturday

The Victor LaxFest is set for Saturday at Victor High School. Proceeds go toward the program’s boys and girls lacrosse boosters and the day starts with the first of five scheduled games. At 9 a.m. the boys modified Blue vs. Gold game will be played, and the girls modified team will play Rush-Henrietta. At 11 a.m., the boys junior varsity... more

Canandaigua woman suffers minor injuries after collision in Eastview parking lot

On Wednesday at about 7:54 pm deputies were called to a collision between two vehicles at Eastview Mall. Deputies say that Michelle Zucaro, of Webster, and Madison Devito, of Canandaigua, were operating separate vehicles when Zucaro’s went through a marked intersection in the parking lot — striking the Devito vehicle. Devito suffered abrasions to her wrists as result of the... more

Road was closed in Victor until 6 am Tuesday; accident takes out utility pole

Officials say crews are working to restore a utility pole, which was cut down in an accident on Route 251 between Cork Rd. and Phillips Rd in Victor. No one was injured in the crash, and officials announced this afternoon that the accident would result in people not being able to travel down the road until further notice. During the... more

Pair sent to Strong after motorcycle crash in Victor; driver charged with DWI

On April 24th around 12:53 am deputies in Ontario County arrested a Victor man after he was involved in a crash on High St. Deputies say that James Rigby, 56, of Victor was traveling north on High St. in Victor when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed. He had a passenger, according to deputies, but neither party suffered... more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

Risk for boaters elevated at Canandaigua Lake

  Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero says that boaters need to use extreme caution when on the waters of Canandaigua Lake. He said, “Officers are confirming debris below the surface, primarily tree limbs and logs, that present a danger if struck by a boat.” The recent rains have wreaked havoc on the region, causing runoff, water rise, and a variety... more

Taking on ‘Value of Villages’ in Ontario County

If you own property in one of Ontario County’s eight villages, then you pay a village property tax on top of your town tax. That village tax is the center of a study by two Ontario County men who formed a nonprofit to shed light on the cost of local government. With the village of Rushville facing a June 27... more

Trees to take root in Victor

The tree-killing emerald ash borer made its way into Victor Municipal Park, damaging numerous ash trees in the 47-acre park. Now that crews with the town and village have removed those diseased trees, the ground is ready for planting. On Saturday, April 29, volunteers will dig in for the annual Village of Victor Arbor Day celebration. As in previous events,... more

Victor chamber honors 12 as Women of Excellence

Twelve exemplary women from the Victor community were celebrated and honored at the sixth annual Victor Chamber of Commerce Women of Excellence Awards. Held at Ravenwood Country Club on March 8, the event has become a favorite for Victor Chamber Executive Director Mitch Donovan. He’s not alone. “Getting to recognize the incredibly talented women we have here in Victor is... more

Political Roundup: Funding coming Victor-Farmington first responders’ way

The Victor-Farmington Volunteer Ambulance Corp. stands to gain $22,691 in federal funding, according to U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand. The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, or AFG. The Victor-Farmington Ambulance Corp. will use the money to enhance support for emergency medical services and help to improve operations and... more

Bass Pro Shops in Victor closer to becoming a reality

Developers of the proposed Fishers Ridge project breathed a sigh of relief Tuesday night as Victor Town Planning Board members gave them the go-ahead for Phase 1 of the 96-acre multi-use project northeast of Route 96 and northwest of Lane Road. The 3-to-2 vote follows a decade or more of back-and-forth between the town of Victor and the Rochester-based DiMarco... more

Arbor Day planting planned in Victor Municipal Park

The public is invited to join in a tree planting event sponsored by the Victor Village Tree Board on Saturday, April 29. The Arbor Day planting will be in Victor Municipal Park at 6680 Paparone Drive. Planting will begin at 10 a.m. About 40 trees of varying species will be planted in the park that encompasses 47 acres and offers... more

Getting fit in Victor, one step, one row, one plank at a time

A Saturday morning Health and Wellness Expo hosted by the Victor Chamber of Commerce offered a jackpot of solutions and strategies to people looking to make positive lifestyle changes. While attendees took selfies with Olympic athletes and their gold medals, the Thompson Cares Bear demonstrated how to do planks and kids learned how to fence — safely. Parents weren’t left... more

Victor man drove car into ditch, charged with DWI

On Saturday, a Victor man was charged with driving while intoxicated after deputies were called to the scene of a minor accident. Christopher J. McDaniels, 22, of Victor was charged with driving while intoxicated after deputies were called to a scene on Coville St. in the Village of Victor where he had driven his vehicle into a ditch. Further investigation... more

Rotary exchange student presents program on India

Victor-Farmington Rotary Club has been an active participant in the Rotary Youth Exchange Program for 40 years. The first Rotary exchange student hosted by the club was Jane Mansfield, of Perth, Australia, in 1978-79. The club has remained active during the 2016-2017 year, hosting an exchange student from India and sponsoring a local student for a year in Denmark. The... more

Group advertises major savings if every Ontario Co. village dissolved

Dissolving is a good idea, according to one group out of Ontario County. The Ontario County Values, Inc. an independent and not-for-profit corporation was recently formed to study and compare the costs of local government services in Ontario County. The latest study — aptly named “The Value of Villages” shows the likely average savings that would accrue to each village... more
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