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‘Heroin In Your Neighborhood’ discussed at community event in Victor

Event at Eastview Mall educates public about what they need to know about the heroin epidemic in their communities. In April, the record was broken for the most unwanted, unused and expired medication being collected in Ontario County for disposal. According to Patrea Rea, coalition coordinator of the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Ontario County, more than 1,000 pounds of... more

Victor school district unveils $25M capital project one week before vote

On Tuesday, Oct. 11, residents will get their first look at a proposed $25 million capital project slated for 2018 that will benefit students in the Victor Central School District, but which administrators say won’t impact local property tax rates. Residents will be asked to vote on the capital project just one week later, on Tuesday, October 18th. The community... more

One sent to hospital after accident on SR 96 in Victor

On Sunday at approximately 3:51 pm deputies in Ontario County responded to a personal injury motor vehicle accident at the intersection of State Routes 96 and 251 in the Town of Victor. Deputies say that a 2015 Dodge Caravan being operated by Adam J. Smith was traveling in a northwesterly direction on State Route 96 and was stopped for a... more

FLCC offering basic education classes across region

Finger Lakes Community College is offering free classes in Ontario, Wayne and Yates counties for adults who want to improve their English skills or get a high school diploma. Classes are offered in Canandaigua, Geneva, Newark, Penn Yan, Sodus, Victor and Wolcott to prepare students for the Test Assessing Secondary Completion to get a high school equivalency diploma. The classes... more

Rochester man allegedly stole jacket from Eastview store

Deputies in Ontario County say that a Rochester resident was arrested for shoplifting after an incident at Eastview Mall. Deputies report that on Sunday at 7:05 pm Harry C. Vasbert, 21, of Rochester was arrested for allegedly stealing a Vans jacket, valued at $99.50 from the Vans store at the Eastview Mall. He was issued an appearance ticket and will... more

Drug Take Back Day coming to Victor on Sept. 24th

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office and the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, an initiative of the Partnership for Ontario County, are pleased to announce the next Prescription Drug Take Back Day for Saturday, September 24th at the Victor Village Hall from 9am – 12pm. The purpose of this event is to collect and properly dispose of unwanted, unused and outdated prescription,... more

Victor woman allegedly reports incident to avoid ticket; ticketed anyway

A Victor woman falsely reported an incident in an effort to get out of a ticket, according to deputies in Ontario County. On September 10 in the Town of Manchester during a routine traffic stop — deputies were directed to 2 Kendall St. in the Village of Clifton Springs for the report of an individual with chest pains and distress... more

Wayland woman charged with DWAI after traffic stop in Ontario County

A Wayland woman was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs int he Town of Victor on School Road last week, according to the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies say that Kathleen D. Dewey, 53, of Wayland was arrested for driving while ability impaired by drugs during a traffic stop. She was observed failing to use her turn signals,... more

Victor holds annual ‘Hang Around Victor’ Day

Victor Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Mitch Donovan recalls being told once that when it all started in 1976, Hang Around Victor Day included two tents set up on a small section of Main Street. On Saturday, now in its 40th year of existence, the growth of the annual event was on full display with 140 tents full of a... more

Our FL History: The Ku Klux Klan in the Finger Lakes

The history of the Ku Klux Klan presence in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York in the 1920’s as narrated by Walter Gable, Seneca County Historian. more

Canandaigua man charged with theft of speaker at Eastview Mall

On Wednesday evening, Drew Fuller, age 20 of Perry Place in Canandaigua, was arrested by the Ontario County Sheriff’s Department and charged with Petit Larceny. It is alleged that he stole a portable bluetooth stereo speaker from Cellairis inside of Eastview Mall valued at $80.00. Drew was issued an appearance ticket for the charge and will appear in Victor Town... more

Failing retaining wall at Victor Tim Hortons awaits repair

After more than two years of talk and two franchise owners, a failing 20-foot stone retaining wall behind Victor’s Tim Hortons still awaits repair. A chain link fence barricades the bulging masonry wall that keeps soil and vegetation from a 2.6-acre High Street parcel from spilling into the coffee shop’s drive-through lane and parking spaces. Read more from the Canandaigua... more

DAR honors Victor history teacher Andrew Purdie

There’ll be plenty of buzz about Victor High School history teacher Andrew Purdie in the teacher’s lounge this week. And returning students may be equally as impressed as are their faculty counterparts. Why? Because Purdie, who grew up in Farmington and is now an educator at his alma mater, Victor High School, was recently named Outstanding American History Teacher by... more

Victor tops Aquinas to kick off football season

Victor football took down last year's state champs on Thursday night. Before the game, Victor dedicated their scoreboard to former student Tyler Hutt who passed away unexpectedly two years ago. On the field, they made sure to honor Hutt with a win against a tough opponent. Check out the highlights below… more

Driver charged with aggravated DWI, three hospitalized after crash in Victor

A Mendon man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after a one-vehicle crash in Victor. Deputies say that on Thursday, at approximately 1:58 am first responders were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident involving one vehicle on Route 251. An investigation revealed Donald W. Quinn, 47, of Mendon was operating his vehicle on Route 251 when it... more

Woman accused of concealing over $600 worth of merchandise at Lord and Taylor

A Rochester woman was charged with stealing more than $600 worth of merchandise from Lord and Taylor at the Eastview Mall on Wednesday, according to police. Deputies in Ontario County say that Amanda K. Farrell, 20, of Rochester, was charged with petit larceny after an incident was investigated at Eastview Mall. Farrell is accused of stealing and concealing $604.50 worth... more

Man charged with DWI after crash on SR 251 in Town of Victor

An Ionia man was charged with driving while intoxicated on State Route 251 in the Town of Victor on August 25 after an accident. Deputies say they arrived on scene to a crash on State Route 251 where Robert D. Chaffer, 40, of Ionia had been operating a vehicle, of which he had lost control. Chaffer was issued traffic tickets... more
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