Victor village residents to review $2.8M budget

Village residents will have a chance to weigh in on a proposed $2.8 million budget for 2018-19 at a public hearing set for 7 p.m. Monday, April 2. The proposed $2.8 million plan represents a 6 percent drop in the bottom line, thanks in large part to the completion of a major reconstruction project on a village thoroughfare, Maple Avenue.... more

Victor restaurant manager accused of stealing $6K

A manager at Six60 restaurant in Victor was arrested after an investigation into thousands of dollars stolen via debit card chargebacks. James Demetreau, 38, is accused of stealing upwards of $6,000 during his time as a manager at the restaurant located on State Route 96. State Police say he did this through multiple debit card chargebacks, which are normally transaction... more

Victor-raised guide dog up for national award

A guide dog raised locally has a shot at national recognition, thanks to the 2018 American Humane Hero Dog Awards and, most notably, Victor resident Bonnie Kelly. Over the last 13 years, Kelly has nurtured and equipped 13 service dogs — seven golden Labradors and six German shepherds — to become guide dogs with the Guiding Eyes for the Blind.... more

Brooklyn residents arrested at Eastview Mall for using forged credit cards

Three Brooklyn residents were arrested after an investigation at Eastview Mall, according to deputies. Rahshawn Dixon and Dashawn Smiley had been in multiple stores making suspicious purchases. Deputies say that upon further investigation — the two were found to be in possession of forged credit cards, which had been used for several purchases. Dixon was charged with two counts of... more

Victor Chamber names Women of Excellence

Hundreds turned out to honor Victor’s Women of Excellence this year. The annual banquet, hosted by Victor Chamber of Commerce, toasted 15 multi-generational women who display passion, vision and commitment in service to their community. Three of the 15 women ultimately received the Jikohnsaseh, Lantern, and Student of Promise awards for most successfully demonstrating the qualities of Jikohnsaseh, a founder... more

Fishers Fire District commissioners reject consolidating with Victor Fire Department

Fishers Fire District commissioners Tuesday voted against consolidating with the Victor Fire Department to form a new Victor Consolidated Fire District. The vote was three opposed to two in favor. It was the fourth scheduled vote for Fishers, three of which saw eleventh-hour cancellations in November and December. The commissioners — most newly seated in December — were voting on... more

Victor woman charged with DWI on St. Patrick’s Day

A 47-year-old Victor woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop on State Route 96 on St. Patrick’s Day. Deputies say Catherine M. Carlson, 47, of Victor was charged with driving while intoxicated after failing to keep right on Route 96. She was was issued appearance tickets to answer the charges at a later date. more

Victor schools seeking voter approval for new buses

A bond proposition for $879,000 to buy various buses and vehicles for the Victor Central School District will be included on the ballot in May when voters will be asked to approve the proposed $68.8 million spending plan for 2018-19. The Board of Education, in a special meeting Thursday, reviewed the third sector of the budget and approved a referendum... more

Canandaigua driver charged with DWI after Victor traffic stop

Deputies arrested a 30-year-old Canandaigua resident after a traffic stop on West Main Street in Victor. Jacqueline M. VanGordon, 30, was stopped for traffic violations — and discovered to have a permit, which had been suspended six times, on five different occasions. She submitted to a breath test, which determined her BAC to be twice the legal limit. She was... more

Lyons woman charged with assault after hit-and-run accident in Victor

A 20-year-old Lyons resident faces multiple charges as part of an active hit-and-run investigation, which happened in Victor on Monday. Deputies say they arrested Amari R. Linzy-Richardson, 20, of Lyons on multiple charges after the investigation into the hit-and-run accident on Saurer Farms Drive in Victor on March 12th. She was charged with second-degree assault and leaving the scene of... more

Will Fishers consolidate or not?

After more than eight months of debate, the Fishers Fire District Board of Commissioners will at last decide what, if any, the district’s role will be in a proposed Victor Consolidated Fire District. Two public meetings are set: On Tuesday, March 13, commissioners will hammer out salary details for newly promoted lieutenants in executive session, and discuss regular business in... more

Persuasive Victor student earns sweet reward

Second grader Reese Sierens tasted first-hand the power of a well-written letter. She’s got teacher Jennifer Cole to thank for that, along with the responsiveness of UNO Pizzeria and Grill corporate executives. On Monday, Reese and 20 of her classmates at Victor Primary School were treated to a make-your-own sundae buffet, served by UNO Regional Marketing Director Ann Kabel and... more

Victor completes undefeated hockey season with state title

The Victor Blue Devils captured their first NYSPHSAA boys hockey championship in school history on Sunday in Buffalo scoring three goals in under five minutes in the second period en route to a 5-1 victory over Niagara Wheatfield of Section VI to cap an undefeated 22-0-4 season. Congrats to @victorhshockey on completing an undefeated State Championship season! We are all... more

Deputies: Victor man was drunk during traffic stop on Rt. 332

A 25-year-old Victor resident was charged with driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop over the weekend on State Route 332 in Canandaigua. Deputies charged William C. Bartlett, 25, of Victor with driving while intoxicated and failure to keep right. He was found to be operating the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Deputies say Barlett was being held... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Victor Supervisor Jack Marren talks changes on Route 96 (podcast)

On Episode #102 of the Inside the FLX podcast Jack Marren, Chairman of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors, and Victor Town Supervisor was in-studio talking about changes coming to the Route 96 corridor in the western portions of Ontario County. He also discussed economic development. . more

Palmyra man jailed after speeding, reckless driving on SR 96 in Victor

Deputies say a Palmyra man was sent to the Ontario County Jail after a traffic stop for reckless driving and speeding in Victor on Thursday around 11 a.m. Michal F. Caldarelli, 56, of Palmyra was charged with speeding, driving left of the pavement markings, reckless driving and passing a red light after an incident on State Route 96 in Victor.... more

Victor committee looks at recommendations for Route 96 traffic

The process of trying to ease traffic congestion along Route 96 in Victor continued Wednesday night. Six recommendations are on the table, and they were discussed at a committee meeting at Victor Town Hall Wednesday night. The committee is working on revising the plans. The next step in the process will be an environmental review. WHAM: Read More more
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