INSIDE THE FLX: Charlie Evangelista talks elections, Ontario County (podcast)

On episode #73 of the Inside the FLX podcast Josh Durso is joined by Ontario County Elections Commissioner Charlie Evangelista to discuss a host of local issues, including some local races taking shape. Over the summer, Evangelista transitioned from serving on the Ontario County Board of Supervisors to serving as the chief elections official for Ontario County. The Democrat has... more

Fire at Mobile Graphics in Victor shuts down Rt. 96

An early-morning fire on Main St. in Victor kept first responders busy for hours, as State Rt. 96 was temporarily shut down. The fire broke out at “Mobile Graphics,” according to fire officials, and photos from the scene show significant damage to the structure itself. Fire at a business in victor. Lots of fire and police crews on scene. More... more

Victor Swap Shop to close for season

One town’s effort to limit the amount of waste headed to Ontario County’s growing landfill is about to pause for the season. The Victor Swap Shop, which diverts usable items away from the waste stream and puts them back to work, will close on Saturday, Oct. 14, for a scheduled winter break. Swap Shop volunteers work to reduce Victor’s landfill... more

Pittsford man charged with DWI in Ontario County

Deputies arrested a 46-year-old Pittsford resident after a traffic stop. Deputies in Ontario County say Thomas J. Glantz, 46, was charged with DWI, failure to keep right, aggravated DWI, and unregistered motor vehicle after the traffic stop where he was determined to be intoxicated. He will answer the charges in Victor Town Court. more

HAZMAT called to Victor post office after leaking package

The Victor Fire Department was called to the Victor Post Office around 9:30 am after a package was found leaking. According to reports, the leaking package caused a post office workers’ hands to become tingly, which prompted the call. The inspection service took over the investigation as of 10:05 am and all other units had returned, according to reports. Details... more

Victor boys soccer gives back to the community

Victor Senior High School’s boys varsity soccer team recently performed a series of community service projects involving local youth and businesses.The team met with third-graders in coach Steve Fish’s class at Victor Primary School. Each player was assigned to a student for an interviewing project.Students were encouraged to ask questions such as what it takes to be a student-athlete in... more

Pittsford hands No. 1 Victor first loss in Section V since 2015

The Pittsford Panthers pulled down Victor, 16-6, Friday night, and may have elevated themselves to the unofficial title of Section V’s top team. There are people behind the team at McQuaid who may disagree. Pittsford went into the Monroe County league game at Victor at No. 3 in the Democrat and Chronicle Large-Schools Coaches’ Poll, while the Blue Devils were... more

Phone fall in the toilet? Help has arrived in Victor

Residents and visitors to Victor can now bring their liquid-damaged devices back from the dead, thanks to the Revive Electronics rollout of its Redux drying technology in more than 900 A Wireless stores, including its Victor location at 7979 Pittsford Victor Road. Redux removes moisture from wet cell phones, tablets and wearables, returning most devices to working condition when necessary... more

Victor schools cutting ribbon on new concession stand

A new concession stand will be dedicated Saturday at Victor Central Schools, next to the varsity soccer and lacrosse field on the north end of campus. School officials and members of the Victor Chamber of Commerce will gather at 2:30 p.m. for a ribbon-cutting of the new brick building, built through a community effort involving the DiMarco Group, other local... more

Victor soccer to host pancake breakfast

Victor varsity and junior varsity teams will host the third annual pancake breakfast fundraisers from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 24 and Oct. 1 at Thirsty Turtle, 7422 state Route 96, Victor.Breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, fruit, coffee and juice. Raffle items will be available.Tickets are available in advance or at the door for $8. Proceeds will support boys soccer... more

Two vie for Victor town clerk nomination

Two candidates for Victor town clerk will face off in the Republican primary Sept. 12. The Victor Republican Committee has interviewed both Laura Herbert and Karen Bodine, according to Committee Chair David Sanford. Herbert has served in law enforcement for 20 years, and for the last 11 she’s been stationed at Eastview Mall, and at Victor Town Court. “In my... more

Week 2 in Finger Lakes HS football features heavy Friday night slate

The second weekend of area high school football gets underway on Friday night with all but one game involving Finger Lakes East & West teams hitting the field. The lone Saturday game features Tri-Town (South Seneca/Romulus/Trumansburg) visiting Mynderse Academy for an afternoon affair on Saturday. Full schedule and game times below… FRIDAY NIGHT ER/Gananda at Midlakes 7 pm CG Finney... more

Ontario County DA candidates spar at debate

The Grand Ballroom at The Inn on the Lake was the site of a biting exchange between the two Republican candidates for Ontario County district attorney Tuesday night during a debate hosted by the Three Men and a Microphone radio program. Moderated by the program’s Tim Thornton, the candidates faced a full house and a full range of questions coming... more

Rain doesn’t dampen first-school-day spirits in Ontario County

Teachers and administrators donned umbrellas to greet students, some of whom covered their heads with hoods and backpacks to shelter from the rain. “Children eagerly arrived to Victor Primary School this morning, wet from the rain and excited for the promise the year holds,” said Principal Jennifer Check. “This year, we are looking forward to growing as a school community,... more
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