Sheriffs’ Institute holds week-long training; Ontario Co. participates

The New York State Sheriffs’ Institute held a week-long Advanced School for staff of Sheriffs’ civil divisions this month at the Albany County Courthouse. Almost 70 participants from Sheriffs’ Offices around the State attended the program, including Deputy Rob Morse and Sergeant Tate Colburn from Ontario County. Sponsored and organized by the Sheriffs’ Institute, the intensive five-day program provides participants... more

Behind Wong’s arm, solid defense Victor edges Fairport for Class AA softball title

The ball was in Erin Wong’s hand when Victor lost its only softball game this spring, a 13-9 setback to Monroe County rival Fairport on May 3. But veteran coach Shelly Collins wanted Wong back in the pitcher’s circle for Friday’s Section V Class AA championship game and the sophomore right-hander got the Blue Devils back in the winner’s circle.... more

Inside the controversial book published by Victor students

The Victor Central School District says it became aware of a controversial and some say offensive book of haiku poems published by a small group of students in mid-April. In a statement sent to parents today the district states it investigated the book and found, “It was intended to be humorous and satirical.” The book includes profanity, homophobic comments and... more

Victor baseball stuns Schroeder in quarterfinal upset

Tied at 1-1 in the 6th inning, Victor would take the lead on an RBI single by Zack Carpin that brought home Nate Hampson. Warriors answer right back in the home half. After a lead off double by Connor Bisallion, Caleb Punter singles to center to tie the game back up at 2-2. WROC: Read More more

Victor man fails to signal, charged with DWI

On May 21st Troopers arrested William M. Rotach, 25, of Victor for driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a BAC greater than .08 percent and failure to signal properly. Rotach was stopped while making a turn off of State Route 31 in the Town of Lyons for failing to signal prior to 100 feet. Upon further investigation, Rotach... more

Police: Duo accused of selling 62 grams of marijuana in Ontario Co.

On May 19th the Canandaigua City Police Department arrested 22-year-old Joseph D. Krug, of Victor, and 28-year-old Christopher Nacca, of Webster. The arrests were the result of an on-going drug investigation conducted by the Canandaigua City Police Department, with assistance from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Department. Both were charged with third-degree criminal sale of marijuana in relation to the sale... more

Victor storms back to top Fairport in season finale

Kyle McAvoy and TJ Hendrick would jump start the Red Raiders offense early and give Fairport a 5-2 lead. Victor would score four unanswered goals to lead 6-5 at halftime. Fairport would score a twice to open the second half but the Blue Devils would take control from their and go on to win 10-8 WROC: Read More more

Motorcyclist ejected after pickup truck driver doesn’t see him in Canandaigua

Deputies in Ontario County say they reported to a personal injury motor vehicle accident on State Route 21 in Canandaigua on Friday around 1 pm. They say Michael Cain, 62, of Palmyra was traveling south on his motorcycle and Matthew Nielson, 40, was traveling north in a pickup truck.   Deputies say Nielsen did not see Cain riding the motorcycle... more

Crews respond to Victor house fire

The cause of a fire Wednesday afternoon at a Kensington Court home is under investigation. Several family members were left homeless temporarily after a fire on Wednesday afternoon. Victor firefighters responded to a report of a bathroom fire and crews found smoke showing when they arrived, Victor Fire Chief Sean McAdoo said. “It was a quick stop,” McAdoo said, saying... more

Victor seeks OK on $66M school district budget

It won’t be all business on May 16 for Victor Central School District voters. In addition to the action at the polls, a campus-wide, day-long celebration will include a chicken barbecue, carnival, robotics demonstration, art show, concert and lacrosse, baseball, tennis and basketball games. From 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. voters will also have a chance to weigh in on... more

Victor, Fishers Fire Departments closer to merging

Two fire departments in the Town of Victor will merge. It will reduce cost, and according to the plan will provide better coverage for those living in Victor. “We’re in the position that we should go ahead with this. We think it is a benefit for the community. It helps us with safety because it makes sure that we have... more

Victor storms past Thomas

Victor hit the ground the running and after a near perfect first half, coasted to a 17-3 win over Webster Thomas on Thursday. The Blue Devils scored the game’s first eight goals before taking an 8-1 lead into the halftime interval. Freshman Joey Pezzimenti scored four goals and added an assist for the Victor. Mitch Cain and Alex Mabbett each... more

Victor considers fire-protection options

It’s been a fast-paced, 30-year stretch of booming growth for Ontario County’s largest town. Victor officials expect that trend to continue over the next 20 years, when the town is projected to reach full build-out and with its population climbing to 21,000 from 14,400 in 2014. But while Victor has increased in density and complexity, its framework of public safety... more

A single fire district for Victor?

On May 22, village and town boards will invite residents to weigh in on whether they want to see Victor Fire Department and Fishers Fire District join forces officially, taking their existing day-to-day collaboration to the next level. Residents will also have to decide if they want to share some of the tax burden Fishers residents have shouldered thus far... more

Victor woman accused of using vehicle without permission, found with heroin

A 33-year-old Victor woman is facing multiple charges after a traffic stop at 1:39 am on Tuesday. Deputies arrested Jessica L. Dudarchik, 33, of Victor for third-degree unauthorized use of a vehicle, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, aggravated unlicensed operation and operating a motor vehicle without an ignition interlock system after a traffic stop on Plastermill Rd. in... more
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