Ontario County Republican Committee chooses Trisha Turner to lead party

The Ontario County Republican Committee announced the election of Trisha Turner of Victor as Chairwoman on Wednesday. The announcement comes as Doug Finch, who led the charge to organize and nominate the Republican nominee for the 54th Senate District, decided that he would not seek re-election. Chairwoman Turner previously served as the Ontario County Republican Committee’s first vice chair, secretary... more

Victor supervisor: Town taxes could double

Residents can expect to see their town tax rates more than double in 2017, thanks to an apparent oversight by the town’s financial auditing firm, coupled with flagging sales tax and mortgage tax revenues and state-mandated tax levy limits. In a prepared statement Tuesday, longtime Victor Supervisor Jack Marren said it was Town Finance Director Barb Cole, hired in August,... more

Seneca Falls woman charged after passing out in car at Eastview while caring for child

On Sunday at approximately 1:37 pm deputies in Ontario County arrested a Seneca Falls woman on charges after she was said to be found impaired and unresponsive in a car, while caring for a 1-year-old child at Eastview Mall. Deputies say Christine M. Moody, 24, of Seneca Falls was charged with endangering the welfare of a child after an investigation... more

Fairport man steals $114 worth of merchandise from Zumiez, charged with petit larceny

A 22-year-old Fairport man was charged with petit larceny after deputies from Ontario County say he stole more than $100 worth of merchandise from a store at the Eastview Mall. Authorities say John C. Javrowsky, 22, of Fairport was arrested for petit larceny after allegedly stealing $114.93 worth of merchandise from Zumiez at the Eastview Mall in Victor. Javrowsky was... more

Pair arrested after incident involving 8-year-old at Victor elementary school

Deputies in Ontario County report that Leslie and Crystal Dinsmore, of Ontario and Rochester respectively, were arrested on Thursday at approximately 8:26 pm. The arrest took place at the Victor Primary School located at 953 High Street in the Village of Victor — and the pair was charged with three counts each of endangering the welfare of a child. Deputies... more

Two arrested for stealing merchandise from Lord & Taylor; hiding it in young boy’s stroller

Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies say that two people were arrested on Wednesday after being accused of stealing merchandise from the Eastview Mall Lord & Taylor. Deputies say that Ismatu Kamara, a 45-year-old from Pittsford, and Sharon Parrotta, a 43-year-old from East Rochester, are accused of working together to carry out the crime. They say that Parrotta works at the Lord... more

Railside Market & Cafe hosts week-long grand opening in Victor

After driving 350 miles from her Annapolis, Maryland home, Sue Harada finally reached her destination: a steaming hot fish fry at Railside Market & Café on Route 96. “I just sat down,” said the owner of the new Victor market Friday, as she dug into her favorite Railside specialty. Harada and Railside staff are preparing for the store’s grand opening... more

Victor man arrested after allegedly stomping a railing

A Victor man was arrested on Thursday morning around 5:11 am after deputies in Ontario County were called to a residence on Brace Road. Deputies say that Noah W. Kujawski, 21, of Victor was arrested for criminal mischeif in the fourth degree. According to deputies, this occurred after Kujawski stomped a porch railing resulting in $200 in damage. He was... more

‘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
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