BICYCLIST STRUCK: 13-year-old wasn’t wearing helmet in Rt. 96 crash in Victor

A 13-year-old was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital with a head injury after being struck by an SUV on State Rt. 96 in Victor Saturday evening. The crash happened around 9:30 pm, according to scanner traffic. Deputies say the accident happened near Heath Row in the Town of Victor when a 13-year-old, identified as Evan J. Yearwood, of Victor, was... more

J.C. Penney locations Ontario, Cayuga counties will not close

It came to as a surprise to some. Others were relieved. On Friday, J.C. Penney named the 138 stores that would close due to poor performance, and a variety of other factors. No location between Syracuse and Rochester was included in the list of cuts. In fact, only three stores overall were in New York. A report last week indicated... more

Hancock’s 6 points lead Hobart to win over Canisius

Hobart College sophomore Bryan Hancock’s career-high six points on four goals and two assists led the Statesmen lacrosse team to an 18-11 win over Canisius this afternoon at the Pinnacle Athletic Campus. Hobart improves to 3-4 this season, while the Golden Griffins fall to 2-3. Senior Max Romm added four goals for Hobart. Senior Frank Brown produced four points on... more

Ontario Sheriff extends ‘No Unnecessary Travel’ request

Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero says that conditions are worsening in his county. A Travel Advisory has been issued by Povero until 10 pm. Povero extended the No Unnecessary Travel Advisory active in the county, which will remain until 5 am on Thursday. He says that motorists should use extreme caution on the roadways, especially as those individuals who have... more

Honeoye woman steals credit card making purchases at Best Buy, Taco Bell

A Honeoye resident has been charged with fourth-degree grand larceny after deputies say she stole a credit car belonging to a co-worker. Deputies arrested Laurin M. Carroll, 26, of Honeoye at Best Buy in Victor after she stole a co-worker’s credit card and used it for unauthorized purchases totaling more than $80. She spent $73.08 at Best Buy and $10.84... more

Texas man transported to Strong after crashing vehicle drunk

On March 8th deputies in Ontario County arrested John T. Romaka, 54, of Houston, Texas for driving while intoxicated after a vehicle in a ditch was discovered. Deputies say Tomaka was operating a vehicle in an intoxicated condition when his vehicle was discovered in a ditch in the area of High St. and Gillis Rd. in Victor. He was transported... more

Fairport man turns himself in after recording 15-year-old in Target fitting room

A 31-year-old Fairport man was arrested after he allegedly filmed a 15-year-old female in a fitting room at the Victor Target. Deputies arrested Jeffrey K. Maume, 31, of Fairport charging him with second-degree unlawful surveillance. He is accused of using a cell phone camera to record a 15-year-old in a fitting room in Victor. The incident took place on February... more

Electronics company expanding in Victor

A UK-based electronics company is investing $11 million in its Ontario County subsidiary to create a new shared services center, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. Ultra Electronics will build its shared services center at its Ontario County subsidiary, Flightline Electronics Inc., at 7625 Omnitech Place. The center will serve Ultra’s North American operations in both the United States and Canada.... more

Deputies seek ID of man who took photos of female juvenile in Target

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a male subject who took unlawful photos of a female inside Target. Details around the photos were not provided, but deputies describe the individual wanted for questioning as a 6’2” to 6’3” white male, weighing about 210 to 220 lbs. He has dark hair, according to the release.... more

Sectional Saturday: Semifinals set for boys & girls in Section V (full coverage)

The second slate of Section V boys and girls basketball quarterfinal games were played out on Saturday throughout the region. For Wayne-Finger Lakes teams, the Wayne boys, Mynderse girls, South Seneca girls, Gananda girls, Red Creek girls punched their ticket to the Sectional Final Four rounds to be played this upcoming week. Full results from Saturday below… BOYS BRACKETS (.pdf): AA... more

Cole and Parks in Victor will close; Daniele family plans car wash

Cole & Parks Restaurant, housed in a quaint yellow 1813 farmhouse in Victor, Ontario County, will close March 3 after 13 years in business. The Daniele family is under contract to purchase the property from Cole & Parks owner Bill Collins; the family intends to build a Royal Car Wash. The building at 607 Rowley Road, near the intersection of... more

Rochester man admits to attempting to lure Victor teen

A Rochester man arrested in December after being accused of attempting to transport a Victor teen to Buffalo for a sexual encounter admitted his guilt in Ontario County Court on Friday. Sir Jordan Steinfeldt, 27, appeared before Judge Frederick Reed with his attorney Robert Napier and agreed to plead guilty to attempted luring and third-degree attempted rape, both class E... more

Deputies investigating Victor attack as possible hate crime, victim speaks out

It’s the latest in what members of the LGBTQ community call a spike in targeted crimes. In the past few months, gay pride flags have been stolen from several homes in the North Winton Village neighborhood of Rochester. That’s just a neighborhood away over from where pride flags were burned late in the fall. Leaders in the LGBTQ community say... more

2017 Section V boys & girls basketball Sectional tournament brackets

Late Friday morning, the seeding points for Section V boys and girls high school basketball became official as the regular season is behind us. Ahead is Sectionals! Check out the brackets below for every classification in Section V for the boys and girls with our area teams highlighted. Postseason play gets underway Tuesday night. Check back to FingerLakes1.com for our... more

Consignment sale draws thousands of horse lovers from across state

The Countrymax Saddle and Tack Consignment Sale is just a week away, but there’s still time to drop off items to sell. Known as the Black Friday in February in the equine world, the sale is next Friday and Saturday, February 24th and 25th. Countrymax representative Mandi Lenhard said people come from all over the state to buy and sell... more
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