Victor man uninjured after truck strikes guardrail, rolls; later charged with DWI

On Sunday at approximately 11:37 pm deputies arrested a 48-year-old Victor man after a crash into a guardrail where his vehicle rolled over on State Route 444. Deputies say Gregory John Naber, 48, of Victor struck a guardrail and rolled over while traveling north on State Route 444 in East Bloomfield. He was arrested and issued several citations including those... more

Victor seeks input on ways to improve Rt. 96

The Town of Victor wants you to weigh in on plans to improve the traffic flow along the Route 96 corridor. The project includes more than six miles of Route 96 and Main Street. The town says Victor's population has risen sharply over the last three decades. And with destinations like Eastview Mall, heavy traffic can cause frustrations. They're asking... more

Deputies: Sisters left kids alone at Eastview Mall store for 2 hours

On Sunday around 5:27 pm members of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office arrested two women at the Eastview Mall on child endangerment charges after allegedly leaving their 7- and 9-year-old children unattended at the Lego Store for approximately two hours. Deputies say Yaquelina Rosario De Hernandez, 54, of the Dominican Republic and Francisca Lopez, 48, of West Henrietta were charged... more

Fairport woman charged with DWI in Victor

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a 47-year-old Fairport woman after they say she was found to be operating a vehicle in an intoxicated condition on Saturday. Andrea L. Cole, 47, was stopped for making an unsafe lane change on State Route 96 around 2:58 am and was subsequently charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated, unregistered motor vehicle... more

Victor Senior High adds third assistant principal

Amy Shannon of Fairport is joining the Victor Central School District as an assistant principal at the Senior High School. In the newly created position, she joins existing Assistant Principals Brian Siesto and Carrie Goodell, serving Principal Yvonne O’Shea. “I am really excited to join the Victor Central School District team and contribute to the positive culture at the high... more

Victor Schools take action after controversial book

The superintendent of the Victor Central School District says administrators are working on a plan to involve training and new curriculum following a book of poems published by high school students. “We need to ingrain in or students as part of being a productive citizen that you have a responsibility to society,” said Superintendent Dawn Santiago-Marullo. Many considered the book... more

Victor high school star athlete’s heart-warming friendship

It was a typical night at Victor High School and, as per usual, Zack Estabrooks was lighting up the scoreboard. Hundreds turned out to support Estabrooks and the Blue Devils, but Shelby Hay is his biggest cheerleader. “She’s the first person that hugs me after every lac — after every sporting event,” says Estabrooks. Twelve-year-old Shelby, who has Down syndrome,... more

Feds may seize two Canandaigiua lakefront homes

Two homes along Canandaigua Lake – worth more than $1 million each – may be seized by the federal government if defendants in a criminal matter are convicted and cannot replace money they are alleged to have stolen. The homes belong to co-founders of 5LINX, a Henrietta-based marketing company, who were recently indicted by a federal grand jury. Charged with... more

Deputies: Victor man charged with DWI had BAC three-times legal limit

A Macedon man is facing multiple charges, including felony DWI after an accident in Victor earlier this week. Deputies arrested Kevin P. Gallivan, 52, of Macedon for felony driving while intoxicated after a single-car property damage crash on School St. in the Town of Victor on Monday. Deputies say Gallivan was attempting to make a u-turn on School St. when... more

Deputies: Parent left child unattended for 2 hours at Eastview Mall

A 44-year-old Pittsford woman was ticketed after deputies say she left a 10-year-old child unattended for more than two hours at Eastview Mall. Jian Fan, 44, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child following a lost child complaint received by deputies at Eastview Mall on July 2nd. Deputies say the investigation revealed that Fan left a 10-year-old child... more

Ontario Co. DA Tantillo talks career, prosecution, future on Inside the FLX (podcast)

It’s been 38 years prosecuting for District Attorney Michael Tantillo. He has served as District Attorney for 28 of those 38 years. “It’s not an easy job. I’ve continued handling trial prosecution on felony cases, but have developed an incredibly talented team that has made our office run incredibly well,” Tantillo explained. “While this is my last year as DA,... more

Bloomfield crash on 5&20 sends one to Thompson hospital

On Saturday around 3:41 pm deputies responded to the area of State Route 5&20 near Wheeler Station Rd. in Bloomfield for the report of a two-car crash with possible injuries. Upon investigation deputies learned that Dillon T. Robinson, of Victor was operating a brown 2002 Buick Century and failed to yield the right of way while turning left onto Wheeler... more

Residents jumped from second-story, family dog dies in Victor house fire

On Friday around 3:08 am deputies in Ontario County responded along with Farmington, Victor, Shortsville, and Manchester Fire Departments all responded to 1533 Meadowbrook Lane in Farmington for a reported house fire. Upon arrival, deputies found heavy black smoke pouring from the home and a fully-involved kitchen fire. Three male residents, as well as a female resident all jumped from... more

SUNY trustees raise tuition on in-state students … again

State University of New York students are going to be paying more. At least those who don’t qualify for the Governor’s new Excelsior Scholarship. The SUNY board of trustees voted on Wednesday to raise tuition 3.1 percent. It brings tuition up to $6,670 for in-state students attending any four-year colleges. Opponents of the increase, which breaks down to $200 called... more

Victor man charged with DWI

A Victor man was charged with driving while intoxicated after deputies say they received a complaint of a sick or intoxicated driver. Brian S. Kumpf, 48, was charged with DWI after he was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. A caller said that Kumpf was all over the road. Appearance tickets were issued an the charges will... more

US Lacrosse honors for 12 players in Section V

US Lacrosse announced its annual national awards, and the governing body’s girls lacrosse All-American and All-Academic teams includes 12 players from Section V schools. A pair of the award winners are from Palmyra-Macedon, a team that made history in May by winning its first Section V championship. The Red Raiders advanced to the Class D state semifinals in Cortland with... more

Honey Dipper Festival is one sweet time

If you were in the mood for something sweet and local, the Honey Dipper Festival was the place to be Saturday. Kettle Ridge Farm hosted this celebration of local cuisine, whether in the form of sweets, food or alcohol. According to Chris Hurley, who runs the farm with his father, Joseph, the idea for the festival came about as a... more

Deputies: Victor man fires bullet into home while cleaning gun

A 27-year-old Victor man has been charged with misdemeanor reckless endangerment after deputies say he failed to remove a bullet from a handgun he was cleaning, which discharged and fired a bullet through his home and into his neighbor’s home. The neighbors were home at the time of the incident, which happened Wednesday at 6:10 p.m., but no one was... more
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