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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

Local veterans, Honor Flight Rochester get big boost in Victor event

It’s been five productive years for the organizers of a week-long celebration to benefit Honor Flight Rochester and, specifically, local veterans. Starting May 5, they’ll be going for six. Victor Parks and Recreation will team up once again with the Victor Merchants Group to present the 6th Annual Week for Honor Flight, set for Friday, May 5 through Friday, May... more

Victor woman charged with DWI

On April 29th around 10:37 pm deputies in Ontario County arrested Mary Morrell, 47, of Victor for driving while intoxicated. Deputies say she was operating her vehicle on State Route 5 in the Town of East Bloomfield when she was stopped by police. According to deputies, she failed to stay right, which resulted in the traffic stop. When investigated, it... more

Victor hands Pittsford first loss

In a battle between the best two lacrosse teams in Section Five, defense won. Victor allowed Pittsford only one goal until the final three minutes and otherwise controlled the game start to finish in a 6-3 win at Sutherland Thursday night. The Blue Devils scored the first three goals of the game during a 3:44 in the first half of... more

Victor LaxFest is Saturday

The Victor LaxFest is set for Saturday at Victor High School. Proceeds go toward the program’s boys and girls lacrosse boosters and the day starts with the first of five scheduled games. At 9 a.m. the boys modified Blue vs. Gold game will be played, and the girls modified team will play Rush-Henrietta. At 11 a.m., the boys junior varsity... more

Canandaigua woman suffers minor injuries after collision in Eastview parking lot

On Wednesday at about 7:54 pm deputies were called to a collision between two vehicles at Eastview Mall. Deputies say that Michelle Zucaro, of Webster, and Madison Devito, of Canandaigua, were operating separate vehicles when Zucaro’s went through a marked intersection in the parking lot — striking the Devito vehicle. Devito suffered abrasions to her wrists as result of the... more

Road was closed in Victor until 6 am Tuesday; accident takes out utility pole

Officials say crews are working to restore a utility pole, which was cut down in an accident on Route 251 between Cork Rd. and Phillips Rd in Victor. No one was injured in the crash, and officials announced this afternoon that the accident would result in people not being able to travel down the road until further notice. During the... more

Pair sent to Strong after motorcycle crash in Victor; driver charged with DWI

On April 24th around 12:53 am deputies in Ontario County arrested a Victor man after he was involved in a crash on High St. Deputies say that James Rigby, 56, of Victor was traveling north on High St. in Victor when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed. He had a passenger, according to deputies, but neither party suffered... more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

Risk for boaters elevated at Canandaigua Lake

  Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero says that boaters need to use extreme caution when on the waters of Canandaigua Lake. He said, “Officers are confirming debris below the surface, primarily tree limbs and logs, that present a danger if struck by a boat.” The recent rains have wreaked havoc on the region, causing runoff, water rise, and a variety... more

Taking on ‘Value of Villages’ in Ontario County

If you own property in one of Ontario County’s eight villages, then you pay a village property tax on top of your town tax. That village tax is the center of a study by two Ontario County men who formed a nonprofit to shed light on the cost of local government. With the village of Rushville facing a June 27... more

Trees to take root in Victor

The tree-killing emerald ash borer made its way into Victor Municipal Park, damaging numerous ash trees in the 47-acre park. Now that crews with the town and village have removed those diseased trees, the ground is ready for planting. On Saturday, April 29, volunteers will dig in for the annual Village of Victor Arbor Day celebration. As in previous events,... more

Victor chamber honors 12 as Women of Excellence

Twelve exemplary women from the Victor community were celebrated and honored at the sixth annual Victor Chamber of Commerce Women of Excellence Awards. Held at Ravenwood Country Club on March 8, the event has become a favorite for Victor Chamber Executive Director Mitch Donovan. He’s not alone. “Getting to recognize the incredibly talented women we have here in Victor is... more
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