Victor robotics teams pay it forward

In appreciation of the generosity of sponsors, parents, program coordinators, coaches, mentors and the community, Victor Robotics is hosting a “Trash to Treasure” event, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the auxiliary lot closest to High Street on the Victor Central Schools campus. Visitors can bring deposit bottles and caps, electronics (but no TVs), scrap metal, appliances and... more

Payless ShoeSource will shut down Canandaigua location

Experts say it comes down to the U.S. having too many stores. Payless ShoeSource was the latest to announce a chain of closures — which includes a Canandaigua location on County Rd. 10. While that location will close, the Geneva and Victor locations will remain open, according to the company’s press release on Wednesday. Payless ShoeSources has filed for chapter 11... more

Victor man charged with rape, accused of having sex with minor

A 28-year-old Victor man is accused of having sex with a minor under the age of 17, according to police. Deputies say Lucas C. Blundell, 28, of Victor was charged with third-degree rape after an investigation by the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office. Blundell is currently required to register in New York State as a Level 2 sex offender. He was... more

Victor’s spring project? Upgrading old box rink

Spring has officially arrived, and with that comes the adage, “Out with the old, in with the new” — which Victor has taken to heart as it looks to replace the boarded box rink at Dryer Road Park. New boards and a turf surface will be added as part of the project, sources say. The previously existing boards were acquired... more

Troopers: Book bag reportedly carrying packaged heroin found after traffic stop in town of Victor

New York State Police say that two Syracuse residents were charged following a traffic stop in the town of Victor. Troopers say that a vehicle was reportedly seen going at a high rate of speed on Thursday by a trooper who was on patrol on interstate 490. They say that while the driver, 23-year-old Rahfet N. Shehadeh, was being interviewed... more

Spotlight on affordable child care after Eastview Mall employees arrested for leaving children alone

A polarizing story that started in Victor has continued to make headlines, now as a GoFundMe page was setup for the victims’ who were arrested at Eastview Mall. Jean Seide and Bilaine Saint are accused of leaving their children — ages 8, 6, and their one-month-old infant unsupervised inside an employee access hallway at the mall. The two work maintenance... more

Victor team to host pancake breakfast fundraiser

The Victor Senior High School track and field team will host its second annual pancake breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m. April 8 at Thirsty Turtle Sports Bar, 7422 Pittsford Victor Road, Victor.Breakfast will include pancakes, local maple syrup, sausage, juice, fruit and coffee.Proceeds will be donated to University of Rochester in the name of the Bill Lawler Huntington’s Disease... more

Rochester man charged in Victor drug bust

Deputies in Ontario County arrested a Rochester man after he was found to be in possession of heroin and cocaine packaged for sale. Peter Pacheco, 27, of Rochester was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance in the parking lot of a Victor business. He was found to be possessing heroin and cocaine. The arrest was the result... more

Missing person’s report leads to police chase, multiple charges in Victor

On Sunday around 8:41 pm deputies in Ontario County arrested a 55-year-old Tonawanda man after he fled authorities, while being the subject of a missing person’s report in Tonawanda. Deputies say James L. Daniel, 55, of Tonawanda was charged with unlawfully fleeing a police officer after an investigation set out to locate him in Tonawanda. He was believed to be... more

At 92, Eleanor Barry of Victor makes district votes work

Eleanor Barry doesn’t think twice about working 16 hours on the day of a Victor Central School District vote. At the age of 92, Barry comes in around 5 a.m. to make sure voting machines are up and running and supplies are set up appropriately. She works all day troubleshooting situations that arise with voter registration and voting machines and... more

Deputies: Farmington woman picked up child from school under influence of drugs, alcohol

On Thursday the Victor Schools Resource Officer from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Primary School for a suspicious condition. Faculty reported a concern over a parent — identified as Erika L. Kesner, 42, of Farmington, who they believed was impaired when she picked up her children the day before. Deputies located her in her vehicle, which was... more

Victor lacrosse puts championships in rearview mirror headed into 2017

The Victor lacrosse team knows a little bit about success. The past two seasons, the Blue Devils have had two undefeated seasons and back-to-back state championships. However, they’re starting the 2017 season by literally shelving their previous accomplishments as part of the past. WHEC: Read More more

ELECTION RESULTS: Winners and losers from village contests (full-coverage)

The surprise from Tuesday’s slate of village elections was the loss of incumbent Waterloo Trustee David Duprey who has served on the board since 1996. In races that generated very few votes — Democrat Gina Suffredini and Republican John Butlak both secured seats on the Village Board. Butlak received 250 votes, while Suffredini secured 213. While there are still 44... more

Mattiacio Orthodontics to provide custom mouthguards

Mattiacio Orthodontics, 1393 Hathaway Drive, Farmington, will host its “emBrace Athletics and Play It Safe” event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 1 for Canandaigua and Victor youth teams.Players will receive a free custom mouth guard that allows them to communicate on the field without taking it out for the spring lacrosse season. The event will be open for... more

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
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