Category: Victor

Officials: COVID clusters in Ontario County tied to block parties in Victor

Officials walk back comments about ‘block party’ in Ontario County, after mis-identifying streets involved in COVID cluster

Public health officials in Ontario County spent the second half of the week walking back an earlier statement that was widely criticized as being misleading. After reporting the ‘block parties’ over Columbus Day weekend led to a series of positive tests that ... MORE
HOW TO WATCH: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller will meet in debate ahead of Election Day on FingerLakes1.com (video)

ICYMI: Jeff Gallahan, Matt Miller meet in debate on FingerLakes1.com (watch or listen)

On Tuesday FingerLakes1.com hosted a live-streamed debate between two candidates for New York State Assembly District 131. The district, which includes Ontario and Seneca counties has had a single representative for two decades. At the conclusion of 2020, Assemblyman Brian Kolb will ... MORE
Regal Cinemas says locations at Eastview Mall, Destiny USA will reopen Friday

Regal Cinemas says locations at Eastview Mall, Destiny USA will reopen Friday

Regal Cinemas says it will reopen nearly a dozen movie theaters in New York since the Coronavirus Pandemic began. The reopening will happen on Friday, according to the company. They announced that locations at Destiny USA in Syracuse and Eastview Mall in ... MORE
New roundabout in Victor means Route 96 detour is finally over

New roundabout in Victor means Route 96 detour is finally over

Detour days are finally over in Victor. The busy stretch of State Route 96, which had been closed since mid-July reopened to traffic, as a roundabout was completed at the Lynaugh Road intersection. It was a $2.8 million project, and was supposed ... MORE
Deputies: Driver hospitalized and ticketed after crash in Victor

Deputies: Driver hospitalized and ticketed after crash in Victor

On Thursday deputies responded with multiple fire department to the area of County Road 41 and Brace Road for a two-car crash. Brandy Facey, 36, of Palmyra was traveling east on County Road 41 when she struck the rear of a vehicle ... MORE
Officials growing worried about ‘slow increase’ in COVID-19 cases in Ontario County

Officials growing worried about ‘slow increase’ in COVID-19 cases in Ontario County

Officials in Ontario County are concerned with the slow increase in COVID-19 cases over the last several weeks. The County reported 36 active cases, where residents were in isolation, as of Wednesday. There were seven new cases that day. While not as ... MORE
Royal Car Wash says glitch caused some refunds to not disperse during pandemic shutdown

Royal Car Wash says glitch caused some refunds to not disperse during pandemic shutdown

Recently, Royal Car Wash opened a new location in Canandaigua. That location, which is the second in Ontario County, has seen significant traffic. However, unlike other locations, which were open during the early-days of the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown – members have questions ... MORE
Motorcyclist sent to hospital after crash in Wolcott

Victor motorcyclist sent to hospital after crash in Wolcott

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that they are investigating a motorcycle crash that resulted in one person being sent to Strong Memorial Hospital. It happened around 3 p.m. on Sunday in the town of Wolcott. Deputies say Eric Brewer, 47, of ... MORE
Deputies: More than $1,700 in merchandise stolen from Von Maur at Eastview

Deputies: More than $1,700 in merchandise stolen from Von Maur at Eastview

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester resident following a large theft at Von Maur at Eastview Mall. Deputies arrested Lynn Feeney, 40, of Rochester for grand larceny after an investigation on Wednesday around 8 p.m. at the ... MORE
Deputies: Victor resident had contact with two protected parties

Deputies: Victor resident had contact with two protected parties

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Victor resident after he had contact with two people protected by court orders. Deputies said in a press release that Vyacheslav W. Sherman, 23, of Victor was charged with second-degree contempt after ... MORE
One sent to the hospital after two-car crash in Victor

One sent to the hospital after two-car crash in Victor

On Tuesday around 10:20 a.m. deputies and first responders were called to a personal injury crash on State Route 251 in Victor. They say Karen Alexander, 72, of Bloomfield made a left turn onto Strong Road in front of another vehicle that ... MORE
Counties face significant budget crisis if funding doesn’t come soon: NYSAC submits report with 80 recommendations

Counties face significant budget crisis if funding doesn’t come soon: NYSAC submits report with 80 recommendations

The New York State Association of Counties says that it has submitted to the New York State Division of Budget a series of county recommendations for overcoming the budget crises facing the state and local budgets as a result of the COVID-19 ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Canandaigua Emergency Squad feels pinch of pandemic (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Canandaigua Emergency Squad feels pinch of COVID-19 (podcast)

The Canandaigua Emergency Squad is the busiest 911 response center in Ontario County. It’s been that way for more than 80 years. Chief Matt Sproul says his team responds to more than 6,000 calls for service per year. Their coverage area includes ... MORE
BACK TO SCHOOL:

BACK TO SCHOOL: Dr. Terranova discusses Victor’s plan for reopening (podcast)

It starts and ends with relationships. That is the takeaway we were left with from our conversation with Dr. Tim Terranova, superintendent of the Victor Central School District. “Education starts and ends with relationships,” he explained during a conversation on The Debrief’s ... MORE
Driver trapped after rollover crash involving dump truck in Ontario County; roadway closed for around 3 hours

Driver trapped after rollover crash involving dump truck in Ontario County; roadway closed for around 3 hours

Deputies say an Avon man was transported to F.F. Thompson Hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a rollover crash involving a dump truck in the town of Victor. Ernest Rivers, 67, was at a residence on Plastermill Road around 11 a.m. delivering ... MORE