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Victor student achieves highest possible ACT score

Grace M. Meise, a senior at Victor High Senior High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36, a score achieved by one-tenth of 1 percent of test takers, on average. Meise is the daughter of Michael and Rebecca Meise of Victor. “Your achievement on the ACT is significant and rare,” ACT CEO Marten Roorda wrote in a... more

Crews respond to car fire near Eastview Mall

Multiple departments responded to Eastview Mall on Thursday for the report of a care fire. Videos and photos from the scene posted to social media showed the response. @13WHAM #eastviewmall pic.twitter.com/IEfbNymkoX — Greg Roland (@gregroland17) July 5, 2018 Fishers Fire Department responded, but injuries were not noted. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. Read more from... more

Victor sending 71 veterans to D.C. through Honor Flight

Seventy-one World War II and Korean War veterans will soon get to take a life-changing, all-expense-paid trip to Washington D.C. to see the national memorials that were built in their honor. That’s thanks to more than $37,000 in generous gifts this spring from Victor businesses and service groups, the Alex P. Davis Casino Night fundraiser, the Victor American Legion James... more

Victor wins Kerr Cup for best best sports program in NYS

Victor High School is the best of the best. The New York Sportswriters Association named Victor the winner of the Kerr Cup on Wednesday. The Cup is given to the school that accumulates the most points from state championship competition throughout the school year. Victor is the first Section Five school to win the Kerr Cup, which is in its 10th... more

Missing teacher found safe at Victor Walmart

While details are still few and far between – first responders have confirmed that the missing Rochester City School District employee, who had been at the center of a multi-day search was found at the Victor Walmart located on State Route 96. She was last seen prior at the Eastview Mall in Victor down the road from the store. First... more

Joint fire district moves closer in Victor

Village and town officials convened Monday to hear public input on a proposed self-governed joint fire district that would protect much of the town and village of Victor. Town Board members voted almost immediately to approve the formation of the district, which would be empowered to levy taxes to cover the cost of fire protection. Village officials wanted to have... more

Bloomfield woman arrested on drug charge after traffic stop

Deputies say a Bloomfield woman was arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop on Cork Road in Victor. Breanna Elizabeth Drummond, 27, of Bloomfield was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation after the traffic stop. She was transported to the Ontario County Jail for arraignment. The charges will be answered at... more

Victor Fire Department holds public hearing on consolidation plan

The Village and the Town Board of Victor will get together Monday night to consider the fire district plan and hold a public hearing so people can give their input. The Victor Fire Department covers the Village and part of the Town of Victor. That is what would become the new fire district. It’s got 53 firefighters and it has... more

Victor Farmington Library seeks tax increase

Eligible voters in the Victor Central School District will be heading to the polls on Thursday to decide on a proposed tax increase for the Victor Farmington Library. The current budget is $478,389. The proposed increase for the new budget is $78,211, which would take the budget to $556,600. Voters are asked to give the OK for an increase in... more

Front-Row Seat: Strike up the bands for Victor series

That gathering up the road in Rochester may have the name, but there’s many an area community that knows how to “party in the park.” Take Victor, for instance, where the free Sid Partington Memorial Concert Series kicks off its 2018 season Thursday evening, with the country, rock and Irish music of Everheart. That series — named in honor of... more

Victor softball captures Class AA State Championship

Victor became the first Section V girls softball team to capture the Class AA NYSPHSAA softball championship on Saturday afternoon with a 7-1 victory over Ballston Spa. Victor’s Chloe Whittier opened up the game in the top of the sixth inning with this Grand Slam… Grand slam in the top of the sixth from Chloe Whittier to help Victor to... more

Late goal stuns Victor in Class B boys lacrosse state title game

The Victor boys’ lacrosse dynasty has been temporarily derailed. Saturday afternoon in the Class B game at St. John Fisher College, the Blue Devils’ quest to become just the second program in New York State boys’ lacrosse history to win four straight state championships came to a stunning end when Garden City’s James Basile scored the winning goal with 1.2... more

Big Blue wrecking crew: Victor athletic program becomes dominant force

Ron Whitcomb received some advice back in 1991 when he was deciding whether to leave his alma mater, East Rochester, to become the new athletic director at Victor Central Schools. “Take the job,” outgoing AD Jeffrey Crane told Whitcomb. “Victor is a sleeping giant.” Crane, West Irondequoit’s superintendent since 2003, couldn’t have been more right, and Whitcomb, now 63, plans... more

Victor boys lacrosse team rolls in state semifinals

There was a brief moment — and yes, it was brief, as in about 46 seconds in length — when the folks from East Syracuse-Minoa may have entertained the possibility that their Spartans could give powerhouse Victor a game Wednesday afternoon. Victor had raced out to a 6-0 lead through one quarter, but ES-M got off the deck and scored... more

80-year-old held on $5K bail after violating order of protection in Seneca Co.

Deputies say an 80-year-old Victor man was arrested on multiple charges and is being held on $5,000 bail following the violation of an order of protection. John C. Mancuso, 80, of Victor was charged with four counts of second-degree criminal contempt after contacting a victim who had a Class A order of protection against him. He was arraigned in Ovid... more

Victor overwhelms Hamburg 15-3 in Class B state lacrosse quarterfinals

It’s quite possible that Victor has had tougher practices this season than the state Class B boys’ lacrosse quarterfinal game it won Saturday afternoon at All High Stadium. The Blue Devils overwhelmed a completely overmatched Hamburg team 15-3 and advanced to the semifinals at Cicero-North Syracuse High School, which will begin at 4 p.m. Wednesday. “Any team that gets out... more

Victor reaches the Class AA baseball state semifinals with 3-1 win over Lancaster

There was another long ball hit by Chris Varone at Frontier Field, and this home run helped launch the Victor Blue Devils into the semifinals of the Class AA baseball state tournament. Varone’s second homer of the postseason at the home of the Rochester Red Wings sent the Blue Devils (19-5) to a 3-1 win over Lancaster (17-2) in a... more

Rochester man charged with DWI in Victor

A 40-year-old Rochester man was arrested for driving while intoxicated on State Route 96 in Victor over the weekend. Thomas E. Petrazzolo, 40, of Rochester was arrested after deputies responded to a report of a sick or intoxicated driver at East Main Street and Lynaugh Road in Victor. The vehicle was pulled over on Mertensia Road just north of State... more
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