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Bail lowered for accused serial Sephora shoplifter

Serial Sephora shoplifter?
On Thursday, Isabella Kuo, 34, of Syracuse appeared in court alongside her attorney and requested a decrease in bail. She was initially arrested back in September for allegedly entering Eastview Mall on two different occasions and stealing over $900 worth of merchandise from her third different Sephora store. “With the circumstances surrounding this individual there’s are a lot of unanswered... more

HORSING AROUND: Pair corralled after being loose on School St. in Victor (video)

Breakaway horses corralled in Victor (video)
Officials say two horses were on the run Monday when they were spotted on School Street in Victor – trotting down the wrong side of the roadway. Neither were injured, but it definitely confused some local residents as the horses moved down the street. Christine Pessin was driving in her vehicle when she was able to grab video and post... more

Area roundup: Victor Blue Devils fall, 4-0, on Senior Night

Area roundup: Victor Blue Devils fall, 4-0, on Senior Night
The results haven’t been what the Victor Blue Devils have wanted, but the process has been encouraging. And on Monday night, the Blue Devils were hoping to clear the hurdle and celebrate Senior Night. But it didn’t happen and Penfield came to Victor and went home with a 4-0 victory in boys soccer. Daily Messenger: Read More Congratulations @VictorHS_Soccer #ClassOf2019... more

Unbeaten Canandaigua shuts out state-ranked rival Victor

Unbeaten Canandaigua shuts out state-ranked rival Victor
Jack Johnston threw two touchdown passes and the Canandaigua Braves’ defense notched its first shutout of the season in a 12-0 win over rival state-ranked rival Victor on Friday night… Read More – Section V football Week 6 highlights (D&C) – Ontario Honda Touchdown 10: Highlights from Week 6 (WHEC) If you saw the game, you saw 2 great teams getting... more

Victor board rejects Gullace project

Victor board rejects Gullace project
After four years of back and forth, nay votes prevailed Tuesday as Town Planning Board members nixed plans for a long-debated 62-unit condominium townhouse project at 995 County Road 9. The project would have been part of a 78-unit complex that stretches across town and village lines. While residents are happy, Planning Board Chair Ernie Santoro said he fully expects... more

Victor-Bloomfield swimming beats Canandaigua

Victor-Bloomfield swimming beats Canandaigua
The Victor-Bloomfield girls swimming team traveled to Canandaigua and defeated the Braves 112-74 Tuesday evening. Erin Ritz, Erin DeHollander, and Emma Senglaub were all double winners for Victor Bloomfield. Ritz claimed first in the 200-IM (2:14.31) and the 100-backstroke (1:01.93). DeHollander claimed first in the 100-breaststroke (1:11.29) and the 500-freestyle (5:22.70). Senglaub finished first in the 200-freestyle (2:04.41) and the... more

Victor taxpayers approve turf field repair referendum

Victor taxpayers approve turf field repair referendum
Taxpayers on the Victor Central School District have overwhelmingly approved a turf field repair project. Voters approved the 2018 Capital Project Turf Referendum, 318-85. The district was looking to use $500,000 in residual funds from the capital project to repair the aging turf field. The district said there would be no tax rate impact for citizens. Read more from 13WHAM.com more

Racial bias in policing: Victor resident concerned after recent traffic stop

Victor resident says race plays a role in Ontario Co. policing
Race played a role. A Victor resident is speaking out after an interaction her boyfriend had with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office while he used her vehicle. Nancy Sung Shelton, who has lived in Victor for about a month with her boyfriend told the Democrat & Chronicle that not a month has gone by without some interaction with law enforcement.... more

Police: Victor man passed $100 counterfeit bill in Canandaigua

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Police say that a 25-year-old Victor man was arrested in Canandaigua after attempting to use a counterfeit bill. Branden C. Rhodes, 25, of Victor was charged with first-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument after an investigation into an incident on July 11th. On that date is is alleged that Rhodes knowingly possessed a counterfeit $100 bill at a local... more

Woman accused of stealing $450 of merchandise from Sephora in Victor

Woman accused of stealing $450 of merchandise from Sephora in Victor
Deputies say a Syracuse woman was arrested on burglary charges after an incident at Sephora located in Victor. Isabella Kuo, 34, of Syracuse was charged with third-degree burglary after concealing merchandise valued at more than $450 on her person, and exiting the store. Deputies say Kuo had previously been banned from all Sephora stores due to previous thefts. She will... more

PRIMARY PREVIEW: Candidates for sheriff in Ontario County face off this week

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Meeting the primary candidates for sheriff in Ontario County
Two candidates vying to succeed longtime Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero say voters have an important choice to make this week. On Thursday, a Republican primary will be held to determine the candidate that will take on Democrat, Kevin Henderson. Those candidates facing off are Bob Green and Silvio Palermo, both of which tout lengthy careers in law enforcement. “This... more

Sears at Eastview Mall closing date announced, 51 employees to be laid off

Sears at Eastview Mall closing date announced, 51 employees to be laid off
Sears Holdings is closing 46 more locations, including 33 Sears and 13 Kmart stores, this fall. The location at Eastview Mall in Victor will close its doors for good November 25. Affected by the closing of the Eastview Mall location, 51 employees will be looking for a new place of work, including 10 from the Sears Auto Center in Victor.... more

‘Hang Around’ tradition continues in Victor

‘Hang Around’ tradition continues in Victor
Saturday was a good day to hang around Victor, for the 42nd time. This year’s Hang Around Victor Day, hosted by the Victor Chamber of Commerce, once again drew crowds of people who wandered among more than 150 tents featuring arts and crafts, jewelry, clothing, festival food, local products, and giveaways. Representatives from area service and nonprofit organizations also were... more

Bicyclist blamed for Victor accident; taken to Strong Hospital with injuries

Bicyclist blamed for Victor accident; taken to Strong Hospital with injuries
Ontario County investigators are blaming a bicyclist for an accident that put the bicyclist in the hospital. At about 1:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon the Sheriff’s Office reported a driver was going north on Phillips Road in Victor when a bicycle came into the street at the Auburn hiking trail. Deputies say the bicyclist didn’t yield to traffic and the car... more

Victor couple face animal cruelty charges

Victor couple face animal cruelty charges
A Victor couple have been charged with cruelty to an animal, a misdemeanor, after several malnourished animals were found at a Whistle Stop Road property, according to the Ontario County Humane Society. The Humane Society executed a search warrant at 212 Whistle Stop Road at about 9:40 a.m. Friday, after receiving several complaints of malnourished animals, according to a release... more

Victor kicks off Section V football season with Teddi Bowl victory

Victor begins Section V football with Teddi Bowl victory over Pittsford
There was only one high school game on Thursday to begin the local football season, but it was for a good cause. The Teddi Bowl, after all, raises money for Camp Good Days. Victor and Pittsford played in this year’s game. The lights were on for this year’s version, which took place at St. John Fisher College. Victor shuts out... more

Section V football previews: Who will emerge from loaded Class A field?

Class A may be the most competitive class in Section V this season, with 16 teams vying for the eight playoff spots in sectional playoffs. Last year, the Wilson Wildcats stunned the section by becoming the first Rochester City Athletic Conference team to win a sectional title in nearly a dozen years. With the high school football season officially beginning... more
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