Police: Man barred from Eastview arrested with drug

Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies said a man who is barred from all Wilmorite properties including Eastview Mall was arrested Friday at Eastview. According to deputies, Selwyn T. Goodlow, 43, of Jamestown, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after a trespass investigation at the mall in Victor. Deputies said Goodlow had a Suboxone strip. He was sent... more

Bicyclist seriously injured after being hit by driver in Canandaigua

On Wednesday at about 2:50 pm the Canandaigua City Police Department responded to the report of a bicyclist struck by a motor vehicle on South Main Street, in the area of the Byrne Dairy. Upon investigation, it was determined that a vehicle traveling southbound, in the passing lane, had stopped at the marked crosswalk in order to yield the right... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Kevin Henderson talks campaign for Ontario Co. Sheriff (podcast)

Taking more than three decades of experience with him, Ontario County Sheriff Candidate Kevin Henderson wants residents to know that he cares about the community and its future. Sitting down with Josh Durso on Inside the FLX, Henderson talked about his career, the things he learned, the processes that he’d like to see implemented if elected sheriff – and what... more

Victor CSD has a new, more easily navigable website

Just in time for the new school year, the Victor Central School District has a new website that is easier to use to find information. “It’s pretty easy to navigate,” Dave Henderson, director of Computer Services, told members of the Board of Education during a July meeting during which he and Sherri Lasky, of the Office of School and Community... more

Getting to know the candidates for Ontario County Sheriff

After 28 years as sheriff and 46 years in law enforcement, Sheriff Philip Povero has reached the end of his career. Following a career of that length, and with everything the county has accomplished in that time, there is a vast expanse to be filled. Appearing on the ballot in the primary election on Thursday September 13th are two new... more

How teens are influenced by comparison on social media

The prevalence of social media puts a different kind of strain on the mind. Constantly at the fingertips of every smartphone user on the planet, it creates constant connection with friends, colleagues, and even acquaintances. The SnapMaps feature on Snapchat shows users where all of their friends are with a simple pinch of the screen. A location tag on Instagram... more

Funds for stadium turf fixes go before Victor school voters

The campus at Victor Central Schools will be torn up for most of the summer as work continues on a $25 million capital project approved by voters two years ago. George Spinaris of Pittsford-based Campus Construction Management told the Victor Board of Education recently, that work, begun in the spring, is about 5 percent complete. He updated the board on... more

Victor man leads deputies on pursuit through Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says a late-night pursuit on Sunday resulted in a number of charges, and moved through three different communities around 10 pm. Deputies say Anthony J. Tiberio, 31, of Victor passed a marked patrol car with mounted license plate readers, which activated an alarm for a stolen vehicle from Ohio. Tiberio failed to stop for patrols... more

New York Beer Project opening massive brewery and gastropub in Victor

A destination brewery from the Buffalo area will soon open a second location in the Rochester area. The New York Beer Project, the massive Niagara County brewery modeled after New York’s majestic Grand Central Station, has eyes on Ontario County. Town leaders and brewery owners confirm that NYBP will open a second sister location in Victor, near Eastview Mall, as early as... more

Tyler Strong aids Victor Schools’ crisis team

Kristin Swann went to the Tyler Strong Foundation early last week to talk about the Consortium for Trauma, Illness and Grief (TIG) — and came away with a surprise donation. Swann, associate superintendent of Victor Central Schools, told the Board of Education at its July 12 meeting that she attended a fundraiser event and shared the history of the Victor... more

Charter bus overturns along NYS Thruway, causes major delays on Monday

Lanes were re-opened on Monday afternoon following an accident, which involved a charter bus, according to first responders. Photos showed the bus completely overturned along the eastbound lanes of the New York State Thruway between Exits 44 and 45. Wreckers prepare to overturn a bus that went off @NYSThruway in the Eastbound lane right near #Ravenwood Golf Course Monday afternoon.... more

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
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