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Victor defeats Webster Schroeder in Class AA baseball semifinals

If there was a team in the Section V Class AA Baseball Tournament likely to keep swinging after building a big lead, it was the Victor Blue Devils. Victor fell out of the 2017 sectionals after a large lead slipped away. There was no slippage for the Blue Devils during this year’s semifinals. The Blue Devils made sure of that,... more

Deputies: Intoxicated woman fired shots from gun, no injuries

A Victor resident was arrested after deputies responded to the Village for reports of shots fired. After receiving multiple reports of gunshots having been fired at Great Brook Apartments — deputies arrived, investigating the incident thoroughly. Deputies say Stephanie K. Kukurudza, 40, of Victor had discharged a firearm within village limits in the dark, while in an intoxicated condition. She... more

Rochester man stole $3K worth of power equipment from Victor Power Equipment

Deputies say a 51-year-old Rochester man was arrested for stealing power equipment from a business in Victor in April. Dean A. Klejment was charged with third-degree grand larceny after stealing more than $3,000 worth of power equipment from Victor Power Equipment on April 21st. He was arraigned in Victor Town Court and committed to the jail in lieu of no... more

Deputies: Victor teen stopped for speeding, possessed controlled substance

A 17-year-old Victor resident was arrested for driving while on drugs, according to deputies — after a traffic stop for speeding this week. Christopher D. Collier, 17, was stopped for speeding on State Route 96 in the Town of Victor. Deputies say that during the stop — he was observed possessing a controlled substance. It was further determined that Collier... more

Multiple charges for Victor driver who fled police, collided with tree on Dryer Rd.

A Victor man was arrested on multiple charges after he attempted to flee police. The incident ended with the driver — identified as 53-year-old Everett Zuhlsdorf — losing control of his vehicle, and striking a tree on Dryer Road. A deputy attempted to pull a car over around 12:30 a.m. Zuhlsdorf then failed to pull over; and attempted to evade... more

Over 300 video games stolen in Ontario County; returned illegally for profit at other store

Multiple Ontario County residents were arrested after an investigation into fraudulent returns of stolen video games at numerous stores in the Victor area. According to investigators more than 300 stolen video games were illegally returned for profit at stores in Canandaigua, Victor, and Monroe County between March and May of this year. Shane D. Maxwell, 29, Dalton J. Krug, 27,... more

Deputies: Phelps driver struck, passenger injured during Rt. 96 crash

One person was sent to the hospital after a crash on a busy stretch of State Route 96 in Victor. Deputies say they were called to the scene around 8:21 p.m. on Friday. A vehicle, operated by Sabrina Martinez-Ostrowski, 21, of Phelps was traveling south on State Route 96 when another vehicle — operated by Lily Ryan, 17, of Rochester... more

Farmington driver had BAC five-times legal limit, involved in accident on NYS Thruway

Deputies say that on Monday around 12:35 a.m. a 29-year-old Farmington man was arrested after getting off the New York State Thruway at Exit 44. Michael J. Feathers, 29, of Farmington was charged with driving while intoxicated. His BAC was reportedly more than five times the legal limit. Prior to being stopped by deputies, the vehicle being operated by Feathers... more

Low turnout Tuesday for Victor schools’ candidates night

The five candidates running for the Victor Central School District Board of Education represented about one-sixth of the overall attendance at a Tuesday night public budget and meet-the-candidates presentation — although the summerlike weather may have been a factor in the low turnout, especially considering it snowed Sunday morning. One of the questions posed aptly addressed apathy and ways to... more

Canandaigua man riding in damaged U-Haul truck arrested on drug charges

On Wednesday around 1:44 a.m. a 36-year-old Canandaigua man was arrested for possession after a traffic stop on McMahon Road. Deputies say Michael Marinelli, 36, of Canandaigua was a passenger in a U-Haul truck that was stopped because debris were falling off of the vehicle and landing in the roadway. The truck had significant damage to the roof that was... more

Pair charged with stealing $1,162 from Guess in Victor

On Tuesday at 5:28 p.m. deputies with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office arrested a pair of suspects after an investigation into a larceny that had occurred earlier in the day. Supreme R. Hines, 24 of Auburn and Lawren T. Jackson, 25, of Yonker were charged with fourth-degree grand larceny after an incident at Eastview Mall. The duo were taken into... more

Deputies: Rochester man broke into Victor home while drunk

Deputies say a Rochester man is in jail after he allegedly broke into a Victor home while drunk. According to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a home at 3 Railroad Avenue in Victor around 3:50 a.m. for the report of a man breaking a window and entering the home. Deputies got the house and found 25-year-old Caleb... more

Suspended Victor letter carrier pleads guilty to stealing holiday mail

A Fairport man will be sentenced in August after pleading guilty Friday in federal court to a single count of theft of mail by a postal employee. James J. Ludwig, 45, admitted stealing cash and gift cards from pieces of mail he picked up or was to deliver along his assigned route in Victor during the holiday season, from sometime... more

Victor Bass Pro Shops on hold, but parties still talking

The sign on the Fishers Ridge project site off Route 96, near Lane Road in Victor, says “Bass Pro Shops, the Great American Outdoor Store,” coming soon. But it won’t happen too soon, if at all. “We have temporarily placed this project on hold to assess our plans and timing,” said Katie Mitchell, communications manager for Bass Pro Shops Group,... more

Fire destroys storage shed, tools in Victor

The cause of a fire that destroyed a storage shed at a Dryer Road home Monday afternoon remains under investigation, but investigators believe the blaze started as a result of a burning brush pile. Victor and Fishers firefighters responded to the call of a structure fire at 7134 Dryer Road, shortly before 3 p.m. Monday. A passing motorist reported seeing... more

FL workforce report cites projected growth in health care, construction

If you’re looking for a job in the Finger Lakes, the health care and construction industries are showing the most robust growth projections. That’s according to a “State of the Workforce” report unveiled Friday. Finger Lakes Works enlisted the help of William Smith College senior Katherine Campbell, who over several months parsed data to provide a glimpse of local workforce... more
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