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Potential merger of two Fairport schools the focus of upcoming public meetings  13WHAM-TV

Fairport, N. Y. – Public meetings are being held in the coming weeks in the Fairport Central School District concerning a possible merger between two schools.

Fairport CSD considers merging schools  WHEC

A local school district wants your input about merging two of its schools...

Fairport rallies around five families with children diagnosed with cancer  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Faced with a new challenge, the Fairport community is rallying around several families with children battling cancer.

Fairport pep rally supports the Make a Difference Campaign  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Fairport students show support for the "Make a Difference" campaign during a pep rally attended by family members of those affected by the decease at Fairport ...

Two Rochester schools named to 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools list  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Each year, the Department of Education ranks the most outstanding schools in the country. Did your child's school make the list?

Man charged in Victor burglary after Fairport crash; second suspect at large

A Rochester man is charged with burglarizing a Victor home after a police chase ended with him crashing his vehicle near Fairport High School. Sam Sides Jr.

Photos: Fairport 39, Webster Thomas 10  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Fairport's Dante Coccia, left, outruns Webster Thomas' Noah Benedict for the Red Raiders' first touchdown during a regular season game played at Fairport ...

Expansion of Transportation Center is frustrating Fairport homeowners  RochesterFirst

The expansion of the Fairport Central School District Transportation Center has left a lot of folks who live near and behind it frustrated with the constant noise ...

Fairport mayor election: Fritz May and Julie Domaratz running for office in 2018  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Meet the candidates running for mayor in Fairport: Frederick "Fritz" May and Julie Domaratz.

Fairport trustees: Meet the three candidates running for two open spots  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Matthew Brown, Tim Slisz and Kenneth Rohr are vying for Fairport's trustee positions.

Fairport seniors awarded $70000 in scholarships  13WHAM-TV

Fairport, N.Y. (WHAM) - Nearly 90 students at Fairport High School received scholarships on Wednesday night.The Fairport Dollars for Scholars (DFS) awarded ...

Fairport looks to cut more teachers amid major budget shortfall  Spectrum News

FAIRPORT, N.Y. — Citing a more than $800,000 budget shortfall, leaders of the Fairport Central School District are proposing a reduction in staff — including ...

Fatal Hilton crash brings back memories of Fairport 5  Spectrum News

It has been almost 11 years since the tragic car accident that took the lives of five Fairport teenagers.

Sean Henretta blazes a new trail for Fairport boys cross country  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Sean Henretta broke the course record at Center Park and placed fifth at states to earn AGR Runner of the Year honors.

Racism at suburban schools: In students' own words  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Black students in Monroe County schools talk about being underestimated, the N-word and discussions about slavery.

Rush-Henrietta at Fairport girls basketball  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Fairport's Riley DeRue, left, is tied up by the defense of Rush-Henrietta's Rachel Crane, right, as she tries to score from close in during their game at Fairport ...

Her friend died by suicide. She took up the cause to stop the stigma.  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Maeve Reed helps lead a group that wants teens and parents to talk about mental health and suicide.

Cross country: Fairport's Sean Henretta leads way for Section V at states  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Sean Henretta led Section V's runners boys at the state meet while Brighton's Delia McDade Clay had the best time among girls.

Runner takes eye off the prize to help legally blind Fairport competitor  WHEC

A New York high school cross-country athlete is being praised...

US News & World Report 2018 ranking: Rochester-area schools rated  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Pittsford, Brighton and Honeoye Falls-Lima all received top honors in the 2018 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings.

Fairport Dollars for Scholars awards scholarships  Monroe County Post

Fairport Dollars for Scholars awarded $70930 in scholarships to Fairport's 2018 graduates in a ceremony held May 30 at Fairport High School.“This awards ...

Section V high school scores: Friday, Sept. 28  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V high school boys & girls soccer results and more for Sept. 27 and Friday, Sept. 28 and schedule for Sept. 29.

Someone You Should Know: Stephanie Shirley  13WHAM-TV

(WHAM) - When her daughter was killed 11 years ago, no one would have blamed Stephanie Shirley if the grief had broken her spirit. Now, dealing with another ...

Section V football previews: Can anyone overtake Aquinas in Class AA?  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Class AA is for the teams at the largest high schools in the state, but it is the smallest group in Section V. This can be viewed as good news by the nine Class AA ...

Boys Athlete of the Week: And the winner for Oct. 8-13 is ...  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The running back rushed for more than 200 yards against to Penfield to win the D&C Boys Athlete of the Week.

High school runner praised for helping legally blind competitor who fell  New York Post

A New York high school cross-country athlete is being praised for stopping to help a vision-impaired runner who fell as they neared the finish line.

Fairport H.S. changing cap and gowns for "unity"  13WHAM-TV

Fairport, N.Y. - The Fairport School District announced Thursday that changes would be coming to their caps and gowns for graduation.Beginning with the ...

High school football: 2018 Section V schedule  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

High school football practices begin on Monday. Here's the complete 2018 Section V schedule.

For first time since 1941, Rochester-area native to lead D&C newsroom  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Michael Kilian is the first locally born top editor of the Democrat and Chronicle since 1941.

Local students to join national school walk-out against gun violence  13WHAM-TV

Fairport, N.Y. - Florida shooting survivors are getting support from the Rochester area by taking part in a national school walk-out in protest of gun violence.

60-second read: What we found about black students' experience in suburban schools  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Black students in particular are much less likely to be enrolled in advanced courses and more likely to face suspensions, our investigation finds.

High school scores for Friday, Feb. 15: Find out how your favorite Section V team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V high school sectional hockey, track and field and swimming scores for Friday, Feb. 15 and schedule for Saturday, Feb. 16.

NY cross-country runner stops race to help competitor with visual impairment  WJLA

AUBURN, N. Y. (WSTM) - A Cazenovia High School cross-country athlete put competition aside during a race last week and helped a runner with impaired ...

Section V high school football Week 5 scores  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

See how the top football teams in Section V fared in Week 5, including an overtime thriller for Aquinas.

Fairport lift bridge to close for 13 to 15 months  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Fairport lift bridge will close for 13 to 15 months beginning in summer 2019, the state announced Thursday. The New York state Department of ...

Fairport makes Robert Clark's high school job permanent  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Fairport school board on Wednesday named acting principal Robert Clark to the job permanently.

Section V high school scores: Saturday, Sept. 29  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V high school boys & girls soccer results and more for Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. 29.

Free backpacks and school supplies for kids: Where to find help in Rochester area  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Back to school backpack giveaways for Rochester and suburban needy families.

Fairport students share Super Bowl spirit with Eagles' fight song  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The studenet choir is led by Fairport High music teacher Jim Jefferis, a longtime Eagles fan.

Fairport CSD implements new safety measures  13WHAM-TV

Fairport, N.Y. – New safety and security measures are in place in the Fairport Central School District.In a letter issued to parents and families, Superintendent ...

Cazenovia runner forgets about winning to stop, help legally blind runner who fell

Cazenovia High School runner came to the aid of a student from Fairport with a visual impairment after he slipped and fell going up a hill during a recent race.

Photos: Penfield volleyball through the years  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Patriots have been one of the top programs in Section V - and New York state - for both boys and girls.

Photos: East Rochester football through the years  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

East Rochester is known as "The Home of Champions" and the village takes pride in all of its athletic teams, especially football.

High school football: 25 questions entering the 2018 Section V football season  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Section V football season opens with the third annual Teddi Bowl featuring Victor and Pittsford at 7 p.m. Aug. 30 at St. John Fisher College. As team's ...

Fairport students aim to break mental health stigma  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The second annual Stop The Stigma concert is 6 p.m. Friday at the Perinton Center Stage Ampitheater.

March 14 student walkout: How Rochester's students are responding  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Exactly one month after a devastating shooting took the lives of 17 students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14 in Parkland, Florida, ...

Section V football preseason rankings: Which team tops our large-school poll?  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A panel of Section V football coaches has helped us rank the top 10 teams in Classes AA and A as preseason practices open.

Fairport High School friends open bakery in Victor, 30 years after graduation  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Deb Stirone and Heidi Glidden were members of the Faiport High School class of 1987. Thirty years later, they opened Gourmet Goodies in Victor.

With number of suicides increasing, the warning signs experts say to look out for  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N.Y. - Suicide is one of the top ten causes of death. According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control released this week, the problem is ...

Section V football preseason rankings: Which team tops our small-school poll?  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A panel of Section V coaches has helped us rank the top 10 teams in Classes B, C and D as preseason practices open.

Philip Seymour Hoffman remembered by Fairport High School near Rochester  The Post-Standard

In a Sunday, March 5, 2006, file photo, actor Philip Seymour Hoffman poses with the Oscar he won for best actor for his work in "Capote" at the 78th Academy ...

Rosenberry: Fairport grad backpacking across the world  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A young Fairport woman will be backpacking through 11 countries this year, helping to make the world a better place.

Remembering "Fairport Five" 10 years after tragic crash  WXXI News

It was 10 years ago this month, June 26, 2007, when five young women died in a tragic head-on crash in Ontario County five days after they graduated from.

Who were Section V football's top performers in Week 5?  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Check out who the top performers were during Week 5 of the Section V football regular season.

Lift Bridge in Fairport to close for construction in 2019  Spectrum News

A major traffic artery in the Village of Fairport could be severed by next year, as the New York State Department of Transportation announced its plans to conduct ...

Mashable heaps praise on the Garbage Plate, calling it the 'quintessential American food'  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Website writer with a Rochester connection deems it 'the quintessential American food.'

Coming together to "Stop the Stigma"  13WHAM-TV

Fairport, N.Y. – Friday night, five friends will be together to remember the one who is no longer with them.Jordyn Keeley died from suicide last year. She was 14 ...

School bus swerves off road in Fairport to avoid two-car crash  13WHAM-TV

Fairport, N.Y. - Crews responded to a crash involving a school bus in Fairport Saturday afternoon.Police say a bus carrying a Grand Island rugby team swerved ...

High school musical season has begun on the east side  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

High school musical season has officially begun, a time when winter winds down, spring slowly emerges and families across Monroe County fill auditoriums to ...

Decision to close Fairport lift bridge for a year divides village  13WHAM-TV

Fairport, N.Y. (WHAM) - A village divided. The iconic Fairport lift bridge will be closing for a year for needed repairs.The familiar buzz of cars going over the ...

Schools hit snooze button on later start times  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

No suburban Monroe County school has a starting time in line with pediatric standards.

Fairport H.S. principal resigns  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Robert Clark is listed as the current acting principal, replacing Joseph Fantigrossi.

Elaine McGurk: Fairport cheerleading's guiding angel  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Fairport cheerleading coach Elaine McGurk has built a consistent winner but more importantly guided her athletes with compassion and poise before, during ...

Photos: Take a look back at Rush-Henrietta football through the years  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

As the 2018 football season nears, we hope you enjoy this look back at some of the memorable players and games in Rush-Henrietta football history.

Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman: Actor's hometown reflects on his success, influence on small town one year  New York Daily News

FAIRPORT, N.Y. — Dead silence, profound silence. Teens at an assembly stunned by the genius of a classmate. Then, after a pause, leaping from their ...

Suburban, city students swap classrooms  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

When students from Fairport High School and Rochester Early College International High School exchanged classroom visits recently, perhaps the most ...

Mark Scerbo to get new trial in death of Fairport teacher Heather Boyum  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Mark Scerbo had been convicted of causing the fatal crash in 2012. An appeals court ruled he was wrongly denied the opportunity to challenge a juror he did not ...

Fairport schools honor four  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Fairport Central School District will honor four new members in its Education Wall of Distinction Induction Ceremony on Wednesday.

Crush Cancer concert celebrates teen's legacy  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The event honors the legacy of Hannah Metzler, who died last month of brain cancer.

Photos: Caledonia-Mumford football through the years  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

With nine state titles and a rivalry with LeRoy that dates to 1900, few schools in the state can match the tradition of Caledonia-Mumford football.

Georgetown Picks Up Verbal Commitment from NY's Grace Chen  SwimSwam

Two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Grace Chen has announced her verbal commitment to swim for Georgetown University in the fall, where she ...

Fairport competes in track and field championships  Monroe County Post

The 2018 New Balance Nationals Outdoor Track and Field Championships were held June 15-17 at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, North ...

Fairport Angel Walk remembers girls  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Event honors the five Fairport High School grads who were killed in a car crash in 2007.

Fairport hopes for chance at elusive boys basketball title  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The high school basketball season has ended at the same point each of the last three years for Fairport guard Dan Masino. The Red Raiders are carrying a ...

Bradley: Our high school sports coverage is changing and we are excited about it  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A new high school sports season has arrived and there is excitement in the air — for players, coaches, fans and our team here at the Democrat and Chronicle.

Theodore W. Ted McCarthy: Contractor And Painter  Peekskill, NY Patch

From Dorsey Funeral Home. Theodore W. "Ted" McCarthy, 59, a talented contractor and painter who was working at the Cortlandt/ Mohegan Home Depot, died ...

Section V football: Rivalry games, teams fighting for their sectional lives define Week 6  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Five weeks down, just two more to go. There isn't much time left in the Section V football regular season and with the release of the standings on Wednesday ...

Irondequoit beats Fairport in boys basketball battle  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Win or lose, Irondequoit boys basketball coach Chris Cardon believed playing at undefeated Fairport would be a good experience for his team.

Rochester native Claybaugh named as D&C vice president for sales  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Tom Claybaugh, who has worked three times previously in advertising and sales roles at the D&C, begins his new role next week.

Fairport teacher selected for Teachers Hall of Fame  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Richard Ognibene is one of five selected for the National Teachers Hall of Fame. He was state Teacher of the Year in 2008.

All-Greater Rochester Girls Soccer: Meet the best players in Section V  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Meet the top players in Section V, including Player of the Year Claire Myers.

High school roundup, Tuesday, Sept. 6  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Sinead Sargeant scored three goals to lead Fairport to a 4-2 win over Victor on Tuesday in a Monroe County girls soccer game. Zoe Janes added a goal for the ...

USA Basketball releases Hoop Summit roster  247Sports

The roster for the USA Team for the 22nd annual Nike Hoop Summit game has been finalized. The 12-man roster is highlighted by six of the top 10 players in the ...

Fairport's Conner Simonetti drafted by Nationals  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The power-hitting outfielder/first baseman was selected in the 13th round.

Cancer diagnosis leads swimmer back to pool  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Just three months after returning to the swimming pool for the first time in three decades, a Brighton man will compete in a national-level masters swim ...

Memmott: At 84, Penfield writer keeps bringing history alive  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Since his retirement in 1991, Donovan A. Shilling has written 20 books on Rochester history, and he plans on doing many more.

Fairport on top at cheerleading championships  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Fairport won the largest class on Sunday at the 37th Annual Greater Rochester Cheerleading and Dance Championships.

Legally blind Fairport teen inspires other runners  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Mike Fortner stood near the finish line at the McQuaid Invitational, waiting just like all those other parents. A junior-varsity swimming coach for Fairport High ...

Roth: Fairport's Dan Masino is from famed hoops family  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Fairport's exciting guard Dan Masino is the latest member of a storied basketball family including former Rochester Royal Al Masino, a member of the Section V ...

Barranco's has served Fairport for over 100 years  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

As early as 1912, members of the Barranco family were repairing shoes in the village.

Fairport grad Brian Sortino a prolific scorer for Oswego basketball  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Jason Leone would love tell you he thought all of this was possible for Brian Sortino when he watched Sortino play for Fairport High School. But the coach of ...

Section V boys volleyball loaded, setting table for states  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

There is sizzle in Section V high school play, beginning at McQuaid, Penfield and Fairport.

Snow days all around - but they're not free  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A full weekday of sleeping in, watching TV, playing in the snow: You know that's not free, right, kid? Children always welcome seeing the name of their school ...

Final Section V high school scoreboard: Tuesday, Sept. 12  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Scores from Section V high school sports for Tuesday, Sept. 12.

7,000 runners, 262 schools expected at McQuaid Invitational  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The McQuaid Invitational, at the age of 54, is massive, magnetic and a momentum builder. At least 7,000 cross country runners, from middle-school students to ...

New York State youth bass fishing championships held on Cayuga Lake

Two pairs of Central New York high school anglers will be representing New York at the 2017 B.A.S.S. high school championships in Tennessee in early August.

Five Young Women Killed In Fiery Car Crash  CBS News

A fiery head-on collision killed five women in a sport utility vehicle less than a week after they graduated from a high school in a Rochester suburb, the principal ...

'Hateful' speech, racial comments alleged following New York lacrosse game  USA TODAY High School Sports

Members of the Fairport (N.Y.) varsity lacrosse team allegedly used racial slurs after a game against Brighton (Rochester, N.Y.) on Tuesday, according to an ...

Fairport defeats Hilton before start of sectionals  USA TODAY High School Sports

Key injuries have failed to slump the Red Raiders during the regular season.

Photos: McQuaid Invitational through the years  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The McQuaid Invitational is one of the biggest high school cross country meets in the country and features many of the area's top runners each year.

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