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Section V high school scores for Saturday, September 14: See how your favorite team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Email: Section V coaches or team representatives are asked to report results ASAP after games by emailing Please submit ...

Section V high school scores for Friday, September 13: See how your favorite team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Email: Section V coaches or team representatives are asked to report results ASAP after games by emailing Please submit ...

Fairport considering merger of Minerva DeLand School, Fairport High School  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Fairport Central School District is considering a merger of two high-school buildings and could reach a decision on the possibility before the school year is ...

Peppered Pig opens on Empire Boulevard, serves rustic French fare  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Chef and owner Christopher Woods has a passion for pork and country French food.

Fairport board votes to merge schools  WHEC

The Fairport Board of Education approved a plan Tuesday night that will eventually result in the consolidation of two of its schools.

Minerva DeLand slated to close after Fairport school board vote  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Fairport school board Tuesday voted to pursue a facilities pathway that will involve closing the standalone Minerva Deland School for ninth graders several ...

Section V football Preseason Primer: Fairport has 18 new starters, but should be in mix  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

When a high school football team loses 18 of its 22 starters, it would seem the word rebuild is going to come up in conversation. Not at Fairport. "It's a little bit of a ...

Fairport schools rally around families fighting cancer, raise $35000  13WHAM-TV

Fairport, N. Y. (WHAM) - The theme of the year for the Fairport School District has been to "Make A Difference. "The theme centers around a campaign to support ...

Section V high school scores for Wednesday, September 4: See how your favorite team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Email: Section V coaches or team representatives are asked to report results ASAP after games by emailing Please submit ...

Fairport brother fulfills dream for sister at talent show  RochesterFirst

“She sits in our tv room and sings to her favorite songs with a microphone every day for hours, and has dreamed of performing for crowds her whole life,” Casey ...

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?

Fairport-Perinton Dollars for Scholars awards over $63K to grads  Monroe County Post

Fairport Dollars for Scholars awarded $63180 in scholarships to Fairport's 2019 graduates in a ceremony held June 5 at Fairport High School.“This awards ...

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.

Section V Class AA softball championship preview: Victor and Fairport will meet again  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Top-seeded Victor and third-seeded Fairport will face-off for the second year in a row in the Section V Class AA championship. Victor won last year and also is ...

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 ...

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

Email: Section V coaches or team representatives are asked to report results ASAP after games by emailing Please submit ...

Fight at Churchville-Chili High School sends security guard to hospital

Chili, N. Y. (WHAM) - A security guard was taken to the hospital Friday morning after a fight broke out atChurchville-Chili High School. Monroe County Sheriff's ...

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.

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.

Blood drive in honor of Fairport's 'Angels' set for June 20  WHEC

The annual "Fairport Angels Blood Drive" in memory of five Fairport students who died in a car accident will be held on June 20...

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.

The 2019 All-Greater Rochester Boys Lacrosse Team  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Each year the Democrat and Chronicle and Section V high school coaches select an all-star team for every high school varsity sport. Below are the spring 2019 ...

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.

Photos: Take a look back at Fairport football through the years  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

As the 2018 football season approaches, we hope you enjoy this look back at some of the memorable players and games in Fairport football history.

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.

High school scores for Thursday, May 16: Find out how your favorite Section V team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

High school lacrosse, baseball, softball, golf and tennis scores for Thursday, May 16.

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.

Man sentenced to 20 years for killing man with baseball bat in Rochester

Rochester, N. Y. (WHAM) - A Rochester man was sentenced Monday for killing another man with a baseball bat last summer. Jimmie Wright, 23, was convicted ...

BOYS LACROSSE: Penn Yan battles Fairport | Photos |  Finger Lakes Times

FAIRPORT — Talk about pressure. Freshman Penn Yan goalie, Griffin Emerson, got his first career start at the varsity level Tuesday against one of the top Class ...

As suburban districts diversify, black students navigate a mix of prejudice and good intentions  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Students of color in suburban districts soak up opportunities but still face major obstacles to advancement.

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.

Longtime race director Bill Kehoe dies after bout with pneumonia  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Bill Kehoe had been in hospice care. He directed hundreds of local races, including the Runnin' of the Green.

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 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.

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 ...

People news: Ackles named executive principal at West Genesee High School  The Central New York Business Journal

CAMILLUS, N.Y. — The West Genesee Central School District in Camillus announced that its board of education has appointed Wayne Ackles as executive ...

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 ...

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.

West Genesee Board of Education appoints new executive principal  WSYR

CAMILLUS, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The West Genesee High School has appointed a new executive principal. Wayne Ackles was appointed by the Board of ...

Former 98PXY personality using her voice to stand up for fair pay  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N. Y. – A local morning radio host is taking a stand of her own when it comes to equity in the workplace. Whitney Young quit her job as the morning ...

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.

The 2019 All-Greater Rochester Softball Team  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Each year the Democrat and Chronicle and Section V high school coaches select an all-star team for every high school varsity sport. Below are the spring 2019 ...

All-Greater Rochester Spring 2019 Honorable Mention list  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A list of Section V student-athletes who made AGR Honorable Mention for spring 2019 sports.

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.

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 ...

Police bloodhound tracks woman found chained in Niagara Falls basement

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) -- Police in Niagara Falls, New York have been searching for a suspect after a woman was found chained in a basement.

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

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

Fairport H.S. principal resigns  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

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

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

Four Monroe County high schools were awarded top recognition in the 2018 U.S. News Best High School Rankings,which evaluate schools in a four-step ...

Fairport schools consider later start times  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Fairport Central School District is weighing a later start to the day for its students.

Section V football Preseason Primer: Webster Thomas looks for consistency in 2019  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Webster Thomas had its ups and downs last season, but the return of quarterback Kelsey Carter could make the Titans dangerous this fall.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Why citizens should strengthen their media literacy  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The age of social media has made clear each of us should strengthen our media literacy in order to separate fact from fiction or propaganda.

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 ...

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.

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.

Section V football Preseason Primer: Monroe moves up to Class AA after mergers in RCSD  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Red Jackets, in their fourth season since rejoining varsity football, move up in class after mergers in the Rochester City School District.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Preseason Primers: An inside look at Section V football  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The season is fast approaching and the Democrat and Chronicle staff is hard at work getting you ready with insight on players and teams in Section V.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Local students among 'Young Women of Distinction' finalists  The Livingston County News

Three local students are among 20 finalists for The Women's Council's Young Women of Distinction award, given annually to four female students who have ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Section V football Preseason Primer: Webster Schroeder hopes to move forward after step up  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Student enrollment numbers moved Webster Schroeder back into Class AA this season. The good news about that for the Warriors is after leaving tightly packed ...

Empire Digital Signs (Rochester, NY) has Designed Systems to Address the Issue of High Schools Running Out of Space for Their Wall of Fame Plaques, While Giving Their Hallways a Digital Upgrade  ThomasNet News

Imagine that in high school you held the record for long distance running. In fact, you were inducted into your school's hall of fame because of it. It's many years ...

Deputies search for burglary suspect in Victor  RochesterFirst

A search was underway in Farmington Tuesday after deputies surprised burglars in Victor.

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 ...

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 ...

The Heartwarming Reason Why This Teen Refused to Walk at His Graduation  NationSwell

High school graduation is one of the most important milestones in a teenager's life, but Austin Coppola was ready to give it all up for his twin brother, Ty.

Section V football Preseason Primer: Can Hilton make another run?  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Cadets, 7-2 last season, are seen as the top challenger in Section V to state champion Aquinas.

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 ...

Geneseo Central names 3 superintendent candidates  The Livingston County News

GENESEO – The Geneseo Central School District has named three finalists to be the district's next superintendent. Current Superintendent Tim Hayes is retiring ...

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: 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.

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 ...

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.

'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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Section V football Preseason Primer: Penfield plans to get up and running  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Penfield football coach Jay Johnson had seen enough. The Patriots' roster shrank last year from 30-plus to 26 players due to injuries, Johnson said. And the ...

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 ...

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.

Katherine “Kitsie” Feldman Castor | Obituaries  NNY360

SANDY RIDGE, N.C. — Area native Katherine “Kitsie” Feldman Castor, a longtime child care provider, lifelong naturalist and summer resident of Grindstone ...

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.

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.

Ferguson, Rochester, suburban students discuss racism  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The simple fact that hundreds of high school students from 13 school districts spent all Friday talking frankly about racism in their schools is an indicator of their ...

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, ...

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.

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