Category: Webster

Update on the bike racks

Update on the bike racks

Share This- As promised, I did attend the Webster Village Board meeting last night and said my piece about the need for more bike racks in the village. I am pleased to report that the idea was well received. Actually, it appears that Jake Swingly, Superintendent of Public Works, has already done some legwork on ...

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Village bicyclists, unite!

Village bicyclists, unite!

Share This- Dunkin’ Donuts on North Ave. could use its own bike rack, evidenced last June when my husband and I went for coffee one Sunday morning. At a recent gathering of our Barry’s (Pub) Runners club, a running buddy and I were discussing how the Village of Webster could really use some bike ...

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Tuesday Community Mailbag

Tuesday Community Mailbag

Like This- Summer’s beginning to heat up in the village of Webster, marked by the first Wine Walk of the season, this Saturday June 16. Local merchants participating this time around include Metro Sport Brokers, The Coach Sports Bar, Roc and Soul Fitness, Webster Hots, Sweetwood BBQ, Holistic Health Center, ...

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Scouts help observe Flag Day

Scouts help observe Flag Day

Like This- Here’s a quick note about a nice event: The Webster Fairport Elks Lodge #2396 observed Flag Day on Sunday June 10. They invited area Scouts to help them present the many flags that have been used in our great country. Pictured are Scouts from Pack 363, Pack 463, Troop 110 and Troop 163, and ...

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Community Blood Drive will be back Thursday

Community Blood Drive will be back Thursday

Check This Out- This year’s raffle prize bags fill a table, awaiting donor tickets.  If you didn’t have a chance to get out this afternoon or evening for the Webster Community Blood Drive, please consider carving out an hour of your day tomorrow to do so. The drive will return Thursday from noon to 7 ...

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Joe Obbie Farmer’s Market opens this Saturday

Joe Obbie Farmer’s Market opens this Saturday

Check This Out- Don’t believe the calendar (or this week’s unseasonably cool weather). Summer has officially begun. I know this, because Webster’s Joe Obbie Farmer’s Market opens for the season at 8:30 a.m this Saturday June 9 at Webster Towne Center (Target/Kohl’s Plaza) on Holt Road. If ...

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Mini mailbag

Mini mailbag

Share This- Just a few quick notes this morning about a few events coming up later this week. The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepard, 1130 Webster Road (at the corner of State Road) is holding a drive-thru takeout chicken dinner sale on Thursday June 7 from 4 to  6 p.m. (or until they’re sold out). ...

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Webster Community Blood Drive returns this week

Webster Community Blood Drive returns this week

Please Share- The Webster Community Blood Drive – the best blood drive EVER — will return to St. Paul’s Church and the Webster Rec Center this week. It’s perfect timing, too, as the American Red Cross has just announced there’s an urgent need for blood donors to give now to help prevent a ...

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Peter Kaulback remembered, 50 years after his death

Peter Kaulback remembered, 50 years after his death

Like This- If you were driving along Ridge Road last Thursday evening around 6:00, you might have noticed a number of Patriot Guard riders leading a small convoy of cars to Webster Rural Cemetery. The occasion was a remembrance ceremony in honor of former Village of Webster resident Peter Jon Kaulback. Kaulback, ...

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Thank you, Webster Thomas GeoTech team!

Thank you, Webster Thomas GeoTech team!

Like This- GeoTech teachers Kurt Mangos and Mike Tuchrello with the new bookshelf. I’d like to give a shout-out today to the GeoTech team at Webster Thomas High School. The students in this project-based class did an amazing job building a rolling book shelf for the Schlegel Elementary library, where I ...

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WFD hosts blood drive

WFD hosts blood drive

Like This- Your next opportunity to be a blood donor is later this week, when our Webster Volunteer Fire Department hosts a donation drive this Thursday from 1 to 7 p.m. at the Community Meeting Room, 35 South Avenue. The drive is being co-hosted by the North East Joint Fire District and is coordinated by Webster ...

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Webster’s Memorial Day 2018 in photos

Webster’s Memorial Day 2018 in photos

Share This- What a gorgeous day for this year’s Memorial Day parade! We deserved it after the rainy year we had in 2017. Boy, it was warm, though (I really felt bad for the Webster Marching Band members who always have to march in full regalia for this parade). Were you there? If not, I got a photo of ...

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Webster’s Memorial Day parade details

Webster’s Memorial Day parade details

Share This-  These enthusiastic young ladies were a part of last year’s Memorial Day parade.  Looks like Mother Nature is going to bless us with beautiful weather for the next several days, and it might even last through Memorial Day. If you’re anything like me, you’ve already got lots of plans ...

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Plank North students are published

Plank North students are published

Check This Out- Pictured are (left to right) Lucas Hill, Adrianna Fitzharris, Aubrey Hoagland, Colin Raspudic, Max Bolzner, Gabby Fallone, Jimmaly Ortega, Chase Failing, Sabrina Cady, Oktober Haak Many people dream of becoming published authors. Several students at Plank Road North Elementary School are already ...

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Damascus Cruise Nights return

Damascus Cruise Nights return

Like This- Classic car enthusiasts will love this news:  the Damascus Center Cruise Nights are back for the summer. There are lots of cruisin’ options around Rochester throughout the summer, but this one is historically one of the biggest — and I have to say one of the best. Run annually since 2008, ...

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A surprise thank-you for a super volunteer

A surprise thank-you for a super volunteer

Please Share- There was a happy event at the Webster Arboretum on Thursday.  Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to attend, but I got the lowdown and a few photos courtesy Julie Schilacci. It was a surprise party for Bud Johnston, who is retiring as president from the Webster Recreation Center’s W.A.S.P.S. ...

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An update on Bella’s Bumbas

An update on Bella’s Bumbas

Please Share- Bella, who has spina bifida, was the inspiration for the Webster-based Bella’s Bumbas.  Many of you have been following my occasional columns and blogs about Bella’s Bumbas, the amazing local nonprofit organization which is changing lives for children with significant physical ...

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Back on the blogwagon and heading to a FIESTA!

Back on the blogwagon and heading to a FIESTA!

Please Share- I knew that being Internet-less would not be easy. But being unable to log onto my home computer for five straight days (thank you Frontier) really messed with my mojo a whole lot more than I expected. I was able to hobble through though, in large part by using my phone’s 4G and friendly ...

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The Knuckleheads get ANOTHER award

The Knuckleheads get ANOTHER award

Please Share- And the kudos keep rolling in for the Knuckleheads. Last week Len Dummer and George Cline, owners of Knucklehad Craft Brewing in Webster, were presented with an award by Destination Finger Lakes for being voted 2018 Beer of the Year. DestinationFLX’s annual “Final Pour” contest ...

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