Category: Webster

Webster celebrates summer today

Webster celebrates summer today

Like This- It’s officially summer, and the town will welcome the season today (Saturday) with a grand celebration. The Town of Webster’s annual summer party will be held at the Webster Recreation Center, 1350 Chiyoda Drive, beginning at 4 p.m., and will feature food trucks, games, and inflatables for the ...

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Welcome to a new journalistic colleague

Welcome to a new journalistic colleague

Check This Out- I would like to send out a personal welcome to Lily Brunner, the new editor for the Webster Herald.  Lily is taking over for Anna Hubbel, who will not be leaving the paper entirely, but will be scaling back her responsibilities. According to Lily’s first-page article of introduction in this ...

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St. Martin Lutheran Church announces new Eagle Scout

St. Martin Lutheran Church announces new Eagle Scout

Like This-   Boy Scout Troop 110, sponsored by St. Martin Lutheran Church in Webster, has proudly announced that Caleb Stamler has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Caleb’s impressive Eagle Project involved building three trail-head kiosks for Abraham Lincoln Park on Empire Boulevard. Coordination with ...

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A personal thank-you

A personal thank-you

Like This- You might not have noticed it, but a few months ago there was a big change to this blog. In early February, The D&C decided to go in a different direction with respect to their community blogs, which meant that my “Webster Blog of the Democrat and Chronicle” was no longer associated ...

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It’s summer in the village

It’s summer in the village

Check This Out-   The Webster Schroeder Jazz Ensemble was one of three bands to play Friday night.  It shouldn’t have come as any surprise to me that the Friday night concert series in Gazebo Park was starting up last night, but it did. My husband and I were trying out the fish fry at the ...

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Webster Hots has new owners

Webster Hots has new owners

Like This- Webster Hots’ new owners Kelly and Bill Mutschler, with their son Aidan. Have you driven down Webster’s East Main Street lately? Lately it’s been looking like a ghost town, with more “For Rent” signs than “Open for Business” signs in the storefront windows. ...

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Webster couple celebrates long life

Webster couple celebrates long life

Like This- I’d like to send out a few happy birthday wishes today to Don and Virginia Brush, a long-time Webster couple. And when I say “long time,” I mean looooong time. Several weeks ago, Virginia celebrated her 100th birthday, and Don will be turning 101 in July. Those alone are some ...

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You are being watched…

You are being watched…

Check This Out- There seems to be a new movement afoot, and I like to think that I was in on it from the beginning. If you know me fairly well — or have read my blog for a while — you may remember that I have broken two bones in recent years, one in my finger in 2010, and my arm last spring. I had a ...

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Webster Marching Band wants your bottles

Webster Marching Band wants your bottles

Please Share- It’s time to clean out the garage. If you’re like me, you have a huge garbage bag or two of returnables hanging out in your garage, awaiting your motivation to take them back to Wegmans. Well, the Webster Marching Band will be happy to take them off your hands. The band’s next ...

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An update on the blood drive

An update on the blood drive

Share This- The raffle prize table will be back again for today’s blood drive at the Webster Recreation Center from noon to 7 pm. The two-day Webster Community Red Cross Blood Drive came back to town yesterday, at St. Paul’s Church, and by all accounts, it has been very successful already.Regular ...

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Klem South fun night honors former teacher

Klem South fun night honors former teacher

Share This- I never had the pleasure of knowing Mary Ann Gangi, but from what I learned about her on Friday night, I really wish I did. Mary Ann, who was a third grade teacher at Klem South Elementary, and who had been with the school for more than 20 years, passed away unexpectedly last year.  On Friday night, ...

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Book battle at Plank North

Book battle at Plank North

Share This- Gretchen Pulver, left, with this year’s Plank North Battle of the Books finalists. Now these are the kinds of battles you WANT to hear about. Plank North Elementary School just concluded its annual Battle of the Books, a two-month long weekly contest which pits students in each of the ...

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Stop three on my Tour de Parks … tour

Stop three on my Tour de Parks … tour

Please Share- Just a quick reminder that I will be presenting my 2016 Tour de Parks talk again, Thursday night at the Brighton Memorial Library beginning at 6:30 p.m. Still haven’t heard about it? Well, basically, last year I challenged myself to visit every one of Rochester’s east-side parks. I ...

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A shout out to our Special Police

A shout out to our Special Police

Please Share- Do you know those Special Police officers you always see working crowd control at parades, helping us cross the street during the carnival, and helping out at accident scenes? Did you realize they’re all volunteers? Not only that, they have to go through a lot of training just to even become ...

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Photos from Webster’s parade

Photos from Webster’s parade

Share This-   So the weather could have been a little bit better for Monday’s Memorial Day Parade, but it also could have been a whole lot worse. This is the first year I can remember that we’ve had any kind of rain for the parade. But even this year it wasn’t too bad; a few sprinkles ...

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Details about Webster’s Memorial Day Parade

Details about Webster’s Memorial Day Parade

Please Share- It looks like the rains might hold off tomorrow morning for Webster’s Memorial Day Parade and remembrance ceremony, but make sure to bring an umbrella in case one of the passing thunderstorms should find us. Monday morning’s parade will begin on Sanford Street (next to Spry Middle ...

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Calling the Webster Schroeder Class of 1977

Calling the Webster Schroeder Class of 1977

Share This- The time is drawing near for the Webster Schroeder Class of 1977’s 40th reunion, and if that means you, you’re going to want to get your tickets soon. Plans are for a picnic at Webster Park on Sunday July 16, catered by Bad to the Bone Barbecue. A wide variety of craft and mainstream brews ...

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D&C reporter Gary Craig introduces new book

D&C reporter Gary Craig introduces new book

Share This- History and mystery buffs will be interested in a book-signing event scheduled for Barnes & Noble this Saturday May 27. My Democrat and Chronicle colleague Gary Craig has just published a new book, titled Seven Million: A Cop, a Priest, a Soldier for the IRA, and the Still-Unsolved Rochester ...

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The U.S. is reborn at Plank North

The U.S. is reborn at Plank North

Like This- If you’ve ever attended — or had children who attended — Plank Road North Elementary School, you’re likely very familiar with the huge United States map painted on the playground near the southwest corner of the school. Depending on how long ago you were there, you might also ...

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