Category: Webster

Town of Webster opens its doors next weekend

Town of Webster opens its doors next weekend

Like This- Ever wonder what it looks like inside the police department? Have you ever wanted to check out the sewer treatment plant? And have you been at the Webster Library since they renovated it? You can check out all these places and more when the Town of Webster hosts its annual open house on Saturday May ...

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Spry staff members tackle Pink Ribbon Run

Spry staff members tackle Pink Ribbon Run

Please Share- There’s a wonderful bunch of lady runners at Spry Middle School who are working hard to make a difference. Led by teacher Toni Lynn Swinson, this group of more than 40 women will be taking on the 17th Annual Pink Ribbon Walk & Run on Mother’s Day, to support the Breast Cancer ...

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The Village Band is back in action

The Village Band is back in action

Please Share-   This summer’s Webster Village Band concert dates have been set, beginning with a kick-off concert in conjunction with the Willink Student Band on Thursday May 10. Now that I have your attention, here are some details. Concerts are held on Thursday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at ...

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Spring events have sprung

Spring events have sprung

Like This- HAPPY MAY! It looks like we’re finally going to get some nice spring weather this week, so perhaps it’s time to come out from hibernation and check out what’s going on around town. It’s school-budget-vote time. On May 15, district residents be asked to approve this year’s ...

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Webster Library to host unique photography exhibit

Webster Library to host unique photography exhibit

Check This Out- Everybody has a story. That’s the intriguing premise behind a brand new photography exhibit opening Tuesday at the Webster Public Library. Created by Linda Dow Hayes of Hayes Photography, the exhibit features portraits and personal narratives of 25 Webster Central School District faculty ...

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Deb Carpenter recognized for service

Deb Carpenter recognized for service

Share This- Congratulations to Deb Carpenter for recently marking almost 30 years of service to Webster Parks and Recreation! The occasion was marked on Tuesday with a surprise party at the Rec, scheduled right after the Froggy Fitness class which she helps out with. She was presented with a plaque while ...

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Webster’s volunteer fire departments need you

Webster’s volunteer fire departments need you

Share This- A controlled burn on Ridge Road last November provided a valuable training opportunity. Have you ever toyed with the idea of becoming a firefighter? (Since you were a kid, I mean.) Just because you’re all grown up with a family and working full time doesn’t mean you can’t still ...

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YOU need to come to the Willink play

YOU need to come to the Willink play

Check This Out- Mayli Nitsch, Olivia Freida and Alex Ramirez work on a scene during rehearsal. (Provided) Paradise Junction is just about the most perfect small town in the world. It’s a place where everybody gets along, the sun is always shining, and the tomatoes grow as big as beach balls. So when a TV ...

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And, it’s time to avoid Ridge again

And, it’s time to avoid Ridge again

Check This Out- So, the corner of Five Mile Line and Ridge Road is a mess. I mean a REAL mess in all four directions. Like at most times of the day it’s best to find a completely other way around rather than drive through it. I know that this is just a temporary situation and eventually the aggravation will ...

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Beyond Cuts holds grand opening

Beyond Cuts holds grand opening

Please Share- The sun was shining brightly (finally) and the temperatures were reasonable (finally) on Saturday, making it a perfect day for a celebration. The occasion was the grand opening for Beyond Cuts Salon at 33 North Main Street. The salon itself is well known in town — it’s been owned and ...

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Q&A about being a volunteer firefighter

Q&A about being a volunteer firefighter

Like This- My Our Towns East Extra column today highlights our very own Webster Volunteer Fire Department. I am proud to know many of these men and women, and pleased to be able to help them in their cause to recruit new members. So if you’ve ever thought about it — even a bit — and ever had ...

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Thoughts from the trail

Thoughts from the trail

Check This Out- In honor of Earth Day, I decided to bring several Wegmans bags with me today on my regular Barry’s Runner’s Saturday fun run/walk, and pick up trash as I ran. I don’t run the bike path much anymore since I’m afraid of turning an ankle, but I do enjoy running along the ...

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Love your library

Love your library

Share This- Chances are you didn’t realize this, but last week was National Love Your Library Week. But don’t worry; all is not lost. If you get right on it, you can nominate our Webster Public Library as the best of the best public libraries. Just click here to fill out the nomination form, but do it ...

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Barry’s isn’t #1 (yet), but……..

Barry’s isn’t #1 (yet), but……..

Like This- The accolades just keep on coming for Barry’s Old School Irish. And this time, our little Irish pub has been recognized internationally. A recent ranking published by the London-based Irish Post has ranked Barry’s Old School Irish #17 on a list of the “Top 32 Irish Pubs in ...

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What I found out at Community Arts Day

What I found out at Community Arts Day

Check This Out- I mentioned in a few of my previous posts how much I look forward to Community Arts Day every year, in large part because I get to check in with a lot of community agencies and visit with some people I only see once a year — at this event. As usual, this year I came away with a whole bunch ...

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Photos from Community Arts Day 2018

Photos from Community Arts Day 2018

Check This Out- I think we’re all feeling grateful that the messy weather expected earlier in the day Saturday waited until the evening to arrive. That meant that Community Arts Day 2018 could proceed with nary a hitch. As expected, I spent more than three hours there yesterday, doing lap after lap of the ...

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Definitely NOT Webster news.

Definitely NOT Webster news.

Please Share- Allyssa Hatch and her little sister Alexis, from Pittsford, work together to collect trash during last year’s Clean Sweep. They’ll be back this year with reinforcements from Allyssa’s Girl Scout troop. (Provided) I beg your indulgence this morning, Webster readers. The Our Towns East Extra column I ...

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The mulch is back!

The mulch is back!

Share This- It’s one of the surest signs of spring — the huge mulch pile which consumes a chunk of the parking lot behind Town Hall on Ridge Road every April. Well, it’s back, courtesy the Town of Webster Highway Department, despite the fact that yard work weather still hasn’t really ...

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