Category: Webster

Webster mini mailbag

Webster mini mailbag

Please Share- Just a few quick events taking place this weekend I wanted to remind you about. The first is the Webster Thomas Players production of Pippin, which actually is about to raise its opening night curtain as I write this. This is going to be an outstanding performance. If you have never seen our high ...

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Get well at ROC & Soul Fitness

Get well at ROC & Soul Fitness

Share This- One of the village of Webster’s newest businesses, ROC & Soul Fitness, has a special event coming up dedicated to helping us all get and stay healthy. It’s their Open House/Wellness Day this Saturday, March 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. The event will bring together several Webster and ...

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A few post-St. Pat’s Day stories

A few post-St. Pat’s Day stories

Share This- As I walked through the halls of Schlegel Rd. Elementary School last week, I came upon a bulletin board peppered with St. Patrick’s Day-themed stories written by Janet Gibson’s fourth grade students. They impressed me so much that I encouraged Janet to let me post a few of them in honor of ...

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Community Arts Day needs volunteers

Community Arts Day needs volunteers

Check This Out- As sure as sighting a robin is a sign of spring, I know that April is just around the corner when I start getting emails about Community Arts Day. I’ll post more detailed information and photos about this great annual event soon, but for starters, here’s a quick reminder from the ...

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Marshmallow Masterpieces on Display in Webster

Marshmallow Masterpieces on Display in Webster

Please Share- Today I am pleased to step aside for a guest blogger, Justin Karnisky. Justin is a Boy Scout with Troop 110, and submitted this excellent follow-up article about an event that took place over the weekend. Marshmallow Masterpieces on Display in Webster by Justin Karnisky The Webster Public ...

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St. Pat’s at the pubs

St. Pat’s at the pubs

Check This Out- St. Patrick’s Day, the High Holy Day of the Irish year, is just around the corner, and plans to celebrate in the village are beginning to kick into high gear. Webster’s newest pub, Ploty’s Hometown Tavern, will be joining the fun this year in a big way. Owner Eric Plotzker has ...

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Some thoughts about the Village Board

Some thoughts about the Village Board

Check This Out- It had been a long time since I’d attended a Webster Village Board meeting, but last Thursday, on the advice of the fine ladies at the Village Hall (where I’d gone to renew my passport), I decided to go. And I’m glad I did. The evening was marked by two important events. The ...

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Village Band begins their 51st year

Village Band begins their 51st year

Like This- It’s a sure sign of spring when I get an email from the Webster Village Band. The band will officially begin the 2018 season — its 51st year — on March 15 when they hold their first rehearsal at Willink Middle School. The group is made up of more than 50 musicians of all ages, led by ...

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Strike up the band!

Strike up the band!

Like This- It’s a sure sign of spring when I get an email from the Webster Village Band. The band will officially begin the 2018 season — its 51st year — on March 15 when they hold their first rehearsal at Willink Middle School. The group is made up of more than 50 musicians of all ages, led by ...

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Goodbye, my friend

Goodbye, my friend

Please Share- Webster began the painful process today of saying goodbye to one of the village’s most precious people, Carol Klem. Carol passed away peacefully on Saturday March 3, surrounded by her family. I know I was just one of hundreds to file through Willard Scott Funeral Home this afternoon and ...

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PEEP Show returns to Rec Center

PEEP Show returns to Rec Center

Check This Out- I have said this before, but it bears repeating.  I don’t like Peeps. You know, I’m talking about those yellow marshmallow chicks and every other iteration of Peepdom that has since been introduced. I kind of put them in the same category as those faux-orange circus peanuts. They squeak when you ...

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Webster Thomas Players present Pippin

Webster Thomas Players present Pippin

Please Share- There are still a few weeks to go before the Webster Thomas Players present this year’s spring musical, Pippin. But tickets are on sale now, and want to encourage you to get them now, while the best ones are still available. This production is going to be something special. The show’s ...

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Webster mailbag (redux)

Webster mailbag (redux)

Share This- It always happens. I post a mailbag one day, and the next day I find out about — or am reminded  of — several other events which I should have included. So pardon the redundancy, but here is this week’s mailbag, part 2. Start your Friday night with dinner Boy Scout Troop 110 will ...

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Strike Back Martial Arts joins national registry

Strike Back Martial Arts joins national registry

Check This Out- Congratulations to my friends and colleagues at Strike Back Martial Arts, which has recently been accepted as a member of the Adaptive Martial Arts Association (AMAA). The AMAA is a national organization which describes itself as a resource for students and instructors to gather and share ideas, ...

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End break week with some great library programs

End break week with some great library programs

Share This- If your kids are beginning to get a little bored with having so much time on their hands this week, here are a few great kid and family-friendly library programs you’re gonna love. Friday night Feb. 23, bring the family to the Webster Public Library from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for an after-hours ...

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She’s baaaaack!

She’s baaaaack!

Check This Out- You would think, with a week off of school, I would be taking advantage of all the free time I have to be writing up a storm. Turns out, that has not quite been the case. I did, indeed have a long list of things I wanted to accomplish this week. It included buy a dishwasher, buy a printer, clean ...

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Help out puppies in need next week

Help out puppies in need next week

Like This- A couple of fun events coming up I want to throw out there today. I just saw this notice on Facebook from Knucklehead Craft Brewing in West Webster: Did you know Friday February 23 is International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day? To celebrate, stop in to Knucklehead on Wednesday, 2/21/18 and bring a ...

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Ping pong and basketball news

Ping pong and basketball news

Share This- Thanks to Debbie Kazimer for sending me the following information about the ping pong tournament held at Thomas High School Tuesday afternoon. The charity tournament was organized by National Honor Society seniors Ben Kazimer, Matt Hill, David Tomer and Will Johnson to benefit Honor Flight, Rochester. ...

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Stop the presses!

Stop the presses!

Check This Out- I only got this notification yesterday afternoon, but it sounds like a fun and worthwhile event which I need to pass along. Come to Webster Thomas High School on Feb 13th from 3 to 5 p.m. National Honor Society Seniors Ben Kazimer, Matt Hill, David Tomer and Will Johnson are hosting a Charity ...

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The Filling Station is open for dinner!

The Filling Station is open for dinner!

Please Share- After what seemed like forever, the news everyone has been waiting for has finally come — The Filling Station will finally be open for lunch — AND dinner — starting this evening. That is, barring unseen complications or a snowstorm keeping them from driving to Buffalo and picking ...

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