Category: Webster

Fun Saturday ahead

Fun Saturday ahead

Like This- I’m really looking forward to Saturday. One of my favorite events of the year has returned — Community Arts Day at Webster Schroeder High School. Community Arts Day is our school district’s annual show-off day. Students from every one of our elementary, middle and high schools will have ...

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Mark your calendar for these town events

Mark your calendar for these town events

Check This Out- This week’s column by Town of Webster Supervisor Ron Nesbitt is just packed with interesting news which I am pleased to pass on. Road construction has begun at the corner of Phillips and Schlegel roads. This project will include widening the roadway, widening the shoulders, and completing ...

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Webster PTSA spreads kindness one locker at a time

Webster PTSA spreads kindness one locker at a time

Check This Out- I love stories like this one. Thursday morning, every single student in all four Webster secondary schools arrived to find inspirational notes taped to their lockers. The project was coordinated and implemented by the Webster Central PTSA, several of whose members fanned out Wednesday night to ...

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That call from the library? It’s a scam

That call from the library? It’s a scam

Please Share- I’ve seen this message now from a few of our east-side libraries, including Webster, and I think it’s important enough to pass along. A library patron has reported receiving a phone call from a woman claiming she is from a collection agency working for the Monroe County Library System. ...

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We need more friends like these

We need more friends like these

Please Share- I happened to be reading through my most recent edition of the Friends of Webster Trails newsletter, and I came across something that made me stop in my tracks. In his introductory notes, editor John Boettcher noted that “Treasurer Bill Polito and Membership Chair Denise Bilsback (have) our ...

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The Knuckleheads are at it again

The Knuckleheads are at it again

Share This- Every time I turn around it seems that Len Dummer and George Cline, the owners of Knucklehead Craft Brewing in West Webster, are raising money for some deserving community agency. Last Thursday, for example, they presented a check for $1,000 to Foodlink. Four four weeks, the Knuckleheads donated $1 ...

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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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