Category: Webster

Dewitt students enjoy a visit from the WWFD

Dewitt students enjoy a visit from the WWFD

Please Share- Here’s a quick — yet adorable — post about a recent visit from some real firefighters at Dewitt Road School. About a week ago, the school’s were treated to a lesson in fire safety from volunteers from the West Webster Fire Department. They got to see what a firefighter looks ...

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House of Hamill brings Irish music to Plank North

House of Hamill brings Irish music to Plank North

Share This- Students at Plank Road North Elementary School were bouncing to an Irish beat on Wednesday as Rose Baldino and Brian Buchanan of the House of Hamill, a Philadelphia-based folk/Irish/rock group, spent the day conducting Irish music workshops. Toe-tapping music filled the school all day as the ...

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Eagle Scout creates memorial garden at Comfort Care Home

Eagle Scout creates memorial garden at Comfort Care Home

Like This- Fellow scouts help Connor Lazzaro (left) refurbish a picnic table. (Provided)   Hot on the heels of the blog I posted yesterday about one new Eagle Scout, I bring you news of another fine young man doing great things for our community. As part of his Eagle Scout project, 16-year old Connor Lazzaro, ...

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Meet Troop 110’s newest Eagle

Meet Troop 110’s newest Eagle

Like This- Boy Scout Troop 110, sponsored by St. Martin Lutheran Church in Webster, has announced that Jake Lynch has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Jake’s impressive Eagle project involved massive renovations to the third floor of Hope House in Webster. He also painted and created more storage space. ...

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Happy Halloween from the Schlegel Elementary library

Happy Halloween from the Schlegel Elementary library

Please Share- I have the good fortune to work with a very creative librarian at Schlegel Road Elementary School. Jamie Palmer is passionate about picture books, and reads at least one every day to her classes, from pre-K to fifth grade. To celebrate the joy of picture books, on the week leading up to Halloween ...

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Autumn fun in the village for kids AND adults

Autumn fun in the village for kids AND adults

Like This- It looks like this unseasonably gorgeous weather is going to hang around just long enough for the kids to enjoy a rain-free Trick or Treat Trail in the village of Webster this Saturday. The fun starts with a costume contest in the Community Room on South Avenue. Participants are asked to gather around ...

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More news from our local firefighters

More news from our local firefighters

Share This- Continuing on what seems to be a Volunteer Fire Department theme this week, I’d like to share a few photos from a fun demonstration held for the students at Plank Road North Elementary School last week. Several members of the West Webster Fire Department visited the school to present a lesson to ...

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The new Filling Station just weeks away

The new Filling Station just weeks away

Like This- This empty restaurant will soon be the new Filling Station Pub & Grill.  Have you heard this exciting news from East Main Street? The Filling Station Pub & Grill will soon be moving from their current location on Ridge Road (near County Line) to the old Burger King/Original Mac and Cheez ...

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Webster Warthogs welcome vets

Webster Warthogs welcome vets

Like This- Here’s a great little bit of news about some of the fine young people in our community. The ​Webster Warthogs 14U​​​​ ​baseball team was ​​at the Rochester Airport ​Sunday afternoon to ​​help welcome 47 veterans home.​ ​The vets arrived​ at the airport ​following their Honor Flight trip to ...

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WVFD blood drive is this week

WVFD blood drive is this week

Please Share- Your next opportunity to be a blood-donor is later this week, when our Webster Volunteer Fire Department hosts its first-ever donation drive this Thursday at the Community Meeting Room, 35 South Avenue. The drive is being coordinated by Webster volunteer firefighter — and Red Cross staff member — ...

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A thank you from the WCSD

A thank you from the WCSD

Please Share- I’m pleased to post this thank-you letter from the Webster School District following a very successful senior citizens’ dinner. Webster Central School District celebrated the 46th Annual Senior Citizens’ Day on Thursday, October 19. Senior Citizens from throughout the community joined us ...

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Paws (and pints) at the Pub

Paws (and pints) at the Pub

Like This- I love this idea. Our favorite Irish pub, Barry’s Old School Irish in the village of Webster, is teaming up this weekend with Webster Veterinary Clinic to host “Paws at the Pub,” an event benefiting pets. From 2 to 4:30 p.m. this Saturday October 21, Webster Veterinary will be at ...

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Keeping Webster beautiful

Keeping Webster beautiful

Like This- Do you ever notice those Monroe County Adopt-a-Highway signs along our roadways? There are some real community-minded people behind those signs, whom you don’t often hear much about. Today, though, you’re going to hear about the fine folks at St. Martin Lutheran Church, who a few years ago ...

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Webster Village Band concludes season with banquet

Webster Village Band concludes season with banquet

Check This Out- Our friends in the Webster Village Band celebrated the completion of their successful 50th anniversary season several days ago at their annual banquet. In addition to the catered dinner, band members brought along snacks and libations for a cocktail hour and dessert after dinner.  They also had a ...

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A heartfelt thank you, Webster, from the Red Cross

A heartfelt thank you, Webster, from the Red Cross

Share This- Webster has done it again. Our community continues to show how much we care about others, this time through a very successful two-day blood drive. Both days of the drive, held on Wednesday of this past week at St. Paul’s Church and Thursday at the Recreation Center, surpassed the ambitious ...

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Clarification from the PTSA

Clarification from the PTSA

Share This- Apparently there’s been some discussion in recent days on social media regarding a Meet the Candidates forum which was recently hosted by the Webster Central Schools’ PTSA. The event, as I gather from the advance information that was distributed, was intended to be an informational give ...

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