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Police: Webster man stabbed multiple times, suspect in custody

A 25-year-old Webster man is in jail after police say he stabbed another man repeatedly in the back and head.

Lafayama Chapman is charged with second-degree assault.

Webster Police tell News10NBC they were called to the 900 block of Krieger Road around 5:50 p.m. Wednesday for the report of a stabbing. When officers arrived at the scene, they found a 22-year-old man with multiple stab wounds to his head and back.

Investigators say Chapman stabbed the victim with a pocket knife after a verbal argument.

The victim was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment.

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T-shirt sale raises $2,000 and counting for victims of Christmas Eve tragedy in Webster

A limited edition t-shirt sale held by the Rochester Lancers has raised more than $2,000 in a week’s time for the families of the West Webster Fire Department.

These custom t-shirts have the patches of the West Webster Fire Department, Webster Police and 911 Dispatchers and were sold in advance of a special game tribute for all first responders on Sunday, January 27.

During Sunday’s game, the Lancers will be wearing special tribute jerseys which will be later auctioned.

All proceeds from t-shirt sales, game promos, pass the boot and jersey auction will benefit the families of the West Webster Fire Department.

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Confederate Railroad performs in Rochester; portion of ticket sales to benefit West Webster FD

Country act Confederate Railroad will be putting on a concert at the Main Street Armory in February with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the victims of the West Webster Fire Department tragedy.

West Webster firefighters will be in attendance at the February 8 concert to collect donations.

Tickets are available at TicketFly.com or charge by phone at 1-877-4-FLY-TIX. Prices are $25 in advance for general admission, $30 at the door and $45 for VIP seating.

Dozens participate in bone marrow drive at RIT

Dozens of people in our community have agreed to be lifesavers. They participated in a bone marrow drive Wednesday at RIT. 

Entering the national registry usually costs $100, but Gates Automotive and a Webster charity called "Christopher's Challenger" absorbed the cost to encourage people to sign up.

The drive was in honor of six-year-old Logan Parker, who is currently battling leukemia.

Being on the registry means you could be matched with anyone in the world. Organizers describe how difficult and reward it can be to find a patient's match.
Kathy Costello, Christopher's Challenge, said, "It's long odds but when you're a patient and you don't have a sibling which is your best match, you hope someone somewhere is a match for you."

School bus slides off road in Webster

Nearly two dozen students were aboard a Webster school bus that slid off the road Wednesday morning. It happened just before 9 a.m. on Monroe-Wayne County Line Road.

The school bus was on its way to Schlegel Road Elementary School, when it slid off the road into a ditch. No one was hurt and police tell News10NBC the weather was a factor.

A tow truck had to be called to help the bus out of the ditch. The students were taken to a group home to wait for transportation. Some students were picked up by parents and others were picked up by another bus and taken to school.

News10NBC asked the District why they didn’t close schools today and they said at that time, there was no snow and conditions did not lend themselves to closing. School officials say this was an isolated incident with unforeseen snow bursts.

Webster principal going bald to benefit West Webster Fire Department

Sue Clark, an assistant principal at Webster Thomas High School, says she will shave her head if she can raise $5,000 to donate to the families of fallen firefighters Tomasz Kaczowka and Michael Chiapperini of the West Webster Fire Department.

Clark says she will shave her head on Saturday, February 9 during halftime of a Webster Thomas versus Webster Schroeder faculty basketball game being held to benefit the West Webster Fire Department.

Clark says she is getting fundraising help from Thomas High School librarian Trish Warren and Schroeder High School assistant principal Jeremy McBride who have also agreed to shave their heads.

The Webster Thomas/Schroeder benefit basketball game will be held at 7 p.m. at Webster Schroeder High School. Tickets are $5 and are available at both high schools.

Penfield to host school budget discussions on February 7, March 14

The Penfield Central School District is holding two community Conversations on Education meetings on the proposed 2013-14 school budget.

The first meeting is being held on Thursday, February 7 in the Penfield High School library, 25 High School Drive. The second meeting will be held on Thursday, March 14 at 7 p.m., also in the PHS library. Residents are encouraged to attend one or both meetings to offer input on the budget.

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