Monday, May 10, 2021

EDF Renewables landowners video

EDF Renewables has released a video featuring testimonials from landowners who have signed on with the Ridge View solar project in the town of Hartland:

Gasport accident

Local fire companies are responding to an accident at 7972 Chestnut Ridge Rd. in Gasport which is near the intersection with Gasport Road. It's a two-car accident with one car into a house.

Info on school budget

Here is Roy-Hart's newsletter along with analysis of the school budget and propositions set for vote on the 18th


Sunday, May 9, 2021

Renewable Properties addresses concerns

On May 7th, Renewable Properties submitted the following document to the town of Lockport Planning Board to address recurring questions and concerns regarding the Slayton Settlement solar project:

Saturday, May 8, 2021

Maggie's cuts back

WKBW reported on Maggie's Kitchen dramatically cutting back on hours because they can't get help due to pandemic relief packages:

Thursday, May 6, 2021

SkillsUSA victories


Eight Orleans/Niagara BOCES students -- 5 from Roy-Hart! -- medaled at the New York State SkillsUSA Competition. Congratulations go to:

1st Place – Rebecca Berner (Royalton-Hartland) for Health Occupations Portfolio (OCTEC/Allied Health)

1st Place – Mackenzie Clogston (Newfane) for Basic Health Care (OCTEC/Health Occupations Technician)

1st Place – Maddie Gancasz (Barker) for Early Childhood Education (OCTEC/Early Childhood Education)

1st Place – Teddy Wojciechowski (Royalton-Hartland) for Technical Drafting (OCTEC/Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Program)

1st Place – Brendan Zimmerman (Lewiston-Porter) for Welding (NCTEC/Welding)

2nd Place – Hanna Willard (Royalton-Hartland) for Cosmetology Senior (OCTEC/Cosmetology Program)

2nd Place – Zach Duewiger (Royalton-Hartland) for CNC Milling (OCTEC/Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Program)

3rd Place - Shelby Wolf (Royalton-Hartland) for Job Interview (OCTEC/Allied Health Program)

The contests were conducted virtually this year because of the pandemic from the Orleans (OCTEC) and Niagara (NCTEC) Career and Technical Education Centers. The purpose of the competitions are to evaluate contestants’ knowledge and skills and to recognize outstanding students for excellence and professionalism.

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. First place students will be moving on to the National SkillsUSA competition virtually at the end of June.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

PORC to hold rally


Slayton Solar data room


Renewable Properties has set up a “data room” so the public can access materials, reports, and studies related to the Slayton Settlement solar project. The website is here:

Slayton Solar meeting

Renewable Properties will be hosting a community meeting on Wednesday, May 12th at 6pm at the Wrights Corner Fire Company (4043 Lake Avenue, Lockport) so that neighbors and interested members of the public can get to know Renewable Properties and the Slayton Settlement Road Solar project better.

Monday, May 3, 2021

Slayton Solar news articles

Solar farm draws ire from neighbors:

Town residents state their case against:

Renewable Properties addresses concerns:

Property owner addresses project:

Slayton Settlement Solar

 Here is a document from Renewable Properties detailing the Slayton Settlement solar project. The original document is a PDF that has active hyperlinks in it that will take you to the websites they reference. If you'd like that PDF, send an message to the Gasport page and I will email you back with the attachment.

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Clean Up Gasport

The Gasport Beautification Committee's annual Clean up Gasport event is this Saturday, May 1st. Any interested volunteers should meet at Zion Lutheran Church at 9 am for distribution of bags and gloves and assignment of areas to clean up. This can count as service hours for school and other organizations. Thank you to all who help the GBC get the hamlet clean.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

8-man football

Filling football rosters has been so difficult that Roy-Hart joined with 2 other schools (Barker, Lyndonville) to make a squad playing 8-man football. The Lockport paper looks at the first season of this: