Monday, December 28, 2009


With the year’s end coming up on us, it’s time to reflect and look back on what happened in Gasport in 2009. Here are some of the biggest stories of the year, in no particular order of importance or occurrence. To read the blog postings about these stories refer to the search function in the top left corner of this website.

Hartland Bible Church resurrects the old St. Mary’s facility

David Cain gets 55 years in jail

Royalton releases comprehensive plan

Becker Brewing Company opens

Legalized snowmobiling on the towpath rejected

The high number of break-ins and burglaries continue

Paul Bona leaves Royalton-Hartland

Kevin MacDonald selected as Roy-Hart’s new superintendent

Black bears come to town

EMT robs patient in Hartland

Long-time town clerk Carol Genet passes away

Lucille Britt passes away

New voting machines put to use

Plane makes emergency landing in field

Roy-Hart tackles sexting

Royalton highway superintendent raise is hotly contested

Construction begins on Gasport Elementary’s expansion project

Christmas morning murder in Hartland

Andy Drum saves Christmas

Meghan’s Fund is well-supported by the community

Rachel’s Challenge comes to Roy-Hart

Abdullah inducted into a horse hall of fame

Lou Roselli is inducted into Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame

Becker Farms introduces 100-Mile Radius meals