Monday, February 27, 2017

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Cash raffle!

Only 350 tickets are being sold to the bicentennial raffle! Tickets can be purchased at Middleport Village Hall, Drum Oil and MJ Auto/Durfs. 

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The impact of BOCES and FFA at Roy-Hart

The importance of BOCES programming and the Future Farmers of America Club were discussed as the Royalton-Hartland Board of Education heard presentations from several visitors at its Feb. 9 meeting.

The US&J report:

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Roger White's obituary

Roger White found eternal rest on Sunday February 12 after a courageous battle with sarcoma cancer He was surrounded by family and friends, under the care of Hospice.

Born December 31, 1950 to the late Raymond and Betty Sechler White. He is survived by his wife Beth (Miller) White, daughter Amy (John) Seefeldt and son Scott (Lisa) White. Also survived by grandchildren Emory, Sydney and Meghan Seefeldt and "Grand-dog" Ruger. Also survived by sisters Sandra (Robert) Kelley and Joanne (Herb) Goodenough. Sister in Laws, Pamela (William) Korff and Cheryl (James) Felvus as well as several nieces and nephews.

Roger was a dairy farmer who also served on various farm committees. He was the vice president of Milk for Health and a director for the American Dairy Association. He previously served as secretary and vice president of Niagara Milk Producers. He served on the Farm Bureau Board as well. He was a member of Gasport Lodge F&AM, Ames Chapter RAM and Lockport Eastern Star.

Roger loved his family and worked with them every day. Roger loved sharing his farm with others. Nursery school and Leadership Niagara were yearly tours. Anyone who stopped in was welcome even from Australia and India. He welcomed riders when he was working and explained how things worked, especially with family members.

Calling hours will be Thursday February 16th 7-9 and Friday February 17th 2-4 & 7-9 at Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, Genesee St Lockport. Services will be held Saturday at February 18th 2017 at 11:00 in the Covenant United Church of Christ, Main St Gasport. A Masonic service by the Gasport Lodge F&AM will be held Friday evening at 8:45 PM.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Covenant Church or Niagara Hospice.

A cute Valentine's wedding in Gasport

Yesterday, WGRZ was in Gasport to cover a really cute Valentine's Day story. Two residents of Absolut Care got married --- a 91 year old groom and his 78 year old bride:

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Roger White's calling hours

Calling hours for Roger White are at Prudden & Kandt, 242 Genesee Street Lockport. Thursday 2/16 from 7-9 and Friday 2/17 from 2-4 and 7-9. The funeral service is Saturday 2/18 11am at Covenant Church in Gasport.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Roger White has passed away

Yesterday, the Gasport community lost one of the REALLY good guys -- Roger White of Gasport View Dairy Farms. Roger was always quick with a smile, and he had a vibrant love for family, farming and community. He was also the perfect ambassador for agriculture -- for many years he welcomed every Leadership Niagara class to the farm to meet his family and interact with the animals and the operations of the farm. By doing so, he opened up the eyes of HUNDREDS of leaders to the wonders of farming, the wonders of Gasport, and the wonders of family.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Baseball/softball sign-up

Royalton-Hartland Youth Baseball/Softball sign-up will take place on Saturdays in February -- the 11th, 18th, and 25th -- from 10:00 AM till noon at the Middleport fire hall. For information about the leagues, costs, and registration visit their website at:

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tiger Hale GoFundMe page

Many of you are familiar with Keith "Tiger" Hale, a longtime member of Terry's Corners Volunteer Fire Company who also served as an EMT with Rural/Metro. He recently had a medical setback and his leg was amputated below the knee. His friends have set-up a GoFundMe page to help with his medical costs

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Social media gun scare at Roy-Hart

Royalton-Hartland School officials had a scare today as a student sent a Snapchat image of a gun with the words “Don’t come to school”. The WIVB report: