Friday, March 30, 2018

MVA fatality in Hartland

On March 28, 2018 at 12:45 p.m., Troopers responded to State Route 104 and Carmen Road in the town of Hartland for a two-vehicle collision.  Further investigation revealed that a 2010 Nissan was traveling westbound on State Route 104 when a 2009 Toyota operated by Thomas M. Busch, 40 of Lockport, NY was traveling northbound on Carmen road failed to stop at the stop sign and entered the path of the Nissan.  The operator and passenger of the Nissan had multiple fractures and where transported to area hospitals.  The passenger of the Nissan, Barbara A. Linker, 77 of Barker, NY succumbed to her injuries at Media Memorial Hospital.  Busch was issued citations for failure to stop at a stop sign and Unreasonable speed, both returnable to the town of Hartland Court.

Easter at Zion

The Easter worship schedule at Zion Lutheran Church...

Easter Sunrise Service: 7:00 AM
Pancake Breakfast: 8:00 AM
Sunday School Hour (with egg hunt): 9:00 AM
Easter Resurrection Worship: 10:30 AM

Also, there is a Good Friday service at 7:00 PM

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Gasport Lions Easter Egg Hunt

The good people at the Gasport Lions Club will be holding their beloved annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 31st at 11:00 AM at Veteran's Park in Gasport. All children 12 and under are welcome to participate in this fun event. Here is their Facebook event page:

Yates helps bring Disney to NU

Niagara University celebrates the hard work of Gasport's Lindsay Yates who spearheaded the Disney institutes' training seminar at NU:

Monday, March 19, 2018

John Swick celebrates 40 years

The Roy-Hart community has been blessed to have John Swick as a member of the Middleport Police Department for 40 years. He's a high-character gentlemen who has been a perfect peace officer and protector of the village of Middleport and our schools.

Here's the US&J report:

Egg hunt and basket raffle

This coming Sunday, March 25th, 2018, the Hartland Conservationists Club will be holding an Easter egg hunt at their facility at 3606 Orangeport Road. It starts at 3:00. Of interest to the parents of the egg hunters, a basket raffle will also be taking place.

Here's their Facebook event page:

Friday, March 16, 2018

Protecting our roads forum

A special message for Gasport farmers: The Niagara County Highway Superintendent's Association is holding a forum on Tuesday to discuss maintaining road quality and finding a balance between towns and agriculture. Lunch provided.

Details here:

Little league sign-up

The final sign-ups for this spring's/summer's Roy-Hart youth baseball and softball are Saturday, March 17th from 11:00 to 1:00 at the Middleport fire hall.

Mrs. Hale has passed away

The Roy-Hart community is mourning the passing of Mrs. Hale who taught Home & Careers ("Home Ec") at the district for 20 years. She was an understanding, caring and patient teacher. Ours hearts go out to her family.

Here is her obituary:

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Cinderella at Roy-Hart

Royalton Hartland will present the musical "Cinderella" this weekend at the high school auditorium. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Here's the report from the US&J...

Roy-Hart's approach to walkout

Roy-Hart's focus wasn't a walkout on March 14th for the so-called national walkout for school safety. Instead, a ceremony was held indoors where students were challenged to deliver 17 acts of kindness. Here's the US&J's report:

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Maple Weekend in Middleport

Support the Middleport Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts this weekend by stuffing your face with delicious pancakes soaked in REAL maple syrup

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Becca's Closet on WGRZ

If you missed WGRZ's Daybreak this morning, they ran a story on the chapter of Becca's Closet run by Paula Travis and other volunteers from Zion Lutheran Church in Gasport. The program gives prom dresses to girls in need. They will be holding a dress distribution this Saturday, March 10th at Zion from 10:00 to 2:00.

Future dates can be found on their website here:

Here's the WGRZ report:

Friday, March 2, 2018

CAP holds annual dinner

Current and past members of the FMC Middleport Community Advisory Panel (CAP) gather for the annual seasonal dinner recently at the Middleport Fire Hall. The CAP provides an opportunity for local residents to meet face-to-face with the FMC Middleport plant manager and other company officials to discuss community issues, environmental concerns and FMC activities through regularly scheduled monthly meetings.

School closed

Due to the winter storm, Roy-Hart is closed Friday, March 2nd.