Life in the Village of Middleport NY on the Erie Canal
October 14, 2015 1:53 am

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Climbing your family tree using Ancestry.com at the library

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Genealogist Lou Omel to Discuss Using Ancestry.com Thanks to a grant from the New York State Educations Department, the Ancestry Library Edition (Ancestry LE)  now available at the Royalton Hartland Community Library. Now many local folks are trying to discover their family roots. This online service provides individuals the most comprehensive resource for discovering their More Info »

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Search your ancestry at the library

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Interested in learning about your family tree? The Royalton Hartland Community Library now offers FREE access to Ancestry Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available. Unlimited access is provided within the library, on Public Access library computers or your laptop using library WiFi and the link you are provided at the library. More Info »

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New arrivals at the Royalton Hartland Community Library

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You can always check the new arrivals at the Royalton Hartland Community Library on their New Arrivals webpage. The latest listing of new books and DVDs are listed there and include some of the newest and most popular books and movies that have been recently released. There are also the latest books and DVDs for More Info »

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Historian’s Office is Relocating

The office of the Village Historian will be closed during the month of December as all items will be relocated to the Village Hall. Regular office hours will resume on January 6th, 2015 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-3.  You are most welcome to visit the boardroom of  the village hall during those hours, or More Info »

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One Book One Country at Library

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The first ever One Book One County program by the libraries of Niagara County kicked off in October 2014. Libraries around the county hosted discussions about the book “The Painted Girls” by Cathy Marie Buchanan, all leading up to a presentation and book signing by Buchanan on Oct. 21 at Lockport Public Library Set in More Info »

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One and Only Blastfurnace

The community of Middleport has been home to many different businesses throughout the years.  Gin mills were very common and old maps show we had plenty of them to keep residents and canal workers well supplied.  We also had several nice hotels which gave travelers a place to rest when passing through.  There were plenty More Info »

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Etsy Workshop explained how to open online craft or vintage shop

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Etsy seller shares tips on setting up and running a successful Etsy shop online The second of two workshops that explained how to open an Etsy shop were held at the Royalton Hartland Community Library at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 24. Crafters and those interested in antique or vintage items provided a way to More Info »

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Neighbors from Key Bank made a difference in Middleport

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Thanks to the staff from the Key Bank in Middleport, the memorial garden at the Middleport Outdoor Playground located at the Royalton Hartland Middle School is looking great. Trudy Stahl, Jacky, Organisciak, Melissa Fuller and Kristin Saulsbury volunteered to spruce up the memorial garden at the Middleport Outdoor Playground as part of Key Bank’s, “neighbors More Info »

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Using Native Plants in the Garden

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Presentation held at the Library by Master Gardener! A Master Gardener from the Cornell Cooperative Extension was at the Royalton Hartland Community Library with a presentation of information about how to use native plants in the garden on Tuesday, May 6 at 7 PM. The program was followed by a Q & A session and More Info »

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Shots from the Village

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Shots along the Erie Canal in Middleport, New York. Click on the photos below and then use the arrows on the bottom left to go through the photos.

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