Behind the scenes story for “Falling for the Porches of Middleport” poster

How did the poster featuring some of the many wonderful and welcoming porches in Middleport, NY get made? Photographer Gretchen Schweigert talks about how she photographed some of them and what they mean to her in this YouTube video.  The poster is available for a suggested $5 donation. Funds raised will be used to publish a book about the history of the Village of Middleport written by former Village Historian Anna Wallace. Stop by the Village Hall Monday- Friday from 8:30 to 4 p.m. on Main St. to get your poster. They are also available at the Village Historian’s Office in the Masonic Lodge that is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Posters can also be ordered by mail by sending More Info »

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Now that the snow is here…

… a friendly reminder to all: it is a violation of NYS Traffic & Vehicle Law to put snow out into the street while cleaning around your property. Please remember you should not push snow out onto the street when plowing, snowblowers should direct snow into the yard not out into the street, and shoveled snow should not be thrown into the street. Thanks, all, for being considerate to your fellow travelers when cleaning up after Mother Nature!

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Guidelines for your news

We’d love to hear your Village of Middleport news and views. This website is for the promotion of the Village of Middleport, NY. There are other websites and media outlets that have stories about the Village – this page is specifically about the good things that we love about Life in the Village of Middleport. Any topics or comments other than those to promote will be removed – we are all about sharing what is wonderful about life in the Village! BASIC RULES No selling products on this website. No swearing or bad words – keep it clean. No badmouthing people or businesses. Discussion is good, slamming is not. Be nice. Thanks!

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New promotional materials about Village available

Life in the Village Pamphlet Everyone who lives or works in the Village of Middleport knows what a lovely place it is. Now they can share some of the great things that they love about the Village with others. A pamphlet that gives an overview of “Life in the Village” is now available and is being featured at local businesses and organizations throughout Middleport. A version of the tri-fold pamphlet that is perfect for sharing with someone who may be thinking of moving to the Middleport area, is also available for download. Life in the Village Brochure For those who are interested in a bit more information about Middleport NY, there is a new brochure with more details about our schools, the library, community groups, More Info »

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“Life in the Village” stars Middleport residents

Life in the Village is just a bit slower and simpler… It’s one of the things that residents of Middleport, a quaint Niagara County village nestled against the historic Erie Canal, really enjoy. Middleport has affordable homes loaded with charm, beautiful parks, playgrounds and restaurants. In the Village, trips to the library, post office, running track, tennis courts, school, medical center, banks, churches, and post office are all within walking distance. Residents have more time to enjoy daily life. Watch the video “Life in the Village” below to learn more!  There is time to be friendly, enjoy the morning coffee on your front porch, walk down Main Street or take a stroll on the Erie Canal towpath. It’s bound to make you reminisce about life More Info »

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