ANDREW LEIBENGUTH/TIMES NEWS The Citizen's Fire Company of Middleport hosted a community party over the weekend to raise funds for a new truck. Their current engine requires daily maintenance to keep it operating. The event was one several planned over the next year to raise the required $17,000 of the $308,000 grant. For a list of all their events, visit their Facebook page. Preparing his famous bean soup was Middleport Fire Company volunteer Patrick Hill. Also pictured is his sister and Middleport's assistant fire chief Melissa Strausser.