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Current Edition:
January 15, 2015
Vol. 34  No. 27
 
Breaking Online News
Funeral arrangements set for Richard Eugene Forrestel

Family and friends of Richard Eugene Forrestel, who entered into rest March 5, 2015, are cordially invited to share thoughts, fond memories and condolences on Friday, March 6 from 1 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. at the J. Leonard McAndrew Funeral Home, LLC, 32 John St. Akron, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at St. Teresa of Avila Church, Buell St. Akron.

 
Village of Akron issues warning regarding frozen water pipes

The Village of Akron is encouraging homeowners to keep their water dripping to help prevent frozen water pipes.

 
 
The many faces "masks" of Coach "The Destroyer" Beyer

The Akron Celebrity Series at the C. Dee Wright Community Ministry Center continued last Saturday with a presentation by Dick Beyer of Akron on his many years as a professional wrestler.


Students study human rights

The students in the fifth grade at St. John the Baptist School are using what they have learned about human rights to write Readers Theater scripts based on a novel they have read.


Solving a question

Do you the know difference between a series circuit and a parallel circuit? The fourth grade class at St. John the Baptist had fun on Thursday trying to solve this question.


ACS names Athlete of the Week

Senior Larson Sundown of the Boys Varsity Basketball team is this week's Akron Schools Athlete of the Week.


Icy Art

Cold temperatures create artistic formations on Murder Creek.


Akron Central school calendar revised to make February 13 a student attendance day

Akron Central School Board of Education members revised the 2014-15 academic calendar at their meeting on January 7. The approved a Memorandum of Agreement between the District and the Akron Faculty Association regarding the Winter Parent Teacher Conferences, reclaiming Friday, February 13, 2015 as a scheduled student attendance day.


Akron Central setting appointments for Kindergarten registration

The Akron Central School District has announced dates for Kindergarten Registration for the 2015-2016 school year. Parents of children born between December 2, 2009 and December 1, 2010 are reminded that it is time to register their child for Kindergarten.


Akron resident targeted by phone scam

Akron Police Chief Rick Lauricella reports at least one Akron resident was recently targeted with a scam. The resident received an unsolicited call from an individual demanding payment while fraudulently claiming to be from the IRS.


Alden/Akron Varsity Hockey in first place

The Alden/Akron Varsity Hockey team returned to action after the Christmas break with a home game against Olean.


Calvary Baptist prepares to observe 75th Anniversary

Calvary Baptist Church is looking forward to 2015 with great anticipation. The church is celebrating its Seventy-fifth anniversary this year, having been organized in January 1940.


Classifieds

Classifieds week of January 15


Dates to Note

Meetings and Special events in the Akron/Newstead area. Email akronbugle@gmail.com to add your event.


Even Charlie Hebdo staff knew risk of free speech

More than a million people in Paris showed their unflagging support for freedom of expression on Sunday after a total of 17 people died there during four days of violence.


Hearts and Hands use of Russell Park for spring fundraiser approved

Akron Village Board members supported the use of Russell Park for a Hearts and Hands fundraiser in May during their meeting on January 5.


Local resident arrested in connection with hit and run fatality

Erie County Undersheriff Mark Wipperman announced January 10, 2015 the arrest of Matthew Jurek, 26 of Akron, in the Newstead fatal hit and run incident on January 5.


Movie night planned at Newstead Senior Center

Movie Night is planned at the Newstead Senior Center on Thursday, January 22 at 5:30 p.m. The movie will be The Hundred-Foot Journey starring Helen Mirren. Five dollars per person includes the movie and dinner of home-made chili and assorted toppings, salad and dessert. Please sign up and pay in the office by Friday, January 16.


Native American Storyteller, Softball clinic on ACS calendar

School and Community Events at Akron Central School


Newstead Public Library hosts Health Insurance information program, Preparedness training

A number of special programs, are planned during regular library hours in upcoming weeks. Call 542 -2327 to attend programs.


Newstead Town Board appoints committees for 2015

Newstead Town board members made appointments, set policies, and adopted a meeting calendar during their 2015 organizational meeting Monday night, January 6. Committee appointments were also affirmed.


Sheriff’s office respond to several accidents

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office responded to 49 calls from January 4 to January 10, 2015. Below is a sampling of the noteworthy incidents in Akron and Newstead.


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