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Historic Edition:
February 17th, 2005
Vol. 24  No. 33

Town holds first meeting in Town Hall

The Town of Newstead officially opened offices and held their first board meeting in their new facility, 5 Clarence Center Road, on Monday morning, February 14.

Akron Central’s use of technology model for others

Akron Central School, a state of the art K-12 public education facility, serves as a model for several schools in New York State. Through the efforts of the Board of Education and school administrators, a campus wide technology plan has connected Akron's students to resources often not found on campuses until the collegiate level. Each building features computer labs, in class computers, and curriculum that integrates technology. These readily available resources allow students to experience "real-world" applications throughout their education at Akron.

Akron Lions Club Recognized

AKRON LIONS CLUB RECOGNIZED As part of their ongoing recognition of service as a part of stewardship, the Akron First United Methodist Church honored the Akron Lions Club during worship services on January 31. Nancy Frey presents a plaque citing appreciation of the Lions Club and acknowledging its contributions to the community to Lions President Nathan Neill, on behalf of the Stewardship Committee and congregation of the First United Methodist Church. All are welcome at Akron First UMC, 7 Church St. Sunday School classes are available for all ages at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday morning. Children may leave the 8:30 a.m. service for their own “Prime Time Worship” and/or take part in the children’s time and “Time Together” during the 10:30 a.m. service. “Our hearts, our minds, our doors are always open,” the people of the United Methodist Church.

Newstead Town Board appoints new Highway Superintendent

Following a number of interviews and discussions the Newstead Town Board appointed a new Highway Superintendent during their regular meeting Monday night.

Elite baseball team selects local player

Nickolas Cummings was recently selected as a member of the Inferno’s 15U Elite, Western New York’s premiere baseball team.

Brown announces candidacy for Akron Village Trustee

Gregg Brown of Eckerson Avenue Akron, announced last week that that he will seek a position on the Akron Village Board in the March 15, 2005 election.

Sheriff Gallivan responds to February 10 Ack’s column

I read with interest and disappointment your comments about me in the column referenced above. My disappointment is not that your opinion is contrary to mine, as I respect the rights our constitution and laws have given us, rather my disappointment is your opinion is based either on wrong information or, even worse, an opinion rendered without first researching the facts. My purpose is not to criticize, or ridicule. I simply ask you to be fair by first being fully educated about the Erie County Sheriff's Office before rendering any opinions which have a direct impact on the public trust of our agency.

Town Hall without phone service

Residents trying to call the Newstead Town Hall are hearing ringing in their ears, but Town officials aren’t.

Town Water District No. 10 expanded

Town of Newstead Water District No. 10 was expanded Monday night to include approximately 14,000 linear feet of 8-inch PVC waterline to service areas along Stage, Schutt and Scotland Roads.

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