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Historic Edition:
February 9th, 2006
Vol. 25  No. 28

Surrender concert set for Sunday

"Surrender," the singing team of Dr. Sue Putnam and Mr. Mark Schmigel will be in concert this Sunday, February 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of the Akron First Baptist Church.

Akron High School names Students of the Month

Akron Central High School has named Students of the Month for January 2006.

Akron team tied for first place in Scholastic Bowl competition

After the first four tri-matches in the television league of Genesee-Wyoming Boces Scholastic Bowl, Akron is tied for first place having captured victories in all but one match.

Akron/Newstead Business and Citizen of the Year nominations due February 24

Akron Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for their Annual Citizen of the Year and Business of the Year award to be presented in April of 2006. Efforts to improve the quality of life in the Akron/Newstead Area by individuals and businesses are celebrated with these awards each year. Nominations are due to the Akron Chamber of Commerce office, PO Box 248, Akron, New York 14001 by February 24, 2006.

Batavia and LeRoy join Walk the Villages program

State Senator Mary Lou Rath's highly successful Walk the Villages program is getting ready to step off in June for year number two. More than 500 people walked around the communities of Akron, Clarence, Kenmore and Williamsville last year. This year, the program is expanding into Genesee County and will include the City of Batavia and the Town of LeRoy. The expansion takes the program across Senator Rath's Senate district.

Chinese auction and corned beef help students reach goal

A Chinese auction and corned beef dinner will help eight Akron Middle School students raise funds for their journey to the United Kingdom and Ireland as People to People Student Ambassadors this summer.

Community representatives begin review of ACS District 2006-2007 budget proposal

Representatives from throughout the Akron Central School District are meeting over the next two months to review a proposed District Budget for 2006-2007 and to make recommendations to the Board of Education.

Dates to Note

This column features a summary of dates and activities you may want to note. It is our hope the column will help you plan your personal and oraganization's calendars to minimize conflicts. Please submit your dates to the AKRON BUGLE - Dates to Note, P.O. Box 464, Akron, NY 14001 as soon as you set them.

Farm Bureau celebrates 'Food Check Out' Day

Erie County Farm Bureau celebrated February 2 as Farm Bureau's Food Check-out Day. "Food in America is affordable. In fact in just the first five weeks of 2006 the average American will have earned enough income to pay for his or her family's entire 2006 food supply," according to an Erie County Farm Bureau spokesman

In the Loop - Akron PTA news

Movie enjoyed, winners announced

Information on burglary sought

Officer Farrington responded to a Buell St home for a report of a burglary. An unknown person entered the residence and removed property. The Akron Police Dept. contacted the NYSP to assist in the investigation and process of the crime scene. If anyone has any information involving the crime they are asked to contact the Akron Police 542-4481 or the NYSP 759-6831.

One fatality reported following accident in Newstead

A Cheektowaga, New York resident was pronounced dead at the scene of a one-car accident in the Town of Newstead Tuesday morning.

Planning begins for Phase 2 of Water District #10

As installation work for Phase 1 and 1A of Water District #10 nears completion, plans are already underway for Phase 2.


Akron-Newstead Senior Citizen President Ray Perkins presented Suzanne Witnauer, of the Rotary Club of Akron-Newstead with a check for $1,350.00 from the Seniors in support of Rotary's 1905-2005 Centennial Project

Sophomores sponsor School Spirit Night

Sophomores at Akron Central School are planning a class fundraiser on February 13.

Strong will, long life celebrated as Rose Kumpf turns 100

With an iron will and work ethic to follow, Rose Kumpf is not your average 100-year-old. She will reflect on a century of good memories when she celebrates her 100-year milestone with family and friends at The McGuire Group's Northgate Health Care Facility on Nash Road in North Tonawanda, where she is a resident.

Students help other children with every book they read

Akron Central School second grade students are helping other children obtain new books with every book they read. The students are participating in Scholastic Book Clubs ClassroomsCare, a philanthropy-based literacy campaign designed to teach children about the joys and importance of reading and giving.

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