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Historic Edition:
July 14th, 2011
Vol. 31  No. 2

Cool comedy coming to Akron on July 19

All are invited to cool off with some comedy next Tuesday evening at Akron First United Methodist Church, 7 Church Street, Akron. Jonathan Richard Cring (www.jonathots.com) and Janet Clazzy (www.spirited2011.com), a duo known as Spirited, who have traveled hundreds of thousands of miles, sharing a message of hope, reasoning, reconciliation and more than anything else, just fun, will bring 59 minutes of uplifting performance beginning at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19. There is no admission charge and all are welcome.

Recreation Department invites all to ‘Enjoy the Trek with Summer REC.!’

With over 200 participants registered, the Summer Recreation Program is off to a great start!

Akron Central High School Cheerleaders raising funds to restore program

Akron Central High School Cheerleaders are working to raise sufficient funding to restore their program for both the Fall and Spring sport seasons. The program was among several cuts made before the 2011 to 2012 budget went before voters and was adopted.

Akron Central School Superintendent of Schools resigns to accept position in Ken-Ton

n a special meeting Wednesday, July 6, Akron Central School Board of Education members accepted Superintendent of Schools Robin B. Zymroz’s resignation. Ms. Zymroz, who has served the District since 2007, will leave to assume the position of Director of Student Services for the Kenmore – Town of Tonawanda Union Free School District effective August 1, 2011.

Akron Community Band back for third in summer concert series

Akron Community Band will be back in the Russell Park Gazebo, Main St., Akron, this Friday night at 8 p.m. as they present the third in their 8 Friday night summer concert series.

Akron Lions install new Board of Directors

Akron Lions Club celebrated their annual Installation Dinner at the Link’s at Ivy Ridge Golf Course in the Town of Newstead on Tuesday, June 21, 2011.

Author and tractors highlight tonight’s Chamber Cruise

Author Tim Packman will hold a book signing and bring a 4cylinder race car to Main Street, Akron tonight, July 14 during the Akron Chamber of Commerce Cruise Night 6 to 9 p.m.. Also featured at this week’s Cruise are a variety of tractors and the weekly Farmers Market.

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to perform in Akron Falls Park

The community is invited to a free Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra concert on Saturday, July 30 at the Sports Complex in Akron Falls Park, Skyline Drive, beginning at 7 p.m.

Caprio re-elected Akron Central School Board president

Dan Carprio was elected for a second term as President of the Akron Central School Board of Education when the board reorganized on July 6, 2010. Mr. Caprio is in his second term on the board as he begins his sixth year of service. Kevin Stone, who started his second term on the Board at the reorganizational meeting, was elected Vice-President. Election of new officers followed administration of the oath of office to Board members elected in May of this year, Tracy Sturmer (first term) and Kevin Stone. Board member Jodi Brege served as temporary chairman until elections were completed. District Clerk Janice Rosenberg administered oaths of office to the new board members, Mr. Caprio, Mr. Stone, and Superintendent of Schools Robin B. Zymroz.

Classified Ads

Classified Ads for July 14 to July 20, 2011

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 your organization's calendars to minimize conflicts. Submit dates to news@akronbugle.com

Faux Feathers at Joint Municiipal Facility

Numerous calls have come into the Newstead Town Hall about the swans in the pond at the new Joint Public Works facility.

Folk music among programs planned at Newstead Public Library

A Folk Music presentation is one of a number of Family Programs to the Newstead Public Library, Main Street, Akron, NY this summer. Nan Hoffman brings the program - Folk Music- More Than a Song! on Wednesday, July 20 at 6:30 p.m. Please call 542-2327 to register for these programs.

Loud music, fishhook mishap, others among Sheriff’s call in early July

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office responded to 77 calls from July 3 to July 9, 2011. Below is a sampling of the noteworthy incidents in Akron and Newstead.

New regulations impact lunch pricing at Akron Central

The Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act (Public Law 111) was signed into law on December 13, 2010, representing a major step forward in the nation’s effort to provide healthy food for the over 31 million children who receive meals through the school lunch program. It will also impact school lunch prices at ACS.

Only 45 minutes or so from Akron

Special events and activities within 45 minutes or so from Akron.

Rotary Club installs officers

Rotary Club of Akron-Newstead officers were recenlty installed for 2011-2012.

The Bugler

The Bugler is a column of personal interest. Birthdays, College Notes, Anniversaries, In the Service and Business Briefs and other information and celebration.

This week's Display Ads

Information and events provided by local businesses and organizations in display ads the week of July 14 to July 20, 2011.

Vacation Bible School at Trinity in July

Trinity Lutheran Church, 4809 S. Newstead Road, Akron, will perform Godspell for this year’s Vacation Bible School program, which will run from Sunday, July 17 through Thursday, July 21, 2011, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., for ages PreK through sixth grade. Games, snacks, crafts & music will be provided daily, along with the story of Godspell. Pre-registration is requested, but not required. Please arrive early on the first day if not pre-registered.

Work to begin on Murder Creek stabilization project

Work will begin shortly on the project designed to stabilize a section of Murder Creek behind the south side of the Main Street business district damaged during the October 2006 storm. The Newstead Town Board received official notification that FEMA funding was approved for the second part of the project and contracts awarded at the Board meeting Monday night.

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