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Historic Edition:
June 7th, 2012
Vol. 31  No. 46


Photos from this week's Bugle.

Akron Central High School Honor students recognized

The following students were honored for maintaining a 90 or above average for each of the first three marking periods of the 2011-12 school year at the Akron Scholastic Recognition Dinner last Thursday. Asterisks indicate that the student maintained a high honor average for each of the three marking periods. Plus signs indicate that the student maintained an overall high honor average for four years.

Akron Central Spring Scholar athletes announced

Ten Akron seniors have earned Scholar Athlete All Western New York by Section VI of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. This designation is reserved for seniors with an overall grade point average of 90 or above for six semesters who are starters or important reserves on their respective athletic teams.

Akron Middle School students honored as Math/Science Scholars

Several Akron Middle School sixth grade students were nominated by their science and math teachers for the inaugural cohort of the Math Science Preparatory Program at Genesee Community College.

Akron graduate releases new book

Award-winning author Laura (Kidder) Reese, a 1986 graduate of Akron Central, (writing under the pen name Lauren Clark) has launched her new book, Dancing Naked in Dixie. Clark weaves a tale of mystery and love as readers accompany the protagonist Julia, a travel-writer from New York, on a journey to the ‘Heart of Dixie’—Eufaula, Alabama—home to magnificent mansions, sweet tea, and the annual Pilgrimage.

Rushok and Henley headed to State Track Championships

The 2012 track and field season is not quite over for two Akron boys. Senior 1600-meter runner Jeremy Rushok and junior triple jumper Louis Henley won their events at the Section 6 Track and Field Championships this past weekend to advance to the NYS Championships at Cicero-North Syracuse High School on Friday and Saturday.

ACS Menus

Akron Central School students are offered a variety of foods each week. Menus for this week include popcorn chicken and tacos.


A sampling of this week's Bugle advertisements.

Akron alumni honored in Texas

Robert Owen, son of John and Marybeth Owen of Akron, recently received the Sadie Ray Graff Award for Informal Educator from the Keep Texas Beautiful organization.

Akron Lady Tigers compete at sectionals

Seven members of the Akron Lady Tigers track team competed in the Section VI Track and Field Championships at Lewiston-Porter High School last Friday and Saturday.

APD releases report for May

The Akron Police Dept. responded to the following complaints from in the month of May including several motor vehicle accidents.

Boaters, anglers: gear up for summer boating season with BoatUS towing app

The summer boating season is heating up, but are you ready to handle a boat engine breakdown, grounding or dead battery far from the launch ramp or marina? Just in case, you may want to download the free BoatUS Towing App to your smart phone now at BoatUS.com/towing/app.

Children invited to Young Eagles Flight Rally

The Experimental Aircraft Association will offer free airplane rides as they host a Young Eagles Flight Rally for children ages eight to 17 at the Lancaster Airport Saturday at 9 a.m. The rally is part of the EAA Young Eagles Program, created to interest young people in aviation. Since the program was launched in 1992, volunteer EAA pilots have flown more than 1.7 million young people who reside in more than 90 countries.


A sampling of classified ads from this week's Bugle.

Dates to Note

Dates to note in the Akron/Newstead community.

First aid, hang ups among recent calls handled by Sheriff’s Office

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office responded 48 to calls from May 27 to June 2, 2012. Below is a sampling of the noteworthy incidents in Akron and Newstead.

Guest memberships available for Public Meet at Mud Creek Central Railroad

Train rides will be offered at Mud Creek Central Railroad during their spring public meet this Sunday.

Kindergarten Olympics, Cardboard boat race on Akron Central Calendar

A sampling of this week's events at ACS.

Loss to Rams ends Tigers Year

The season ended as it began for the Akron Tigers with a loss to Niagara-Orleans Baseball League rival Roy-Hart. The Akron Tigers lost in the Section VI Class B-1 quarterfinal playoff round at Gasport on May 22. The Tigers, who dropped both regular season contests to the Rams, including their season opener March 29, saw Roy-Hart break open a tight game with a seven run fifth inning and cruise to a 11-2 decision.

Nan Hoffman coming to Newstead Public Library

A sampling of updates from the Newstead Public Library.


Notice of Formation of LAW OFFICE OF CINDY P. NAVARRO PLLC, a Professional Limited Liability Company. Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 05/08/2012.

Notice of Formation of M Wood Accounting LLC

Notice of Formation of M Wood Accounting LLC;Articles of Organization filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/20/2012.

Sidewalk Sale mixes new with old

Akron’s thirty-first annual Sidewalk Sale mixes new vendors with old favorites as it shows off the best parts of the village and its surrounding areas.

The Bugler

A sampling of news from the Akron/Newstead community.

Valid information on hydrofracking emerges on the Internet

A few weeks ago, WPX Energy drilled more than a mile below the surface of the earth in Susquehanna, Pa., in search of natural gas. A deposit was reached through hydraulic fracturing, or hydrofracking, a process as controversial as it is complex.

Village approves 2012-13 Akron Fire Company contract

After Village Attorney Don Shonn and Akron Fire Chief Dan Kowalik made minor changes to “grammar and verbage,” the Village of Akron approved the Akron Fire Company’s contract for the upcoming calendar year.

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