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Historic Edition:
January 10th, 2013
Vol. 32  No. 27
 

Roll out of recycling/refuse changes in Town and Village catch some unaware

As Modern Disposal began rolling out the new 65-gallon recycling carts for Akron and Newstead residents this week, the phones at the Village of Akron and Town of Newstead Halls, as well as at the Joint Municipal Facility, began ringing. A significant number of residents, particularly renters, reported they were unaware of the changes that came with the issuance of a new joint Village of Akron and Town of Newstead refuse and recycling collection contract with Modern Disposal, which took effect on January 1, 2013. Others seemed confused over the number of carts left at their multiple resident dwellings, according to those fielding the phone calls.


Akron Central names Athletes of the Week

Akron Central School has four Athletes of the Week: Vicky Domon, Alec Kowalik, Matt Fiebelkorn, and Gina Henley.


Akron-Newstead Senior Citizens install new officers.

Akron-Newstead Senior Citizens recently installed new officers.


Child Find process helps refer students with disabilities

Child Find is a continuous process of public awareness activities, screening and evaluation designed to locate, identify, and refer as early as possible young children with disabilities and their families who are in need of an Early Intervention Program or Pre-school Special Education services through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).


Classified ads

Classified ads week of January 10-17


Cost of inaugural souvenirs ranges from $2.50 to a staggering $7,500

Shearman Says


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 Akron Bugle, P.O. Box 464, Akron, NY 14001 or email to news@akronbugle.com


Deputies respond to first aids, vehicles off the road, disturbances

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office responded to 61 calls from December 30, 2012 to January 5, 2013. Below is a sampling of the noteworthy incidents in Akron and Newstead:


Display ads in January 10, 2013 issue

Some of the display ads in the January 10, 2013 issues


Fifth Grade Academic Achievement Roll released

The Akron Central School Fifth Grade Academic Achievement Roll was recently released for the first marking period 2012-2013. Students achieving academic excellence follow:


Increased enforcement of snow plowing permits suggested

Akron Village Board members heard a suggestion to make sure the Village requirement for snow plowing permits is enforced or to reconsider having the law during their January 7 meeting. Snow plowing permits are required for operators plowing snow for other residents in the Village of Akron. Those permits are good from November 1 to October 31, and need to be renewed annually.


New Board appointed as Newstead Town Board organizes for 2013

Newstead Town board members made appointments, set policies, and adopted a meeting calendar as part of their 2013 Organizational meeting Monday night. Among the appointments were members of the Ethics Board created by the Town Board in late 2012: Mary Nanni was appointed for a term expiring December 31, 2013, Colleen Salmon for a term expiring December 31, 2014, Todd Esposito for a term expiring December 31, 2015, Tim Morgan for a term expiring December 31, 2016, and Allison Massaro for a term expiring December 31, 2017. After this initial year, all terms will be five years.


New Year’s Resolution…? Rec. Dept. offers ‘Fitness and Fun… for Everyone!’

With the New Year now in progress, it’s about time to act on one of your resolutions for more “Fitness and Fun” in 2013! This is where the Newstead Recreation Department comes in.


Newstead Senior Citizen activities

Upcoming events at the Newstead Senior Citizen Center, Cummings Rd., Akron, New York include:


Scholastic Bowl competition, PTA movie night, Semi-Formal on school calendar

Activities at Akron Central School this week.


The Bugler

The Bugler is a column of personal interest. Birthdays, College Notes, Anniversaries, In the Service, Business honors, etc. are printed free of charge for subscribers. Email news@akronbugle.com


Work of local artist on display at Newstead Public Library

Newstead Public Library, Main Street, Akron is hosting an exhibit featuring the work of Bruce Beebe, a self-taught multi-media artist and Akron resident.

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