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Historic Edition:
July 11th, 2013
Vol. 33  No. 2
 

Russell Park Summer luncheon series kicks off

RUSSELL PARK SUMMER LUNCHEON SERIES – kicks off today, Thursday, July 11 with The Bobby Militello Quartet at noon. Bobby is a world renowned musician who has toured with such greats as Maynard Fergusen and Dave Brubeck. Akron’s own Laurie Bordonaro will perform with her husband Ben Mozée on tenor sax, along with Michael T. Jones (piano), Sabu Adeyola (bass) and Danny Hull (drums) on July 28.


Caprio re-elected Akron Central School Board president

Dan Caprio was elected for another term as President of the Akron Central School Board of Education when the board reorganized on July 2, 2013. Mr. Caprio is in his third term on the board as he begins his ninth year of service. Phil Kenline, who started his second term on the Board at the re-organizational 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, Shannon Cinotti (first term) and Phillip Kenline and David Penn (second terms). District Clerk Roxanne Rebmann served as temporary chairman until elections were completed.


First US Park Golf course opens with flourish locally

In keeping with its family oriented focus, the first Park Golf course in the United States opened on Sunday in the Town of Newstead with many families in attendance.


Fourth of July Parades beat the rain drops

Akron Fourth of July activities dodged most of the rain drops last week and both parades stepped off without the need for umbrellas. Fireworks went off as planned Wednesday night, sandwiched between bursts of rain. TIBC sponsored the fireworks and sponsored free refreshments and games at the Newstead Veterans Park prior to the display.


5K benefits community projects

RUNNING FOR COMMUNITY – 136 runners came out for the 5K Independence Run sponsored by the Akron-Newstead Lions and Rotary Club to raise funds for community projects


AFC rescues woman following fall at Akron Falls

RESCUE – Akron Fire Company personnel rescued a 46-year-old Niagara Falls woman who fell into the lower level of Akron Falls Park last week.


Akron students recognized for service to community and academic achievement

Akron students were recently recognized for their academic accomplishments with various awards.


Alcohol related incidents top items on Sheriff’s blotter

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office responded to 88 calls from July 1 to July 7. Below is a sampling of the noteworthy incidents in Akron and Newstead.


Blood Drive planned July 18

An American Red Cross Blood Drive is planned at the Akron Fire Hall, Main St, Akron on Thursday, July 18 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Proper ID is required. For an appointment, please call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org Walk-ins are welcome.


Cartographers unite! Paper road maps still serve a purpose

The use of Global Positioning System devices to provide turn by turn directions to motorists has grown far beyond what anyone could have imagined a generation ago. That technology has trickled down into smartphones, leading some skeptics to pronounce the paper map as dead on arrival. Well, not yet.


Classified ads

Classifieds the week of July 11 to 18


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


Display ads in July 11, 2013 issue

Some of the display ads appearing in the July 11, 2013 issue


Eagle Scout recognized

PROJECT RECOGNIZED -Calvary Baptist Church Pastor, Rick Howard, and church member Dave Wilson, recently presented Erik Gregorio with a plaque that will be permanently displayed at the site of Erik’s Eagle Scout project.


Golden Mix looking for new home

Pet of the Week Aries is a 3 year old, female, Golden mix. She came to the rescue from a high kill shelter in Ohio. Aries is house broken, crate trained and she is good with other dogs/puppies. This sweet girl is looking for her very own forever home.


Hearts and Hands seeks volunteers

Hearts and Hands, a not-for-profit organization which pairs volunteers with elderly and disabled individuals in need of help with day-to-day tasks, is looking for volunteers.


Home break-ins investigated

Akron Police Blotter June 2013 Highlights show a number of Home break-ins under investigation.


Learn about SNAP at the Senior Center

A representative from Food for All and Erie County Senior Services will be available to discuss SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) formerly the Food Stamp program, on Thursday, July 11 at 11:00 a.m. Learn about the program for yourself or your family. Find out if you are eligible. Many other activities planned at the Senior Center this month.


Local businesses, organizations recognize Akron students

Akron students were recently recognized for their academic accomplishments with various awards.


Lutheran congregations plan 'Worship in the Park'

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church and St. John’s Lutheran Church will hold a “Worship in the Park” in Russell Park on Sunday, July 14 and August 11, beginning at 9:30 a.m. both Sundays.


Music, sports Literature on ACS calendar

Programs and activities planned at Akron Central School this week.


Newstead Public Library offers opportunity to dig into reading

A number of programs are planned this summer to help everyone “dig into reading” at the Newstead Public Library, Main Street, Akron.


Pies and music planned in Russell Park Friday night

As the Akron Community Band prepares to start their third in a series of eight band concerts in Russell Park Friday night, The Akron Lioness Club will be serving up some delicious desserts. The Lioness Club is holding its annual “Pie’s in the Park” beginning Friday, July 12 at 7 p.m. prior to and during the 8 p.m. Akron Community Band Concert in Russell Park, Main St. Akron.


Property retrieved, false alarm on State Police blotter

State Police Calls For Service Akron /Newstead for the week of June 30 to July 6, 2013 included property retrieval.


Second annual King of the Crick Fishing Tournament well received

Sunday saw the much awaited Second Annual King of the Crick Fishing Tournament on the Tonawanda Indian Reservation. It was a “rain or shine-this things gonna happen” event which began last year and shows potential to be a long standing, early summer competition.


Sheriff’s Road patrol makes 175th DWI arrest

Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the arrest of a Corfu resident for Driving While Intoxicated by Sheriff’s Road Patrols early Tuesday morning.


Summer Recreation off to a Swinging Success

The Town of Newstead Summer 2013 Recreation Programs started this past week with Golf as “Sport of the Week.” More than 200 participants engaged in a variety of programs to date. The AM Session is now full for all grade sections. However, there is still room in the PM Session for some grade sections; but do not delay, as they too may soon be filled to capacity. In addition to the AM and PM Sessions, the following programs are offered with the corresponding fees that will apply for the Summer of 2013.


The Bugler

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