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Historic Edition:
October 31st, 2013
Vol. 33  No. 17
 

Tiger Varsity football advances in Sectional play with impressive win

The Akron Tigers Varsity Football team played their first home sectional game in 14 years at Clarence last Friday evening. The Tigers hosted Southwestern, a team with two State Championships in the past 6 years. Akron won the game 41 to 28 to advance in sectional play.


2013 NOFA Akron Varsity Tigers finish regular season 10-0


Akron Central Athletes of the Week significant contributors to their teams

Three named Akron Central School Athletes of the Week.


Akron Mini Tigers defeat Holley in final game

Akron Mini Tigers welcomed the Holley Hawks to Veterans Park in Akron for their final game of the regular season on Saturday, October 26.


Annual Turkey Dinner planned at First Baptist Church of Clarence

First Baptist Church of Clarence, 10790 Hunts Corners Rd., will hold their annual Turkey Dinner this weekend.


Beginner Cheer team takes first place

The Akron Beginner Cheer team took first place for their division and first place over all in the Cheerzone competition which took place at Lyndonville high school last Sunday.


Candidates given opportunity to answer questions as voters prepare for November 5

Several candidates are on the November 5 ballot seeking Town of Newstead offices. The AKRON BUGLE gave each candidate the opportunity to answer three questions for publication prior to the election. The questions and their answers, continued from the October 24 issue, follow:


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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 October 31, 2013 issue

Some of the Display ads that ran in the October 31, 2013 issue.


District Vote set for purchase of buses and equipment

In action taken during their October 23 meeting, Board of Education members set a District Meeting and Vote for December 18, 2013 from 6 00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on two propositions regarding bus and equipment purchases.


Haunted House and Spook-getti dinner well received

Girl Scout Troop 31750 and some friends treated all who dared enter their Haunted House with a frightfully fun experience last Saturday and many stopped by the Rotary Spook-ghetti dinner on the way.


Ladies Cross Country win Leagues

The Cross Country Lady Tigers raced all their league rivals on Saturday at Lakeside Beach State park and came out on top. Another perfect season 14-0.


Musical trio up for adoption

Pet of the Week - Open Arms Rescue of WNY had a very special delivery with the help of Pilots N Paws and a group of very dedicated volunteers.


Rec. Dept. set to Kick-Off Fall Season on Monday, November 4

It’s that time of year again to look forward to the start of the Town of Newstead Recreation Department Fall Season which will now open on Monday, November 4. Please note that due to the success of Akron’s Fall Sports Teams, integral staff members will be coaching, kicking, running, and throwing in the post-season on Saturday, November 2 and for that reason opening day is postponed and no Rec. will be held on that day.


Senior Center offering public programs to help make sense of Health Care.

The Newstead Senior Center will host a speaker with information on Affordable Care Act from 1 to 3 p.m. on November 19 and a speaker on Medicare from 1 to 3 p.m. on November 20. Both programs are open to the public. These and many other programs are planned in November.


Sheriff’s Deputies answer calls regarding accidents, property damage

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office responded to 39 calls from October 20 to October 26. Below is a sampling of the noteworthy incidents in Akron and Newstead.


Small Business Saturday should be a weekly routine

"Sherman Says" The retail marketplace has evolved a great deal in the last decade, with more and more consumers opting to place orders online or direct all of their dollars to "big box" stores in the name of one-stop shopping. During the last three years, there has been a growing movement to recognize smaller retail operations during Small Business Saturday. It is always held on the Saturday following Thanksgiving, and this year the observance will take place on Nov. 30.


State Police investigate accident, suspicious vehicle

State Police Calls For Service Akron /Newstead for the week of October 20 to October 26, 2013 included a report of rabid skunk, physical altercation.


Tigers LL J.V. holds Holly Hawks team scoreless

This past Saturday, on a windy, cold, rainy day, the Akron Tigers Little League J.V. Football team played its final game of the season against the Holly Hawks.


Town Board approves contracts for Fire and Emergency Services

Newstead Town Board members approved Fire and Emergency Services Contracts with the Newstead Fire Company, Inc. and with the Akron Fire Company, Inc. through a contract with the Village of Akron for three year period during their meeting Monday night.


Week Eight top performers named

Two Akron football players among top performers of the week.


Winter Parking restrictions begin November 1

Police Chief Richard Lauricella has issued a reminder that Winter Parking Restrictions begin November 1. There is no parking on Village of Akron streets from 2 a.m. through 6 a.m.

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