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Historic Edition:
April 30th, 2015
Vol. 34  No. 42
 

Athletes from every sport recognized

The Akron Tiger teams had an exceptional week resulting in Athlete of the Week honorees for nearly every sport!


AAA Akron Orioles defeat AAA Alden Royals

The AAA Akron Orioles traveled to Alden on Saturday, May 2 to play the AAA Alden Royals. Excitement was in the air as the Orioles prepared to play their first baseball game of the season.


Akron Tigers 12 U Travel Team edged by Clarence Red Devils in season opener

The Akron Tigers 12 U Travel Baseball Team played its first game of the season at home against the Clarence Red Devils on Sunday.


Alex Brownlie honored at Eagle Award Ceremony

David P. DeYoung presented an Elk Award to Eagle Scouts on April 26.


Applications available for home maintenance projects in the greater Akron/Newstead/Tonawanda Indian Reservation area

AkTon will coordinate a housing maintenance ministry beginning this month to provide assistance to residents in the greater Akron/ Newstead/ Tonawanda Indian Reservation area who could benefit from home maintenance.


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).


Dates to Note

Events and Meetings around the Akron/Newstead area


Demler to Appear for Hearts and Hands’ Board to Death!

Maryalice Demler, anchor for Channel 2’s News On Your Side, will be part of a skit that reveals the correct solution to a fictional murder during “Friedman and Ranzenhofer presents Board to Death!”, a fundraising event to benefit Hearts and Hands.


Dual-threat carries the Tigers 10u past Clarence Blackhawks

The Akron Tigers 10U baseball team sponsored by Buffalo Metal Casting raised their record to 2-0 with a 12-7 victory over the Clarence Blackhawks.


Golden Retriever/Great Pyrenees mix up for adoption

Pet of the Week. Sheba is a 3 year old Golden Retriever/Great Pyrenees mix, She is spayed, up to date on all of her vaccines, and house broke. She is not currently being crated and can be left alone for 6-8 hours.


Legislator Rath delivers educational art kits to Akron middle school

A partnership between Albright Knox Art Gallery and Erie County made delivery of thousands of educational art kits to local middle schools possible


Local volunteers thank Akron-Newstead for Kids Day response

The Brothers from Akron Lodge #527 on John St., along with some other helpers have done it again. They raised over a thousand dollars for the Buffalo News Kids Day.


Newstead Public Library encourages ‘Read Aloud 15'

Newstead Public Library is joining those encouraging “Read Aloud 15 minutes. Every child. Every parent. Every day. It’s that easy.” And invites all to visit the library or www.BuffaloLib.org to pick out your next read. A number of programs at planned at the Newstead library this month, offering something for all age groups.


Senior Center extends hours starting in May

Akron-Newstead Senior Center hours will change starting in May. The center will open on Wednesdays from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Depending on the results of this experiment, further expansion of hours will be considered. For those members looking for additional hours to work out, the exercise room will be open when senior programs are being held.


Tentative Village budget under cap, shows 9 cent tax increase

Discussions continue as the Akron Village Board perfects its 2015-2016 budget. The tentative budget presented last month would require a 9 cent increase, bringing the village tax rate to $6.00 per thousand assessed valuation. Refuse/recycling would remain $42 per quarter and water is expected to stay at 7.75 and sewer at 5.75.


The Bugler

Items of personal and public interest


Tigers clip Purple Eagles again

After 20 consecutive losses at Niagara-Orleans Baseball League perennial power Albion dating from 1993, the Akron Tigers were finally able to break through in the win column last season.


Voter absentee ballot applications available

Absentee ballot applications for the May Budget Vote and School Board Elections are available at the District Clerk’s Office at Akron Central Schools, 47 Bloomingdale Avenue, Akron, NY.

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