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Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of July 14, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - First responders across the Town of Cheektowaga were kept busy over this past weekend. Here is a look at just some...
Items damaged by the recent flood will be picked up on your normal garbage day. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

How to dispose of flood damaged items

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Residents who sustained flood damage do not have to fear any repercussions for disposing of your damaged goods at the curb for...
The Cheektowaga Conservation Corps and Town Facilities employees work to remediate damaged trails in Stiglmeier Park on July 17, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Half of Stiglmeier Park’s nature trails closed due to flooding

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – An estimated three miles of nature trails in Stiglmeier Park are closed for repairs after Cayuga Creek flooded Thursday night sending...
Councilmember Alice Magierski at a April, 2017 Town Board meeting. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Magierski mounts primary challenge with 1,074 Dem signatures

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Councilmember Alice Magierski submitted her nominating petitions to the Erie County Board of Elections Thursday kicking off her primary challenge bid...
Cheektowaga Police need to ID this man who they say robbed a Sunoco gas station on July 15, 2017. (CPD photo)

Police look to ID armed robbery suspect

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Police Department is looking to identify the man who robbed a Sunoco gas station Saturday morning. The armed robbery occurred at...
Supervisor Diane Benczkowski greets Poland’s Secretary of State Anna Maria Anders during her visit to the Polish Festival on July 15, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Poland’s Secretary of State Anna Maria Anders visits Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Secretary of State to the Republic of Poland, Anna Maria Anders, flew into Buffalo Saturday afternoon and stopped by the Polish...
South Line firefighters treat a woman at the scene of a rollover crash on Borden Road on July 13, 2017. Firefighters had to cut the roof off of the car to free the trapped woman. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, July 13, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The rain in addition to everyday events kept first responders in Cheektowaga busy on Thursday. There were double the usual amount...
Cheektowaga purchased a used Mercedes-Benz SMART car to be designated a Clean Energy Community by NYSERDA. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Town buys SMART car to stay competitive in $250K grant competition

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Town of Cheektowaga is expected to clinch a $250,000 clean energy grant offered by the New York State Energy Research and...

Polish Festival resumes tonight following rain delay

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Polish Festival will resume Friday evening after organizers canceled activities Thursday night due to the extream weather.  The event is being run...