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Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Monday, September 18, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA - First responders were called to 164 incidents on Monday. Here are just some of the issues they dealt with. 12:08 am – Two males,...
A dump truck crashed into power lines in Sloan on September 19th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Dump truck causes power outage in Sloan

SLOAN - A dump truck contracted to perform work for the Village of Sloan pulled down wires causing a series of issues Tuesday afternoon. Carrie...

Man convicted of producing child porn accused of underage sex at Galleria

BUFFALO - A Buffalo man convicted of the production of child pornography in federal court was sentenced to 30 years in prison and lifetime...

Walgreens to acquire less Rite Aid stores than expected

NEW YORK - A proposal by Walgreens to acquire 456 Rite Aid stores in New York State has been cut to satisfy competitive concerns...

Legislator Loughran seeks fall interns

BUFFALO - Erie County Legislature Minority Leader Thomas A. Loughran (D-Amherst) is seeking college students to serve as unpaid interns for the 2017 fall...

Central expanding PROPEL program with Wallace aid

CHEEKTOWAGA - $50,000 in state funding will be coming to the Cheektowaga Central School District according to Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace. Ms. Wallace says the funding will...
Vandals damaged a fence along Scajaquada Creek. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Fence repaired after the Chronicle contacted Supervisor’s office

CHEEKTOWAGA - Town workers quickly fixed a damaged fence along Scajaquada Creek Monday after the Cheektowaga Chronicle brought the potential liability issue to the...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police.

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of September 16, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Incidents across the Town kept first responders busy this weekend. Here are some of the incidents. Friday, September 15: 186 Calls 12:34 am...
Niagara Hobby and Craft Mart hold a customer appreciation day on September 16th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Thousands say goodbye to Niagara Hobby and Craft Mart

CHEEKTOWAGA - So many customers were stopping by the Niagara Hobby and Craft Mart's customer appreciation day Saturday they had to extend their hours. The...
Chronicle file photo of a NFTA Metro bus on Genesee Street.

NFTA will hire 50 bus drivers and mechanics

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is looking to fill dozens of bus driver jobs and the Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastzemski is...