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Bellevue firefighters assist two residents on Rowley Road after nearby Cayuga Creek floods and surrounds their home. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cayuga Creek floods Thursday night

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Several hours after flash flooding wrecked havoc across Cheektowaga, Cayuga Creek jumped its banks and threatened life and property in two...
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces his $10 million three-year initiative to help housing on the East Side of Buffalo and in the Town of Cheektowaga on July 13, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Governor Cuomo helping Cheektowaga prevent zombie homes

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo stopped in Buffalo Thursday to announce a $10 million three-year initiative to create homeownership opportunities, make needed...
Four people are okay after their car ended up in a ditch along Ludwig Avenue July 13, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Heavy rains cause flooding across Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Life in the Town of Cheektowaga is slowly returning to normal after heavy rain showers charged storm sewers causing roads and...
Nicholas DelBello was named as Music Director and Conductor to the Cheektowaga Community Symphony Orchestra.

Nicholas DelBello named Music Director of Cheektowaga Symphony

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Community Symphony Orchestra has chosen Nicholas DelBello to be their new Music Director and Conductor after a 10-month search. Mr. DelBello,...
The Cheektowaga Bike Patrol Unit trains with WNYMBA on May 31, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 193 calls on July 12, 2017. The following is a brief report of some of...

Thursday night’s Pulaski Day activities cancelled

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Supervisor's office tells Cheektowaga Chronicle that all activities at the Pulaski Festival for Thursday night have been canceled because of...
Cheektowaga Police say on July 8th at approximately 7:00pm, this woman attempted to pass a counterfeit $50 bill at a local area beauty supply store. (CPD Photo)

Uptick in people passing funny money in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Police Department's Detective Bureau is investigating an uptick in people using counterfeit money at local businesses. The crime has occurred at least...
Brian Pilarski, left, was sworn in as Maryvale Union Free School District Board of Education president during Monday’s reorganizational meeting. District Clerk Carol Janis, right, administered the oath of office. (Submitted)

Brian Pilarski selected to lead Maryvale School Board

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Maryvale school board member Brian Pilarski, was unanimously selected as the next Maryvale Union Free School District Board of Education president during...
A public hearing to demolish 17 Yvette Drive was held on March 28, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Demolition work to start soon on 17 Yvette Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - By the end of summer, demolition work on 17 Yvette Drive could be completed according to Town officials.  The Town Board approved...

July 11th $62,590 Take 5 ticket sold at Wegmans

DEPEW, N.Y. - The New York State Lottery announces a Quick Pick lottery ticket worth $62,590 was sold at Wegmans on Dick Road. The winning Take...