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A man embraces the resident who escaped a kitchen fire in a Gualbert Avenue apartment on September 15th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Firefighters fight afternoon kitchen fire on Gualbert Avenue

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A senior citizen was able to escape her apartment after a fire broke out in her kitchen Friday afternoon. The fire started around...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, September 14, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - First responders were called to 173 incidents on Thursday. Here are just some of the issues they dealt with. 1:06 am -...
File photo of the Cheektowaga Police Firing Range on Scott Place. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police firing range set to get $112,000 makeover

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Work to improve the Cheektowaga Police Department's firing range off Scott Place will soon begin. The town board approved Supervisor Diane Benczkowski...

LIVE: Gualbert Avenue house fire

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Firefighters are at a house on Gualbert Avenue. This incident is over - read our full article at http://cheektowagachronicle.com/firefighters-fight-afternoon-kitchen-fire-gualbert-avenue/ 3:30 pm - Crews...

149 face layoffs at Greenwich Associates

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Greenwich Associates is closing their location inside the AppleTree Business Park at 2875 Union Road. 149 employees will be laid off according to...
A telecommunications company has expressed an interest in locating its telecommunications tower behind the James J. Matecki Center at 500 Losson Road. (jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

South Cheektowaga cell tower negotiations extended thru December 1st

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The town and Up State Tower Co. LLC and Buffalo-Lake Erie Wireless Systems have agreed to extend negotiations over a proposed...

Niagara Hobby customer appreciation day this Saturday

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Niagara Hobby and Craft Mart will reopen for one day this Saturday for a customer appreciation day. The store, which announced they...
The Town of Cheektowaga's hovercraft may soon hit the auction block. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Unused, town owned hovercraft could be placed on the auction block

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A hovercraft owned by the Town of Cheektowaga may soon hit the auction block after ancillary costs to appease the DEC...
Melissa Goc receives a donation of school supplies from Susan Leonardi on behalf of the Cheektowaga Central Retirees on September 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Central Retirees donate school supplies

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Central Retirees made a special donation to the Cheektowaga Central Middle School and Union East Elementary School Thursday. Retired kindergarten...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - 165 calls came into dispatchers on Wednesday. Here are some of the incidents that first responders were called to. 12:57 am -...