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Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Tuesday, August 1, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Dispatchers in Cheektowaga dealt with 184 calls for help involving police, firefighters, and ambulance crews. Here are just some of the...
Millions of gallons of untreated sewage were dumped into Scajaquada Creek on May 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

$1 million secured to improve Scajaquada Creek problems

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - $1 million has been secured by local state leaders to help mitigate problems with the Scajaquada Creek watershed. Assemblymembers Monica Wallace and Sean Ryan...
Chronicle file photo of the Cheektowaga Town Hall.

Pistol Permit Office in Town Hall closed temporarily

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Erie County Pistol Permit Satellite Office in Cheektowaga Town Hall will be temporarily closed due to staffing issues according to...
Erie County Legislator Ted Morton announces the Made in America Act in Lancaster. (Submitted)

Legislator Morton wants to see Erie County use American made products

LANCASTER, N.Y. - A proposed law introduced by Erie County Legislator Ted Morton would require that all county purchases over $10,000 be awarded to American...
Firefighters from Cheektowaga and Buffalo fight a house fire on Shanley Street. August 1, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police: Kids playing with lighter sparked fire

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Detectives assigned to the Cheektowaga Police Fire Investigation Unit say kids playing with fire caused Tuesday evening's fire on Shanley Street. Multiple...
From left to right, Assistant Retail Manager Bernadette Safy, Cheektowaga Councilmember James Rogowski, and CEO and President of Chocolat Frey North America Christoph Schmassmann cut the ribbon on the company's new retail location at 3500 Genesee Street. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Niagara by Frey cuts the ribbon on their new candy store

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Niagara by Frey celebrated the grand re-opening of their newly remodeled "All Things Candy" store on Genesee Street Tuesday ushering in...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Monday, July 31, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Cheektowaga police and fire dispatchers dealt with 174 calls involving a variety of incidents on July 31. These are some of...

Woodside Villas luxury apartments proposed for Transit Road

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - An Elma developer is seeking approval from the Town of Cheektowaga to build a luxury apartment complex along the 4700 block of Transit...

Accused meth dealer sentenced in Federal court

BUFFALO, N.Y. – A joint investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Cheektowaga Police Department led to the conviction and sentencing of a Buffalo...
Police officers detain a suspect on Paradise Court moments after deploying a Taser the night of July 27, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police officer deploys Taser on suspect resisting arrest

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga Police officer had to deploy his Taser to subdue a suspect during a foot chase Thursday night. Three teens were trying...