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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...
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...
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...
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...
File photo of a smoker. (Kasra Kyanzadeh/Creative Commons)

Town Board debates restricting smoking on playgrounds

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Town Board is reviewing a letter from the Erie County Board of Health recommending that the Town implements a...
A Cheektowaga Police officer on duty. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

CPD unions endorse Stefan Mychajliw for Comptroller

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The two labor unions representing Cheektowaga Police Officers voted to endorse Stefan Mychajliw for Erie County Comptroller. Both unions sent their letters...

5 things to know: June 27, 2017 Cheektowaga Town Board Meeting

  Town Board amends local Vehicle and Traffic Law The Town Board has modified Chapter 235 of the Code of the Town of Cheektowaga.  The amendments are: ...
A resolution to purchase this Nissan Leaf from West Herr Chevrolet was pulled from the agenda Tuesday night.

$250,000 grant in limbo following procurement issues

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Supervisor Diane Benczkowski pulled a resolution to purchase a used electric vehicle from West Herr Chevrolet of Williamsville after several Councilmembers...
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)

Legislation allows cellphone tower at Stiglmeier Park

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The New York State Legislature has given the Town of Cheektowaga the green light to lease out a small portion of...
Supervisor Benczkowski presents Evan Astran with the Outstanding Cheektowaga Youth Award on June 27, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Town recognizes outstanding youths at board meeting

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Supervisor of Cheektowaga and the Town Board recognized several outstanding youths and area organizations for their contributions to the town's youth...

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