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The Town of Cheektowaga and Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce took part in a roundtable discussion with area developers on Thursday. (Submitted)

Developer’s roundtable hosted by Town and Chamber of Commerce

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Town of Cheektowaga and Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce took part in a roundtable discussion with area developers on Thursday at the...
Discharge from the Harlem Road lift station bypass flows into Scajaquada Creek on May 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Sewage overflows inundate Scajaquada Creek

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Supervisor Benczkowski is renewing a call for homeowners to check their downspouts after recent rains forced the sewer department to dump...
Supervisor Diane Benczkowski stands with State Senator Tim Kennedy and other municipal leaders as Kennedy pushes the Tree Removal and Emerald Ash Borer Elimination Tax Credit in Buffalo’s MLK Park on May 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Proposed tax credit would help homeowners fight emerald ash borer

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Senator Tim Kennedy stood today with local leaders to push for the passage of a tax credit that would benefit homeowners...
A public hearing to grant a special use permit to erect a 135 foot tall cellular communications tower at Southline Little League will be held. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

5 things to know: May 23, 2017 Cheektowaga Town Board Meeting

Five things every Town of Cheektowaga resident should know following the Cheektowaga Town Board meeting on May 23, 2017. Summer Special Events The Town Board passed...

Cheektowaga Supervisory Union gets 5-year CBA

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Town of Cheektowaga Supervisory Unit and the town ratified a new five-year collective bargaining agreement. The contract covered 19 bargaining unit members who...
A Verizon representative shows a town resident the details regarding the antenna’s aesthetics at a public hearing on May 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Verizon speaks at public hearing for micro-cell antenna

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A public hearing was held at Tuesday night’s Town Board meeting to discuss a proposed micro-cell antenna that could be erected...
County Executive Mark Polancarz address area municipal leaders Wednesday evening at the County's first shared services meeting. (Submitted)

Municipal leaders meet with goal to reduce taxes

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. - Leaders from across Erie County met Wednesday evening to begin exploring shared services opportunities between the county and municipalities. The state requires...
Cheektowaga ranks sixth on a national list as the best place to live on a $55,000 a year salary.

Town ranks sixth for American places to live on $55,000

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Town of Cheektowaga was ranked the sixth best place to live in America on a $55,000 a year salary. The list...
Cheektowaga Trees (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Urban forest study presented to Town Board

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The results of a $50,000 grant funded study to aid Cheektowaga in maintaining and enhancing their urban forest was presented at...

137 Cheektowaga properties need to repair their sidewalks

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Town Board is sending notice to property owners to repair or replace their damaged sidewalks. Supervising Code Enforcement Officer Rick...

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