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Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz (at podium) is joined by elected officials and Erie County personnel to emphasize preparedness for upcoming winter weather. (County Photo)

Cheektowaga and Erie County highway crews are ready for winter

CHEEKTOWAGA - On the third anniversary of the lake effect snow storm, Snowvember, Erie County, and Cheektowaga officials gathered at the county's Harlem Road...
The town council voted to adopt a modified version of Supervisor Diane Benczkowski's 2018 budget by a vote of 4-3 on November 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Town Council adopts 2018 budget; increases Benczkowski’s proposed property tax rate

CHEEKTOWAGA – The town council voted to adopt a modified version of Supervisor Diane Benczkowski's 2018 budget by a vote of 4-3. The adopted changes...

Cheektowaga Marriage Licenses: Week of November 6, 2017

Cheektowaga Town Clerk Vickie L. Dankowski reports that her office issued a marriage license to one couple during the week of November 6, 2017. James Michael Bauth and...
Chronicle file photo of the Cheektowaga Town Council.

Town council increases budget; raises Benczkowski’s proposed property tax

CHEEKTOWAGA – The town council voted Thursday to add an estimated $172K to Supervisor Diane Benczkowski’s 2018 budget to purchase a new truck for...
Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw participates in a student government roundtable at Cleveland Hill Middle School on November 8th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cleveland Hill students host government round table discussion

CHEEKTOWAGA - A group of around 15 Cleveland Hill Middle School students participated in a youth and government round table discussion Wednesday. The forum allowed students...

Bruso ousts Morton from County Legislature seat

CHEEKTOWAGA - Democratic candidate John Bruso appears to have won the county's 8th Legislator District by 631 votes ousting two-term incumbent Ted Morton. With only 35% of registered...
(From L to R) Tim Meyers, Brian Nowak and Jim Rogowski at the Cheektowaga Democratic Committee's watch party at Bobby J's Italian American Grille on September 12th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Democrats easily secure three town board seats

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Chronicle is calling the town council race in favor of the three Democratic candidates. James Rogowski and Tim Meyers each secured...
An outage of the street lights on the Kensington Expressway has plagued town highway crews for over a year. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Light outage on expressway is a bigger problem than first thought

CHEEKTOWAGA - In an ongoing effort to fix a street light outage along the Kensington Expressway, WGRZ-TV aired a report Monday night asking Town...

Election Day 2017: Candidate profiles

Meet the Candidates List The Cheektowaga Chronicle has compiled a candidates list to give you insight into each candidate running for town council or a...

Cheektowaga Marriage Licenses: Week of October 30, 2017

Cheektowaga Town Clerk Vickie L. Dankowski reports that her office issued marriage licenses to the following couples during the week of October 30, 2017. Geoffrey...
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