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The latest education news from around the Town of Cheektowaga and the Villages of Sloan and Depew.

Peyton Manning congratulates Cheektowaga Central on winning a $10,000 smarter football grant.

Cheektowaga Central Warriors football wins $10k grant

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Central High School football team beat out 690 nationwide schools to win one of ten $10,000 equipment grants offered by sports gear company Riddell. The team was...
Firefighters put water on the remains of an Oehman Boulevard vacant house on September 29th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Vacant house on Oehman Boulevard burns to the ground

CHEEKTOWAGA - A two-story vacant colonial house deemed unsafe by Cheektowaga officials burned to the ground overnight Friday. Firefighters from across the town responded to 240...
Maryvale will be able to repair this cello after Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace secured additional state funding. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

$250,000 from state allows Maryvale to repair instruments, offer AP classes

CHEEKTOWAGA - Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace and Maryvale Superintendent Joseph D’Angelo announced an additional $250,000 in state funding for the Maryvale School District Wednesday morning. Maryvale plans...

Wallace secures $100,000 for Cheektowaga-Sloan School District

SLOAN - Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace announced Tuesday that she has secured an additional $100,000 in state funding for the Cheektowaga-Sloan School District. The funding secured...
A Union East Elementary student is medically evaluated by a Rescue Hose firefighter and a doctor from ECMC after a school bus crash on September 25th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

School bus carrying Union East kids involved in hit-and-run crash

CHEEKTOWAGA - A school bus carrying a full bus of Union East Elementary students was involved in a hit-and-run crash Monday afternoon. First responders met...
A dump truck crashed into power lines in Sloan on September 19th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Dump truck company issued federal highway violations months before crash

SLOAN - Authorities issued several federal highway violations against the operator of a dump truck months before it took down power lines in the...

Central expanding PROPEL program with Wallace aid

CHEEKTOWAGA - $50,000 in state funding will be coming to the Cheektowaga Central School District according to Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace. Ms. Wallace says the funding will...
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...

State grant secured for Cleveland Hill schools

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - An additional $50,000 in state funding has been secured for the Cleveland Hill School District according to Assemblymember Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster). This...
Maryvale's Ray Blackwell runs for a touchdown during the rivalry game between Cleveland Hill and Maryvale on September 2nd. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cleveland Hill hosts crosstown rival Maryvale

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The non-conference matchup between crosstown rivals Cleveland Hill and Maryvale kept fans on the edge of their seats up until the...
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