Garden Gate resident celebrates century of life

CHEEKTOWAGA - Emma Adams, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 100th birthday at a party in her honor.Ms. Adams was born in Kershaw, South Carolina...

Cheektowaga leaf announces 2018 pickup schedule

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Highway Department announces that crews will be out picking up loose leaves starting in November.The program will pick up the leaves you have raked to the curb.  Highway officials stress...
Chronicle file photo of the Cheektowaga Town Hall.

Cheektowaga’s financial outlook is “healthy” despite tax levy increase

CHEEKTOWAGA - Just four months ago, facing increases in healthcare, wages, and debt service payments, Cheektowaga taxpayers were facing a 4% tax levy hike according to Supervisor Diane Benczkowski.In 2019, the town is earmarked to...

Sheriff’s Arrest Cheektowaga Man on Cocaine Charges

A driver from Cheektowaga is facing felony drug charges after being stopped by an Erie County Sheriff's deputy on Grand Island. The vehicle with two men inside was pulled over Tuesday night just before 11:15...
Family of Pug displayed this sign at a Cheektowaga Town Board meeting Tuesday night. Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle

Dangerous dog hearing adjourned to later date

CHEEKTOWAGA - The dangerous dog hearing stemming from a mauling last Sunday afternoon has been adjourned until later in October according to the town attorney.Mohamud Khalil of 808 Borden Road will return to town...
The Town of Cheektowaga's hovercraft may soon hit the auction block. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Hovercraft brings high bid of $16,100

CHEEKTOWAGA - The town's hovercraft could soon have a new owner according to Cheektowaga Supervisor Diane Benczkowski.The town received a high bid of $16,100 after a week's long online auction through Cash Realty and Auctions...

Cheektowaga Asst. Chief of Police Jim Speyer will retire Friday

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Town of Cheektowaga Assistant Chief of Police announced that his last day on the police force will be this Friday.Jim Speyer wrote in an email to media outlets Tuesday afternoon that...
Assemblymember Monica Wallace joined several volunteer fire departments over the weekend to push out the message of fire safety as the nation marked the conclusion of Fire Prevention Week. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Wallace joins firefighters to push fire safety message

CHEEKTOWAGA - Assemblymember Monica Wallace joined several volunteer fire departments over the weekend to push out the message of fire safety as the nation marked the conclusion of Fire Prevention Week.With state financial resources secured...

Cheektowaga Highway Dept. vehicles to be auctioned off

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga will be using a contract between the County of Erie and Cash Realty and Auctions to dispose of four vehicles from the Highway Department.Vehicles approved by the town council to go to...
The Town of Cheektowaga will pay to settle a negligence lawsuit brought against the town and a Rosewood Terrace resident after a child from George Urban Boulevard fell on a sidewalk and was injured.

Cheektowaga settles with family of child who fell off bike; broke wrist

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Town of Cheektowaga will pay to settle a negligence lawsuit brought against the town and a Rosewood Terrace resident after a child from George Urban Boulevard fell on a sidewalk and...

Widespread power outage hits Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA - A widespread power outage is impacting business and residential NYSEG customers in the Town of Cheektowaga.The power outage started around 1 pm Monday and appears to be impacting several areas throughout the...
Chronicle file photo of the Cheektowaga Town Hall.

Public input sought on 2019 budget

CHEEKTOWAGA - A public hearing will be held on October 23rd at 7 pm to seek input from town residents regarding the 2019 budget.Supervisor Diane Benczkowski submitted her proposed budget last week.  A tax levy increase...

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