Cheektowaga Police quickly nab M&T Bank robber

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Police officers quickly arrested a bank robbery suspect while he was trying to avoid capture a parking lot at the Walden...
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Tote inspection program launched by Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA (Submitted) – Supervisor Diane Benczkowski and Councilmember Christine Adamczyk, who oversees the Sanitation Department, have initiated a new tote inspection program intended to...

New Creation Fellowship to host fraud workshop

CHEEKTOWAGA - New Creation Fellowship is hosting a smart senior speech with a representative from the state Attorney General's Office. Karen Davis will cover a variety...
Cheektowaga Police investigate an armed robbery at the Kwik Fill gas station on Broadway, February 26th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: St. Patrick’s Weekend 2018

This is a look at the calls that first responders dealt with over this past St. Patrick's Day weekend across Cheektowaga.  Friday, March 16: 158...
Attorney Patrick Stafford and Councilmember James Rogowski leave Erie County's IDV court on March 19th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Rogowski’s case adjourned to April; Judge bars contact with family

BUFFALO - The West Seneca criminal matter involving Councilmember James Rogowski has been adjourned by Supreme Court Justice Deborah Haendiges to April 16th at 9:30 am. Mr. Rogowski...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police.

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, March 15, 2018

Cheektowaga first responders were called out to 147 incidents on Thursday. The following is a look at some of the calls.  12:44 am - Two...

Five-time bank robber has ties to Cheektowaga

BUFFALO - A serial bank robber with past convictions for bank robbery and with ties to Cheektowaga, was again found guilty of bank robbery...

Cheektowaga resident receives wish from Senior Wishes

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga resident Lucille Macadle spent last Saturday with three generations of her family as they dined together at a dinner sponsored by Senior...

Letter: Level of Patronage is Ridiculous

I'm angry about the level of ridiculous patronage we've seen this past week with the appointment of Charlie Markel (someone who was FORCED to...
An airport fuel truck crashed into a chain link fence causing a jet fuel leak on March 16th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Airport fuel truck crashes into fence; causes jet fuel leak

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Prior Aviation fuel truck servicing the Buffalo Niagara International Airport slid off an airport perimeter road and crashed into a fence causing a...
Cheektowaga Chronicle file photo of Officer Dominic Schwartz at police headquarters on November 16th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police officer fired after relationship with sex offender

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Town Council took action Tuesday night in removing a Cheektowaga police officer from the job following an investigation he had...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

First responders were called to 145 incidents on Wednesday.  12:30 am - A woman was arrested for stealing six cans of Red Bull from 7-Eleven...
The site plan for the new warehouse and distribution complex at the Garden Village Plaza calls for a total of 355,00 sq ft. new space. (ECIDA Photo)

Town Council approves modifications to Gardenvillage redevelopment plan

CHEEKTOWAGA - A modified site plan to reduce the footprint of a proposed warehouse/office building at the new Gardenvillage Plaza development was approved by the town...

Two South Cheektowaga cell phone towers are in a holding pattern

CHEEKTOWAGA - The process to build two cell phone towers in the south end of town hit a roadblock Tuesday evening after several resolutions...

Citizens decry Markel appointment at town board meeting

CHEEKTOWAGA - The appointment that put former councilmember Charlie Markel in the position of Deputy Highway Superintendent resulted in a handful of residents voicing their...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police.

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Cheektowaga first responders were called out to deal with 130 incidents on Tuesday. Here are some of the highlights.  1:03 am - A driver was...
The Cheektowaga Police investigate an armed robbery along the 100 block of Tudor Road during the morning hours of November 28th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Monday, March 12, 2018

First responders were called out to 148 incidents on Monday.  2:09 am - One person was arrested for narcotics on Gardenvillage Drive.  2:39 am - A...
Pictured in the forefront, left to right, are Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes, Sheri Scavone, Senator Tim Kennedy. Submitted.

Kennedy makes nomination to Women in Human Services Hall of Fame

ALBANY (RELEASE) – Senator Tim Kennedy (D-Buffalo) honored WNY Women's Foundation Executive Director Sheri Scavone Tuesday as part of Strong Nonprofits for a Better...

Hy-View fire explorer Timothy Richardson gets nationwide support

BUFFALO - Hy-View Fire Company explorer Timothy Richardson is fighting T-cell leukemia.  To raise his spirits during his fight, his family put out a plea on...

More charges for Cheektowaga man who attacked his attorney

BUFFALO - The Erie County Sheriff's Office has charged a Cheektowaga man following an attack on his attorney Friday. Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports that...

Benczkowski seeks residents for Citizens Budget Advisory Committee

CHEEKTOWAGA (Release) - Supervisor Diane Benczkowski is once again seeking residents to take part in the Supervisor’s Citizens Budget Advisory Committee.  The committee was...
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