Nowak wins fight to give minimum wage to 26 employees

CHEEKTOWAGA - Councilmember Brian Nowak won a fight to bring the wage of 26 seasonal laborers in the Parks and Recreation Department up to New...

Burger King coming to the Walden Galleria

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Walden Galleria announced Tuesday that Burger King will be opening a 900 sq. ft. restaurant inside the mall's food court this summer. The Walden...

Address changes for registered sex offenders

CHEEKTOWAGA – The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services reports several moves by registered sex offenders. Anthony Harmon, 52, registered a new address of...
A vehicle rolled over several times along the Westbound Kensington Expressway on May 15, 2018. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Grand jury to hear Kensington Expressway hit-and-run

CHEEKTOWAGA - A grand jury will review a hit-and-run crash which sent one man to the hospital and slowed traffic on the Westbound Kensington...
Mug shot of Anita Depczynski. (ECSO)

Case against Deer Lady could be dismissed with good behavior

CHEEKTOWAGA – Charges in a recent case involving Cheektowaga's Deer Lady could be dismissed if she stays out of trouble for the next few months. Anita...

Week in Review: May 20, 2018

CHEEKTOWAGA - The police investigated a shots fired incident outside the Walden Galleria and Cheektowaga's Deer Lady got in trouble with the law.  Here is a...

Letter: Taxpayers will be on the hook without a tote inspector

A 23-year veteran of the Sanitation Department, Joe Alba, wrote Cheektowaga Chronicle a letter after town board members tabled a measure to give him...
The New York State Governor's Traffic Safety Committee in conjunction with the Cheektowaga Police Department hosted a Child Passenger Safety car seat check event on May 18th. (CPD Photo)

30 car seats installed at police event

CHEEKTOWAGA - The New York State Governor's Traffic Safety Committee in conjunction with the Cheektowaga Police Department hosted a Child Passenger Safety car seat check...
Participants march in the 2017 Fourth of July Parade down Harlem Road. (Anne Madison/Special to the Chronicle)

July 4th parade applications due June 1st

CHEEKTOWAGA - If you haven't registered yet, time is running out for your chance to participate in the town's annual Fourth of July parade. Individuals, groups,...
Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw hosted a presentation at the Cheektowaga Town Park Community Association meeting Tuesday. (Comptroller Photo)

Comptroller brings school consolidation talks ahead of Poloncarz

CHEEKTOWAGA - As Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz tours the county talking up school mergers - Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw is also making stops providing...
Assistant Chief of Police James Speyer Jr., is running for Cheektowaga Town Justice. (Chronicle File Photo)

Asst. Chief Speyer honored by law enforcement foundation

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Assistant Chief of Police James Speyer was recognized for his service with the Cheektowaga Police Department and his involvement in the community...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, May 17, 2018

First responders attended to 197 complaints in the town on Thursday, May 17, 2018. 1:25 am - The police arrested a driver on Clinton Street...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a scene on Park Edge Drive on March 6, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, May 16, 2018

First responders attended to 205 complaints in the town on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. 2:30 am - The police stopped a suspicious person on the...

Maryvale sues former nurse over improper use of sick time

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga-Maryvale Union Free School District has launched a lawsuit against a former school nurse to recover damages connected to her improper...
A Cheektowaga Police officer on duty. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

First responders attended to 176 complaints in the town on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. 2:09 am - The driver of a gold 2004 Hyundai XG350...

Cheektowaga School Budget Vote 2018

Today, Tuesday, May 15th is the day to vote for your school budget and school board members.  Find budget information and the voting locations...
Mug shot of Anita Depczynski. (ECSO)

Cheektowaga’s Deer Lady arrested following disturbance

CHEEKTOWAGA - The town resident who gained notoriety in the early 2000's for defying authorities by feeding deer in Stiglmeier Park has been confined to...
Mug shot of August Voss. (ECSO)

Accused drunk driver faces second DWI in two weeks

BUFFALO - An Erie County Sheriff's Deputy charged an Orchard Park resident with felony DWI Tuesday morning, two weeks after Cheektowaga Police arrested the...
Officers with the Cheektowaga Police Bike Patrol Unit search for Andrew McClure after he bailed out of a car in a field on Leo Place the night of June 10, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Monday, May 14, 2018

First responders attended to 175 complaints in the town on Monday, May 14, 2018. 12:14 am - Around 20 people were yelling outside 3455 Genesee...
Chick-fil-A site plans submitted to the Town of Cheektowaga. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

FBI raids developer with Cheektowaga Chick-fil-A ties

ROCHESTER - Several media outlets are reporting that the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the Perinton offices of developer Robert Morgan Monday morning. FBI spokeswoman...

Andrews Ave. man arrested after fleeing Buffalo police

BUFFALO - An Andrews Avenue resident was arrested by Buffalo Police after he bailed out a car following a police chase in Buffalo Sunday. The...

Dollar General Shooting: Continuing Coverage