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Firefighters attend to a fire at 244 S. Huxley Drive on January 20th. (Don Murtha III/Erie County Fire Incidents/Special to Cheektowaga Chronicle)

S. Huxley family rescued from roof; kitten resuscitated

CHEEKTOWAGA - A family was rescued from a burning house Saturday afternoon by neighbors and a pair of passersby according to Cleveland Hill Fire Chief Matthew...
Kiara Triplette, Edtical Thompson, and Taisean Johnson, III, were arrested on January 18, 2018.

Senior citizen attacked by three after minor car crash

SLOAN - Three Buffalo residents were arrested by Cheektowaga Police Thursday afternoon after the trio attacked a senior citizen at the scene of a...
A new 58,000 sq-ft indoor crash testing facility recently at the complex located at 4455 Genesee Street. (Calspan File Photo)

New indoor crash test facility opens at Calspan

CHEEKTOWAGA - A newly constructed 58,000 sq-ft crash lab has opened at Calspan at 4455 Genesee Street. The new facility features two crash halls each with...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, January 18, 2018

First responders were called out to 170 incidents across the town on Tuesday. Here are some of the issues. 12:22 am - The police filed...
Firefighters fight flames at 3339 Genesee Street on September 5th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Facebook has made it harder to see Cheektowaga Chronicle; but you can get around...

When Facebook announced last week that it will show users more posts from friends and family, while hiding the news, Cheektowaga Chronicle — along with...
Supervisor Diane Benczkowski delivers her annual State of the Town address at Millennium Hotel on January 18th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Benczkowski delivers her third State of the Town address

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Supervisor Diane Benczkowski spoke of development and neighborhood rehabilitation projects, quality of life issues, an increase in grant funding, and the...
A man was taken to the hospital after suffering a seizure on Walden Avenue on January 17th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

First responders were called out to 161 incidents across the town on Wednesday. Here are some of the issues. 4:09 am - A drunk woman...
Western New York natives and soldiers from the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team stationed in Ukraine were all smiles as they opened cards and letters sent to them by the residents at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga. (Submitted)

WNY soldiers in Ukraine receive greeting cards from Garden Gate residents

CHEEKTOWAGA - Western New York soldiers stationed in Ukraine recently received cards and letters sent to them from residents at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate...
Joesphine Greco presents a social security workshop at New Creation Fellowship on January 16th. (Submitted)

Social Security workshop serves over 40 people

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Social Security Community Workshop at New Creation Fellowship church Tuesday welcomed over 40 participants according to the church. The workshop hosted by attorney...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police.

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Tuesday, January 16, 2018

First responders were called out to 158 incidents across the town on Tuesday. Here are some of the issues. 12:24 am - Bellevue firefighters responded...