Former El Agave owner admits to tax evasion, employing aliens

CHEEKTOWAGA - The former owner of El Agave on Union Road pleaded guilty to tax evasion and conspiracy to employ more than ten aliens unlawfully...
Pictured back row from left with years of service: Renee Wrazen, 31; Marilee Stoklosa, 31; Maureen Anticola, 33; Amy Lovelace, 26; Gloria Condida, 37; Administrator Pat McFeely, 25; President Steve Mercurio, 26; CEO Jim McGuire and Principal and Director Edward Farbenblum. Front row from left with years of service: Margaret Kozlowski, 25; Rhonda Gorman (guest); Linda Bozek, 26; Cindy Shriver, 39; Annette Sheehan, 44; Director of Investor and Community Relations Jackie McGuire-Gurney and Vice President of Health Care Services Sue Grigg. Not pictured: Carla Whitmore, 39; Carole Paufler, 30; Joy Dustin, 38; Mary Valentine, 29; Michele Graziano, 28; Shirley Cherry, 26; Patrick McCloskey, 25.

Garden Gate honors employees for 25-years of service

CHEEKTOWAGA - The McGuire Group, operator of five skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Western New York, and its Garden Gate Health Care Facility in...
Wendt Corporation employees represented by Iron Workers Local 576 hold a lunchtime informational picket outside the business on Walden Avenue on February 1st. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Town board called “woefully uninformed” in their support of Wendt workers

CHEEKTOWAGA - A contentious battle between newly unionized workers and the management of Wendt Corporation is turning political after the Cheektowaga Town Council unanimously...
Busy Beaver Lawn & Garden cut the ribbon on their brand new storefront at 3229 Broadway on August 10th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Busy Beaver opens new garden center at Broadway and Union

CHEEKTOWAGA - Busy Beaver Lawn & Garden pulled out the hedge trimmers to cut the ribbon on their brand new storefront on the southwest corner of...

Paying too much for Spectrum internet? Here’s one reason.

CHEEKTOWAGA - Charter Communications bought Time Warner Cable in May 2015 and eventually rebranded the telecommunication company as Spectrum.But here's a fact you may...
L&W Supply Corp. here on Duke Road will soon move into a new building on Dick Road.

L&W Supply Corp to stay in Cheektowaga thanks to tax incentives

CHEEKTOWAGA - L&W Supply Corporation will be keeping its business and 30 jobs in Cheektowaga after a developer was able to secure tax incentives...
Sisters of Charity staff members attend a grand opening celebration of the hospital's Metabolic Center for Wellness on July 26th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

New Metabolic Center for Wellness opens at St. Joseph Campus

CHEEKTOWAGA - Catholic Health has officially opened its new Sisters Metabolic Center for Wellness, Comprehensive Rehabilitation, and Bariatric Services at Sisters of Charity Hospital, St....
Thousands of people wait in line July 12th for a Build-a-Bear promotion. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police required for Build-a-Bear’s “irresponsible promotion”

CHEEKTOWAGA - Thousands of people descended on the Walden Galleria Thursday morning to wait in a line that lapped the entire mall by some...

Holiday Showcase Restaurant shutting down Sunday

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Holiday Showcase Family Restaurant at 3765 Union Road is closing its doors for good Sunday Cheektowaga Chronicle has learned.Opening in 1965,...
Mr. Bill's Restaurant on Cleveland Drive. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)video

Referee appointed in Mr. Bill’s foreclosure case

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Supreme Court Justice has appointed a referee in the foreclosure complaint against Mr. Bill's Restaurant. Justice E. Jeannette Ogden granted a default judgment...