Members of the Purple Heart Chapter 187 present Sydney Cole with a birthday gift on his 103rd birthday on September 1st. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Buffalo WWII veteran celebrates 103rd birthday

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Members of the local Purple Heart Chapter who call the Donovan Post on Genesee Street home came together to give another...
“For an individual with autism or a family or friend of someone with autism, just seeing this truck driving around the streets of our Town will let them know they are not alone. Many in our Town or across the region are autistic or know someone who is, and anything we can do to bring awareness to this disability and provide a welcoming and more understanding environment for those with autism is a service to the community at large.”

Autism themed highway truck placed into service

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Town of Cheektowaga placed into service a brand new truck that will bring awareness to Autism. The truck is painted blue...

Cheektowaga gasoline prices: February 27, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The average cost for a gallon of gasoline in Cheektowaga is $0.14 cheaper than the state average. The average is down one...
Chick-fil-A site plans submitted to the Town of Cheektowaga. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Planning Board to review Chick-fil-A plans

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Planning Board will review the site plan and special use permit for the new Chick-fil-A restaurant at their upcoming...
Discharge from the Harlem Road lift station bypass flows into Scajaquada Creek on May 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Sewage overflows inundate Scajaquada Creek

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Supervisor Benczkowski is renewing a call for homeowners to check their downspouts after recent rains forced the sewer department to dump...

Cheektowaga Police Department fills five vacancies

CHEEKTOWAGA - Five new Police Officers were recently appointed by the town council.Jennifer N. Szmania, of West Seneca; Mark E. Maggio, Jr., of West...
Water from flooded homes on Towers Boulevard is pumped into the street by South Line firefighters the night of August 17th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

W. Toulon family files $9K claim against town for August flood damage

CHEEKTOWAGA - As residents in South Cheektowaga continue the process to recover from damages caused by floodwaters in August, some have begun to submit claims...
A Cheektowaga Police officer on duty. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Tuesday, February 13, 2018

First responders responded to 177 calls on Tuesday in the town. Here is a look at some of the incidents.12:30 am - Three people...

Cheektowaga man pleaded guilty to selling phony airbags

BUFFALO - Raymond Whelan pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara to conspiracy to traffic in counterfeit goods according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.The...
The town-wide deployment of digital time clocks was recently completed. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Out with paper time sheets, digital time clocks come to Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA - The four-year project of Councilmember Christine Adamczyk to move every town employee on to a timeclock system is finally coming to fruition.  The...