Federal grant program for fire departments closes Friday

BUFFALO - Congressman Brian Higgins, D-NY-26, announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency is now accepting applications for grants...

Stamp out hunger this weekend

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The United States Postal Service and the National Association of Letter Carriers will hold its 25th annual national food drive on Saturday,...
Cleveland Hill firefighters and their mutual-aid fire companies worked through sub-zero temperatures to save the home from fire at 131 S. Huxley Drive on January 21, 2019. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Space heater may have caused overnight fire on S. Huxley Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA - Four people escaped flames inside their home after it appears a space heater caught fire and burned through to the basement early...
Walden Galleria file photo. (Cathy Smith, Creative Commons)

Walden Galleria “must succeed” says Cheektowaga Police Chief

CHEEKTOWAGA - Social media users across Western New York took to their platforms of choice to demonized the Walden Galleria in the days following the...
A public hearing to demolish 17 Yvette Drive was held on March 28, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Demolition work to start soon on 17 Yvette Drive

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - By the end of summer, demolition work on 17 Yvette Drive could be completed according to Town officials. The Town Board approved...

5 things to know: June 27, 2017 Cheektowaga Town Board Meeting

  Town Board amends local Vehicle and Traffic LawThe Town Board has modified Chapter 235 of the Code of the Town of Cheektowaga.  The amendments are:...
A school bus waits for students at a town school on February 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Erie County School Bus Law could cost town schools $250,000

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A law proposed in Erie County aims to make all children attending Kindergarten through eighth grade better protected on the school...

Councilmembers: Overtime cuts snuff fuse on Cheektowaga fireworks

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Three Town of Cheektowaga Councilmembers say cuts in departmental overtime town-wide made during the adoption of the 2017 budget is to...

Obituary: Frank J. Clark

CLARK - Frank J. September 22, 2017. Former Erie County District Attorney, 1996 to 2008. Beloved husband of 44 years of Catherine (Kennedy) Clark; dearest brother of Marylou E. Clark.Friends may call...
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3 pleaded guilty to preying on the elderly

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Three people pleaded guilty in Erie County Court Thursday to three separate crimes related to preying on the elderly of Cheektowaga...