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)

Wendt Corp. employees rally for first union contract, prevent layoffs

CHEEKTOWAGA - Newly unionized Iron Workers at Wendt Corporation on Walden Avenue wrapped up a week-long rally Thursday calling attention to the lack of...

Plans submitted for town’s second Chick-fil-A

CHEEKTOWAGA - Formal site plans have been submitted to the Town of Cheektowaga to build the region's second Chick-fil-A restaurant in front of the...

Cheektowaga highway’s 2017 leaf pick up schedule

CHEEKTOWAGA - As the trees start to shed their leaves this autumn the Cheektowaga Highway Department will begin to pick them up.The highway department reminds...
DA John Flynn announces nhanced Multidisciplinary Teams in Erie County. (Submitted)

New team to fight elder abuse in Erie County

AMHERST, N.Y. - Erie County officials announced Thursday additional tools aiding them in the combat of elder financial abuse and exploitation.An Enhanced Multidisciplinary Team is a...

Postal Service announces 2017 Veterans Day service schedule

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Postal Service has modified their operating schedule in observance of Veterans Day on Saturday, November 11th.All operations, including Retail Window Service...

$1,000 reward for capture of Sierra Drive homicide suspect

CHEEKTOWAGA – A grand jury has handed up an indictment in the August 21st homicide of Diona McCall and Crime Stoppers Buffalo is now...
From left to right, Assistant Retail Manager Bernadette Safy, Cheektowaga Councilmember James Rogowski, and CEO and President of Chocolat Frey North America Christoph Schmassmann cut the ribbon on the company's new retail location at 3500 Genesee Street. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Niagara by Frey cuts the ribbon on their new candy store

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Niagara by Frey celebrated the grand re-opening of their newly remodeled "All Things Candy" store on Genesee Street Tuesday ushering in...

Verizon Looking at Micro Tower on Transit Road

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Verizon took part in a public hearing at Tuesday's town board meeting. The purpose was to discuss putting up a "micro"...

API Heat Transfer receives $60 million commercial loan

CHEEKTOWAGA - Citizens Bank has announced that their commercial banking division was instrumental in securing a multi-million dollar loan for a Cheektowaga based company.API Heat...
These two people may have been involved in the theft of over $2,000 in power tools.  Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Bauman 716-686-3546.

Police seek to identify subjects in security footage

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying subjects related to crimes against businesses in town.Detective Bauman is investigating...