Development

The latest development news from around the Town of Cheektowaga and the Village of Sloan.

The Town of Cheektowaga is slowly acquiring tools to help fight Zombie homes like this one on Yvette Drive as a result of New York State's Foreclosure Relief Act. (Jim Herr/Chronicle File Photo)

County land bank acquires 18 tax-foreclosed properties in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA - Eighteen residential properties across the Town of Cheektowaga will soon see new life after being recently acquired by the Buffalo Erie Niagara Land...
A rendering of the new Raymour and Flanigan Outlet store shown at a public hearing on March 28, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Raymour and Flanigan plan for Outlet Store on Walden

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - One item at Tuesday's town board meeting was the public hearing for Raymour and Flanigan to open up an outlet store...
Chick-fil-A site plans submitted to the Town of Cheektowaga. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Chick-fil-A still starting construction process next week

CHEEKTOWAGA - Chick-fil-A lovers need not worry.  The Atlanta based restaurant chain confirms they are starting the construction process on their Cheektowaga location next...
Demolition work has started on the Garden Village Plaza site off French Road on July 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Garden Village Plaza being demolished

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Demolition work on the former Garden Village Plaza has begun ahead of a scheduled fall start date according to Councilmember James Rogowski.Demolition...
In this file photo, Doyle firefighters fight a grass fire along the portion of Mansion Street that businessman Bernard Dipizio wants to acquire from the Town of Cheektowaga.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Dipizio asks to takeover a town street while having $275k in tax arrears

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Town Board is not moving forward with a local businessman's request to have the town transfer a portion of Mansion...

Chick-fil-A eyes a fall opening for Cheektowaga location

CHEEKTOWAGA - Chick-fil-A says their Cheektowaga location won't be open until late this year.The company says in a statement that they don't have an...

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"...
Life Storage at 3154 Union Road. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Union Road Life Storage proposes three-story new build

CHEEKTOWAGA - Life Storage at 3154 Union Road has petitioned the town seeking permission to modify their site to improve their business.Timothy MacVittie of Life...
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...
Flower bouquet of pink, white, and blue hydrangeas. (Stock photo)

Elaine’s Flower Shoppe in bloom with 600 sq ft addition request

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Town of Cheektowaga Planning Board recently approved two separate projects - one for Elaine's Flower Shoppe and the other for Derrick Corporation -...