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Supervisor Diane Benczkowski delivers her annual State of the Town address at Millennium Hotel on January 18th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Benczkowski delivers her third State of the Town address

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Supervisor Diane Benczkowski spoke of development and neighborhood rehabilitation projects, quality of life issues, an increase in grant funding, and the...
Cheektowaga Chronicle file photo of Town vehicles behind Town Hall.

Leasing through Enterprise could be the future for Cheektowaga’s fleet

CHEEKTOWAGA - Enterprise Fleet Management is hoping the Town of Cheektowaga will jump at their idea of committing to open-end lease agreements instead of continuing...
Dent Pro Buffalo located at 3535 Genesee Street. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Board members have heated exchange over dent repair business

CHEEKTOWAGA - A showdown between Supervisor Diane Benczkowski and Councilmember James Rogowski erupted during the council's work session Tuesday afternoon after Ms. Benczkowski was...
Councilmember Gerald Kaminski at the Cheektowaga Town Board meeting on January 9th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Councilmember Kaminski questions Lackawanna plow deal

CHEEKTOWAGA - A shared services agreement with the City of Lackawanna was approved at Tuesday night's town board meeting weeks after a Cheektowaga snow...
Brian Nowak attends his first town board meeting on January 9th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Brian Nowak has concerns where Cheektowaga keeps its money

CHEEKTOWAGA - Freshman Councilmember Brian Nowak voted in favor with his seasoned colleagues on almost all resolutions at his first town board meeting Tuesday night...
The town council voted 4-2 on January 9th to appoint Charlie Markel to the town's Planning Board.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Markel’s Planning Board appointment raises transparency questions

CHEEKTOWAGA – A former Cheektowaga councilmember convicted of a misdemeanor in 2014, was appointed to a paid position on the town’s Planning Board Tuesday...
Rep. Higgins Official Photo (File Photo)

Congressman Higgins Announces January Congress On Your Corner Schedule

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of January.  Through the program, staff members from Congressman Higgins’...
The town board recognizes the actions of Joseph Alba, Jr. with a proclamation at the regular board meeting on December 12th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga/Chronicle)

Sanitation employee honored for helping senior citizen

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Town Council honored a town employee recently for his outstanding acts of kindness. On the morning of December 11th, Sanitation Department employee...

Cell phone towers in S. Cheektowaga proposed for town property

CHEEKTOWAGA - Residents in south Cheektowaga who oppose a cell phone tower at the Southline Athletic Association complex could soon be breathing a sigh...

Verizon Wireless eyes “micro-cell” antenna at Maryvale Middle School

CHEEKTOWAGA - Verizon Wireless is seeking to erect a "micro-cell" telecommunications facility on an existing building of the Maryvale School District at 1050 Maryvale Drive. The...