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Executive Director of Youth & Recreation Jillian Gorman-King, Autumn Tatko, a YES volunteer and Madison Whalen, a YES volunteer meet with Assemblymember Monica Wallace. (Contributed)

Cheektowaga youth travel to Albany for conference

CHEEKTOWAGA - Two local students joined Cheektowaga's Youth and Recreational Executive Director Jillian Gorman-King to lobby Albany representatives on the importance of funding for youth...
Councilmember Timothy Meyers says he running for the Erie County Legislature if Tim Burke wins state office. (Chronicle File Photo)

County Legislator Tim Meyers opens new district office

CHEEKTOWAGA – Erie County Legislator Tim Meyers announced the opening of his district office to serve the people of the 7th Legislative District.The office is...

Cheektowaga Dems make endorsements for town-wide offices

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Democratic Town Committee Chairperson Matt Janiszewski announced that the Cheektowaga Democratic Town Committee voted to endorse candidates for eight town-wide offices...
Doug Hughes of Kenworth Northeast Group, Councilmember Christine Adamczyk, Highway Superintendent Mark Wegner, Supervisor Diane Benczkowski, and Mark Kough of Henderson Products, unveil a new highway truck that brings awareness to mental health and suicide prevention. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

New highway truck brings awareness to mental health and suicide prevention

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Town of Cheektowaga Highway Department unveil a new truck that brings awareness to mental health and suicide prevention.The truck is painted...
Local leaders who's municipalities are impacted by a proposed cut in state aid attended a roundtable discussion hosted by Assemblymember Monica Wallace on February 6, 2019. (Contributed)

Leaders meet with Wallace to discuss cut in state-aid

BUFFALO - Local municipalities impacted by a proposed cut in state aid attended a roundtable discussion hosted by Assemblymember Monica Wallace Wednesday.The Aid and...
Cheektowaga Town Councilmembers attend to a special meeting of the board on January 31, 2019 to discuss a cell phone tower special use permit. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Court battle on horizon after cell tower permit was denied

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Town Council denied a special use permit Thursday which would have allowed the construction of a 130' telecommunications tower at a...
Cars travel north on Harlem Road during a lake effect snow storm on January 31, 2019. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Blizzard shuts down; wind chills still a factor

CHEEKTOWAGA - The State of Emergency affecting the County of Erie has been lifted Erie County Executive Mark Polocarz said during a storm briefing...
A front-end loader dumps snow into a dump truck at Carol Drive and E. Delavan Avenue on January 31, 2019. Contractors were called in to help Cheektowaga clear snow-clogged streets after a snowstorm. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Contractors clear snow clogged streets in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA - An army of contractors went to work Thursday morning to help the Cheektowaga Highway Department clear snow-clogged streets in North Cheektowaga.Highway Superintendent...
Garbage and recycling totes are stuck in a snowbank on a Cheektowaga road on January 30, 2019. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga, Sloan postpone sanitation service

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Town of Cheektowaga and Village of Sloan have postponed sanitation service due to the winter storm.Cheektowaga canceled garbage and recycling for Wednesday...

Cheektowaga under State of Emergency

CHEEKTOWAGA - Supervisor Diane Benczkowski has declared a State of Emergency for the Town of Cheektowaga based upon the advice of town Emergency Coordinator...