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Cheektowaga Chronicle file photo of Councilmember Timothy Meyers.

Tim Meyers gives up Deputy Supervisor duties; retains council seat

CHEEKTOWAGA - Councilmember Timothy Meyers relinquished his duties as Deputy Supervisor for the Town of Cheektowaga as of Noon Wednesday.In a telephone interview with Cheektowaga...
Chronicle file photo of the Cheektowaga Town Hall.

Who will be Cheektowaga’s next Deputy Supervisor?

CHEEKTOWAGA - Will you be the next Deputy Supervisor of the Town of Cheektowaga?  It could happen under New York Town Law.The job is...
Public Safety Dispatcher Gina Silsby monitors one of seven computer displays on November 15th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Council approves union contract for public safety dispatchers

CHEEKTOWAGA - The men and women responsible for dispatching police and fire units to incidents in Cheektowaga and Sloan have a new collective bargaining...
The signal light at Walden Galleria Drive and East Drive was on flash at the time of a car crash on August 6th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Five traffic signals on French Road to see improvements

CHEEKTOWAGA - Town officials have retained the professional services of DiDonato Associates to examine and make recommendations for traffic signal improvements at five intersections on...
Construction crews start to remove concrete curbing on Greenleaf Lane on July 24th.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Work on Greenleaf Lane impacts residents for second summer

CHEEKTOWAGA - Many residents on Greenleaf Lane have a feeling of Déjà vu after construction crews tore up their street for the second summer...
State leaders are calling on the DOT to conduct a safety study at Union Road and the Kensington Expressway.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

DOT study found aggressive drivers at Union Road intersection in 2016

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Chronicle has learned that a 2016 Department of Transportation safety study determined that aggressive drivers impacted operational issues at the intersection...
Plastic covers the stacks of vital records inside the Cheektowaga Records Center on August 6th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Council passes emergency funding for new roof at records center

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Town Council took emergency action during their work session Tuesday night to pass a resolution releasing funds to repair the...
State leaders are calling on the DOT to conduct a safety study at Union Road and the Kensington Expressway.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

State leaders call for safety study of Union Road after teen’s death

CHEEKTOWAGA - Local representatives in Albany are calling on the Department of Transportation to conduct a safety study of Union Road at the Kensington Expressway...
The town-wide deployment of digital time clocks was recently completed. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Out with paper time sheets, digital time clocks come to Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA - The four-year project of Councilmember Christine Adamczyk to move every town employee on to a timeclock system is finally coming to fruition.  The...
Potential bidders look over the town's hovercraft after a demonstrated in Stiglmeier Park on July 27th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)video

Hovercraft demonstrated for potential bidders and curious public

CHEEKTOWAGA - It works! The anticipated demonstration put on by Highway Superintendent Mark Wegner and Supervisor Diane Benczkowski Friday morning was a success dispelling all the...