Saturday, February 17, 2018
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News and information regarding the governments of the Town Cheektowaga and the Village of Sloan.

Will assessments go up for five districts in Cheektowaga?

CHEEKTOWAGA - Residents in five Cheektowaga districts could see their assessments rise once again as a result of the red-hot real estate market in the...

Town plans to ask state for $750k traffic safety grant

CHEEKTOWAGA - The town council is expected to approve a resolution allowing the town's grant writer to apply for a state grant which could bring in...
Town officials deemed 105 Hoerner Avenue temporarily uninhabitable since March 7, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Town identifies 528 vacant properties

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Town of Cheektowaga has identified a total of 528 vacant properties since forming the Zombie and Vacant Property Remediation and Prevention Initiative...

Additional secretary for highway superintendent put on hold

CHEEKTOWAGA - A new chapter in the ongoing political saga between the town board and the highway superintendent was written Tuesday night after two...
Assistant Chief of Police James Speyer Jr., is running for Cheektowaga Town Justice. (Chronicle File Photo)

Jim Speyer running for Cheektowaga Town Justice

CHEEKTOWAGA - Town of Cheektowaga Assistant Chief of Police Jim Speyer has announced his candidacy for Cheektowaga Town Justice this November. Mr. Speyer began his...
Stock photo of a person shopping.

Erie County third highest sales tax revenue generator in 2017

Erie County was the third highest sale tax revenue generator for New York State in 2017 according to a report released Monday by State...
Cheektowaga Police and NFTA Police stage outside of the suspect's apartment in the Gardenvillage Apartments, November 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Town taking steps to repeal landlord licensing law

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Town of Cheektowaga is taking steps to repeal its landlord licensing law less than a week after it received a letter from the...
Residents take part in National Night Out at Town Park on August 1, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Supervisor Benczkowski seeks residents for Youth & Rec Advisory Council

CHEEKTOWAGA (media release) - Supervisor Diane Benczkowski is seeking out residents to take part in her newly created Citizens Youth & Recreation Advisory Council after...
Councilmember Timothy Meyers says he running for the Erie County Legislature if Tim Burke wins state office. (Chronicle File Photo)

Councilmember Timothy Meyers to seek higher office

CHEEKTOWAGA - Town of Cheektowaga Councilmember Timothy Meyers is declaring his intentions to seek higher office just months after securing a re-election victory to the...
Michelle Paladino of Maderia Drive shows town board members where water ponds behind her house during a public hearing on January 23rd. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Residents upset about proposed cellphone tower behind Maderia Drive homes

CHEEKTOWAGA - A group of emotionally charged South Cheektowaga residents told town board members Tuesday night that they did not want a cell phone...