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Supervisor Diane Benczkowski delivers her annual state of the town address on January 17, 2019. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Benczkowski delivers 2019 state of the town address

CHEEKTOWAGA - Town of Cheektowaga Supervisor Diane Benczkowski took the opportunity during her annual state of the town address to praise local businesses, review...
Chronicle file photo of the Cheektowaga Historical Association.

County budget bring $21,000 to Cheektowaga organizations

CHEEKTOWAGA - Three organizations within the Town of Cheektowaga are earmarked to split $21,000 in county dollars following the passage of the 2019 Erie...
Dave Stevens campaign photo. (Contributed)

Cheektowaga justice race heats up with Stevens’ announcement

CHEEKTOWAGA - Two candidates have emerged in the 2019 race for Cheektowaga town justice setting up a possible Democratic primary this September.Cheektowaga Police Detective Dave...
Chronicle file photo of the Cheektowaga Town Hall.

Cheektowaga may soon live-stream council meetings

CHEEKTOWAGA - After a year on the job, Councilmember Brian Nowak is making good on a campaign promise that he was going to bring more...
Discharge from the Harlem Road lift station bypass flows into Scajaquada Creek on May 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga awarded $5 million grant for sewers

CHEEKTOWAGA - Additional state aid is coming to the Town of Cheektowaga to help fix sewer issues that led to a DEC consent order.Cheektowaga...
Family of Pug displayed this sign at a Cheektowaga Town Board meeting Tuesday night. Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle

Family of mauled dog prepares to sue Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Castlewood Drive family who witnessed their dog get viciously mauled by four other dogs this past October has filed a notice of claim...
Chronicle file photo of the Cheektowaga Town Hall.

Cheektowaga’s Ethics Board recommends new law for Town Board’s approval

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Town of Cheektowaga Board of Ethics delivered their revamped ethics law to the town board a few weeks after they were...

Telecom companies sue over proposed South Cheektowaga towers

BUFFALO - Attorneys for two telecommunication companies trying to erect two cell phone towers in South Cheektowaga have filed a lawsuit in State Supreme...
Timothy Meyers is sworn-in as 7th District Legislator on December 20, 2018. (Contributed)

Meyers resigns from town council; sworn in as county legislator

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Councilmember Timothy Meyers resigned his town board seat and was sworn in as legislator of Erie County's 7th Legislative District Thursday.Mr....

Former El Agave pleaded guilty to tax fraud

BUFFALO - The former owner of El Agave restaurant pleaded guilty to Criminal Tax Fraud in the Second Degree before Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan,...