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An AMR ambulance transports the victim from the scene minutes after being struck by a car on Genesee Street. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga now accepting bids for exclusive ambulance coverage

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Town of Cheektowaga is seeking bids from interested ambulance companies to service the town for the next four years.The town's current agreement...

Max responds to Benczkowski’s claim he scuttled Markel’s job

CHEEKTOWAGA - A quote by Supervisor Diane Benczkowski in a recent Cheektowaga Chronicle article has provoked the ire of former Democratic party boss Frank Max.In...
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...

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...
Chronicle file photo of a NFTA Metro bus on Genesee Street.

Proposed county law to prevent smoking in bus shelters

ERIE COUNTY - The Erie County Legislature is proposing to enact a local law that bans smoking near and inside bus shelters.A public hearing...
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...
Lt. Anthony Filipski and Officer Dominic Schwartz were presented proclamations for their actions during the shooting incident at Dollar General earlier this November at the November 28th Town Board meeting. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Lt. Filipski and Office Schwartz honored by town board

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Town Council honored the heroic actions of two Cheektowaga Police officers at Tuesday night's town board meeting.Lt. Anthony Filipski and...

Village of Sloan hold elections today

SLOAN, N.Y. - The residents of the Village of Sloan will cast their vote today to determine who will lead their village for the upcoming...

Catholic Charities SIS program ending after Cheektowaga pulls funding

CHEEKTOWAGA - Funding for a thirty-year-old Catholic Charities program that supports Cheektowaga school students in crisis has dried up with the recent passing of the...
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...