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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...
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...
Pictured in the forefront, left to right, are Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes, Sheri Scavone, Senator Tim Kennedy. Submitted.

Kennedy makes nomination to Women in Human Services Hall of Fame

ALBANY (RELEASE) – Senator Tim Kennedy (D-Buffalo) honored WNY Women's Foundation Executive Director Sheri Scavone Tuesday as part of Strong Nonprofits for a Better...
A telecommunications company has expressed an interest in locating its telecommunications tower behind the James J. Matecki Center at 500 Losson Road. (jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Legislation allows cellphone tower at Stiglmeier Park

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The New York State Legislature has given the Town of Cheektowaga the green light to lease out a small portion of...
Supervisor Diane Benczkowski stands with State Senator Tim Kennedy and other municipal leaders as Kennedy pushes the Tree Removal and Emerald Ash Borer Elimination Tax Credit in Buffalo’s MLK Park on May 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Proposed tax credit would help homeowners fight emerald ash borer

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Senator Tim Kennedy stood today with local leaders to push for the passage of a tax credit that would benefit homeowners...
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...

Cheektowaga Marriage Licenses: Week of August 14, 2017

Cheektowaga Town Clerk Vickie L. Dankowski reports that her office issued marriage licenses to the following couples during the week of August 14, 2017.Landon...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Town Court.

Tonawanda man: court clerk asking “Are you Irish” violated his civil rights

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Tonawanda man is preparing to sue the Town of Cheektowaga for $75,000 after he says a court clerk violated his civil rights by...

State representatives speak about $153 billion budget

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The New York Assembly passed a $153 billion budget over the weekend.  The state will be the first to offer free...
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...